Posts Tagged C6

C1 (53-62)

Corvette Evolution: From Status Icon to Competent Cruiser

By Chris Petris Society often pokes fun at aging, but there are many positives to growing older that are often glossed over. Many types of wines and cheeses are encouraged to age. As a person grows older, they typically do so with increased wisdom and a better understanding of what is important in life. Fine… Read more »

C4 (84-96)

C4, C5, and C6 Interior Squeaks

  By Chris Petris   While plastic certainly has its merits in our modern society, it can be problematic when it is used extensively in automotive interiors. Temperature extremes, excessively bumpy roads, and improper removal/reinstallation are the biggest factors that can cause annoying interior component squeaks. 1984-1989 Corvettes are arguably the worst affected, with later… Read more »

C6 (05-13)

C6 Production Numbers

As of this edit, the last of the C6 Corvettes have been produced in Bowling Green, KY.  The C6 was introduced in 2005, and was another all-new design, just like the preceding C5 was all-new compared to the C4.  The C6 continues the Corvette Team’s mission to improve on the previous generation in every category…. Read more »

Tech Tips

C4-C6 Corvette Control Arm Urethane Bushing Installation Overview

  Photos and article notes by Chris Petris   Over time, the original rubber control arm bushings on C4-C6 Corvettes will wear out and fail.  While some owners will want to stick with new rubber bushings as a replacement option, there is another option that has become almost second nature in recent years: urethane bushings. … Read more »

C6 (05-13)

2005-11 Corvette cabin air filter replacement

  The C6 Corvette has many features to aid in the comfort of the driver, and this makes the car an ideal long distance or daily driving vehicle.  As a result, many C6 Corvettes are put into daily use, and they require more maintenance than cars that see occasional weekend duty. The engine air filter… Read more »