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1998 and 2002 Lingenfelter Twin Turbo C...
1998 Lingenfelter Corvette
1998 and 2002 Lingenfelter Twin Turbo Corvettes - Number Ones
Two Serial #001 Lingenfelter Twin Turbos
By Scott Ross, Photography by Jerry Heasley
January 05, 2009
DATA FILE 98 LINGENFELTER TWIN TURBO (WIDE BODY)
Owned by: Steve Coffey, Crossville, Tennessee
Production C5 Corvette modified with Lingenfelter “Wide Body” package
Paint and body modifications by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering (LPE), Decatur, Indiana
Hood, Ferrari 550 Maranello fixed headlights and front/rear strobe lights, carbon-fiber front spoiler, front fascia, front fenders, rear fenders, rear fascia and rear air diffuser
Production C5 Corvette, as modified by LPE
“Race”suspension with coilovers
HRE wheels, custom-made (with extra brake clearance) for LPE
Michelin Pilot Sport (Front) P255-40/18 (Rear) P345-30/19
Overhead-valve V8, C5R Chevrolet (Modified)
Two Garrett turbochargers with LPE turbo compressor housings and exhaust housings with integral wastegates, LPE twin high-efficiency air-to-air charge coolers, custom-molded silicone air ducts, cylinder heads CNC-ported/polished, computer-balanced rotating assembly with Callies forged-steel crankshaft, Lingenfelter custom hydraulic roller camshaft, Comp Cams valvesprings, stainless steel one-piece heavy-duty intake valves and Inconel one-piece heavy-duty exhaust valves, port-matched LS6 intake manifold, high-capacity fuel system, 304 stainless steel 4-into-1 custom exhaust manifolds/turbo outlet adapters, and Corsa stainless steel exhaust system
Engine built by
Lingenfelter Performance Engineering (LPE), Decatur, Indiana
(per LPE): 725 @ 4,500 rpm
(per LPE): 650 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
Production C5 Corvette automatic transaxle with 3,400-stall torque converter, as modified by LPE
Modified production C5 Corvette, as upgraded by LPE
Console lid autographed by John Lingenfelter, leather-covered rollcage, Simpson five-point safety harnesses (driver and passenger), carbon-fiber accents on dash and console
Production C5 Corvette with "Lingenfelter Twin Turbo" lettering on headrests
Modified production C5 gauge cluster, including 0- to 300-mph speedometer
Production C5 Corvette
Production C5 Corvette
Per Steve and LPE, this twin-turbo 427 twisted the dyno to 922 hp. Both carbon-fiber fuel rails on this car have been signed by John Lingenfelter. Supposedly this car was the only LPE Corvette that John signed both fuel rails.
Per Steve and LPE, this twin-turbo 427 twisted the dyno to 922 hp. Both carbon-fiber fuel
A complete Ken King two-tone Saddle leather interior has been installed in the red car. The seats feature "Magnetic Red" piping as well as an added boost gauge on the left A-pillar. Although they're tucked behind the seats and can't be seen, this car is also equipped with a set of Simpson harness.
A complete Ken King two-tone Saddle leather interior has been installed in the red car. Th
Steve's other serial #001 Lingenfelter Vette is this red '02 Stage IV-equipped 427 twin turbo.
Steve's other serial #001 Lingenfelter Vette is this red '02 Stage IV-equipped 427 twin tu
Special HRE wheels were custom-made for LPE for extra brake clearance. The wheels on each car are a different style.
Special HRE wheels were custom-made for LPE for extra brake clearance. The wheels on each
Steve Coffey isn't talking hit records here...but his Lingenfelters, Guldstrand Nassau Roadster, and BMW Z8 are all serial #001s.
Steve Coffey isn't talking hit records here...but his Lingenfelters, Guldstrand Nassau Roa
This LPE Corvette is also equipped with a rollbar for safety and chassis rigidity.
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