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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 »

C1 (53-62)

Corvette Central Exhaust Systems Overview, Part I

By Chris Petris Exhaust systems have improved immensely from the early years when we would replace rear exhaust, mufflers and tail-pipes almost yearly on dual exhaust vehicles. Corvettes were no exception.  If they were driven infrequently with rich running engines, it destroyed the carbon steel exhaust tubing quickly. The rear of the exhaust system was… Read more »