GM Corvette Seminar at the 2011 12 Hours of Sebring
Corvette's Brand Manager Harlan Charles and Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter
were at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring where they put on several
discussions with Corvette owners in the Corral tent. In the video, we get
some general C7 info as well as what's happening with 2011 Corvettes. This
is the complete seminar including the Q&A session.
General Motors' EN-V concept - we ride shotgun
TheChargingPoint.com recently got a ride in GM's incredible EN-V concept,
designed to combat the problems of overcrowding, parking availability and
air quality within the city of tomorrow.
Read our report at
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General Motors Around the World - Late 1920's Documentary - Ella73TV
This documentary was produced in 1927 and show how General Motors, one of
the first multinational corporations, organized itself to sell to the world
under the leadership of Alfred R. Sloan. The film shows General Motors
workers in offices and factories, and scenes of General Motors activity in
Japan, Sweden, Australia, Egypt, Belgium, Peru, Spain, Brazil and other
Ella73TV - https://www.youtube.com/user/Ella73TV2 - A curated collection of
old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century.
The Ultra-Light, 505 WHP AVI Racing Corvette GT1 - /TUNED
Tuned heads to Inde Motorsports Park in the Arizona to meet with the guys
from AVI racing who have solved a problem that has plagued track warriors
for decades: If you want to go to the track, why start with a street car?
For less than the price of a new C6 Corvette, AVI's Corvette GT1 has the
racing technology and performance needed to spank some of the world's
quickest GT race cars.
GM ( Chevrolet or GMC ) 4.3 L V6 Engine Tear Down
This video goes through the teardown process of a GM 4.3L V6. It has been
removed from the vehicle and we take it apart, except for crank and piston
The automobile consist of:
• Fuel System: Purpose is to deliver fuel to the engine. It consists of
the fuel tank, pump, gauge/sensor, filter, pressure regulator and
• Air Intake System: Purpose is to clean and direct outside air into the
engine. It consist of air filter, ducts, air plenum and intake manifold.
• Exhaust System: Purpose is to
direct Exhaust gasses out of
combustion out of engine. It consists of the Exhaust manifold, converters, pipes and
• Cooling System: Purpose is to remove excess heat from the engine. It
consists of water pump, hoses, radiator, thermostat, cooling fan and
coolant recovery tank. Also the oil system serves as a cooling system as
well as a lubricating system. It consist of oil pump, pan, filter and
1. Clutch: Purpose is to connect the engine and transmission together. It
consists of clutch drive disc, driven disc, release bearing, clutch fork,
cable, slave cylinder, master cylinder. There are three types of clutch
systems: mechanical, cable and hydraulic.
2. Transmission: Purpose is to match engine speed to road speed. Two types
used are manual or automatic. These consist of gears, linkages, cables and
converters for automatics. A manual is connected to the clutch by a
flywheel and automatic by a flexplate.
3. Driveshaft: Purpose is to connect the transmission to the rear axle. It
consists of a slip yoke, shaft and universal joints.
4. Rear axle differential: Purpose is to change the angle of motion from
engine to the wheels. It also divides torque between the wheels. It
consists of a ring and pinion gear, carrier, bearings, crush sleeve and
5. Wheels/Tires: Purpose is to provide traction to the road as well as
carry the weight of the vehicle.
Vehicle Control Systems:
1. Brakes: Purpose is to slow and stop the vehicle. It consists of master
cylinder, brake Booster (vacuum or
hydraulic), calipers, drums, pads and rotors.
2. Steering: Purpose is to direct vehicle in the required direction.
Consists of steering gear (rack & pinion), steering wheel, column,
inner/outer tie rods, pump, reservoir, hoses and pipes.
3. Suspension: Purpose is to provide stability and handling while also
providing comfort to the ride. Consists of shocks, struts, sway bars, end
links, springs, trailing arms and bushings.
1: Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC): Heats and cools interior
air to passenger comfort. Also circulates outside and inside air.
• Air Conditioning: Consist of condenser, compressor, accumulator
(receiver/dryer) orifice, expansion valve, hoses, evaporator, controls,
actuators and modules.
• Heating: Consists of heater core, valves, hoses and switches.
1. Power Generation: Creates electrical power to run all the electrical
systems. Consists of the alternator.
2. Power storage: Stores unused power to start the car and supply voltage
to the alternator to create more electricity.
• Both systems consist of wiring, harnesses, fuse, relays and modules
what the Z06 sounds like at WOT
some spirited driving with the Z: muffler mod and flaps open all the time.
Sounds like a race car at WOT! The burble and poping on decel is very
deceiving in the video, it sounds much nicer in real.
Loud Corvette ZR1 full throttle acceleration sound!
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I was driving behind this Corvette Zr1, with either Bassani or Kooks
headers, through my city in MIchigan. After a couple miles, the driver must
have noticed us filming his car because, he then floors the loud peddle and
launches, full throttle down a hill, moving at some incredible speeds. This
is the most amazing noise I have ever heard, the loudest Corvette I have
ever heard, and also one of the most amazing/ beautiful cars I have ever
seen. And yes, I scream out of shock when the car accelerates, its kind of
funny but its pretty much a fail!