What type of suspension does a C5 Corvette have?

What type of suspension does a C5 Corvette have?

C5 and C6 Corvettes do have four-wheel independent suspension. However, tying the left and right wheels together with a leaf spring makes this a semi-independent suspension. When one wheel hits a bump or the car is thrown hard into a corner, loads are transferred through the leaf spring from one side to the other.

Does the C5 Corvette have independent rear suspension?

More remarkable is this car squats, launches, and freight-trains down the track with little drama, all while still channeling its power through the C5’s independent rear suspension (IRS). As impressive as Brodbeck’s performance is, it’s not an anomaly.

Does a C5 Corvette have shocks or struts?

Shocks are a crucial component of your C5 Corvette’s suspension system. These pump-like devices control the compression and rebound of your car’s springs and suspension.

Does the Corvette have independent rear suspension?

First Corvette with independent rear suspension: Also in 1963, the sports car’s 10th year of production, the C2 became the first Corvette with an independent rear suspension. The design incorporated a transverse leaf spring, and it has remained a part of the Corvette’s suspension design for the last 55 years.

Does the C5 Corvette have leaf springs?

At its most basic, the C5 and C6 Corvette suspension uses upper and lower A-arms suspended by transverse leaf springs made of fiberglass.

Are C5 and C6 control arms the same?

Z06 Upper rear control arms are a special breed as well. The C6/C5 rear LCAs as the same geometrically, however NOT interchangeable due to spring mount differences.

Are Corvettes unibody?

The C4 Corvette is a clean-sheet-of-paper design. It uses a unibody instead of a body-on-frame design.

What are the shocks on a C5 corvettes?

Each Stage 1 Suspension package includes a set of 4 tuned shocks, Balanced Sway Bars (Front and Rear), Bushings and upgraded Sway bar End Links. 530-401001-J C5 Corvette Johnny O’Connell Shocks. aFe Control. Designed by four time Le Mans winning Corvette Racing Driver, Johnny O’Connell Specifically for the C5 Corvette.

Is your C5 Corvette ready for a suspension refresh?

If your C5 Corvette is ready for a suspension refresh or you are just looking to upgrade the handling and performance than look no further than the Stage 1 530-401001-J package from Johnny O’Connell and Pfadt Race Engineering.

What are the parts of a C4 Corvette?

Assembly includes crossmember, sway bar, leaf spring, suspension assemblies (LH RH), axles and brakes. Rear Suspension Kits Corvette Tie Rod End, Rear Axle Housing Vent, Rear Spring Cushion for C4 Corvette.

Why choose CCA for your Corvette suspension parts?

Whether you drive your car on the Street or Track, CCA can supply you with just about any Performance Suspension Part you are looking for.CCA has a full line of Corvette Suspension Parts that can take your Vette from a mild mannered Street Car to a full fledged, dedicated Track Car or anywhere in between.