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C1 (53-62)

The Other Way Of Stopping Wilwood C1 Front Disc Brakes

The Other Way Of Stopping Wilwood C1 Front Disc Brakes By Jay Heath Wilwood front disc brakes help turn our fishtailing ’58 into a decelerating dynamo As recent auction results make clear, ’53-’62 Corvettes continue to rank among the most desirable U.S.-built vehicles in the collector-car marketplace. Credit the car’s historical significance and timeless good… Read more »

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C1 Corvette Windshield Post Problems and Fixes

Many of our 1956 to 1962 Corvette customers report a noticeable vibration or rocking at the base of their windshield.  More frequently than not,  the windshield mounting posts are snapped off.  Over the years, many of these posts have been subjected to questionable repair work, with shims, metal strips and welding being employed to varying… Read more »

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Corvette Evolution: From Status Icon to Competent Cruiser

By Chris Petris Society often pokes fun at aging, but there are many positives to growing older that are often glossed over. Many types of wines and cheeses are encouraged to age. As a person grows older, they typically do so with increased wisdom and a better understanding of what is important in life. Fine… Read more »

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Corvette Central Deluxe C1 Gas Tank Kit Installation

Written by Jay Heath. Reprinted with permission from Source Interlink, publisher of Vette Magazine. Original article link: http://www.vetteweb.com/tech/vemp_1303_corvette_central_deluxe_gas_tank_kit/ Time may heal all wounds, but it’s hellishly hard on automobiles. These depredations tend to fall into two categories: those arising from the inevitable effects of the aging process, and those inflicted—whether intentionally or not—by one or… Read more »