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 »
Items Posted June 2011
Have a C5 Z06 in need of replacement mesh grilles, but can’t find any that will utilize the OEM mounting holes? Our new C5 Z06 reproduction mesh grilles take functionality a step further with the addition of mounting tabs. Where other manufacturers versions (pictured above on right) simply add double stick tape, our versions (pictured… Read more »
For your convenience, below are caliper and master cylinder casting numbers for 1953-82 Corvettes. Information courtesy of Lonestar Caliper Co.
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 »
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 »