2004 Corvette Tech Center

2004 Corvette Z06 Commemorative Edition

The 2004 Corvette Tech Center includes production information, specifications, performance reviews, tech info, forums and more for the 2004 Corvette model year.

2004 Corvette Highlights:

  • * New for 2004 is a special carbon fiber composite hood used on the Commemorative Edition Z06 only. This is the first time that carbon fiber has been used as original equipment for a painted exterior panel by a major North American original equipment manufacturer.
    The hood weighs 9.3 kg/20.5 lb, a 34 percent weight reduction, compared to the production fiberglass SMC hood. The painted, Class A outer skin, only 1.2 mm/0.048 inch thick, is produced via autoclave from unidirectional epoxy prepreg that cures in only ten minutes at 150oC/300oF, supplied by Toray Composites America Inc. (Tacoma, Wash., U.S.A.). The outer skin is bonded to a hybrid carbon fiber/low-density fiberglass SMC inner panel.The hoods are produced for GM by MacLean Quality Compsites (West Jordan, Utah, U.S.A.).  * - Composites Technology, August 2003, pg. 35

Commemorative Edition Coupe - Production - European Export: A production listing of 2004 Commemorative Edition Corvette coupes built for European export.
C5 Corvette Forum
2001 - 2004 Corvette Z06 Forum: A disccusion forum for owners and enthusiasts of the 2001 - 2004 Corvette Z06.
Gallery: An online gallery of high quality 2004 Corvette pictures.
Identification: VIN tag and emblem identification for the 2004 model year.
Knowledge Base: C5 Knowledgebase covers related service bulletins and technical information.
Latest News and Headlines: The latest news and headlines related to 1997 - 2004 Corvettes.
Options: A listing of options (standard and optional) for the 2004 Corvette.
Overview: A GM press release explaining some of the new features, options and highlights of the 2004 Corvette.
Owner Manual: This is a 384 page, 4.03MB PDF document of the 2004 Corvette owner manual. Adobe PDF Document
Paint Codes: Paint codes for the 1997 - 2004 C5 Corvette.
Painted Wheel Codes: Paint codes for C5 painted wheels.
Press Release: 2004 Chevrolet Corvette: Commemorative Edition Celebrates Racing Success, and Improves the C5 Breed.
Production Numbers: 2004 production codes and final production numbers.
Regular Production Options: A complete listing of RPO codes for the 2004 Corvette.
Specifications: Specifications for the 2004 Corvette.
Suspension Comparison: A suspsension comparison article by Car and Driver magazine that compares the various suspension options of the 2004 Corvette to the 2003 Corvette.
Tech Article: C4/C5 Corvette EMT Run-Flat Tire Servicing by Hunter Engineering.
Tech Articles: Tech articles related to 1997 - 2004 Corvettes
Videos - C5 Corvettes: Videos C5 Corvette videos provided by our sister site - VetteTube.com.
Z06 - Commemorative Edition - Production Numbers: A complete listing of production numberes for all 2004 Commemorative Edition Z06 Corvettes built.
Z06 - Commemorative Edition - Review: Once again, Hib Halverson has released an incredible in-depth look at the 2004 Commemorative Edition Z06. Get behind the wheel with Hib as he shakes down this bad boy and interviews the Corvette Engineers that made it happen!
Z06 Corvette Tech Center: 2001 - 2004 Z06 Corvette Tech Center includes production numbers, specifications, press releases and tech articles.

2004 Commemorative Edition Corvette Z06