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Street / Track Blown C5
Stephen Williams who hails from Georgia is the second owner of this
beautiful yellow 01 C5. The car was originally owned by a Chevy
dealer in the Atlanta area and was modified by MTI Racing for both
street and track use.The Road Atlanta circuit course was the motivation of the original owners modification project.
in MTI's care, the owner was transferred to NYC and never returned to
Atlanta. The car was completed but never saw the track time once
it was finished. At the owners direction, MTI acted as his agent and
advertised the car on Ebay. Stephen was the lucky bidder and acquired the car in 2010.
Modifications to the car include:
An MTI Racing World Challenge Street Aero Package that sports specially designed front Canards,
Panel Side Skirts, Rear Fascia Side Skirts,Rear Spoiler, Euro Tail Lamp
Conversion and a Motor City Molds High Rise Hood.
Stage 3 Kevlar Racing Clutch backed up by a Hurst short throw shifter
transfers the power to the wheels. Those wheels consist of a set of
three piece forged units from OZ Racing. A set of Michelin Pilot
Super Sport Tires are the last stop for all that power.
Other suspension and body mods include Hotchkis anti-away bars and end links a tunnel plate heat shield,
rear Z06 brake ducting, QA1 Adjustable Shocks MTI Racing stage 3 track
leaf springs and a set of 3.73 rear-end gears.
Interior refinements include a Brey Rouse racing harness bar, Sabelt racing harnesses a
Momo racing steering wheel and a special set of Momo racing pedals. A custom HID headlamp conversion
was installed to light up the track on dark race nights. A
Wilwood SL6 brake Kit equipped with braided stainless steel brake lines
help to stop the beast.
The final chapter for this Z consists
of a Magnacharger MP122 supercharger kit with inter cooler, larger
injectors, and 90mm GM throttle body. A Black Wing Air Intake, NGK
supercharger spark plugs and a custom tune wake up the beast. A
set of Dynatech SuperMAXX long tube stainless steel headers and high
flow Cats exit the spent power through a Billy Boat "Bullet" tail
The car It is a road course dominator,
especially when competing on course's like the Tail of the Dragon in
Deals Gap, Tennessee . Despite the performance mods the car is very
driver friendly on the street. The Z has power when Stephen needs
it and is a head turner wherever he chooses to take it.
With its Millennium Yellow paint and custom interior. the Z has won many awards at regional car shows.