2005 Chevrolet Corvette - Headed For The 8s

This LS7-Equipped Twin Turbo'ed C6 Produces A True 856 RWHP...Anybody Wanna Run?

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Data File: '05 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Owned by: Tommy Calhoun, Chancellor, Alabama
Modified by: Next Level Performance, Altamonte Springs, Florida

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Body
Modified production C6 Corvette
Modifications: C6 Corvette ZR1 rear quarter-panels and rear spoiler, ZR1 front fenders with carbon-fiber front inner fenders, Motor City Mold carbon-fiber hood, and Z06 front fascia with spoiler. (All but hood manufactured by GM.)
Bodywork: Burke's Corvette, Maitland, Florida
Paint: OEM color (Precision Red), two-stage basecoat/clearcoat; Paint preparation and applied by Tim Burke at Burke's Corvette, Maitland, Florida

Chassis
Frame: OEM 2005 Corvette with hydro-formed side rails Suspension OEM C6 Corvette independent short/long arm with composite leaf springs, front and rear
Steering: OEM 2005 Corvette rack-and-pinion, power-assisted
Brakes: 2006 Z06 Corvette 4-wheel disc brakes (with 14-inch rotors front and rear), with ABS
Wheels: OEM C6 Corvette ZR1 wheels, chrome plated, 19 x 9 1/2 inches in front, 20 x 12 inches in rear
Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport, P285/30ZR19 in front, P335/25ZR20 in rear

Engine
Modified GM Powertrain LS7 aluminum-block V8
Built by: Next Level Performance, Altamonte Springs, Florida
Modifications: APS Z06 twin turbochargers, Callies forged steel crankshaft, JE forged pistons with Oliver billet connecting rods, Dewitts' aluminum radiator
Displacement: 427 cubic inches (7.0 liters)
Compression ratio: 9:01
Cylinder heads: OEM LS7 cast aluminum
Ignition: OEM LS7 coil-on-plug electronic
Induction: OEM LS7 intake manifold/ sequential electronic fuel injection
Camshaft: Comp Cams hydraulic roller (Special twin-turbo grind for Next Level Performance)
Exhaust: APS cast iron exhaust manifolds, 3-inch stainless steel exhaust pipes and APS muffler/tailpipes
Horsepower: 856.55 @ 6100 rpm (Measured on chassis dyno)
Torque: 777.52 ft. /lbs. @ 5200 rpm (Measured on chassis dyno)

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Transmission
Modified GM Powertrain 4L60E four-speed automatic transaxle with RPM "Stage 5" Positraction differential
Modified by: RPM Transmissions, Daleville, Indiana
Modifications: Precision Industries billet 9.5-inch, 2800 stall torque converter
Shifter: OEM C6 Corvette "Go backward /go forward switch" in center console
Final drive ratio: 3.15:1

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Interior
OEM 2005 Corvette
Seats: OEM '05 Corvette, upholstered in beige
Carpets: OEM '05 Corvette beige cut-pile
Instrumentation: OEM 2005 Corvette (0-200 mph speedometer, 0-8000 rpm tach with 6300 rpm redline, plus ammeter, oil pressure, oil temperature, coolant temperature and fuel level gauges), in dash, plus auxiliary boost and air/fuel ratio gauges on left A-pillar
Sound system: OEM 2005 Corvette with Bose speakers
HVAC: OEM 2005 Corvette

Sources

Next Level Performance
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
407-869-7889
http://www.nlperformance.com

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