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Updated on May 06, 2012
My name is Brian (Reckart Performance Tuning) and this is my newest purchase, 2008 Corvette Coupe. I ordered the car through Rick Daniel @ Les Stanford Chevrolet in Dearborn, Michigan. The ordering process was really easy and the car was picked up in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This is where the Corvettes and Cadillac XLR's are manufactured. This was a museum delivery and took the tour of the assembly plant and what an experience. The car was optioned with Magnetic Selective Ride Control (F55), Bi-Modal Exhaust (NPP), 3LT Equipment Group, Transparent Top (CC3), 6 Speed Manual Transmission (MN6), Atomic Orange Metallic Paint.
The Corvette Coupe is powered by the new LS3 small block V8. The engine is 6.2 Liters and 376 cubic inches. The car makes 436 horsepower @ 5900 rpm and 428 ft-lbs of torque @ 4600 rpm with the optional Bi-Modal Exhaust. The intake assembly has already been replaced with the Vararam "Snake Charmer" Cold Air Induction. The transmission has been changed for 2008 from the Tremec T-56 to the Tremec TR-6060. The shifter was also changed and has a shorter throw.
Here is Nakid Parts VaraRam Shroud that really cleans up the air intake area.
Here is a pic of the Bi-Modal Exhaust. The Corvette uses the outer tailpipes during normal driving. Once the car passes 3,500 rpms, the vacuum actuated butterfly valves open up for a less restricted path through the mufflers. The valves are installed on the inner tailpipes. The remote control has already been installed from Ed @ Nakidparts.com that allows me to fully control the valves. I leave them open most of the time for a better exhaust note.
Here are some other pictures
This is with the Z06 Spoiler installed that was painted to match the car.
This is a pic of the new padded armrest from Downsouth Vettes. This is padded with leather and custom cross flag embroidery. This is a huge improvement over the stock console. The shifter boot, emergency brake handle and emergency brake boot were replaced as well with Downsouth Vettes products.
Here is a picture of the HUD (Heads Up Display)
Here is a few pictures of the Texas Flag overlaid on the Corvette Crossflag
The windows have been tinted with Formula One Ceramic Window Tint. The specs are 25% sides and 15% rear.
Here are some pics with the transparent top removed.
Some other specs include:
Front tires: 245/40ZR18 Goodyear Runflat on a 18"x8.5" wheel Rear Tires: 285/35ZR19 Goodyear Runflat on a 19"x10" Wheel HID Low Beam Headlamps Tire Pressure Monitor System Front and Side Airbags Oil Life Monitor On Star XM Radio Bose 7 Speaker System with in-dash 6 disc changer Steering Wheel Audio Controls Dual Zone Climate Control Driver and Passenger 6-way Power Seats Sport Seats with perforated leather Heated Seats Active Handling and Traction Control 13.4" cross-drilled front rotors 13.0" cross-drilled rear rotors Bore: 4.065" and Stroke: 3.622" Intake Valve: 2.165" Exhaust Valve 1.590" Camshaft: 204/211 0.551"/0.525" 117.5 LSA 0-60 mph: 4.1 seconds Top speed: 191 mph Fuel economy: 16/26 mpg
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man thats nice....u got it looking and running good.
Nice car,i love american cars, come check me out,you not regret !!!PLEASE RATE AND NOMINATE FOR SHOWOFF IF YOU LIKE THE CAR !!!
Sweet Lookin "VETTE" the rims and the color look hot very clean nice job. Def. 5***** for sure.
Beautiful color!!! Check out my SUICIDE cruiser..
She's a sweet deal!! Very nice 'Vette!! Love every inch of her!!
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