Corvette Central Announces Acquisition of ADI-Chromeco

 

Corvette Central is pleased to announce their acquisition of ADI-Chromeco, the world’s foremost supplier of high quality show chrome engine and accessory parts for 1963-current Corvettes.


Established in 1978, ADI-Chromeco (Addison, IL) has 33 years of experience within the Corvette and chrome plating industries. Their product line reflects this experience, with a diverse and comprehensive selection of parts for Corvette engines, interiors and exteriors.  Chromeco enhances Corvette Central’s existing portfolio of unsurpassed quality Corvette parts and accessories, including the aforementioned chrome engine and accessory parts, license plate frames and covers, Route 66 accessories and more.

Corvette Central has already assimilated Chromeco’s existing inventory, and it is available for purchase today.

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C5 & C6 Corvette Clutch Installation

By Chris Petris, Matt Gessler and Dan Baber

Photos by Chris Petris, Stephanie Petris and Matt Gessler

 

Depending on the driving style of the owner, manual transmission clutches can be subjected to a lot of abuse.  An owner can wear the disc linings out in just a few days or even within hours.  How quickly the clutch pedal is released determines how long the clutch disc will last.  Those with a tendency to let the clutch out slowly or leave slight pressure on the clutch pedal clutch disc will experience rapid clutch wear.  Living in mountainous areas also works the clutch assembly harder, as owners are fighting the forces of gravity when attempting to roll away from a stop going uphill.

Choosing the correct clutch assembly is important for long life and driving ease.  This is especially true if plans are made to increase power or frequent the local drag strips (road racing or Gymkhana events are not as rough on the clutch assembly). (more…)

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