Tag: Restoration

Classic 1969 Corvette Back on the Road After Being Flooded by Superstorm Sandy

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When Superstorm Sandy walloped the East Coast last October, the damage was widespread to homes, businesses, and boardwalks. That damage also included lots of beautiful collector cars. Fortunately, however, what can be destroyed can many times be restored to its previous glory. With the one-year anniversary of the storm approaching (Oct. 28), the Web TV […]

  Comments | By - October 29, 2013

Sentimental 1975 Corvette Being Restored for Daughter

Misty Davis’ dad would no doubt be proud to see what she and the Corvette community in the Carolinas are doing with his 1975 Stingray. Claude Mathis Jr., died unexpectedly last August at age 61, leaving an unexpected legacy to his 34-year-old daughter. She inherited his white on blue Corvette, which was in pieces while

  Comments | By - April 23, 2013

Longtime 1967 Corvette Field Car to Finally Undergo Restoration

It’s always sad to see a classic Corvette just wasting away in a field. But this story, reported by Al Rogers in Old Cars Weekly, offers hope for a happy ending for a 1967 Corvette roadster that’s been sitting in a grassy field for more than 30 years. Owners Lee and Amanda Sloppy have always

  Comments | By - April 11, 2013

1963 Fuelie Corvette Barn Car Discovered in an Abandoned Auto Garage

Fifty years ago, the new 1963 Corvette Sting Rays were rolling off the assembly line at the Corvette plant in St. Louis. One of those Corvettes was VIN #10863 which was a Riverside Red 360 hp Fuel Injected Corvette Roadster. According to the story, the Corvette stayed in town where it was sold by Big

  Comments | By - March 12, 2013

Preservation Expert Eric Gill to Lead Restoration of Neil Armstrong’s 1967 Corvette

Photo Credit: Jim Tiller When is a car more than just a car? How about when it once belonged to the first man who walked on the moon? That’s right, a 1967 Corvette once owned by Neil Armstrong – known for his “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” – is on

  Comments | By - September 26, 2012

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