Story and photos by Chris Petris There was a time when a component would fail it would require repair or rebuild. But today we throw it into the appropriate recycle pile. Growing up in the 60s and 70s sometimes makes it difficult to trash anything; today it makes more fiscal sense to buy another… Read more »
Posts Tagged C2
Story and pictures by Chris Petris Your 1963-1982 Corvette front crossmember is subjected to large rocks, unimaginable road debris and damage from repair work (poorly positioned floor jacks). As a result, many, if not all, the frames under C2 and C3 Corvettes have caved-in front crossmembers. The repair tool (Corvette Central part number 182100) will… Read more »
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 »
All-American Look For Your Mid-Year Vette Story by Jerry Heasley, Vette Magazine Factory side pipes go on a Vette like a set of pinstripes on Mickey Mantle’s Yankee uniform. The combination just looks right and all-American. Mike remembered side pipes on his ’67 big block coupe. Although that car is long gone, today he owns… Read more »
Article courtesy of Clifton Klaverweiden, Corvette Online (www.corvetteonline.com) Even though they are one of the defining characteristics of a C2 Corvette, the repairing or replacing the roll-over headlights can be one of the biggest pains you’ll encounter in restoring a C2. In this video we found on YouTube, the guys from Red Dirt Rodz give… Read more »
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Corvette race fans take note! Corvette Central is pleased to announce an alliance with the Registry of Corvette Race Cars (RCRC). The RCRC was formed to “…preserve the heritage of Corvette race cars that keeps the Corvette legend alive”. The organization maintains an active registry of all Corvette race cars, from C1 through C6, in… Read more »
For your convenience, below are caliper and master cylinder casting numbers for 1953-82 Corvettes. Information courtesy of Lonestar Caliper Co.