This morning, I began gathering data to write a post about how orange was a missing hue in the C7 Corvette paint scheme, but as I was scuba diving through the forums, news began to break from Corvette Forum members attending the 2014 National Corvette Museum Bash. According to forum member “mpuzach” (a.k.a. Mike), orange is coming back to the Corvette for 2015.
The first Corvette bodies were constructed of fiberglass. There were a number of reasons of this. Fiberglass is a relatively workable material so if designers or engineers desired to make changes in body design or shape, they could do so relatively easily. In addition, fiberglass is a lightweight material, which is better for a car […]
If your Corvette paint needs to be repaired or touched up, remember that the Corvette is made up of fiberglass reinforced plastic and treating it like a steel car and using metal paint stripping techniques on it can cause irreparable damage. You will need several tools to repair any damage to the paint of your […]
Corvette Body & Paint Repair Basics by Lars Grimsrud & Butch Powers SVE Automotive Restoration Musclecar, Collector & Exotic Auto Repair & Restoration Broomfield, CO This tech paper will discuss simple repair (non-structural) and refinishing processes to produce high-quality results on fiberglass (Corvette) panels. Recognize that there are many different product lines out there, and […]
Forward: As some of you know I have promised VetteMan89 that I would put together a Corvette Painting 101 post.Well itï¿½s time to put up or shut up so here goes. I will be publishing several articles, as it stands right now I am planning on doing the following steps: How to strip your current […]