Tag: Restoration

NC Couple Keeps it Classic in Restoration of a 1954 Corvette

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Isn’t it funny how fate sometimes intervenes for Corvette owners? Take the case of Tommy and Brenda Loftin of North Carolina, who no doubt are thankful this holiday season that back in 2010, Brenda took a ride one night trying to get their granddaughter to go to sleep and just happened to drive past an […]

  Comments | By - December 3, 2013

Students Restore C4 Corvette to Honor Veterans

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Lots of hard work in a short time resulted in this patriotic tribute, just in time for the 2013 New York City Veterans Day Parade last month. The 1984 Corvette had belonged to a Korean War veteran, whose wife donated it after he recently passed away to the Cpl. David W. Leonard K.I.A. War Memorial […]

  Comments | By - December 2, 2013

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

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