Items Posted June 2011

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1968-1982 Patriot Header and Exhaust System Install

  By Chris Petris Original small block “rams horn” exhaust manifolds (produced up to 1979) can be said to flow efficiently. Their flow may not be optimal, but they are better than many of the original equipment manifolds. The idea is to reduce back-pressure while tuning the flowing exhaust gases. The center exhaust ports on… Read more »

C1 (53-62)

Introducing Corvette Central Performance

Corvette Central is proud to introduce a new online catalog developed exclusively for Corvette performance enthusiasts: Corvette Central Performance. Corvette Central was established in 1975 to provide Corvette owners with uncompromised quality parts and accessories for every Corvette.  While we will never stray from that mission, we are always striving to better meet the demands… Read more »

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1965-1982 Corvette Wilwood Disc Brake Caliper Replacement

By Chris Petris   1965-1968 Corvette disc brake systems were a major technological advancement at their onset. The early Corvette design utilized “fixed” disc brake calipers, used until 1968. When disc brakes became commonplace in 1969, “floating disc brake calipers” were used. Floating calipers slide on a ways system, repositioning the caliper as the disc… Read more »