Tag: Restoration

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

Father and Son Work Together to Restore a 1977 Corvette

Photo Credit: Nicholas Draney / Standard-Examiner A 1969 Corvette is providing a chance for a father and son to come closer together as they work side by side to restore the classic Chevrolet. Jason Tueller, 21, and his 53-year-old dad, Shayne Tueller, say the restoration project is also providing them a chance to heal after

  Comments | By - September 14, 2012

Sentimental Journey: Bill McElroy’s 40-Year Sting Ray Odyssey

Bill McElroy and his 1966 Corvette Sting Ray coupe have been through a lot together over the past 40 years. Back in 1971, McElroy, then 19 years old, found the car in a newspaper ad, advertised for just $1,600, nearly half what other folks wanted for similar Corvettes back then. Of course, the car was

  Comments | By - May 5, 2012

Prepping a Race ‘Vette for Concours

When we first published the photo gallery of Corvettes that were in attendance at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance in Northeast Florida, the first two pictures we shared were of the #94 Leldon Blackwell Corvette Racer. Since then, we’ve come across some additional information on the former Sebring race car as well as a video

  Comments | By - March 23, 2012

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