Project Y2K


Tested: Nitrous Express Maximizer 4 on our Project C5 Corvette

The Maximizer 4 from Nitrous Express is a sophisticated way to turn your nitrous system from a blunt object into a scalpel. We install it at the shop, then test it at the strip as well as delve into the technology.Read More


Project Y2k: New Stopping Power for Our C5 Corvette from DBA USA

With more power and better handling on tap, it's time to address our 2000 Chevy Corvette's braking power with some help from DBA USA.Read More


Corvette Central Seat Cover Replacement Install on Project Y2K

Project Y2K's interior has yet to be touched, until now - check out our installation experience of Corvette Central's 100% leather seat cover replacements as well as their nifty seat bottom repair kit.Read More


Project Y2K Gets an Aluminum Makeover with Moroso

Follow along as we perform functional and cosmetic upgrades under the hood of our 2000 Corvette project car.Read More


Installing Z06 Brake Cooling Ducts with Corvette Central

Want to add a functional upgrade to your base model C5? Check out how we installed these working ducts on Project Y2k, our 2000 Corvette coupe...Read More


BBK LS Intake Upgrades – Project Y2k Goes Big

Follow along as we upgrade Project Y2k with a new SSI intake manifold, 80mm throttle body, and high flow billet fuel rails from BBK... There's a surprise at the end, too!Read More


C5 Tech: Pfadt FeatherLight Generation Coilover Suspension

Follow along as we upgrade Project Y2k's suspension with a coilover conversion and new anti-roll bars from PfadtRead More


Project Y2k Driveline Upgrades with LG Motorsports and RPM

When a track day transmission failure took out the differential on our project C5 Corvette, we knew we had to go big or go home for the rebuild. See how LG and RPM built a bulletproof rear for our 'Vette.Read More


Nitrous Express 3-Bolt LS Plate System: Putting the Squeeze on Y2k

In search of more than 400 horsepower to the wheels, we enlist Nitrous Express' new "wet" system designed for 3-bolt LS throttle bodies...Read More


Project Y2k: Drag Race Upgrades From Lingenfelter

If you own it, you should drive it. We’ve fit into that group of enthusiasts for years and aim to get every ounce of driving pleasure out of our project cars. That’s why we recently set our “Y2K” project Corvette up with a C5 Line Loc Kit and a LNC-002 Launch Control system from Lingenfelter.Read More


Project Y2k Gets a MSD 2-Step Launch Control for Track Consistency

Corvette Central Stage 1 through 4 upgrades have given Y2k 385 ponies to the rear wheels and a whopping 372 ft-lbs of torque to play with, but there’s no use in having power if you can’t take advantage of every ounce of it on the track. That’s why we decided to equip Y2k with a MSD LS 2-Step Launch Control. Read More


SCT Upgrades Late Model Corvettes with the Push of a Button

As we found out from our experience with the SCT SF3 handheld tuner, there's really no safer, faster, cleaner way to upgrade a late-model Corvette. With the diagnostic features, on-line updates, and the ability to load custom tunes from a professional shop, it's a tool that has amazing potential.Read More


Project Y2k: Stage 3 & 4 Upgrades from Corvette Central Performance

Part 2 of our 2-part series wraps up Corvette Central Performance's Stage 3 and 4 kits for the C5 Corvette, taking Project Y2k's power to the next level with long tube headers and a cam swap, among other improvements. Check out how we've built our 2000 Corvette to outrun an LS3 C6!Read More


Project Y2k: Stage 1 & 2 Upgrades from Corvette Central Performance

In Part 1 of our two-part series, we perform Stage 1 and Stage 2 upgrades from Corvette Central Performance on Project Y2k, our 2000 Corvette. Follow along as we free up trapped horsepower with improved intake and eRead More


Introducing Project Y2K

Our mission with Project Y2k - take America's Sports Car and make it better on a blue collar budget, turning this decade-old platform into a car that's good at a little bit of everything. Read More


Quick Tech: Resetting Corvette Tire Pressure Monitor Sensors

Since the 1987 model year, Corvettes have come with tire pressure monitoring systems to keep tabs on the air pressure on all four corners. While it's convenient (and a necessity for Corvettes equipped with run-flat tires but no spare), it's easy to confuse the system when getting your tires changed.Read More

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