Meet the Grille Teeth that Started It All


In the near future we’ll be showcasing some Corvette parts that we manufacture at our facility in Sawyer, Michigan.  But for now, here’s a little history on our first parts ever offered by Corvette Central: the 1953-60 grille teeth.  Company founder Jerry Kohn: “Our first parts were grille teeth for the 1953-60.  To know why this was more complex than it sounds, you have to know a little bit about the 1953-60.  There were five different size teeth for the grille.  But Chevrolet did what they normally did to service parts like this…they made three basic sizes (center, tooth #4 and tooth #1, but not teeth #5 and #6).  This is what they catalogued as service parts.  Well, of course they weren’t right and if you had to replace an entire grille it just wouldn’t look right. (more…)

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