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This is the first of many Eckler’s Chevy Classics Project C5 Upgrade rebuild articles that will run over the coming months to help you rebuild your C5 Corvette. A base C5 is truly capable of 170MPH with 0-60 times in the 4s and can now be bought for $10-15K all day long. The styling is very aerodynamic, basic overall reliability has been outstanding over the years and maintenance costs are still minimal, especially for a car that that many are now over 20 years old. While many enthusiasts in the Corvette hobby realize the C5 Corvette is an awesome (and