Customers that have purchased new side chrome moldings for their 1958 through 1961 Corvettes over the years are probably well aware of their challenging fit issues. Corvette Central has decided to produce our own versions of the side chrome that meet our quality standards, and we think that you will be pleased with the results. […]
Convertible owners know the joy of the open road. It is almost a magical experience with the wind whipping around. It was a big disappointment when GM dropped the convertible option from their lineup in 1976. Fortunately, a convertible option for the Corvette returned in 1986. By then, significant strides had been made in convertible […]
You know it will eventually happen: your C3 Corvette’s door hinges wear out and the resulting alignment issues cause a multitude of problems. Sagging, broken seals, road noise, and water leaks to name a few. Have you ever wondered how many times you have opened and closed the doors on your Corvette, especially the driver’s […]
Story by Chris McDonald, Auto Enthusiast Magazine, November 2011 (Reprinted with Permission) There are many reasons why you would consider changing the weatherstripping on your C4. Over time, the rubber breaks down, hardens and cracks, leaving an unpleasant appearance, poor seal, wind noise, and the dreaded drip. If you own a C4 and actually drive […]
Many a C5 owner has heard that unmistakable machine gun sound emanating from the front of the car when turning on the headlights. And if that noise isn’t annoying enough, at least one of the headlights doesn’t come up, or doesn’t go down. Anyone who has gone through this knows the fix is to replace […]
Corvette projects are something many car guys consider doing at some point in the future. Some enjoy just being a part of any restoration project, watching the process from conception to completion. Corvette Central has been a huge part of the restoration hobby for many years and has been instrumental in manufacturing previously discontinued Corvette parts. […]
When the fourth generation Corvette was introduced in 1984, many innovative build techniques were implemented. Early Corvette amenities were becoming standard equipment while new options filled every available inch of dash space. The 1984-1989 C4 dash had more modules and controllers to integrate behind an already tight dash area. 1990-1996 Corvettes added more modules along […]
Have a C5 Z06 in need of replacement mesh grilles, but can’t find any that will utilize the OEM mounting holes? Our new C5 Z06 reproduction mesh grilles take functionality a step further with the addition of mounting tabs.