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Engine 6.0L 8-Cylinder 

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-30

  • Oil certification: API

  • Drain plug torque: 18 ft-lbs

  • Oil capacity: 6.0 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 6.0L 8-Cylinder: 0.040'' 

Fuel

  • Capacity: 19.5 gallons (76 L)

Coolant

  • Capacity:

  • 2.8L Engine: 10.4 quarts (9.8 L)

  • 3.5L Engine: 10.6 quarts (10.0 L)

Differential Fluid

  • Capacity: 

  • Rear Axle: 3.4-3.8 pints (1.6-1.8 L)

  • Front Axle: 3.2 pints (1.5 L)

Engine Coolant

  • Type: 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only DEX-COOL® Coolant.

Hydraulic Brake System

  • Type; Delco Supreme 11 Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid.

Windshield Washer Solvent

  • Type: GM Optikleen® Washer Solvent.

Parking Brake Cable Guides

  • Type: Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12377985, in Canada 88901242) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Power Steering System

  • Type: GM Power Steering Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 89021184, in Canada 89021186)

Automatic Transmission

  • Type: DEXRON®-III Automatic Transmission Fluid. Look for “Approved for the H-Specification” on the label.

Manual Transmission

  • Type: Manual Transmission Fluid (GM Part No. U.S. 89021806, in Canada 89021807)

Hydraulic Clutch System

  • Type: Hydraulic Clutch Fluid (GM Part No.U.S. 12345347, in Canada 10953517) or equivalent DOT-3 brake fluid.

Key Lock Cylinders

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Chassis Lubrication

  • Type: Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12377985, in Canada 88901242) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB

Front and Rear Axle

  • Type: SAE 75W-90 Synthetic Axle Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12378261, in Canada 10953455) meeting GM Specification 9986115

Transfer Case

  • Type: Synchromesh Transmission Fluid  (GM Part No. U.S. 12345349, in  Canada 10953465).

Rear Driveline Center Spline and Universal Joints

  • Type: Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12377985, in Canada 88901242) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Constant Velocity Universal Joint

  • Type: Chassis Lubricant (GM Part No. U.S. 12377985, in Canada 88901242) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB.

Hood Latch Assembly, Secondary  Latch, Pivots, Spring Anchor and Release Pawl

  • Type: Lubriplate Lubricant Aerosol (GM Part No. U.S. 12346293, in Canada 992723) or lubricant meeting requirements of NLGI #2, Category LB or GC-LB

Hood and Door Hinges, Body Door Hinge Pins, Liftgate Hinge and Linkage, Folding Seats and Fuel Door Hinge

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube] (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Outer Tailgate Handle Pivot Points and Hinges

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Lubricant, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S. 12346241, in Canada 10953474).

Weatherstrip Conditioning

  • Type: Dielectric Silicone Grease (GM Part No. U.S. 12345579, in Canada 992887).

Weatherstrip Squeaks

  • Type: Synthetic Grease with Teflon, Superlube (GM Part No. U.S.12371287, in Canada 10953437).

Powertrain


Engine   

  • 6.0 L LS2 V8

  • 6.2 L LS3 V8

  • 7.0 L LS7 V8

  • 6.2 L LS9 supercharged V8

Transmission

  • 6-speed T-56 manual

  • 6-speed TR-6060 manual

  • 4-speed 4L65-E automatic (only for 2005, and 2006-07 Z06 on special request)[citation needed]

  • 6-speed 6L80 automatic

Fuel Consumption


CHEVROLET FUEL CONSUMPTION

References


  1. 2005 Chevrolet Corvette Owners Manual 

  2. Chevrolet Corvette - Wikipedia.org

  3. US Department of Energy - FuelEconomy.gov

  4. NHTSA | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration -  NHTSA.gov

Lights

Front Lights

  • Front Fog Light Bulb: 9145

  • Front Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194

  • Front Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  5702AK

  • High Beam Headlight Bulb: H9-65W

  • Low Beam Headlight Bulb: HID-D1S

Rear Lights

  • Back Up Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3157KX

  • Brake Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3057KX

  • Center High Mount Stop Light Bulb: LED

  • License Plate Light Bulb: 194

  • Parking Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  5702AK

  • Rear Sidemarker Light Bulb: 194

  • Rear Turn Signal Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    •  3057KX

  • Tail Light Bulb:

    • 3157-SCK

    • 3057KX

Interior Lights

  • Dome Light Bulb: 212-2

  • Glove Box Light Bulb: 194

  • Map Light Bulb: 212-2

  • Trunk Light Bulb: PC168