Has any work been done to the engine or drive train since new?

Asked by Oct 05, 2015 at 01:19 AM about the 1998 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

What size engine is currently installed in the car?  What, if anything has been
done to the engine or drive train?  What is the current cubic inch displacement
and horse power rating of the engine?

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Message the seller directly. This is a general question area.

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There are always tweaks being done, but most are offered by after market venders. Auto makers are regulated by the Federal Government to meat safety and emission standards. Yes there are different changes that can be done, but what is offered by any and most all car manufacturers is a compromise between government regulations, competition, building costs, and what the "average" consumer will buy/wants. Corvette racing division does produce a different product, but they also are regulated by the racing body they are running in. the overall concept of the C-7 Corvette is unchanged, the engine is still for the most part unchanged, in size and build. Write to Vette magazine with this question, they should have the answer. As far as I can remember, if there are any changes, it is very minimal. What was once offered as an option order is now offered as standard on some suspension parts, but the transmission, drive train and engine remain the same.

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