Kevin Livering’s Groovy  Seventies’ Custom  1969 Corvette Survivor

Kevin Livering’s Groovy Seventies’ Custom 1969 Corvette Survivor

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
This Blast From the Past is, "FAR OUT, Man!" By K. Scott TeetersPhotos by Kevin at the 2019 Corvettes at Carlisle event. Kevin is prepping his Corvette getting ready for the journey to Carlisle, Pennsylvania. While custom cars go all the way back to the early days of the automobile, it wasn't until after WW-II when the emerging car culture took the America by storm. Creative backyard mechanics started customizing their own cars and created the Custom Car Culture. The tricky thing about custom cars is that it is totally subjective. Beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. One person's Dream Car is another person's nightmare. (What did you do THAT for???) In the 1950s car customizers emulated Detroit designers – restyling existing cars in the manner of…
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1969 Daytona Yellow C3 Corvette

1969 Daytona Yellow C3 Corvette

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette Features
1969 Daytona Yellow C3 Corvette on display in the NCRS Gallery at Corvettes at Carlisle 2011. The 1969 Corvette is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Let us take a look at some of the options as we look back to one on display in the NCRS Gallery at Corvettes at Carlisle in 2011. The 1969 Corvette was visually identical to the '68 except that the 1969 Corvette brought back the "Stingray" badge and it was now one word. There was a total production of 38,762, with convertibles totaling 16,633 and coupes - 22,129. There was a labor dispute in May of 1969 which caused the 1969 model year run longer. This accounts for the high number of Vettes sold and the low number in 1970 (10,668). This 1969 C3…
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Two 1969 L88s Go to Auction

Two 1969 L88s Go to Auction

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
In this blog post, we are continuing our look at some of the unique Corvettes at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction that is going on right now (January 3-13, 2019). Would you like to own a 1969 L88 Corvette? Better yet, how about two? Mecum Auction in Kississimee is offering two Tuxedo Black L88s as a pair. Lot F151 will cross the block Friday, January 11 at the Florida auction . . . The World Largest Collector Car Auction! We've done a lot of coverage this year in Vette Vues Magazine on the L88s including extensive coverage of the Bloomington Gold L88 Explosion that took place in June at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (October 2018 Issue) where there were twenty-four 1969 L88s on display! As you will remember, 1969 was the…
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1969 Corvette Advertisements

1969 Corvette Advertisements

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Vintage Corvette Magazine Ads
In Vette Vues Magazine each month we cover vintage Corvette advertisements in our Rear Vues column.  Here are some vintage 1969 Corvette ads. [caption id="attachment_6983" align="aligncenter" width="776"] 1969 Corvette Ads[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6984" align="aligncenter" width="776"] 1969 Corvette Ads[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6985" align="aligncenter" width="776"] 1969 Corvette Ads[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6986" align="aligncenter" width="1552"] 1969 Corvette Ads[/caption] You might also enjoy some of the other vintage Corvette advertisements: http://vette-vues.com/join-our-blog/rear-vues-corvette-magazine-ads/ http://vette-vues.com/alan-l-beans-1969-chevrolet-astrovette/ http://vette-vues.com/1969-chevrolet-corvette-mecum-auction-t125/ http://vette-vues.com/1969-chevrolet-corvette-l88-convertible-goes-on-block-a-mecum-monterey-auction/ http://vette-vues.com/35th-anniversary-bloomington-gold-2008/ http://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/ http://vette-vues.com/corvette-magazine-subscriptions/
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Alan L. Bean’s 1969 Corvette Astrovette | Vette Vues Magazine

Alan L. Bean’s 1969 Corvette Astrovette | Vette Vues Magazine

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In this blog post, we look back to the September 2013 issue of Vette Vues Magazine when we featured Alan Bean's 1969 Corvette Astrovette. [caption id="attachment_4706" align="aligncenter" width="600"] September 2013 Cover Vette Vues Magazine. The cover Vette is Alan Bean's 1969 Corvette Astrovette.[/caption] Alan L. Bean’s 1969 Chorvette ‘Astrovette’  By Bonnie Wolf Photographer: Danny Reed [caption id="attachment_4657" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Alan L Bean’s 1969 Corvette Astrovette[/caption] [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Alan L. Bean, Lunar Module pilot for the Apollo 12 mission, starts down the ladder of the Lunar Module (LM) “Intrepid” to join astronaut Charles Conrad, Jr., mission Commander, on the lunar surface. 19 November 1969. By NASA Charles Pete Conrad[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_4662" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Portrait of the prime crew of the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission. From left to right…
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1969 Chevrolet Corvette Auctioned at No Reserve

1969 Chevrolet Corvette Auctioned at No Reserve

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives, Corvettes at Auction
[caption id="attachment_1678" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] No Reserve 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe from the Dale Reed Collection will be auctioned Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1679" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] No Reserve 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe from the Dale Reed Collection will be auctioned Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee.[/caption] Photo Credits: William Wolf IV This No Reserve 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe from the Dale Reed Collection will be auctioned Thursday, January 12, 2017, at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee. It's estimated values is $60,000 - $75,000. The Mecum Auction started Jan 6, 2017, and runs through Jan 15, 2017, in Kissimmee, Florida. This featured Corvette is LOT T125 and is Silver with Black interior. 1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE FEATURES: Tri-Power 427/435 HP  V-8 engine…
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1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L88 CONVERTIBLE GOES ON BLOCK A MECUM MONTEREY AUCTION

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1969 CHEVROLET CORVETTE L88 CONVERTIBLETank Sticker, Protect-O-Plate, Two TopsLOT S102 Goes on the block at the Monterey 2016 Mecum Auction ESTIMATE $600,000 - $750,000 Only 116 L88s were built in 1969 - Photos by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions HIGHLIGHTS Bloomington Gold Special Collection participant in 1988 and 2008Documented with the original tank sticker verified by NCRS historic document service, Protect-O-Plate and owner's manualOnly 116 L88s were built in 1969L88 427/430 HP engine with first design closed chamber aluminum headsM22 Rock Crusher 4-speed4.56 Positraction rear endJ56 heavy duty brakesK66 transistorized ignitionAuxiliary hardtop and Black soft topFathom Green with matching Dark Green interiorIn the spring of 1969, the original owner embarked upon a 6,000 miles round trip to AlaskaUpon return to Michigan, the car was sold and campaigned as a drag car by…
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1969 Corvette Brochure

1969 Corvette Brochure

1969 Corvette Information, C3 Corvette Information, Vintage Chevrolet Corvette Brochure
[caption id="attachment_7114" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1969 Corvette Brochure[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7121" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1969 Corvette Brochure[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7120" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1969 Corvette Brochure[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7119" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1969 Corvette Brochure[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7118" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1969 Corvette Brochure[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7117" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1969 Corvette Brochure[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7116" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1969 Corvette Brochure[/caption] [caption id="attachment_7115" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 1969 Corvette Brochure[/caption]
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