Category Archives: Corvette Restoration

Free Press Writer Tells Inside Story Behind The 1-Millionth Corvette

The one-millionth Chevrolet Corvette rolls off the assembly line in Bowling Green, Ky., in 1992. Today, the historic car undergoing restoration at GM Design headquarters in Warren. (Photo: General Motors)By Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press Auto CriticOriginally published June 21, 2015How did …

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Chevrolet To Oversee Restoration Of Historic Corvettes

National Corvette Museum sinkhole update from Chevrolet, 2-13-14DETROIT – To help the National Corvette Museum recover from the massive sink hole, Chevrolet will be overseeing restoration of the Corvettes damaged. The process will be managed by General Motors Design in …

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2012 Corvettes at Canterbury Show

I attended the Corvettes at Canterbury Show in mid-June, and had a great time, as I have had so many times before.  GMC Corvette Set, sponsors of this show, clearly put much time and effort into this event every year, …

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Distinctive C3 Corvette

One of the cars I loved at last month’s Corvettes at Canterbury is this sweet 1979 L-82 Coupe.  It grabbed my attention when I saw the license plate: 1FASVET.  I had to inspect more closely to see why.  And, yes, …

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Weekend Corvette Repairs

Many, if not most, Corvette owners love to work on their cars.  Would it not be a good thing for an experienced master mechanic, who himself owns many Corvettes, and has done everything to them, to show the way for others …

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Corvette in a Barn

Ever find a Corvette in a barn?  Many Corvette enthusiasts dream of finding a missing Corvette hidden away in some remote garage or barn.  Perhaps well maintained, but forgotten.  Miraculously preserved because the humidity level was perfect.  Maybe #001 is …

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Captain America Resurfaces

Ron Musing is now the proud owner of a 1971 Corvette, nick-named “Captain America”. Before Musing, the car’s previous owner, Red Johnson, had installed a LS7 454 engine into the ‘Vette. Now if you didn’t know, there were only 20 …

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National Corvette Restorers Society Update

Would it not be a great thing if there were a resource for everyone seeking to restore a Corvette?  What if there were written materials with technical information to help rebuild a vehicle to the highest standards of excellence? We know that …

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Vinsetta Garage – Time Machine on Woodward Avenue

Leading up to this year’s Woodward Dream Cruise, igotshotgun.com did a four video series on the historic Vinsetta Garage.  I discovered it at SPEEDChannel.com myself, but you can find it either place. The Vinsetta Garage opened in 1919, and it …

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A Man With a Corvette Addiction

What do you call a man who eats, sleeps, and vacations with Corvette parts?  One such man is Terry, and he confesses to a Corvette addiction. Since as a youth he started bringing parts car after parts car to his …

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