Corvettes: Most Popular Articles
Five of the most affordable Corvettes on the market today are listed here. These cars are a good choice for a new Corvette owner.
A brief history of Corvette cars according to their generations.
C4 Corvette (1984-1996). Corvettes.
Introduction to a series of posts on how to get rid of the mouse smell in your Corvette or in any car.
An article outlining the decision factors in choosing engine oil for your Corvette.
1963 Split-Window Corvette Coupe
How to Fix a Crack in Your Corvette's Fiberglass Body
Determine the Corvette you really want before you start shopping.
The search for a decent restorable 'Vette begins.
About the value of Corvettes appreciating over time as an investment.
FAQ about Corvette Engine Swap and Replacement
C3 Corvette - (1968-1982). Corvettes.
A brief profile of the C1 Corvette
Describes the process of finding a good Corvette restoration project car.
C2 Corvette (1963-1967). Corvettes.
GM has made plenty of headlines in 2014 for recalls on their cars and trucks. Which ones affect the new Stingray? We have the answers here.
How to Wash, Wax and Detail Your Corvette
To do a proper restoration you have to clean every part - and even if you're not restoring a car, there's no excuse for putting dirty parts back on a car!
Important Corvettes in History
LSX454 Corvette Engine. Corvettes.
Designed to stand out from a mile away, read why Corvettes from the Stingray era are some of the most popular.
1967 1968 1969 L-88 Corvette 427
A short history of the first 100 years of Chevrolet
Refresh Your C3 Corvette Engine - Replace The Fuel Lines
Chevrolet revives one of their most popular sports cars to create the 2014 Corvette Stingray, but how much does it share in common with its namesake? What to expect from the 2014 C7 Corvette.
How to sell your Corvette in 9 easy steps. Page 3.
1957 Fuel-Injected Corvette. Corvettes.
Starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 2.
1977 Corvette. Corvettes.
Gap and Install Your Spark Plugs. Page 5.
How to spot and fix frame damage to your Corvette
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 4.
How to Replace Your Classic Corvette's Brake Vacuum Booster
1963 Corvette Z06. Corvettes.
Corvette engine oil - API Ratings
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 3.
How powerful is the 2015 Corvette Z06? What will the new Z06 cost? A sneak peak at the specs of Corvette's latest creation.
Profile of the 1953 Corvette. Corvettes.
Describes the process of starting a Corvette Restoration Project. Page 5.
Mecum auctions 3 rare, beautiful and expensive Corvettes, including this $500,000 Tuxedo Black 1967 Corvette Convertible.
How to select a Corvette Wheelskin. Page 2.
How to Install Corvette Headers and Side Exhaust
The aging of Corvette buyers. Corvettes.
Reassemble Your Corvette Suspension. Page 4.
Does the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP tire give the C7 Corvette the best performance and comfort? In this two part feature, we roll through its specs and expert reviews.
1969 Corvette L89 427/435
3 great resources to learn more about Corvette history, Corvette seminars and advanced driving schools for Corvette owners.
How to replace the carpet in your Corvette
1978 Corvette 25th Anniversary Pace Car
Upgrading Your Corvette's Ignition System
Reflecting on the nature and state of Corvette enthusiasm
Corvette Alignment wheels Tires. Corvettes. Page 2.
For 2015, Chevrolet is adding a spy-worthy system to Corvettes: Valet Mode keeps an eye on your car when you can't. But is it legal?
1968 Corvette. Corvettes.
If you're looking at any of the new Corvettes for sale, read this before you drive to the car dealer. We list the top five mistakes to avoid (my favorite is #5).
What happens when engineers take an aluminum block, bolt on a 1.7-liter Eaton supercharger and add an aluminum harmonic balancer? You get a monstrous 2015 Corvette Z06. Find out more about the 6.2-liter LT4 here.
Can you assemble your own Corvette engine, or should you take it to a professional engine rebuilder?
The latest development with the About.com project 1977 Corvette – nicknamed “Mistress Quickly” – is a new engine! The engine that was in the car when we bought it had zero compression in the #1 cylinder due to a bad vacuum brake booster that the previous owner had ignored for too long. Page 3.
About your Corvette Catalyst Converter
Take a Corvette Package Tour. Corvettes.
What's the price of a 2014 Corvette? We answer that question and list the horsepower, torque and tech specs of the 2014 Corvette Stingray.
How to replace the bumper skin on a 1974-1982 Corvette
1961 Mako Shark Concept Corvette
Hiring a professional to rebuild your Corvette engine
Outrageous Corvette Stingray Hot Rod. Page 6.
The 2015 Corvette Z06 includes the optional Z07 package, a high-performance upgrade that increases downforce and grip for true track-worthy abilities.
Through the 58 year history of Corvette, there have been numerous concept prototypes and alternate design explorations for America's Sports Car. Most of these ideas never see production, but occasionally these concept prototypes give us a glimpse of the future direction of the venerable Corvette.
1960 Corvette 283. Corvettes. Page 16.
1984 Corvette crossfire injection. Page 14.
What is a Fuelie Corvette? What years were C4 Corvettes made? Our handy glossary explains common nicknames for Corvettes.
Things to know when you plan to restore Corvette Wheels
About Corvette scale models. Corvettes.
Corvette Ignition Parts to Buy. Corvettes. Page 2.
This C2 ‘Vette is another race-inspired road car. Shown here preparing to compete in the Monte Shelton Northwest Classic Rally, the car features modern steel racing wheels, a cut-down windshield, and a track-ready roll bar. There may be more valuable Corvettes out there, but this one could be the most fun. Page 5.
This C4 has been extensively modified for drag racing, including a hood scoop to draw air into the aftermarket supercharger. Look at the rear wheels and you can see huge drag racing tires. Fitting these tires requires gutting the chassis behind the driver and fabricating all new suspension, frame, and bodywork. Page 7.
1960 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 3.
Profiles of the men who designed and engineered the Chevrolet Corvette throughout its history.
Corvette Stingray Hot Rod. Corvettes. Page 4.
First 1972 Corvette. Corvettes.
1960 Corvette Roadster Rear. Corvettes. Page 14.
Corvette Stingray Hot Rod. Corvettes. Page 5.
1960 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 7.
A fancy paint job is among the best modifications because it’s not permanent. A patriotic paint job like this on a classic 1965 convertible ‘Vette is sure to draw smiles and waves on the road, and it will win trophies at any car show or cruise-in you can find. Page 8.
Another ultimate racing machine, this DerHaag C5 Corvette was made for competition in the SCCA Trans-Am series. It uses a tubular steel space frame, custom bodywork, suspension, and a 600 horsepower engine. The entire body can be taken off in less than a minute by an experienced pit crew. Page 11.
Restore your Corvette engine bay
Corvette Air Intake. Corvettes. Page 4.
There’s such a thing as going too far. This “Ferrari” is actually a modified Corvette. Unless they started with an inexpensive C4, chances are it was worth more before it was turned into a movie prop. Page 10.
1960 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 15.
This C5 is legal to race in SCCA's GT-1 class or in Trans-Am pro racing. You can see here that the bodywork is made to be a “silhouette” approximation of the original C5 Corvette. But as far removed from a street car as this is, it’s still a Corvette and still shares much of the street car’s DNA. Page 6.
Corvette Exhaust. Corvettes. Page 5.
Vintage racing is home to many Corvettes that once languished as neglected barn finds. This 1969 C3 427 convertible is owned by Eric Dolson and campaigned in vintage racing events in the Pacific Northwest. Vintage racing organizations are very strict about originality, so this car uses its original engine, transmission, suspension, and brake designs. Page 13.
A popular modern modification plan is to take a basket case C1 or C2 Corvette and restore it using all modern underpinnings and drivetrain. The result is a “resto-mod” car that costs well over $100,000 to complete, but which offers a new car driving experience. You can usually tell these cars from original restorations by examining the wheels and brakes, or by checking under the hood. Page 4.
1962 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 19.
What can you expect from a Corvette driving course? How much does driving school cost? Find out in this review of the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School.
1960 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 13.
C2 Corvette Drag Racing. Corvettes. Page 12.
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Engine. Page 3.
1976 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 3.
1964 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 15.
1960 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 5.
Corvette Stingray Hot Rod. Corvettes. Page 2.
Considering buying a new Corvette? The 2015 Corvette price, its standard equipment, and the trim options can all be found here.
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1962 Corvette Fuel Injected Roadster. Page 17.
1978 Corvette Pace Car. Corvettes. Page 13.
This is the 2007 Corvette Racing C6.R from the American Le Mans Series. In 2007, these cars still used a 7.0-liter LS7.R engine, producing 590 horsepower. This car also used custom carbon brake rotors. Corvette Racing’s cars have won 77 ALMS races, and eight consecutive ALMS championships. Page 9.
In February 2014, a sinkhole unexpectedly gave way inside the National Corvette Museum, engulfing eight rare cars on display. Read the full story of the collapse, the cars and the future of this large cavern here.
1957 Fuel Injected Corvette Engine. Page 12.
How does the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP rate for handling, grip, braking, noise and comfort on the 2014 Corvette Stingray? Experts take it to the track to find out.
Corvette Racing Sets Fast Times at Sebring During ALMS Winter Test
1969 Corvette L89 - 427/435 Engine. Page 6.
Things to know before you go vintage racing in your Corvette
1960 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 4.
What are the specs of the 2013 Corvette and 2013 Corvette Grand Sport? Read more about engine details, performance stats and pricing.
How to take apart a Corvette
1953 Corvette Blue Flame Engine. Corvettes. Page 6.
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Engine. Page 7.
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe. Corvettes. Page 5.
1984 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 7.
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Interior. Page 4.
1957 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 6.
1959 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 6.
1969 Corvette L88 Coupe - Rear View. Page 6.
50 Years of Le Mans Corvettes. Page 2.
1962 Fuel Injected Corvette 327 Engine. Page 20.
1957 Corvette Corvettes. Page 5.
1957 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 11.
10 products that represent good accessory and performance choices for your Corvette. Some are specific to certain model years, but you’re sure to find something similar no matter what kind of Corvette you own.
Corvette Swap Meet Corvettes. Page 5.
1981 Last St. Louis Corvette. Corvettes.
What are the best products to care for your Corvette's paint? This list details the best wash and wax for your sports car, plus two other items you can't (or shouldn't) wash your car without.
1953 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 3.
The 1961 Mako Shark concept car was the direct basis for the C2 Corvette design that arrived in 1963.
1953 Corvette Engine. Corvettes. Page 4.
This 1967 convertible has been customized in a “race-like” manner, but it’s still a legal street car. If you look closely, you can see the American-flag painted cover on the engine, which would never appear on a real vintage race car. A car like this is great fun at car shows, and performs well on the road, too. Page 12.
1962 Corvette Roadster Rear View. Page 18.
hot rod. Corvettes. Page 11.
Corvette Stingray Hot Rod. Corvettes. Page 7.
1957 Corvette Interior. Corvettes. Page 7.
C5 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 2.
1953 Corvette Roadster. Corvettes. Page 2.
1971 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 4.
Clay Bar Your Corvette. Corvettes.
Corvette Stingray Hot Rod. Corvettes.
1957 Corvette Rear View. Corvettes. Page 10.
Quick Tips for people who choose to have their Corvette engines rebuilt and perform their own engine assembly
1960 Corvette. Corvettes. Page 6.
Building Your Corvette Library - Books on Corvettes that every Corvette owner should buy.
Corvette Performance in a Hurry. Corvettes.
1969 Corvette L89 - Front View. Corvettes. Page 7.