The C1 was the first Corvette to go into production. This original Corvette was born, to some degree, because Chevrolet had designer Harley Earl on staff and Earl loved sports cars. General Motors produced the C1 from 1953 through 1962. Financing To finance a C1 Corvette, you can go to a bank, credit union, or […]
Remove the Old Jack up the vehicle and safely place jack stands. Remove the brake drum. Remove the brake adjusting screw by having someone pull the bottom of the shoes apart while you remove the screw. Use a needle nose pliers to remove the retaining ring for the primary and secondary shoes. Also remove the […]
by Teddy Field Corvette Forum America’s Sports car was conceived at a time when jet planes and space capsules held our collective imagination. So it seems natural that a car like the 1953 Corvette would sport lines seemingly inspired by the pages of Buck Rogers’ Space Accessory Catalog. Nearly 60 years later, America is still […]
Here’s how to change the oil on your C1 Corvette. It is a relatively easy procedure and requires only a few simple tools and about an hour of your time. Tools and Other Items Required five quarts of motor oil (see manual for type of oil) a new oil filter (refer to manual for type) […]
The Chevrolet Corvette has origins in Flint, Michigan and St. Louis, Missouri, and dates back to 1953. Touted as the only sports car that America can call its own, the Chevy Vette became instantly popular and has remained so for decades with a Chevrolet Corvette C7 generation rumored to debut in 2012.