2008 Corvette C6: Project C6
Project Spec Sheet
Vehicle: 2008 Corvette Coupe
Engine: 6.2l LS3
Power Adder: All-Motor, VaraRam Intake, Kooks long tube headers and Corsa exhaust
Transmission: Factory Tremec TR-6060
Front Suspension: Stock transverse leaf, Baer Extreme Plus 6-piston monoblock calipers and 14 inch 2-piece rotors
Rear Suspension: Stock transverse leaf
Wheels: Forgeline SS3P
Tires: Toyo R888
While the C7 might be at center stage, the previous-generation C6 Corvette represents a tremendous platform for modification, and with clean, low-mile examples available at reasonable prices, you might even call it a performance bargain.
Our own pet Corvette has some choice upgrades, from wheels and tires to long-tube headers and a performance exhaust. We even added more whoa to match the go with aftermarket brakes as well. The C6 was terrific right off the showroom floor, but we’ve proven that with a little help from the dozens of companies making go-fast parts for America’s sports car, it can be even better.
We wanted to know if the performance of an “out of the showroom” Corvette could be improved by adding one of the most common upgrades that engine builders start with: a new intake. After some research, we selected an intake from VaraRam. VaraRam’s VR-SCI Gen 2, better known as the “Snake Charmer.” Read More
Kooks Custom Headers offers a trick headers and X-pipe setup which would allow us to use a real 3-inch exhaust "Z06" style, but not necked down to 2.5-inches like the original Z06. They did, and this is the story. We then capped off our installation on our Corvette with a Corsa 3-inch exhaust. Read More