Green Gold 1963 Corvette by Eddie’s Rod & Custom at the 2022 SEMA Show

Green Gold 1963 Corvette by Eddie’s Rod & Custom at the 2022 SEMA Show

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Events, Corvette Features
Eddie's Rod & Custom's Green Gold 1963 Corvette - 2022 SEMA Show! This Green Gold 1963 Corvette by Eddie's Rod & Custom (Eddie Pettus Jr) is the cover of the February 2023 issue of Vette Vues Magazine. It is included in Part 2 coverage of SEMA 2022 by Wayne Ellwood. February 2023 Corvette Vette Vues Magazine - Green Gold '63 Stingray by Eddie’s Rod and Custom at SEMA in 2022 The car was painted in a matte finish with a custom color named Rogue Green using BASF Glasurit Paint. Interestingly, the exterior appearance is maintained using Griot's Garage Interior Detailer. Read on to learn more details about this Corvette. EDDIE PETTUS JR – XP-63 Rogue Green 1963 The paint on this 1963 Corvette by Eddie's Rod & Custom Corvette is…
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Check Out Dave Kindig’s 1953 CF1 Corvettes At SEMA 2022!

Check Out Dave Kindig’s 1953 CF1 Corvettes At SEMA 2022!

1953 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives Category
Today we are looking at four of Dave Kindig's 1953 CF1 Corvettes at the SEMA 2022 event. The 1953 CF1 series of Corvettes was Dave Kindig's first venture into a "series-built" car. Dave wanted to make his version of the 1953 Corvette, which would have more internal space to accommodate the evolving (larger) driver and would also have up-to-the-minute vehicle dynamics. His car would capture the essence of the 1953 Corvette, but it would look better and drive better. And it had to have his signature wheels and stance. Read on to learn more. In an effort to provide wider dissemination of the stories we have collected for VETTE VUES subscribers, we are posting excerpts of the original articles, complete with additional photography. If you enjoy our added coverage, please…
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Rick Moore Created a Unique 1964 Corvette Restomod

Rick Moore Created a Unique 1964 Corvette Restomod

1964 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Features
SEMA PART 1B: RICK MOORE'S 1964 CORVETTE RESTOMOD - MOORE'S GARAGE, BELFRY, MT. Whether you are into restomods or not, you will likely enjoy following the story of Rick Moore's 1964 Restomod unveiled at SEMA. To provide wider dissemination of the stories we have collected for VETTE VUES subscribers, we are posting excerpts of the original articles, complete with additional photography. If you enjoy our added coverage, please feel free to subscribe or send a gift subscription to a friend. Photos and Article by Wayne Ellwood Stunning LT4 1964 Corvette Restomod by Rick Moore Rick Moore has set out to take his 1964 Corvette Restomod to the next level. Starting with a C2 1964 Corvette, the car had a running 327 with Powerglide transmission and only 30,000 miles. But Moore…
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1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Evolution – A Look Back At This Beauty

1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Evolution – A Look Back At This Beauty

1976 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives Category
1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Is One Of The Most Beloved Concept Cars 1976 Chevrolet Aerovette Top View - Photo © General Motors Here is the XP-882 Aerovette Sequence:The Rise of Mid-Engine CarsThe Start of The EvolutionThe Many ChangesFinally: The Chevrolet Aerovette1976 Chevrolet Aerovette PhotosOuter DesignInside the AerovetteCanceled… AgainThe RevitalizationThe Evolution of The Chevrolet AerovetteActual 8mm footage of the Four-Rotor Corvette1976 Chevrolet Aerovette to be Featured at Lime Rock Concours We are looking at the history of the 1976 Chevrolet Aerovette. The story starts with two XP-882 Chevrolet Design Exercise projects. General Motors (GM) is one of the largest car manufacturing companies in the world. For about 77 years, it held the top spot, before losing it to Toyota in 2008 and again in 2021. Maybe they will get it back in…
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2016 C7 Corvette 9/11 Tribute

2016 C7 Corvette 9/11 Tribute

2016 Corvette Information, C7 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
A Tribute to Our Heroes: 2016 C7 Corvette Torch Red Z51 We are looking at a special, customized 2016 C7 Corvette that pays tribute to the lives lost and the heroes who served on 9/11 and after. The Corvette Stingray has proven time and again to be one of the most powerful, most performance-driven, most track-capable Corvettes of all time.  As we reflect back to those that served on 9/11 we see Firefighters, Police, and EMS who were willing to risk their lives for others. We see their incredible strength, power, dedication, and capabilities. The amazing capacity they have, to save us at all costs. It is hard to believe that it has been 21 years since the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Flight…
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C5 Corvette Overview and Specs – What you want to know

C5 Corvette Overview and Specs – What you want to know

C5 Corvette Overview: The 5th Generation Corvette That Ran From 1997-2004 1997 C5 Corvette Instrument Panel Are you thinking about getting a C5 Corvette but need to know more before you buy? You've come to the right place. Check out our C5 Corvette Overview and Specs to learn more about the fifth-generation Corvette, which ran from 1997-2004. The 5th generation Corvette pushed the entire Corvette brand into the 21st century. With modern technology, a redesigned powertrain, and an active handling system, Chevrolet went all out to create one of the most impressive American sports cars at the time. While the C5 was incredibly impressive on the road, it was also a fairly economical car for its segment. This was emphasized by its surprising EPA rating of 18 miles to the gallon, which…
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1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Custom Widebody that Blew Us Away

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette Features, Corvettes at Auction
The 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody is a stunning car that's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show. 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody Vanguard Green with Tan interior. Photo courtesy Mecum Auction UPDATE: 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody bid to $250,000, and The Bid Goes On… This 1967 Corvette Custom Widebody from B Rods in Knoxville, Tennessee, is one of the most impressive cars from the SEMA 2019 Show. It's coming up for auction at the Mecum Indy show starting May 13 through 21, 2022, and is Lot 242. Beginning with a '67 Corvette, B Rods transformed it into a modern-day '67 C2 Corvette Stingray with a widebody. Article Table of Contents Why was this modification done to a Classic C2 Corvette?What is the difference between a Custom and a RestoMod?Who…
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1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers

1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers

1975 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features, Corvette History
In this post, we will look at a story in Vette Vues Magazine about the 1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers written by James Prather. We learn about the features, specifications, and general information from when it was introduced in 1976. The 1975 Corvette was the eighth year of the third-generation Corvette. There were 38,465 C3 Corvettes produced that year. 1976 Cover of Vette Vues Magazine featuring the 1975 Corvette Hatchback Coupe by Ecklers. This article appeared in October 1976, Volume Five, Number 4 issue of Vette Vues Magazine ECKLER'S CONCOURS PREPARED A 1975 CORVETTE HATCHBACK COUPE The original design and concept of this beautiful machine were done by Ralph Eckler of Titusville, Florida. Starting with a 1975 Corvette coupe as the prototype, he then com­pletely redesigned the car from…
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Enjoy the Trill in Your Corvette on America’s Most Iconic Road – Route 66

Enjoy the Trill in Your Corvette on America’s Most Iconic Road – Route 66

Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives Category
What could be more iconic than a trip down Route 66? If you're looking for an adrenaline-filled adventure, then let us introduce you to Two Lane America's guided route 66 car caravans. This special tour is custom-made so that your dream road trip includes tons of photo opportunities - because memories last longer than footpaths. Route 66 goes by many different names: The Mother Road, America’s Highway, The Main Street of America, and The Will Rogers Highway. When it comes to roads in the United States, there’s probably none as well-known as Route 66. Put simply: it’s America’s road, and what’s better than traveling America’s favorite road in America’s favorite sports car? There is no better way to travel Route 66 than in America’s favorite sports car, the Corvette. That’s…
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How will the Low Volume Vehicle Manufacturing Act Update Affect Turnkey Corvettes? Updated 1-1-2022: NEW SEMA EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

How will the Low Volume Vehicle Manufacturing Act Update Affect Turnkey Corvettes? Updated 1-1-2022: NEW SEMA EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM

Corvette Features, Corvette News and Archives Category
UPDATE FEBRUARY 1, 2022: The new SEMA Certified-Emissions program gives manufacturers the ability to verify that a product meets the EPA’s “reasonable basis” criteria for sale in 49 states. THE NEW SEMA EMISSIONS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM HELPS MANUFACTURERS GET PRODUCTS TO MARKET FASTER The first-ever program meets EPA’s Tampering Policy requirements DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2022) – SEMA introduced a new program to make it possible for automotive aftermarket parts manufacturers to meet the legal requirement for emissions compliance under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Tampering Policy. The program, called SEMA Certified-Emissions (SC-E), gives manufacturers the ability to verify that a product meets the EPA’s “reasonable basis” criteria and is therefore legal for sale in 49 states. For the first time ever, manufacturers have a clear, accelerated path to compliance…
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