Corvette Central Kicks Off 1963 Split-Mod Restoration Project!
Corvette Central and Chris Petris, the duo behind the C4 Cutaway Corvette, have teamed up again to bring together a real cool project called the “Split Mod”. Essentially, it’s the restoration of a severely rusted 1963 Corvette Coupe. Instead of the traditional matching-numbers restoration, which would be somewhat difficult considering the car has no motor
The 1963 and 1964 C2 Corvettes all had 327 cu. in. engines. This standard engine produced 250 horsepower (186 kW). Optional modifications, including fuel injection, produced up to 375 horsepower or 280 kW. In 1965, the standard engine was the 396 cu. in. ?big block? V-8, which produced 425 horsepower or 317 kW. For […] More »