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First Look: 2015 Corvette 8-Speed Automatic and Supercharged LT4 V8

Forget what you think you know about traditional torque converter automatics - driving the 8L90-equipped 2015 Stingray is like playing Grand Turismo in "cheat" mode. Read More

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2015 C7′s to See a New Automatic Transmission

Deciding between a manual or automatic transmission can be difficult depending on the vehicles usage. For 2015, GM plans to make their automatic-equipped C7's even better. Read More

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2015 C7 Z06 Convertible Revealed

Shh! Did you hear that? That was the sound of Corvette Z06 "purists" around the globe, collectively losing their isht when Chevrolet revealed the 2015 Z06 Convertible. Read More

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No Production Delay for 8-Speed Auto in the 2015 Corvette

Good news, everyone! Adapting the Z06's lightning-quick 8-speed automatic to the rest of the Corvette line won't cause a delay in production for the 2015 Stingray. Read More

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New Eight-Speed Auto Could Boost Corvette to 30 MPG

We’ve already written that GM is working on an eight-speed automatic transmission for the Corvette Stingray, and a new report says that with this new gearbox, the Stingray could get as much as 30 MPG. Read More

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Car Feature: Low Mileage 1954 Corvette Roadster

Here's a 1954 Corvette time capsule finished in the classic combination of Polo White with a sportsman red interior with just 1,370 original miles. Jump in the time machine and go back to the mid 50's. Read More

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Norm Boutot’s Stock Bottom End N/A Z06 Impresses With 9-Second Runs

John Force Racing Fabrication Shop Manager Norm Boutot spends his relaxation time away from the grind ripping on his 9.4-second Z06 Corvette that sports a stock bottom end and even stock suspension. Read More

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SEMA 2013: New TCI Bolt-Together Converters for 4L60E and 6L80

These new torque converters for late-model GM automatic transmissions offer racers the ability to inspect, rebuild, and change the stall speed without having to send them back to TCI. Read More

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Video: Livernois Motorsports Tunes the C7 Corvette Stingray

New 2014 Corvettes are just hitting dealership showrooms, and Livernois already has a tune available that unlocks extra performance. Check out the results... Read More

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Video: Redline Motorsports’ Twin-Turbo Z06 Goes High 8s

The idea of what qualifies as a "quick" street car just keeps getting redefined thanks to cars like Redline Motorsports' 1,200 horsepower Z06. Hit the jump and watch as this full weight C6 puts the power to the ground and runs deep into the 8s... Read More

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Top Ten Transmission Technical Tips With TCI Automotive

Our good friends over at TCI Auto recently published a Top Ten list of tips to prolong the life of your transmission on their Facebook page, so we thought we'd share it with you. These tips apply to any automatic transmission in any vehicle. Read More

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SEMA 2012: ATI’s New Turbo 400 SuperCase Already Winning Awards

When it comes to making a lot of power through an automatic transmission, a Powerglide is typically everyone's first choice. But what if you want a third gear for your track combination or street/strip car? Read More

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Video: World’s First Automatic Transmission Corvette ZR1 Runs Nines

GM won't sell you a Chevy Corvette ZR1 with an automatic transmission, but Redline Motorsports just built one, and it is wicked fast at the dragstrip and really consistent. But wouldn't you rather shift for yourself...? Read More

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510 Race Engineering Builds ProCharged 10-Second C6 Corvette

You may have noticed that here at Corvette Online, we're big fans of actually getting out and racing your car - while the stuffed lion in the natural history museum will be around forever, seeing it there lifeless is nothing like experiencing the real thing on safari, ruling its natural habitat... Read More

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How to Choose the Right Torque Converter

A performance torque converter is one of the best bang-for-your-buck upgrades you can do to a car with an automatic trans. But how do you know what converter is right for your specific car? The experts at TCI walk us through just what a torque converter is, how it works, and how you can find the right one for you. Read More

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Diagnosing GM Transmissions

We sit down with three of the biggest names in high-performance transmissions to learn all we can about the GM TH350, TH400, and 700R4 gearboxes. Follow along as we discuss the weak points, diagnosing and troubleshooting, and how to prevent transmission failure with representatives from TCI, ATI, and Gearstar. Read More

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