C6 Corvette owners looking for more power have often turned to supercharging their LS3 engines but in doing so, it often required the expense of adding a new high rise hood to insure the proper fit. At the 2012 SEMA show, we learned that Magnuson will be offering their new “Heartbeat” TVS supercharger that fits under the stock hood of an LS3-equipped Corvette.
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Keeping young people interested in Corvettes has long been a goal of many enthusiasts.
Mid America Motorworks and PERFORMANCE CHOICE are doing their part not only to build that kind of enthusiasm about America’s Sports Car, but also to help students learn important skills that will be helpful in their quests for jobs.
Students at Lincoln College of Technology in Indianapolis recently used products from Mid America to restore a C4 Corvette, and you’ll be able to see the great job they did, in person at next year’s FunFest in Effingham, Illinois.
This morning, Chevrolet unveiled the all-new Gen V small block V8 engine that will power the 2014 C7 Corvette. The new V8 will be designated the LT1 – the third time Chevrolet has used this RPO for a Corvette engine. Estimated power will be 450 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque and with a variety of fuel saving technologies, the new Corvette is estimated to get 26+ MPG.
If your car cover is worn, ripped, needs replacement or you’re buying one for your Corvette for the first time, check out this great offer from our friends at Corvette Central. Now through October 24, 2012, you can get 10% off car covers ordered online through October 23, 2012. Use the coupon code “COVERS12″ when checking out. Certain restrictions apply.
View the cars covers at CorvetteCentral.com.
Photo courtesy of CorvetteImages.com
Does your 1970-1972 Corvette still have the factory original carpet installed at St. Louis inside of it? If it does, then a C3 aficionado would like to hear from you. The NCRS Member is working with Al Knoch Interiors on potential improvements to their early C3 carpet patterns. Find out how you can help influence the next generation of reproduction floor coverings after the break.
Owners know that replacing their Corvette tires can be an expensive proposition. Luckily, our friends from Mid America Motorworks are here with a special offer on a set of Yokohama tires. Now through October 18th, you can save up to $176 on a set of 4 tires plus up to an additional $49.99 with free ground shipping in the 48 contiguous States.
Click here to see Mid America Motorworks’ selection of Yokohama tires.
Our friends at Corvette Central have a special fall promotion for Free Shipping on internet orders of $199 or more through Sunday, October 7th. Enter coupon code “LEAF12″ at checkout.
Retail orders, placed online, shipped withing the Continental U.S. and Canada only, excludes truck freight. Internet orders valid only at CorvetteCentral.com, CorvetteCentralExhaust.com and CorvettePerformance.com.
The guys at D2FORGED sent over these pics from their latest photoshoot. The subject being a Cyber Gray Corvette Z06 with D2FORGED MB1 wheels. I just love the contrast that black wheels provide against Cyber Gray and the way the small touches of red trim on the lug nuts and center cap accent the red calipers.
One of the easiest and most cost effective ways to protect your corvette investment is by using a car cover. Corvette America’s car covers are trusted, respected and enjoyed by Corvette owners and with their September savings, you can save even more off their already low prices. From the outdoor parked daily driver to the garaged trailer queen, Corvette America’s car covers offer differing levels of protection:
|Corvette Cover||List Price||Sale Price|
|Premium Flannel Covers||$104|
|The Wall Covers||$79|
Corvette America’s Car Covers offer a 1, 2 or 3 year warranty and all include a free storage bag.
And for a limited time, customers who order any car cover or weatherstrip kit will pay only $5 Shipping to anywhere in the Continental USA. Shipping discount will be processed internally so you don’t need a coupon code to save. Shipping offer applies to Continental US Ground Freight only.
Wrap up your baby today in a new car cover from Corvette America.
FunFest is just a little more than a week away and if you’re making the road trip to Effingham, here is the perfect traveling companion to take with you. The Mid America Motorworks FunFest Cooler is constructed of durable 600D Polyester for long-lasting wear and has four handy storage pockets, plus a zippered top for easy access. Added PVC liner keeps cooler from leaking. The Funfest Cooler is easy to carry with adjustable shoulder strap or twin carry handles.
Available in Red/Black or Gray/Black. Priced at $24.99 and free ground shipping through September 6th!
Check out these other great deals from Mid America Motorworks, but hurry as the prices are good for one week only!