2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

2004 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

The C5 Z06 is one of the best performance bargains going right now. We’re taking GM’s amazing fiberglass sports car and making it even better.

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Oct
01
Oct 1, 2019
Project Z06: Clumsy Foreshadowing

We're shaking things up.

Sep
25
Sep 25, 2019
Project Z06: Making a Hole (In the Hood)

Lift: Good for planes, bad for race cars.

Sep
07
Sep 7, 2019
Project Z06: The Sound of Speed, with RaceVoice

In-car data systems are priceless.

Aug
26
Aug 26, 2019
Project Z06: Preparing for Solo Nationals

We prepare for the SCCA Solo Nationals.

Aug
23
Aug 23, 2019
Project Z06: An Exhausting Weekend in the Shop

Installing headers is a lot of work.

Aug
08
Aug 8, 2019
Project Z06: Aero Comparo: Is it Worth it?

We take an in-depth look at whether or not aero can help you at the track

Aug
01
Aug 1, 2019
Project Z06: We’re Going to Need More Spring

We find out the hard way what rear downforce can do at speed.

Jul
30
Jul 30, 2019
Project Z06: Making the Computer Happy After Installing Longtube Headers

If the computer isn't happy, nothing will be happy.

Jul
17
Jul 17, 2019
Project Z06: Racing with Chillout Systems

Getting our race fix and chill.

Jul
11
Jul 11, 2019
Project Z06: Breathe Freely with Breathless

We help our Z06 breathe more easily.

Jun
27
Jun 27, 2019
Project Z06: Plug, Play, Power

More power in under an hour? For real?

Apr
15
Apr 15, 2019
Project Z06: F.A.S.T. Intake Dyno Results vs. Stock

We install a new intake and fuel injectors onto our Z06.

Apr
04
Apr 4, 2019
Project Z06: Preventing Oil Starvation

We install a new oil pan baffle to combat oil starvation.

Mar
28
Mar 28, 2019
Project Z06: Trading Our Leaf Springs for Coil Springs

We eschew the leaf spring for coils.

Feb
12
Feb 12, 2019
Project Z06: A Set of New Shoes

A new season means new rubber, and this year we didn’t want to make any excuses in the tire department.

Dec
06
Dec 6, 2018
Project Z06: Off To The Races

We took our project Corvette Z06 out for a day of racing at NCM Motorsports Park and another at Roebling Road.

Dec
04
Dec 4, 2018
Project Z06: Safety Enhancements

We install a roll bar and a fire suppression system in our Project Corvette Z06.

Dec
01
Dec 1, 2018
Project Z06: Keeping Our Alignment Stable

We align our Corvette.

Oct
21
Oct 21, 2018
Project Corvette Z06: Cooling Our Corvette

Keeping our Corvette cool was easy with the help of a Ron Davis Radiator.

Oct
19
Oct 19, 2018
Project Corvette Z06: Sitting and Steering

Improving the driver's seat and steering wheel make a world of difference for fast autocross runs.

Aug
06
Aug 6, 2018
Project Corvette Z06: Replacing the Clutch

We perform some much-needed driveline maintenance on our C5 Z06.

Jul
30
Jul 30, 2018
Project Corvette Z06: Race Tires vs. Street Tires

We compare the Michelin Super Sport, BFGoodrich Rival S and BFGoodrich R1 on track.

Jun
25
Jun 25, 2018
Project Z06: Bigger Brakes

Corvette Z06 brakes are good, but can be made better with a pad upgrade.

Jun
20
Jun 20, 2018
Project Z06: Winging It

We come up with multiple aero options for our project Corvette Z06.

Jun
16
Jun 16, 2018
Project Z06: Rebuilding and Recovering Our Stock Seats

We reupholster our stock seats.

Apr
10
Apr 10, 2018
Thoughts on the First Optima DriveAutoX Event

Our project Corvette Z06 took part in the new autocross series.

Mar
02
Mar 2, 2018
Project Corvette: Autocross With Us This Weekend

We're headed to the Tire Rack Fort Myers Match Tour.

Feb
27
Feb 27, 2018
Project Z06: Augmented Accommodations

Driving a C5 Z06 on the road can get a little uncomfortable.

Feb
19
Feb 19, 2018
Project Z06: Why Are We Putting Rear Wheels on the Front?

Ever noticed C5 Corvettes autocrossing with mismatched sets of wheels?

Dec
22
Dec 22, 2017
Project Z06: Exploring Brakes and Their Technology

Our project Z06 gets some new brakes.

Dec
04
Dec 4, 2017
Getting Our Project Corvette's Autocross Career Started

We made a few minor adjustments and took our project Corvette to an autocross.

Nov
06
Nov 6, 2017
Joining the Vette Set With Our New Corvette

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