I suggest measuring the \”trunk space\” prior to construction to verif fit, variances may be present amongst our hand built treasures. Their are two crusial dimentions. First, is the depth of the unit. It fits tightly behind the wheel well humps while allowing for use of luggage strap loops if they are to remain. Second […]
The rubber body mounts found on 73-82 Corvettes vastly improved noise and ride over the solid aluminum mounts used on the 68-72 models. It is possible to retrofit the later rubber mounts on 68-72 and reap the benefits of a better ride, less road noise and less risk of fiberglass stress cracks. I recommend buying […]
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 […]