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 […]
have a couple of scratches in the coating of my headers. Not a real big deal. But, if there\’s a fix that could help avoid rust, why not? I called Jet Hot and talked to a tech. He suggested using Hi-temp silver paint. Put some on a cue tip a rub it on. It looks […]
Some Nice Paint Formulas for Restorers For you weekend restoration fanatics, here are some paint info, paint numbers and formulas I’ve gathered over the years. This stuff comes in really handy when you’re doing detail work and when you want things to look correct, original, and fresh: 1. Order 3 things from Eastwood: a. 1 […]