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Changing Oil in a Dry Sump C7

Technically Speaking James Berry Nov 29, 2017 Share View Full Gallery Q: Hello, my name is Joel. I recently purchased my first Corvette, a C7 Stingray. This may be my first Corvette but it will definitely not be my last. What a magnificent car. When it comes to my car I don’t like to take any chances so I like to do as much of the maintenance as I can myself. So, naturally, I...

Concours-Quality 1957 Corvette was the Exception to the Kustom 1970’s Rule

From the Archives: Corvette d’Elegance    Drew Hardin Jan 26, 2017 Share View Full Gallery In the 1970s Hot Rod magazine regularly ran special Corvette-themed issues, usually with some variation of the words “Wild Street Vettes!” on the cover. The car that would accompany those cover lines was typically a Corvette that had been modified with widebody fenders that barely (if at all) covered huge tires, front and rear spoilers, massive side pipes, a...

1957 Chevrolet Corvette National Roadster Show Winner

From the Archives: Oakland Show Champ Drew Hardin Nov 6, 2017 Share View Full Gallery Reviewing the film shot at the 1960 National Roadster Show in Oakland (California) makes it clear that Vettes were popular subjects for customizing, likely due to the malleable nature of their fiberglass envelopes. Compare Toyota Corolla www.toyota.com/Corolla/Compare Compare Models, Prices & Deals Now. Toyota Sales Event Offers End 1/2. We’re not sure, though, that’s the right word to describe...

1957 Corvette Really Found in a Barn!

 Rare Finds Jerry Heasley Oct 10, 2017 Share View Full Gallery “She opened up the barn doors and it was laying there,” Matt Barczak said. He shouldn’t have been surprised. After all, he had heard about this 1957 Corvette for almost his entire life. “I was waiting to see a 1975 Corvette. I was skeptical about the whole story.” The old Vette looked ridiculous in Matt’s mind. That was his impression of the scene,...

1966 Corvette 427/425 Big-Block Without all the Frills

Financially irresponsible and worth it Taylor Kempkes Dec 8, 2017 Share View Full Gallery Have you ever made a decision you should regret but don’t? That’s a rhetorical question obviously, because whatever decision you are thinking of we probably don’t want to hear it. In direct contrast though, Peter Koretz made a potentially regrettable decision that was right up our alley: he purchased a 1966 Corvette. A 427ci, 425-horsepower numbers-matching 1966 Corvette to be...

Story of Motion, Baldwin NY

    Baldwin-Motion Performance 598 Sunrise Highway Baldwin, Long Island, NY   Say the words Baldwin-Motion or just Motion around car nuts and watch them perk up.  Joel Rosen set the East coast racing scene on its ear when he came up with the idea to take new Chevrolets, sold through Baldwin Chevrolet, to his shop and turn them into some of the fastest street/strip cars ever.  Joel’s engine of choice was usually the...

Baldwin-Motion History

Tux Hadler posted in SIMPLY CORVETTES.     Tux Hadler December 2 at 6:09am   Baldwin-Motion History  Source: Baldwin-Motion Performance Group The original Baldwin-Motion Performance Group (1967-1974) represented a partnership between Baldwin Auto Company, a franchised Chevrolet dealership dating back to the early-1920s and Motion Performance, a high-profile speed shop with a reputation for building fast Chevys. Both were located in Baldwin, Long Island, NY, a New York City suburb. Baldwin Chevrolet was run by Ed Simonin, son of...

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The NCRS Gallery XVII at Corvettes at Carlisle

Once again the NCRS’ Delaware Valley Chapter organized the initiation only NCRS Gallery at Corvettes at Carlisle. In order to participate in the gallery owners must submit their cars to the selection committee. From there 1 Corvette is chosen to represent each of the NCRS’ judging classes and various awards. The NCRS evaluates cars based on historical accuracy. That is, how closely do they resemble a new Corvette as delivered to its original owner?...

Barn Find – Videos Etc. Carlisle 2017

  Check out this barn find, these cars were recently found in PA, one was buried! Old American Muscle

1953 ‘cutaway’ Corvette offers a unique look inside the historic sports car

  By: Jim Koscs Perhaps you built one of the Visible V-8 model kits that became popular in the 1960s and are still sold today. Or maybe you’ve been fascinated by the stunningly detailed “cutaway” drawings by David Kimble, which show the inner workings of an automobile. Now, Corvette buffs have been given a look inside the workings of 1953 ’Vette. Commissioned by collector Ed Foss of Roanoke, Ind., noted Corvette restorer Kevin Mackay...

The Pinstriper – Lyle Fisk

As a teenager in the 1950s, Edward Lyle Fisk peeked inside the rear door of a local sign-painting shop so often that the owner finally offered him a job. After learning how to mix colors and handle a brush, Lyle saw a magazine story about pinstriping, and he knew his destiny. Decades later, Lyle is a legend who is still in high demand. “I really like what I do,” he says, scoffing at retirement....

Chris Mazzilli – 1964 Impala SS Story

  Angelo Mazzilli with his (second) 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS. Still image from video below. You may remember friend-of-Hemmings Chris Mazzilli, who’s exhibited his own Corvettes at our concours d’elegance, as one of the team members behind the restoration of the VH-1 Peter Max Corvettes by Corvette Heroes. Chris’s shop, Dream Car Restorations New York, spends much of its time tracking down cars for its clients, a business that came about because of a...

Los Angeles Garage-Find 1963 Corvette SWC Offered for Sale

Last month, we shared a post about a 1963 Corvette Split Window that was languishing away in a Los Angeles parking garage. Some folks thought it might be a hoax, but now we apparently have proof of the car’s lineage thanks to a new listing on eBay that features this special Corvette. “This is your once in a lifetime chance to buy one of the most beautiful cars ever made from the original owners...