2000 Chevrolet Corvette - High Country Street Stormer

'00 Drop-Top Now A Z06 Convertible

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Data File: '00 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Owned by: Dave and Alma Barkus, Arvada, Colorado

Modified production '00 Corvette convertible
Modifications: ACI hood/front spoiler/rear spoiler, Z06-style front fender vents and front brake cooling slots
Paint: OE basecoat/clearcoat black body; stripes by Dragon Race Engineering, Broomfield, Colorado; paint prep by GM Bowling Green Assembly Plant, Bowling Green, Kentucky

Frame: Production '00 Corvette
Suspension: Production '00 Corvette
Steering: Production '00 Corvette rack-and-pinion, power-assisted
Brakes: Production '00 Corvette brakes upgraded with Baer heavy-duty slotted/ cross-drilled rotors, calipers, and pads
Wheels: OE C6 Corvette Z06
Tires: BFGoodrich G-Force 275/45ZR17 (front), Nitto NT555R 305/35ZR18 (rear)

Modified GM LS1
Built by: Dragon Race Engineering, Broomfield, Colorado
Modifications: ProCharger supercharger (10 psi)
Displacement: 345 cubic inches (5.7 L)
Compression ratio: 10:01
Cylinder heads: Production LS1 heads ported, polished, and CNC-flowed
Ignition: Production '00 LS1 electronic coil-on-plug
Induction: Modified production LS1 electronic fuel injection with 90mm BBK throttle body, two fuel pumps, and two fuel lines
Camshaft: Comp Cams hydraulic roller
Exhaust: 1G headers and Corsa Indy exhausts
Cooling: OE Delphi-Harrison radiator, repositioned with Dragon Race Engineering hand-made brackets for the supercharger installation
Horsepower: 620 @ 6,500 rpm (on chassis dyno)
Torque: 590 lb-ft @ 6,500 rpm (on chassis dyno)

Modified OE '00 Corvette automatic transaxle with OE shifter
Modified by: Art Carr Racing Transmissions, Abilene, Texas
Modifications: Heavy-duty internal components, 10-inch 3,400-rpm-stall torque converter
Final drive ratio: 3.42:1

Modified OE '00 Corvette
Modifications: Custom chrome hoop rollbars
Seats: OE '00 Corvette, upholstered in red leather
Carpets: OE '00 Corvette nylon cut-pile
Instrumentation: OE '00 Corvette gauges (0-200 mph speedometer, 0-7,000 rpm—with 6,000-rpm redline—tach, plus ammeter, fuel level, oil pressure, and coolant temperature gauges) modified with white faces, plus A-pillar mounted supercharger gauges (boost, air/fuel ratio)
Sound system: OE '00 Corvette Delco AM/FM/CD Stereo
HVAC: OE Delphi-Harrison climate control system


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