After years of kicking himself over selling his 2001 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Rob decided to get back what was his and bought a slightly newer 2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 in July of 2013. Rob decided he would waste no time with his second chance, “It was in great shape and only had 29k miles on it, but it was bone stock. After the first month I got the itch to go faster so I added a small cam and longtubes.”
So now the ‘vette was sounding great and Rob was happy, until one of his best friends out ran him in a built Trans Am, this did not set well with Rob, “I decided it was time for upgrades and set upon the path.”
Rob immediately knew that with more power comes more responsibility and he was going to need a major upgrade in the traction department. This is where our relationship with Rob began, Elliott one of our Senior Modification Experts worked with him to add some stunning Forgestar F14s in Gloss Black wrapped in Nitto Invo Tires.
Rob’s Blue Devil sitting on Forgestar F14s in Gloss Black 18×9.5 in the front 19×11 in the rear with 265/35/18 and 305/30/19 Nitto Invo Tires.
Rob’s journey did not stop at the wheels he then went on to add more power. “I opted for an A&A supercharger kit with a t-trim blower.” Being not only an enthusiast but a gear head as well, Rob took on the task of installing this himself.
“It was built in my garage on jack stands with the help of a couple of close friends. The car now makes 666rwhp and 541ft/lbs of torque. I don’t have a problem with my buddies Trans Am anymore… or any other car, for that matter.”
Check out Rob’s Full Build List:
LG Motorsports 1 7/8 headers
LG Motorposrts offroad x-pipe
Corsa Pacecar exhaust
Tick Performnace stage 2 blower cam
LPE 340 in tank fuel pump
Kenny Bell boost-a-pump
AEM electric fuel pressure gauge
AEM Failsafe wideband
Meziere 300 series electric water pump
Brian Tooley valve spring kit
A&A Vortech T trim supercharger with 3.47 pulley
Alky Control single nozzle Methanol kit with progressive controller
Custom 1 piece down pipe and charge pipe via Top Dead Center
SD dyno tune by Mod Mafia Performance
C5R timing chain
Proof is in the Dyno:
Rob is not sure what the future holds for his Z06 but he assures us there will be more power and he will probably never feel that is is fast enough. As always modifying cars never really has a finish line, there will always be a want to continue to improve on what already is. For all your moding needs contact one of our experts today and they can help guide you and your car to the next level!