Here is a summary of the removal and installation of a rear spring that we did on a 1980 Corvette. On this job we were removing the stock steel leaf spring and replacing it with a TRW style mono leaf composite/fiberglass rear spring. The new spring and all of the hardware needed to attach it […]
The purpose of the bubble lights is to make your brake lights more visible plus they cosmetically look modern. They are more visible by design and you are to wire all four rear lights to come on when braking. You will lose your reverse lights unless you can come up with a solution. You need […]
Brand Development, Growth & ExpansionThe 3rd generation Chevrolet Corvette C3, known as the Shark, was manufactured from 1968 through 1982 as a 2-door coupe or convertible. The C3 also tied in with the Mattel® Hot Wheels custom Corvette toy car. A total of 542,741 Corvette C3′s were manufactured between 1968 and 1982 at the Chevrolet […]
The C3 Chevrolet Corvette saw a number of different and interesting editions from 1968-82. One that was planned but never production-built was the 1971 LS7. This Chevy Corvette would have been one of the most powerful ever made, constructed around a LS7 454 cubic-inch engine measured at an impressive 465 hp (or 437 kW).
The rare ZL1 C3 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray came with the ZL1 engine. This engine was a 427-cubic inch (7 L) all-aluminum big block V-8 that supposedly put out approximately 550 hp. Only a few C3 Chevy Corvettes were actually shipped with this engine. However, many racers were later upgraded to the ZL1. The reason […]