Pirelli run-flats on stock chrome C5 wheels provide the rolling power, with black powder- coated calipers handling the whoa-power.
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Replacing the thermostat on a C1, 2 or 3 is warranted if/when the temp gauge indicates the engine is running hot or if it isn’t functioning properly or at all. And, if your Corvette is running hot, replacing the stock 180° unit with a cooler-running 160° thermostat is a good idea, too. But whether you’re replacing a stock thermostat or a lower-value unit, the procedure is the same. And, while you’re at it, this is a great opportunity to clean things up around the housing area as well. Here’s how it goes.