Data File: '04 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
Tom and Melissa Jenco, Springfield, Massachusetts
Modified original '04 Corvette Z06 body
Modifications: MCM carbon fiber hood, Breathless Performance carbon fiber canards, Caravaggio Corvettes rear wing, Apsis front/rear mudguards, C5 billet chrome fender blades, and carbon fiber rear brake ducts
Paint: Machine Silver basecoat/clearcoat (original color); Painting/paint prep by Rob Tringali at Next Generation Powder Coating and Metal Polishing, Westfield, Massachusetts
If anyone doubts Tom Jenco's...
If anyone doubts Tom Jenco's love for his Z06, just check out his left arm.
Modified production '04 Corvette Z06
DTE rear strut brace
(Front) Modified '04 Corvette Z06 with Koni adjustable shocks and Hotchkiss anti-sway bar (Rear) Modified '04 Corvette Z06 with Koni adjustable shocks and Hotchkiss anti-sway bar, polyurethane bushings
Original GM rack-and-pinion, power-assisted
Wilwood four-wheel disc brakes (six-piston calipers in front, four-piston calipers in rear) power-assisted
Chrome-plated production Z06 wheels with inner barrels powdercoated candy metallic and "Jake" center caps, 18x9 1/2-inch front and 19x11-inch rear
BFGoodrich g-Force T/A, 275/35R18 front, 295/35R19 rear (with a spare pair of 305/35R18 Mickey Thompson Drag radials for the rear)
Boost and fuel-pressure gauges...
Boost and fuel-pressure gauges on the left A-pillar complement the stock Z06 gauge cluster. Hurst shifter stirs the modified Tremec T-56 six-speed.
Modified GM LS6 overhead valve V-8
Modified/tuned/worked on by Mongillo Motors, New Haven, Connecticut; and Kevin Lalonda at Balise Chevrolet, Springfield, Massachusetts
Magnuson supercharger with smaller pulley, nitrous oxide injection, dual methanol injection
346 cubic inches (5.7L)
Production '04 LS6 aluminum
MSD coil-on-plug modified with NGK spark plugs/plug wires, Magnuson "Magnavolt" digital voltage controller (for supercharger), Snow Performance "Stage 3" Methanol Kit
Vararam B2 ported/polished throttle-body
Production '04 LS6
Kooks' Headers (17/8-inch diameter), 3-inch-diameter stainless steel exhaust pipe, Billy Boat "Bullets" mufflers
Original '04 Corvette Z06 radiator
557 @ 5400 rpm* (Rear-wheel on dyno)
485 ft-lb @ 5400 rpm* (Rear-wheel on dyno)(* = at 9.5 pounds of boost without nitrous....and a slipping clutch!)
The Jenco's Z06 houses its...
The Jenco's Z06 houses its nitrous tank and some of its audio hardware in the trunk, while keeping some room for weekend-go-to-shows-gear.
"Stage 3" modified Tremec T-56 six-speed manual transaxle with Hurst shifter
Mongillo Motors, New Haven, Connecticut
Modified original '04 Corvette Z06
Modifications: Custom stereo console for center/custom JL Audio amplifiers, custom amp rack, wiring for amplifiers, polished nitrous oxide bottle, chrome seat hoops, custom fire extinguisher bracket
Modified by: Rob, Ryan, and Judd at Next Generation Powder Coating and Metal Polishing, Westfield, Massachusetts
Seats: Black leather
Carpets: Original GM black nylon cut-pile with Lloyd's custom floor mats.
Instrumentation: production '04 Corvette Z06 (0-200 mph speedometer, 0-7,500 rpm tach, plus ammeter, fuel level, oil pressure, and coolant temperature gauges)
Sound system: Pioneer D2 head unit with separate DVD/visual system, JL Audio front separate speakers, Coaxial JL Audio subwoofers
HVAC: Production '04 Corvette Z06