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ANDREW JOHNSON'S1998 Chevrolet Corvette2dr Coupe

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1998 Chevrolet Corvette

2dr Coupe



Horsepower542 HP
Torque447 LB-FT
Curb Weight3245 LB
DrivetrainRear Wheel Drive
Engine Size6 L
Transmission Type6 Spd Man
MPG (City/Highway)18 MPG

Andrew Johnson's 1998 Chevrolet Corvette 2dr CoupeWheelwell Toggle Part Tags
CCW Classic 3 Piece Wheels

CCW Classic 3 Piece Wheels

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Toyo R888 Tires

Toyo R888 Tires

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The Story

I purchased this as an upgrade to my Z28 in 2001. After a few years in stock trim I began modifying it for power and handling. A motor swap in 2011 was the biggest change and since then the focus has been on improving it's on-track behavior. I frequent Northern California's 3 nearby road courses and take it out on the weekends for drives up California's beautiful coast line. 

Comments (31)

[]Nathan Robinson 1 point

Very Nice and Clean C5 man! I also love the CCW Classics on it. Keep up the good work, and keep doing what you enjoy!

[]Andrew Johnson 1 point


[]David Katrandzhyan 1 point

nice Vet. Always wanted 1.

[]Andrew Johnson 1 point


[]Christian Roche 2 points

love the ccw wheels! also loving the site thanks for all the hard work

[]Jeffrey Nunez 2 points

Great cars man !

[]Orion Salaün 2 points

Very cool project, and wisely made mods.

[]Chris Triggs 2 points

Awesome vehicles man! Thanks for the add!

[]Linus Karl 3 points

no substitute for cubes

[]Andrew Johnson 2 points

30ish. It's my favorite course. The surface is smooth, the turns have a rhythm and the facilities are excellent. So many places to spectate and to top it off its set in the hills of Monterey which are beautiful.

[]Kevin Kraemer 1 point

how many track days have done mazda raceway/?

[]Andrew Johnson 2 points

Thanks...I was trying a new spelling with a silent "r" ;-)

[]William Thieme 1 point

This is awesome, love all the Pfadt bits (you misspelled it on the sway bars BTW).

[]Andrew Johnson 2 points

Thanks, Jenner. I'm jonesing for the next step of gutting the suspension and adding coilovers to get the handling properly sorted.

[]Jenner Losee 1 point

Nice build!

[]Jason Nay 2 points

Man that looks fun. Nice ride brother!!

[]John Stein 6 points

TST podcast allowed me to find Wheelwell. Really like it so far!

[]Bram van Damme 4 points

The TST podcast also brought me here, i really like the idea! As you said it's also a good way to keep track of the things you do on your car.

[]Keith Little 5 points

Nice job as guest on TST podcast. Looking forward to enhancements to WW. Great job so far

[]Andrew Johnson 4 points

Thanks, Keith, we've got a lot in store! Let us know what you think!

[]Dallas Moss 2 points

Beautiful C5, keep the tracks hot in it man!

[]Annie Laughlin 1 point

Yes, awesome job to our co-founder with Matt Farah on The Smoking Tire podcast! Woot. Listen here:

[]Jason Connor 2 points

Love a good C5 and white is such a good color on it

[]Keith Little 3 points

Awesome C5! Next year will buy my C5 whip. Much like yours.

[]Ryan Brenner 3 points

Bring it along on for the beach day this weekend!

[]Michael B. Gonzales 2 points

Are we every gonna drive this thing?!?

[]Annie Laughlin 1 point

Nice ride! Get it back out on the track!

[]Brian White 1 point

Built for speed.

[]Ryan Brenner 2 points

I still can't get over how wide that car is in real life. Something about the styling makes it look normal in pictures

[]Andrew Johnson 2 points


[]Michael B. Gonzales 2 points

Dude when are we gonna take that bad boy back out to the track?!?