Corvette C5 Build Project
A Side-by-Side Corvette Comparison Editorial Project
Christina and the Kwan International team is involved in a comparison build project for her own 2000 Corvette C5 and another’s 2006 Corvette C6. The project compares the gains for both cars which received a completely different sets of modifications. The C5 is naturally aspirated with nitrous and the C6 added a Magnuson Supercharger (TVS2300).
The C5 was also a featured vehicle at both the 2017 and 2018 SEMA Show in Las Vegas and the C6 went on to compete in the OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Challenge.
2000 Corvette C5 Build Specifications
411 Rear Gears / Tires: Hoosier 335/35/17
Fly cut pistons to accommodate V-to-P clearance (Sponsored by Lindy Tools)
Cam ground to a 106 lobe separation
PRC Heads 2.5
Comp Conical Springs
Comp Titanium Retainers and Locks
Borla Stinger Exhaust and Headers (Sponsored by Borla)
Halltech Air Intake
TPiS 90mm Throttle Body (Sponsored by TPiS)
Holley Sniper Sheet Metal Intake (Sponsored by Holley)
DeWitts Radiator (Sponsored by DeWitts)
Smith Brothers Pushrods (Sponsored by Smith Brothers)
Meziere – Electric Water Pump (Sponsored by Meziere)
Improved Racing (Sponsored by Improved Racing)
Advanced Clutch Technology (Sponsored by ACT)
MGW Shifters (Sponsored by MGW)
NRG Steering Wheel (Sponsored by NRG)
Tie Rod Ends (Sponsored by Eckler’s)
Tiger Shark – Front Bumper (Sponsored by Tiger Shark)
SSBC – Calipers (Sponsored by SSBC)
Corbeau Seats (Sponsored by Corbeau)
Hotchkis Suspension Rear Sway Bar (Sponsored by Hotchkis)
QA1 – Adjustable Shocks (Sponsored by Summit Racing Equipment)
Metra Interior Double-Din Conversion (Sponsored by Metra)
Race Ramps (Car Display Sponsor)
Russell Stainless Steel Brake Lines (Sponsored by Summit Racing Equipment)
A Big and Special Thanks to Summit Racing Equipment for being a premier sponsor of many parts on the car.
Current Corvette Update: Still looking for the perfect tune to maximize its performance down the 1/4-mile drag strip! With such a radical cam, the tune is quite the challenge.
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