Items Posted March 2010

C1 (53-62)

C1 Grille Teeth Manufacturing Process

In an earlier post, we discussed the first products ever offered by Corvette Central, the 1953-60 grille teeth.  Although the original  process has been enhanced with the addition of a state-of-the-art CNC machine and electronic controls for the die casting machine, the original dies from 1975 are still in use.  Recently we had a chance… Read more »

Engine & Drivetrain

Spring Tune Up Guide

For Corvette owners that live in the northern climes, the season of Spring is a cause for much celebration. The days are not only longer but also warmer, the rain has washed the last remnants of salt off of the roads, and thousands of Corvettes awaken from their hibernation with a rumble. Why not make… Read more »

C3 (68-82)

C3 Production Numbers

This week we’ll continue our look at Corvette production numbers through the generations with the 1968-1982 models.  This 14-year time span was the longest for any Corvette generation to date.  Corvette team designers did a commendable job freshening the car from it’s early “chrome bumper” stage from 1968-1972 periodically until the final, lower production (in… Read more »