C1 Corvette – THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS & DRESS-UP PARTS

C1 Corvette – THE HISTORY OF BODY KITS & DRESS-UP PARTS

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C1 Corvette History of Body Kits and Dress-up This is the first re-post of six-part series that looks back at the various custom modifications that could be installed by an owner, contracted to a shop, or purchased as turn-key vehicles. This re-post presents additional photos to those who were selected for print in VETTE VUES. In this series, VETTE VUES presents a photographic summary of the major trends in customization, as it has evolved through the various year groups. The treatment for each year group follows a set format. Examples of kits (or parts) that were offered in that actual time period will be presented first, followed by various retro-themed kits or turn-key cars developed in later years. Miscellaneous items are included at the end of each year group. NOTE:…
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1958 Corvette Star Car Goes to Auction

1958 Corvette Star Car Goes to Auction

1958 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
[caption id="attachment_1691" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The 1958 Corvette received new comprehensive designs.The exterior acquired quad headlamps. The grill had nine teeth (the previous year had thirteen). The rear trunk decklid received twin chrome fender spears. The hood featured simulated louvers, resembling the old washboard.[/caption] Photo Credits: William Wolf IV This beautiful 1958 Corvette Star Car lot number is T142.1 and crosses the block Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Florida. The 1958 Corvette received new comprehensive designs. The instrument panel was new as was the steering wheel. The '58 also gained new upholstery that some might mistake for something similar to abbotsford car detailing but isn't. The exterior acquired quad headlamps. The grill had nine teeth (the previous year had thirteen). The rear trunk decklid received twin…
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1958 Corvette Brochures

1958 Corvette Brochures

1958 Corvette Information, C1 Corvette Information, Vintage Chevrolet Corvette Brochure
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