I happen to think that running the same engine that some of you have in your Z06 Corvette is a good thing. Even better, it sounds just like a loud version of your car. Anytime I can go to a race track and listen to an open exhaust on a Corvette, sorry, Pontiac, it's a good day.
Richard Newton's most recent book is 101 Projects for Your Corvette 1984-1996. He has also written two other best-selling Corvette books. One deals with the 1968 to 1982 Corvettes, How to Restore and Modify Your Corvette 1968-82, while another deals with the Sting Rays from '63-67, Corvette Restoration Guide 1963-1967. All of these books are available from MBI, visit www.motorbooks.com or call (800) 826-6600.