2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - Multi-Faceted Fun Ride

This Dual-Purpose Track/Touring Z06 Has All The Bases Covered

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Data File: '07 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
Owned By: E.J. "Butch" Howard, Slidell, Louisiana

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Body
Modified production '07 Corvette Z06
Modifications: Katech C6 ZR1-style carbon fiber front splitter, GM ZR1 bumper support, Katech rear carbon fiber spoiler, Caravaggio GT high-rise hood
Paint: OEM Black; Bodywork, paint preparation and applied by GM's Bowling Green Assembly Plant
Striping: Dark charcoal grey ZO6 ME3 stripe by Vette Stripes
Front/Hood Grilles: RaceMesh

Chassis
Frame: OEM C6 Corvette with hydroformed aluminum side rails
Suspension: Pfadt Racing coilovers and sway bars replaced OEM C6 Corvette Z06 components, front and rear
Steering: OEM C6 Z06 Corvette rack-and-pinion, power-assisted
Brakes: Brembo 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS, 14-inch rotors front and rear
Spindle Ducts: Quantum Motorsports
Wheels: OEM Corvette Z06 wheels, 18x 9 1/2 inches in front, 19 x12 inches in rear; Tires Nitto "Invo," P275/35ZR18 in front, P345/30ZR19 in back
Tow Hooks: Phoenix Performance, front and rear

Engine
Modified GM Powertrain LS7 aluminum-block V8
Built By: E.J. "Butch" Howard, Slidell, Louisiana
Modifications: Katech "Torquer" camshaft, intake and headers port-matched to cylinder heads, Harland Sharp roller rocker arms, DeWitts aluminum racing radiator, Pfadt silicone hoses
Displacement: 427 cubic inches (7.0 liters)
Compression Ratio: 11:01
Cylinder Heads: OEM LS7 aluminum heads, port-matched to intake and headers
Ignition: MSD coil packs on factory ignition system
Induction: Ported OEM intake manifold and throttle body with Halltech "Killer Bee" cold-air induction system and "Bee Hive" CAI heat shield
Camshaft: Katech Torquer LS7
Exhaust: Kooks' 1 7/8-inch headers, 3-inch collectors, Billy Boat "Fusion" mufflers, 3-inch stainless steel exhaust pipes
Horsepower: 544 @ 5950 rpm (Rear wheel)
Torque: 515 ft. /lbs. @ 4750 rpm (Rear wheel)

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Transmission
OEM Z06 six-speed manual transaxle with Positraction differential
Shifter: MGW
Final Drive Ratio: 3.42

Interior
Modified OEM C6 Corvette Z06
Modified By: Caravaggio and Down South Vettes
Modifications: Caravaggio steering wheel and leather/alcantra seat covers
Console: Down South Vettes, ebony leather and alcantra
Seats: OEM ebony Z06 seats were upgraded to factory option ebony/cobalt red, also console and door panels
Carpets: OEM C6 Corvette cut-pile
Instrumentation: OEM C6 Corvette (0-200 mph speedometer, 0-8000 rpm tach with 7000 rpm redline, plus amp meter, oil pressure, oil temperature, coolant temperature and fuel level gauges), in dash), plus Raptor shift light on driver's A-pillar
Safety Harnesses: Pyrotect 6-point harnesses with Shark Bar/harness bar
Sound System: Bose premium with satellite navigation
In-Car Video System: GoPro wide angle video camera (mounted on harness bar), Chase Cam video camera (mounted on windshield)
HVAC: OEM C6 Corvette

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