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1999 FRC For Sale
$22,500 Negotiable

In 1999, the Corvette was offered as a limited production Fixed Roof Coupe commonly known as a hardtop. These FRC’s were designed to be faster and lighter than any Corvette in history. In 2001, the FRC’s name was changed to Z06 with the addition of the LS6 engine. Because the FRC Hardtop was only produced on a limited basis for a year and a half, it is the rarest of C5 Corvettes.
AutoCross Ready Suspension
The Hardtop's underbody structure is the stiffest of all C5s. It has both the Coupe's "top bow" and the extra crossbar behind the seats, characteristic of the Convertible. Its exterior bodywork behind the windshield and above the belt line is bolted to the windshield header and is bolted and adhesively bonded to the rear deck. The underbody structure, the hard top and the lack of the big hole in the back for the hatch make the Hardtop about 12% stiffer in torsion and bending than the Coupe with its roof in place. Additionally, though the removal of the coupe's heavy hatch glass and lighter top structure, the Hardtop's curb weight is 80 pounds less than the lightest Coupe.
Tremec T56 six-speed transmission
This hardtops comes with the Tremec T56 six-speed transmission, a 3.42 limited slip axle and the Z51 Performance Handling Package which consists of higher rate springs and stabilizer bars and a set of stiffer, fixed-valve, shocks. For increased performance for the average driver, this car has the RPO JL4 Active Handling System. "AH" piggybacks to ABS and traction control and can assist the driver in maintaining control in gross oversteer/understeer situations with momentary brake intervention on a single wheel basis. The 345 bhp LS1 engine is unrestricted with a speed or RPM governor. For the racing applications that this car was designed for, this is a must.
Low Mileage and Excellent Condition
This car has a little more that 51,000 miles on it. It was originally owned by a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy stationed in California with family in Virginia. The majority of the miles on the car were from long-distance highway trips between those two locations. The Michelin EMT run-flat tires were purchased in August of 2004 and currently have 7,000 miles on them. The original set of tires lasted 44,000 miles. Since I bought the car in August of 2004 it has been garaged and covered (cover included with car) at all times. The paint is in good condition with minor wear consistent with a well maintained car this age. New spark plugs, fuel filter, PCV valve, and air filter were installed within a month of purchase. The oil has been changed regularly with Mobile 1 fully synthetic oil as recommended by the factory. The exhaust from the H-pipe back was replaced with a fully polished stainless steel B&B Triflow Quad Tip racing exhaust. The sound is incredible! The windshield was recently replaced also. This car is mechanically perfect and ready to drive. Fuel economy is 19MPG city and 31MPG highway. That’s not a typo. 31MPG from a 345 bhp Corvette!
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Corvette Black Exterior Black Leather Interior
Regular Production Option Codes and Descriptions
Power 6-Way Driver Seat AP9
Parcel Net
Floor Mats C60
Manual A/C
Sport Suspension (Included With Z51) GU6
Std. Axle Ratio 3.42:1 Six Speed
Active Handling LS1
Std. 5.7 Liter SFI Aluminum V8
Six Speed Manual Transmission QD4
Domestic Standard Wheel
Fog Lamps UN0
Stereo System Delco-Bose w/CD
Front Tire - P245/45ZR17 BW SBR YGH
Rear Tire - P275/40ZR18 BW SBR
California Tier 1 Emissions YF5
California Emissions
Gymkhana/Autocross Pkg. Fixed Roof Coupe Z51
Performance Handling Package
(Included With FE3 Sports Suspension,
includes power steering fluid cooler)
Standard Option Package 1 AK5
Inflatable Restraint Driver/Passenger
Bowling Green Plant Processing DL8
Heater Driver/Passenger Mirrors
Delco Roadside Service JL9
Brakes F/R Disk Antilock
110 Amp Generator NK4
Sport Leather Steering Wheel
6 Speakers U73
Fixed Antenna
Variable Assist Steering