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Bryant, Tom 3rd Annual Corvette Market Insider's Seminar at Barrett-Jackson A panel of Corvette experts discusses what they believe will be the future Corvette collectible cars to own.
Fulcher, David Poly Performance: Putting Polyurethane Bushings on Your Late Model Corvette Putting polyurethane bushings on your late-model Corvette pays off with better ride and handling.
Fulcher, David Nash Thrash:  Rebuilding the Doug Nash 4+3 Overdrive Unit An in-depth look at rebuilding the 1984 - 1988 Doug Nash 4+3 manual transmission.

Halverson, Hib C6:  Ruthless Pursuit of Power: Lucky Seven Edition: The Mystique of the 7-Liter, 7000-RPM, LS7 Everything you ever wanted to know about the C6 Corvette's LS7 engine and the men and women behind this incredible work of engineering!
Halverson, Hib C6:  The Heads On Test - How to Perform Low-Accuracy Measurement of LS7 Valve Stem to Guide Clearance Hib Halverson takes an in-depth look at how to perform an on-engine test for C6 Z06 LS7 valve stem to valve guide clearance.
Halverson, Hib C6:  Is this a Dream or is that really my LS7? Automotive Journalist, Hib Halverson takes an in-depth look at GM Powertrain's Performance Build Center and builds his very own LS7 Engine.
Halverson, Hib C6:  Lingenfelter puts a near-stock ZR1 in the Nines! With a few tweaks from Lingenfelter Performance Engineering, this 2009 ZR1 Corvettes hit's the Nines!
Halverson, Hib C6:  2009: Ruthless Pursuit of Power: Supercharged Edition: Our In-Depth Look at the 2009 Corvette ZR1's LS9 Engine Hib Halverson takes an intense look at the engineering and development of the 2009 ZR1 Corvette's LS9 engine and interviews the GM Engineers responsible for creating the Heart of this Beast.
Halverson, Hib C6:  Interview with Sam Winegarden, GM's Engine Guru Hib Halverson sits down and has a hour long chat with Sam Winegarden, GMPT's Executive Director of Engine Engineering.
Halverson, Hib C6:  2009: Ultra-Gearhead Blower Briefing Hib Halverson talks to the Eaton Corporation to get the details on the LS9's supercharger.
Halverson, Hib C6:  2008: Ruthless Pursuit of Power: 2008 Edition: Our In-Depth Look at the 2008 Corvette LS3 Engine Hib Halverson takes an in-depth look at the 2008 Corvette's LS3 engine and interviews John Rydzewski, Assistant Chief Engineer for Small-Block Passenger Car Engines, Design Responsibility Engineer (DRE) for Small-Block Cylinder Heads, Lou Oniga, and GMPT's Executive Director for Engine Engineering, Sam Winegarden.
Halverson, Hib C6:  C6, Naked and Exposed: Corvette Action Center's First Look at the 2005 Corvette Hib takes a detailed look at the new 2005 C6 Corvette.
Halverson, Hib C6:  C6, Naked and Exposed - The Sequel: Finally...We Drive It!!! Get behind the wheel with Hib as he digs deep into the technical aspects of the brand new 2005 C6 Corvette and interviews C6 designer, Tom Peters and other "Team Corvette" engineers responsible for Chevrolet's latest barn-stormer!
Halverson, Hib C5 - C3:  The Solution to my Corvette Battery Problems: The Odyssey Battery: Hib reviews the Odyssey side terminal battery for 1969 - 2003 Corvettes.
Halverson, Hib C5:  The 1999 Corvette Hardtop: A Billy-Bob? Not! Hib Halverson's in-depth article about the research and development of the 1999 - 2000 Corvette Fixed-Roof Coupe Corvette that was supposed to be the long-awaited "Billy-Bob" Corvette.
Halverson, Hib C5:  Final Fast: We Toast the C5 Corvette's Final Year with a Test of the 2004 Z06: 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!
Halverson, Hib C5:  Magnetic Ride - Star Wars Meets The 50th Car An in-depth look at Magnetic Selective Ride Control, new for the 2003 model year and how it compares to previous Corvette adjustable suspension systems.
Halverson, Hib C4:  1984 - 1996 Suspension Chart Specifications for all 1984 - 1996 Corvette suspension systems.
Halverson, Hib C4:  Six Steps for a King's Ride The Inside Story of C4's Shock Absorber Revolution, Selective Ride Control
Halverson, Hib C4:  Stop to Match the Go All About C4 Antilock Brakes and Traction Control
Halverson, Hib C4:  Quietly Powerful: How to Build a C4 LT1/4/5 Exhaust that Gains 28 hp Quiet Technical article outlining how to add 28 hp to your LT1, LT4, or LT5 using Flowmaster's cat-back exhaust system.
Halverson, Hib C3:  Batteries: The Solution to my Corvette Battery Problems: The Odyssey Battery An excellent replacement for your stock Corvette battery.
Halverson, Hib C3:  Big Block From Hell Series Modifying a 1971 Corvette - Vette Magazine's "Big-Block from Hell" articles make up the longest running project car series ever published by a Corvette magazine.
Halverson, Hib C3:  1980 Corvettes Orphaned, Bastardized but Certainly Historic: The Strange Case of the 1980 California Corvettes.
Halverson, Hib Automotive Fire Extinguishers Hot Issue: Automotive Fire Extinguishers. What if a fire started in your Corvette, garage or workshop? This article covers all you need to know about how to protect your investment.
Halverson, Hib Deep Dive Series: Gasoline for your Corvette The Corvette Action Center takes an in-depth look at gasoline, fuel stabilizers, octane boosters and their effects on your Corvette.
Halverson, Hib A Dose of Digital - Part 1: Engine Controls: The Basics With this article, the Corvette Action Center begins a multi-parts series on engine controls diagnostics.
Halverson, Hib A Dose of Digital - Part 2: Diagnostic Tool Buyer's Guide This part of Corvette Action Center's series on servicing Corvette engine controls surveys a wide variety of tools DIYs might want for diagnostic work.
Halverson, Hib Engine Oil Deep Dive The Corvette Action Center's comprehensive look at engine oil and flat-tappet camshaft durability.
Halverson, Hib Flat to Roll See what just a change to a hydraulic roller cam can do for any modified small-block Chevrolet.
Halverson, Hib Nitrous Oxide Explained Nitrous oxide injection is probably one of the most misunderstood modifications in our hobby.
Halverson, Hib Practical Car Care for Corvetters: Washing With shade, a good water supply and the right equipment, learn how to properly wash your Corvette.
Halverson, Hib Practical Car Care for Corvetters: Microfiber--What's Up with That? Microfiber towels. Seems like anyone with a passing interest in Corvette care talks about them. What's up with that?
Halverson, Hib Practical Car Care for Corvetters: Anatomy of a Corvette Business: the C-Magic Story C-Magic - Anatomy of a Corvette Business.
Halverson, Hib Product Evaluations Hib has conducted many detailed product evaluations for the Corvette Action Center. Here is a complete listing of his evaluations.
Halverson, Hib Reman Revelation A look at remanufactured and rebuilt Corvette alternators and starters.
Halverson, Hib Run Flat Facts: Hib compares OEM run flat tires to aftermarket run flat tires and discovers some surprising results!
Halverson, Hib Tire Tech A Tire FAQ Hib Halverson compiled from Goodyear interview sessions.

Ingle, Jim Corvette Performance Testing This article first appeared in the November/December 1995 issue of the ZR-1 Registry's, "Legend" magazine and is an excellent, in-depth look at how Corvette performance numbers are established.
Ingle, Jim Horsepower vs. Torque This article is an in-depth look at the conceptual differences between horsepower and torque as they pertain to the Corvette.

Stauft, Dan Orange Peel as it Applies to Corvette Paint Quality Dan Stauft, a Paint Process Engineer who worked at the Corvette Assembly Plant in Bowling Green, KY, explains orange peel and how it occurs on automobiles.

Stevenson, Jim Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona - 2001 Take an in-depth look at the Corvette C5-R's victorious win at the 2001 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona endurance race!
Stevenson, Jim Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona - 2002 Once again, Jim Stevenson has provided us with an excellent, in-depth look at the 2002 24 Hours of Daytona Race. This year, the C5-R did not compete, but several privately owned Corvette race teams did. Let Jim sweep you off your feet, away from your computer and behind the wheel of a Corvette in the heat of the race!