I have a 2003 Corvette with a Greenwood Ground Effect body kit.

Asked by Sep 07, 2011 at 10:39 PM about the 2003 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

after having the body kit on for six years the car starts running hot.  I've changed
the thermostat, I've checked the fans, and I've had the radiator flushed and rebuilt.  
After all of that the car was still running hot until I removed the front spoiler.  Then
it stops running hot..... I installed it back onto the car and it starts to run hot once
again.... any suggestions as to why it would start running hot with the spoiler on
after six years?  

1 Answer

1,455

The airflow through the bottom front of a Corvette is critical to proper engine cooling. My guess is that over the years debris etc. may have accumulated under the front and on the radiator, and the spoiler kit is accentuating the high heat condition. A good cleaning should do the trick.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Chevrolet Corvette Questions

Chevrolet Corvette Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 2,190
#2 carGrrl
carGrrl
Reputation 1,370
#3 Vincent Parker
Vincent Parker
Reputation 1,300
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Camaro
150 Great Deals out of 32,742 listings starting at $1,729
Used Ford Mustang
396 Great Deals out of 47,365 listings starting at $1,999
Used Porsche 911
89 Great Deals out of 4,640 listings starting at $11,992
Used Dodge Viper
4 Great Deals out of 435 listings starting at $24,995
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,736 Great Deals out of 169,934 listings starting at $1,800
Used BMW M3
39 Great Deals out of 1,702 listings starting at $4,544
Used Ford F-150
2,261 Great Deals out of 209,447 listings starting at $1,499
Used Cadillac CTS-V
12 Great Deals out of 483 listings starting at $8,998
Used BMW 3 Series
967 Great Deals out of 33,687 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
39 Great Deals out of 2,959 listings starting at $2,900

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 10,349 listings starting at $45,245
2016 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 1,534 listings starting at $42,602
2015 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 688 listings starting at $40,995
2014 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
836 listings starting at $36,991
2013 Chevrolet Corvette For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 384 listings starting at $25,899