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6 Ways You Can Get Ripped Off Buying A Collector Car! (Video)

Wayne Scraba on his Lone Wolf Hot Rods YouTube channel share 6 Ways You Can Get Ripped Off Buying A Classic Collector Car. You can read Wayne's column every month in Vette Vues Magazine. "Collector cars are hot news today. Prices are spiraling upward. That means the chances to get ripped off by unscrupulous sellers also increases. This video shows you 6 of the Most Common ways someone can get into your wallet." 1. VIN Switch and Bogus Trim Tags2. Shoddy Workmanship3. Rolled Odometer4. Hidden Damage and Rust5. Junk Parts6. Rip Off Transport Costs https://youtu.be/dhQTvYdYtes Here are some other Corvette videos you might enjoy: We add articles to our blog on a regular basis. You can check our Recent Blog Posts Here. If you have never seen Vette Vues Magazine before you can…
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JUNE 2021 VETTE VUES MAGAZINE ISSUE PREVIEW

June 2021 Vette Vues Magazine, Volume 49, Issue Number 11, #595 ORDER JUNE ISSUE This is also available to members in our Digital Edition part of our website.  To become a member CLICK HERE. Previewing the newest issues of Vette Vues Magazine and what they hold? Take a look at this page, our Issue Preview! Today we will take a look at the June 2021 issue of Vette Vues Magazine.  We have several Corvette features starting with the 1960 Briggs Cunningham LeMans Class Winner that was restored by Kevin Mackay owner of Corvette Repair.  We also take a look at a “Supernatural” 1996 Corvette, A Hot Wheels “Bad Boy” creation, a restoration done by Jill Jahn and her husband on their 1959 Crown Sapphire Corvette. Jan Hyde continues his historical…
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MAY 2021 VETTE VUES MAGAZINE ISSUE PREVIEW

Today on our blog we are looking at the Vette Vues Magazine May 2021 issue. We are looking at the articles that our Corvette magazine subscribers are enjoying again this month. Vette Vues Magazine is a print publication and sold by subscription only. We started in 1972 and have enjoyed continuous monthly publication ever since! MAY 2021 ISSUE VETTE VUES MAGAZINE, The Corvette Enthusiast’s Magazine, Volume 49, Issue Number 10, #594 Vette Vues Magazine’s May issue starts off with a feature of a 1954 Corvette with some unusual attributes.  Is it a GM styling Exercise Car?  Our next feature is a Corvette that was done by famous restorer Kevin MacKay, founder of Corvette Repair Inc., the 1969 Corvette See-Thru L88.  Another Corvette feature is owned by Larry Harris.  Gary Rosier shares a great article…
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High-Performance Radiators are Not Created Equal – Part 1

It should come as no surprise to anyone that a high-performance Corvette engine produces heat -- and a bunch of it. Today on our blog, we look back at a two-part article that appeared in the November and December 2018 issue of Vette Vues Magazine titled "High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal." You can read Part 2 Here. We will be covering the following topics: Boiling Point, What is the best type of Radiator, Copper, Aluminum, Radiator Terms, Today's Technology, and some great photos. Wayne Scraba shares some great technical information.  Photos are courtesy and copyright of Wayne and DeWitts Radiator. BOILING POINT - PART 1 High-Performance Radiators Are Not Created Equal It should come as no surprise to anyone that a high-performance Corvette engine produces heat -- and a…
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October 2020 Issue Preview

Today on our blog we are looking at the Vette Vues Magazine October 2020 issue. We are looking at the articles that our Corvette magazine subscribers are enjoying again this month. Vette Vues Magazine is a print publication and sold by subscription only. We started in 1972 and have enjoyed continuous monthly publication ever since! #589 Volume 49, Issue Number 3 ORDER BACK ISSUES Vette Vues Magazine October 2020 Vette Vues Magazine October 2020 issue is full of Corvette Features, Racing, History, Tech Articles, Advertisers, and Classified Ads.  The October 2020 issue starts with a unique one-off re-creation of the CERV-1.  This re-creation is drivable and looks like the original CERV-1. Lee Harris has an award-winning 1966 Corvette with the L72 427/425 Big-Block we take a closer look at. Have…
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September 2020 Issue Preview

September 2020 Vette Vues Magazine As we look at the Issue Preview of the September 2020 issue of Vette Vues Magazine we see what our subscribers are enjoying again this month. We start our September 2020 print edition of Vette Vues Magazine with the 1964 Ballistic Beige Corvette created by 28-year old Kyle Kuhnhausen of Kuhnhausen Metal Concepts LLC. This Vette has the classic cars of the '60s plus the modern convinces we all love and enjoy.  Readers also enjoy this month in their Corvette magazine Richard Galli's 1958 Corvette.  He has created a 70s style street machine. Jan Hyde of the Registry of Corvette Race Cars shares part 3 of a 3-part series of Corvette Racecar history.  Jan also shares coverage of Corvette Racing at Daytona, Corvette Racing at…
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AUGUST 2020 ISSUE PREVIEW

Vette Vues Magazine August 2020 Issue With the August 2020 Issue of Vette Vues Magazine, we start our 49th year of continuous publication.  Check out our cover and list of Corvette articles in our Corvette magazine. #587 Volume 49, Issue Number 1 In this issue, our featured event is the 42nd Corvette Chevy Expo held at the Galveston Island, Texas.  Our cover Corvette is owned by Art Dorsett, owner of Van Steel Corvette. Art’s 1980 Corvette is on display at the Corvette Chevy Expo and is owned by Art Dorsett, owner of Van Steel Corvette. This month's Corvette features include a 1954 C1/C4 restomod, 1974 Twin-Turbo widebody custom, and some readers' stories. Some stunning Vettes! Of particular interest to our reads right now, we are also taking a look at…
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July 2020 Issue Preview

Vette Vues Magazine July 2020 Check out the Issue Preview Page so you can see all the amazing articles in the current and past issues. Vette Vues Magazine July 2020 Issue #586 Volume 48, Issue Number 12 In this issue, we take a look at a beautiful 1963 Corvette built by Eddie's Rod and Custom.  Joe Weber's Corvette first hit the scene at the 2019 SEMA and has a crate 6.2-liter LT4 with a supercharger, rated at 650 HP, and mated to a six-speed TREMEC transmission. Other features were a 1984 Z51 Survivor Corvette and a Classic 1960 C1 Vette. The National Corvette Museum is now reopened after being shut down because of COVID-19.  Kornel Werner shares a photo walkthrough of his visit last year of the museum and shows…
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Video: How To Build A Permanent Starter Bump Switch

Tech guy, Wayne Scraba, shares his secrets on how to build a permanent bump switch. Permanent starter bump switches are super-common on race cars. But did you know you can use them on street cars too. They work better than clip-on jobs and aside from saving time, the big bonus is…. Who wants to melt their skin on a hot set of headers every time you lash the valves? Check out the video on how to set up a permanent circuit. Wayne says that it is easy and anyone can do it. By the way, this system is for a GM, but it can be adapted to other cars. Check it out! https://youtu.be/YwCHnfLeS9k Here are some other blog post you might find interesting: https://vette-vues.com/harbor-freight-jack-stands-recalled-risk-collapsing/ https://vette-vues.com/floor-jacks/ https://vette-vues.com/current-issue-preview/corvette-advertisers/ https://vette-vues.com/23-videos_2020-c8-corvette/ https://vette-vues.com/2020_c8_lego_corvette_instructions/ https://vette-vues.com/cliff-gottlobs-1967-corvette-l88-goes-mecum-auction/ Share…
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June 2020 Issue Preview

The June issue of Vette Vues Magazine starts with a photoshoot at the Sebring race track with some historic race cars at the Winner's Circle at the Sebring International Raceway.  Scott Teeters shares some of the great achievements of the Chevrolet Corvette Racing history. Other events in the June 2020 issue include the 2020 NCRS Florida Regional and Carlisle Winter Autofest and Corvette highlights at the 2020 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. We look back a the Shinoda-Williams Rick Mears Special Editon Corvette.  Wayne Ellwood gets the full story of how the design came about. We take a look back at "what if we could go back to 1974 and do it all again" in our Corvette Legend column. Part 2 of the Dave Matlock's 1963 ZO6 Tanker Sting Ray this…
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