DATA FILE ::: “PRO CLASSIC" CORVETTE Z06
Owned and built by Richard and Barbara Lagasse, Enfield, Connecticut
BODY
Restored/modified production ’63 Corvette Sting Ray Coupe
Bodywork and Paint Preparation: Corvette Center, Newington, Connecticut
Modifications Custom front and rear bumpers, billet front grille, billet hood grilles, func
tional front fender vents, cold-air intake, rear-view camera, rear center-exit
exhaust, custom under-body panels and custom engine compartment
Paint BASF Special mix Red Urethane (basecoat/clear-coat, applied by Corvette
Center, Newington, Connecticut
CHASSIS
FRAME SRIII Motorsports custom round-tube frame
SUSPENSION Front: C5 Corvette with QA-1 coilovers and custom sway bar;
REAR: C4 Corvette with QA-1 coilovers and custom sway bar
STEERING C4 Corvette power rack-and-pinion
BRAKES Baer EradiSpeed rotors, Z06 Corvette calipers and ABS Power Brakes electric/
hydraulic brake system
WHEELS Corvette C6 Z06, 17x9½-inch front, 18x9½-inch rear
TIRES Michelin Pilot Sport, 265/40ZR17 front, 275/40ZR19 rear
ENGINE
Overhead-valve V-8, Chevrolet LS7
DISPLACEMENT 427 ci
IGNITION Stock LS7 individual cylinder coils and Taylor plug wires
INDUCTION Fuel-injection 90mm throttle body with cold-air intake
ENGINE MANAGEMENT Speartech custom computer program/wiring harness
EXHAUST Street & Performance ceramic-coated headers, custom Random Technology
mufflers, mandrel-bent 2½-inch-diameter stainless steel exhaust pipes and
custom exhaust hangers
FUEL DELIVERY LS7 electric in-tank fuel pump and Rock Valley stainless fuel tank
HORSEPOWER 550-plus @ 6,200 rpm
TORQUE 500-plus lb-ft @ 4,800 rpm
TRANSMISSION
Keisler manual conversion, using Tremec six-speed transmission and Keisler Pro Shifter
CLUTCH/PRESSURE PLATE C6 Z06 Corvette (with C6 Z06 hydraulic clutch)
REAREND Dana 44 with Positraction, custom half-shafts and 3.90:1 gears