10-Sec 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible: Street Legal, No Nitrous & No Blower!


Many of the owners of the newest Corvettes want to enhance the performance and handling of their rides! Gene Autry picked the right path in order to enhance performance on the road. He`s an old school guy, he likes natural engines and massive inches.

Some time ago, Gene was the proud owner of a Corvette, racing in the categories of the Super comp, but he suffered some health issues that prevented him from doing that. However, in 1995 he sold it because he suffered a cardiac arrest, so he bid the car a farewell. Several years have passed and Gene still had no muscle car to race, and then all of a sudden he bought the `06 having just 3 years of age.

He found an `06 smooth droptop, that passed just three thousand miles. It had an automatic 6 speed trans and many whistles and bells. He says that the convertible Le Mans blue with light boost power and nice interior that got its attention almost instantly.


Gene once again had the urge for a speed on quarter mile so he purchased the amazing C6.

He wanted the top of the top. He drove it with the top up when the weather was good, and he lifted it down when the weather was not so nice. That`s where it all commenced.

This Vette has a 6.0L LS2 engine, boosting 400HP+. However, Gene wasn`t satisfied, so he replaced it with a LS7, 7-liter engine.

Gene had plenty of help with his C6, from his nephew Christopher, from Schatz Fran from Race Proven Motorsports, Price Walt-his buddy, Zurick Andre of Complete Street Performance, Pennsylvania as well as from Cow Chuck from NY.

Now, he installs a new camshaft, and some cool heads from Air flow research. This is supposed to boost the power on the rear wheels to 600HP+!


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