2008 Chevrolet Corvette - Gettin' On The "Jake" Train

This Museum-Delivered Z51 Was The Beta-Car For The 2009 Competition Sport Option Package

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Data File: '08 Chevrolet Corvette Z51 Coupe
Owner: Tracey Richardson, Lexington, Kentucky

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Modified production 2008 Corvette coupe
Modifications: Front-to-rear racing stripe, "Jake" logos
Bodywork: GM-Bowling Green Assembly Plant
Paint: OEM; paint preparation and applied by GM-Bowling Green Assembly Plant; Stripe applied by Danny Taylor of Louisville KY

Frame: Production '08 Corvette
Suspension: Production '08 Corvette
Steering: Production '08 power-assisted rack-and-pinion
Brakes: Production '08 four-wheel disc brakes with ABS and calipers painted red
Wheels: Production '08 Corvette RPO Z51
Tires: Production '08 Corvette RPO Z51

GM Powertrain LS3 overhead-valve smallblock V8
Displacement: 376 cubic inches (6.2L)
Compression Ratio: 10.9:1
Cylinder Heads: Production LS3 cast aluminum ("borrowed" from the Z06)
Ignition: OEM coil-on-plug
Induction: GM Powertrain electronic fuel injection
Camshaft: Production LS3
Exhaust: Production '08 Corvette
Horsepower: 430 @ 5900 rpm (Advertised)
Torque: 424 ft. /lbs. @ 4600 rpm (Advertised)

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Production '08 Corvette six-speed manual transaxle
Shifter: Production '08 Corvette, console-mounted

Production 2008 Corvette with RPO 3LT
Modifications: Entire interior excluding the seats has been customized by dsvettes.com
Seats: Production '08 Corvette sport seats, upholstered OEM enhanced sewn leather
Carpets: Production '08 Corvette cut-pile
Instrumentation: OEM '08 Corvette (0-200 mph speedometer, 0-7000 rpm tachometer with 6500 rpm redline, plus fuel level, oil pressure, ammeter and coolant temperature gauges)
Sound System: Production '08 Corvette Delco/Bose AM/FM Stereo/CD
HVAC: Production '08 Corvette heater/defroster/ air conditioner

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