The Fast Lane
Mike Meeks of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, is the winner of this month's "Fast Lane" contest. This weekend racer owns a '98 Light Pewter Metallic convertible with an LS1 engine, an automatic trans, and an original 2.73 differential. Mods include Kooks 17/8-inch headers, B&B mufflers, an HPE "C" cam, a Vigilante 2,800-rpm torque converter, a J&B high-rise hood, 20-inch Ruff Racing wheels, and Nitto tires. Meeks' best e.t. of 12.46 at 111.14 mph was recorded at Atlanta Dragway.
In recognition of his contributions to the speed hobby, Meeks will receive a $200 gift certificate from speed- and restoration-parts specialist Zip Products. For more information on Zip's comprehensive product line for '53-'08 Corvettes, visit www.zip-products.com.
If you'd like to enter for your chance to win, send a photo of your Corvette (preferably in a racing environment), along with your best e.t., autocross lap time, or road-race lap time to:
The Fast Lane9036 Brittany Way
Tampa, FL 33619Or via the Web to:
SPEC Unveils Twin-disc C4 Clutch
SPEC Clutches and Flywheels has introduced a Super Twin assembly for extreme-output '84-'96 Corvettes. The new setup is said to offer near-stock driveability, tremendous life expectancy, bolt-in installation, and maintenance-free operation. Both single- and two-piece rear-main setups are available, and ZF applications include a billet hydraulic push-type conversion. Each kit includes a flywheel and race-spec hardware. SPEC says the Super Twin will withstand torque levels of up to 1,800 lb-ft, depending on which of four duty levels is chosen. Check out www.specclutch.com for all the details.