E85 Ethanol 1998 Chevrolet Corvette - Corn-Fed Sleepers

Two Friends Take Route E85 With Their Corvettes

Jake Weyer May 1, 2008 0 Comment(s)
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Appears Stock ::: Cory wanted to keep his engine bay looking stock, but it raises plenty of eyebrows when he turns the key.

'98 Corvette Coupe
Cory Gallus
Prior Lake, MN

Engine
TPIS/Cottrell Racing Engines 7.0L LS1 427, 12.1:1 compression
Lunati forged internals
TPIS ported LS1 heads
TPIS TPIS ZL-17 cam with 251/251 degrees duration at .050, .629/.629-inch lift, and 112 degrees of lobe separation
TPIS modified oval port LS6 intake
TPIS oval throttle body
Blackwing air intake

Drivetrain
Stock T56 six-speed with Kirban short throw shifter
McLeod Kevlar twin-disc clutch
McLeod adjustable master cylinder
3.73:1 gears, hardened output shaft

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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing ::: Cory redid the upholstery himself. His cage is also a six-point from Wolfe Racecraft.

Exhaust
TPIS headers and Random Tech cross-pipe, no cats
TPIS mufflers

Suspension
Stock Corvette springs, lowered 2 inches
QA1 12-way adjustable shocks
Poly bushing kit from DRM

Brakes
Baer Eradispeed rotors, ZO6 pads
Goodridge stainless steel brake lines

Wheels and Tires
Factory Y2K wheels, Nitto 555R2 rubber

Fuel Delivery
Accel injectors
TPIS adjustable fuel pressure regulator

Tuning
E85 flex-fuel tuning by Andy Wicks at DynoTune Mobile Chassis Dyno Service in Watertown, South Dakota

Appearance
'03 Lamborghini Orange paint by Greg Underdahl at Fast Lane Sports
Caravaggio hood
Two-tone interior
Wolfe Racecraft six-point rollcage
RCI five-point harness

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