Wayne shares the history of the C4 Corvette Suspension quirks that were quickly discovered when the C4 Corvette took to the track in Bywith the evolution of the Corvette Challenge cars, GM had introduced the selective ride option to help soften the suspension to suit different driving conditions. Back inI had the bright idea that there is a cycle to car auctions.
Chevrolet dry-sump V-8 racing engine, L aluminum open-chamber cylinder heads and intake, custom-modified racing carburetor, Muncie M close-ratio four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent racing suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes with dual master cylinders. Wheelbase: 98". In fact, some of the parts on this car originated from the Budd Corporation-sponsored Corvette that De Lorenzo campaigned in period until it was lost in a fire at a Pontiac, Michigan street-circuit race.
Because the Corvette was introduced inthere was a lot to be learned about how to design and mass-produce a truly American sports car. It was more about looks than it was handling. What made the C1 Corvette so unique was its radically different demeanor compared to everything else on the road at the time.
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However, just because you restore an automobile in does not mean it will ride and drive like one designed in the 21st century. Half a century of engineering advancement can have a profound impact on design in any field, and the automotive realm is certainly no exception to the rule. While the desire to maintain originality is alluring for many, the benefits of a modern chassis are vast.
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