2016 SEMA Corvette Coverage

2016 SEMA Corvette Coverage

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[caption id="attachment_3228" align="aligncenter" width="687"] Corvettes at the 2016 SEMA event.[/caption] Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood The SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry's brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. SEMA had several displays that featured the Chevrolet Corvette in them. The 2016 SEMA event took place October 31 - November 3, 2016, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 2016 SEMA Corvette Coverage Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood Being the 50th anniversary of SEMA, the organizers created special badging and organized a number of events to celebrate this long and successful history. SEMA has been working on our behalf in many areas, always to good effect. One function…
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2016 SEMA Coverage – Other Notes Continued…

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SOME OTHER NOTES FROM SEMA Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood One of the many attractions at the SEMA and AAPEX expositions are the live (real time) demonstrations. The metalworking activity at Baileigh Industrial Tools really caught my eye. Using what appeared to be a body buck for a Shelby Daytona coupe, several workers from Yocum’s Rod Shop were busy at work hand-building the skin for the body. Wow. This was impressive. I know that there are many other businesses doing industrial tools, but this display was definitely addressed to the automotive group. Sitting alongside the Baileigh workshop, a bare chassis for a Pro-Touring 1964 Olds Pro-Touring car, and is called Project Jetstar One. The project is being underwritten by John Beck of Progressive Building Services and is being built…
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2016 SEMA Coverage – NON-CORVETTES OF NOTE AT SEMA

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Madam X - 1939 Cadillac 60 Special four door whose running gear is sourced from a 2015 C7 Corvette chassis and powerplant. Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood If you stuck with me so far, let me just mention two other cars that were not Corvettes. On Monday, Chip Foose unveiled his latest creation, Madam X, at the BASF booth. Madam X is based on a 1939 Cadillac 60 Special four door. The original four-door was rebodied to a two-door format by Marcel’s Custom Metal (Marcell and Luc Deley) and features a removable hardtop. Running gear is sourced from a 2015 C7 chassis and powerplant. The car was built for Wes Rydell. 1939 Cadillac 60 Special four door whose running gear is sourced from a 2015 C7 Corvette chassis and…
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2016 SEMA Coverage – OPTIMA ALLEY – BATTERY ULTIMATE STREET CAR CHALLENGE

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2016 OPTIMA Ultimate Street Car Invitational Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood Putting street cars to task is what the annual Optima Ultimate Street Car. With a range of tests for drivers to complete and a diverse field of almost 100 invited cars vying for the coveted title. Corvettes are a favored marque for this series of performance events in various locations across the country. For example, in 2014, Danny Popp won the title in his purpose-built Z06 – a car that’s been autocrossed from brand new, and over the years developed into an uncompromised, street legal performer. For the 2014 challenge, his car featured a Lingenfelter 388ci destroked LS7 engine backed up by a Tremec gearbox, Van Steel suspension, Baer brakes, and Forgeline wheels wrapped in BF Goodrich rubber.…
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2016 SEMA Coverage – Corvette America Interior Pieces

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Corvette America Interior Pieces Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-corvettes-gm-display-at-sema/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-chevrolet-chaparral-2x-vgt-concept/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-lingenfelter-corvette-display/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-jeff-nowicki-c7-concept-z-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-1963-black-corvette-by-bobby-alloway/ http://vette-vues.com/2015-c7-widebody-by-ivan-tampi-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-1971-c3-custom-corvette-built-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-50th-anniversary-report-1958-corvette-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-retro-designs-displayed-a-c7-in-the-mobil-1-booth-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-59-doug-graf-race-tribute-crc/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-r1-concepts-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-edelbrock-performance-displayed-larry-fitzgeralds-red-1963-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-toyo-tires-displayed-a-c6-zr1/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-tread-wear-tires-logos-displayed-a-c7-corvette-with-red-chrome-wrap/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-mothers-polishes-displayed-at-white-callaway-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-bespoke-creative-kit-for-a-c6-to-look-like-a-c7/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-ez-up-canopies-displayed-a-custom-1961-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-vettesthetics-mgp-caliper-covers/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-rpm-rollbars-cordes-performance-racing/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-forgiato-c7-widebody-by-ts-designs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-seam-coverage-quick-jack/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-corvette-america-interior-pieces/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-optima-alley-battery-ultimate-street-car-challenge/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-non-corvettes-of-note-at-sema/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-other-notes-continued/ http://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ http://vette-vues.com/corvette-magazine-subscriptions/
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2016 SEAM Coverage – QUICK JACK

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A Corvette on display in the Quick Jack booth at the 2016 SEMA event held at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood The QUICK JACK system has been very successful in the market. The ease of use is especially attractive to the hobbyist. Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-corvettes-gm-display-at-sema/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-chevrolet-chaparral-2x-vgt-concept/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-lingenfelter-corvette-display/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-jeff-nowicki-c7-concept-z-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-1963-black-corvette-by-bobby-alloway/ http://vette-vues.com/2015-c7-widebody-by-ivan-tampi-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-1971-c3-custom-corvette-built-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-50th-anniversary-report-1958-corvette-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-retro-designs-displayed-a-c7-in-the-mobil-1-booth-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-59-doug-graf-race-tribute-crc/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-r1-concepts-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-edelbrock-performance-displayed-larry-fitzgeralds-red-1963-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-toyo-tires-displayed-a-c6-zr1/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-tread-wear-tires-logos-displayed-a-c7-corvette-with-red-chrome-wrap/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-mothers-polishes-displayed-at-white-callaway-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-bespoke-creative-kit-for-a-c6-to-look-like-a-c7/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-ez-up-canopies-displayed-a-custom-1961-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-vettesthetics-mgp-caliper-covers/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-rpm-rollbars-cordes-performance-racing/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-forgiato-c7-widebody-by-ts-designs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-seam-coverage-quick-jack/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-corvette-america-interior-pieces/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-optima-alley-battery-ultimate-street-car-challenge/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-non-corvettes-of-note-at-sema/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-other-notes-continued/ http://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ http://vette-vues.com/corvette-magazine-subscriptions/
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2016 SEMA Coverage – FORGIATO C7 WIDEBODY by TS Designs

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C7 widebody Corvette designed by TS Designs Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood The original C7 widebody, designed by TS Designs was first shown at SEMA in 2013. Since then, they built a number of variants, but this one remains pretty much faithful to the original. C7 widebody Corvette designed by TS Designs   C7 widebody Corvette designed by TS Designs   Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-corvettes-gm-display-at-sema/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-chevrolet-chaparral-2x-vgt-concept/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-lingenfelter-corvette-display/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-jeff-nowicki-c7-concept-z-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-1963-black-corvette-by-bobby-alloway/ http://vette-vues.com/2015-c7-widebody-by-ivan-tampi-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-1971-c3-custom-corvette-built-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-50th-anniversary-report-1958-corvette-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-retro-designs-displayed-a-c7-in-the-mobil-1-booth-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-59-doug-graf-race-tribute-crc/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-r1-concepts-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-edelbrock-performance-displayed-larry-fitzgeralds-red-1963-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-toyo-tires-displayed-a-c6-zr1/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-tread-wear-tires-logos-displayed-a-c7-corvette-with-red-chrome-wrap/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-mothers-polishes-displayed-at-white-callaway-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-bespoke-creative-kit-for-a-c6-to-look-like-a-c7/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-ez-up-canopies-displayed-a-custom-1961-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-vettesthetics-mgp-caliper-covers/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-rpm-rollbars-cordes-performance-racing/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-forgiato-c7-widebody-by-ts-designs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-seam-coverage-quick-jack/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-corvette-america-interior-pieces/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-optima-alley-battery-ultimate-street-car-challenge/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-non-corvettes-of-note-at-sema/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-other-notes-continued/ http://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ http://vette-vues.com/corvette-magazine-subscriptions/
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2016 SEMA Coverage – RPM ROLLBARS / CORDES PERFORMANCE RACING

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RPM ROLLBARS displayed a very nice four-point cage that is custom designed to the C7. Text and Photos By: Wayne Ellwood RPM ROLLBARS displayed a very nice four-point cage that is custom designed to the C7. Other offerings will include C6 or C5 Corvettes as well. RPM ROLLBARS displayed a very nice four-point cage that is custom designed to the C7.   RPM ROLLBARS displayed a very nice four-point cage that is custom designed to the C7.   Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-corvettes-gm-display-at-sema/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-chevrolet-chaparral-2x-vgt-concept/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-lingenfelter-corvette-display/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-jeff-nowicki-c7-concept-z-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-1963-black-corvette-by-bobby-alloway/ http://vette-vues.com/2015-c7-widebody-by-ivan-tampi-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-1971-c3-custom-corvette-built-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-50th-anniversary-report-1958-corvette-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-retro-designs-displayed-a-c7-in-the-mobil-1-booth-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-59-doug-graf-race-tribute-crc/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-r1-concepts-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-edelbrock-performance-displayed-larry-fitzgeralds-red-1963-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-toyo-tires-displayed-a-c6-zr1/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-tread-wear-tires-logos-displayed-a-c7-corvette-with-red-chrome-wrap/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-mothers-polishes-displayed-at-white-callaway-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-bespoke-creative-kit-for-a-c6-to-look-like-a-c7/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-ez-up-canopies-displayed-a-custom-1961-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-vettesthetics-mgp-caliper-covers/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-rpm-rollbars-cordes-performance-racing/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-forgiato-c7-widebody-by-ts-designs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-seam-coverage-quick-jack/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-corvette-america-interior-pieces/…
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2016 SEMA Coverage – VETTESTHETICS / MGP CALIPER COVERS

2016 SEMA Coverage – VETTESTHETICS / MGP CALIPER COVERS

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Vettesthetics is a retail store for C5, C6 and C7 Corvette enthusiasts offering a range of great lighting, Aerokits and aesthetics products for your Vette. Here is their Corvette on display just outside of south hall at SEMA. Text and Photos By Wayne Ellwood In addition to the VetteSthetics widebody, Corvette seen outside a second Corvette-themed as an F35 stealth fighter was displayed. The world of wraps is apparently going wild, and you can now dress your car in any style you wish…and at relatively economical prices, too. VetteSthetics widebody Corvette at the 2016 SEMA event. Side shot of the VetteSthetics widebody Corvette at the 2016 SEMA event. Rear shot of VetteSthetics widebody Corvette at the 2016 SEMA event. VetteSthetics Corvette-themed as a F35 stealth fighter was also on displayed…
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2016 SEMA REPORT – EZ-UP CANOPIES Displayed a Custom 1961 Corvette

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EZ-UP CANOPIES Displayed a Custom 1961 Corvette Having absolutely no unique connection to the product, E-Z – UP protective canopies again displayed a very clean custom 1961Corvette. The implication, of course, is that it their tents are good enough for this car, they’re certainly adequate for your car too. EZ-UP CANOPIES Displayed a Custom 1961 Corvette   EZ-UP CANOPIES Displayed a Custom 1961 Corvette   EZ-UP CANOPIES Displayed a Custom 1961 Corvette   EZ-UP CANOPIES Displayed a Custom 1961 Corvette   Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): Here is a list of displays that featured Corvettes (and a couple of extra ones): http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-corvettes-gm-display-at-sema/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-chevrolet-chaparral-2x-vgt-concept/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-lingenfelter-corvette-display/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-jeff-nowicki-c7-concept-z-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-1963-black-corvette-by-bobby-alloway/ http://vette-vues.com/2015-c7-widebody-by-ivan-tampi-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-1971-c3-custom-corvette-built-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-50th-anniversary-report-1958-corvette-by-heartland-customs/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-retro-designs-displayed-a-c7-in-the-mobil-1-booth-at-the-2016-sema-event/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-59-doug-graf-race-tribute-crc/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-r1-concepts-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-edelbrock-performance-displayed-larry-fitzgeralds-red-1963-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-toyo-tires-displayed-a-c6-zr1/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-tread-wear-tires-logos-displayed-a-c7-corvette-with-red-chrome-wrap/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-mothers-polishes-displayed-at-white-callaway-c7-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-bespoke-creative-kit-for-a-c6-to-look-like-a-c7/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-report-ez-up-canopies-displayed-a-custom-1961-corvette/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-vettesthetics-mgp-caliper-covers/ http://vette-vues.com/2016-sema-coverage-rpm-rollbars-cordes-performance-racing/…
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