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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1964 Corvette Options – This Is A Dream Car

1964 Corvette Options – This Is A Dream Car

1964 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives Category
We are looking at the 1964 Corvette Options and History in this post: The cosmetic changes, performance changes, as well as colors, option numbers, descriptions, quantity, and costs. 1964 Chevrolet Corvette HistoryCosmetic ChangesPerformance ChangesHow Many 1964 Corvettes Were Made and How Much Did They Cost?1964 Corvette Options1964 Corvette ColorsA Legendary and Timeless Model When you think of one of the most iconic all-American classic sports cars in history, one of the first images that may pop into your mind is the 1964 Chevrolet Corvette. The 1964 Corvette is a C2, although some refer to it as the Mid-Year Corvette, and is the second Corvette in the second generation Corvette. Nearly 60 years later, car enthusiasts still appreciate the beauty and precision of the '64 Corvette as it remains a prized possession in modern-day. …
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You Won’t Believe These Classic 1966 Corvette Ads and Trivia!

You Won’t Believe These Classic 1966 Corvette Ads and Trivia!

Corvette History, Vintage Corvette Advertisements
1966 Corvette Ads and Trivia Before we start looking at the 1966 Corvette ads let's take a look at what was happening around the world as we look at some 1966 Trivia. In 1966, Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th United States President. Hubert H. Humphrey was Vice President. President Johnson was responsible for designing the "Great Society" legislation. This comprised of laws that upheld civil rights, Medicare, Medicaid, environmental protection, aid to education, and his attempt to help the poor in his "War on Poverty." At the same time, he intensified American involvement in the Vietnam War. Approximately 500,000 troops from the US were in Vietnam. They initiated the Draft Deferment Test. This was a way for students to convince the draft board that they would serve the nation better in the quiet of…
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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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1965 Pilot Line Corvette: From Testing to Mecum’s Auction Block

1965 Pilot Line Corvette: From Testing to Mecum’s Auction Block

1965 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette History, Corvette News and Archives Category, Corvettes at Auction
1965 Pilot Line Corvette Valued at $900,000 to 1.2 Million! What makes this special 1965 Pilot Line Corvette so unique? It has the perfect blend of performance, history, and pedigree. This 1965 Corvette Sting Ray “Pilot Line” Convertible, Serial No. 003, is the first non-competition Corvette ever to receive a Mark IV big-block engine and the first with 427 power. It is the first 1965 Corvette Convertible and was a GM Styling Exercise Corvette. Mecum estimates this 1965 Corvette will fetch $900,000 - 1.2 million when it crosses the auction block on May 21, 2022, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Read on to learn all about this historic Corvette. 1965 Pilot Line Corvette No 3 GM File Photo 1965 C2 Corvette The 1965 C2 Corvette model was in its third year of…
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Retro Designs’ Restored Custom 1965 C2 Corvette

Retro Designs’ Restored Custom 1965 C2 Corvette

1965 Corvette Information, Corvette News and Archives Category
Retro Designs from North Carolina recently unveiled their beautiful custom 1965 C2 Sting Ray. The car was meticulously restored, and now it looks like a brand-new vehicle. Designed to be more modern, this '65 Corvette has a 435-horsepower LS3 engine combined with a sleek exterior and interior design, making it the perfect choice for a person yearning for speed, style, and a sports car. Have a look at these pictures below and see why people are so eager for this vehicle! Table of Contents Custom Modern C7 Corvette ChassisBrakes, Tires, Wheels, and ExhaustWhy did you restore and customize the car?How was designing the interior?Retro Designs GoalSo, what's the cost? Custom Modern C7 Corvette Chassis It was constructed on a custom modern C7 Corvette chassis which fits the vintage C2 body…
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1967 Corvette Specifications and Options

1967 Corvette Specifications and Options

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category
The 1967 Corvette - A Sports Car Ahead of Its Time 1967 Corvette L-88 Preproduction 427 V8 Engine 1967 Corvette Specifications, Options, Costs, Colors, Facts, and Details The 1967 Corvette Sting Ray sports car has some of the best-known options, specifications, costs, colors, facts, and details of any vehicle in history and deserves to be among the top 10 most famous vehicles in automotive history as well as one of the top collector vehicles in the world today. Various reasons were behind General Motors' decision to extend the production of the current model for one more year. One theory was that the release of the C3 had been intentionally delayed to work on the Chevrolet Camaro in 1967. In spite of what critics and enthusiasts predicted, the C2 1967 Corvette…
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This is the 1966 Corvette History and Specs

This is the 1966 Corvette History and Specs

1966 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives Category, Corvette Specifications
Here's the story behind the 1966 Corvette history...the C2 that was originally thought to be the end of an era. If you're looking for one, we have some history and specifications for you. Cheers and Happy Hunting! Hey Corvette Fans, we have the story behind the 1966 Corvette. For Corvette enthusiasts, the 66’ model was one of their most loved years. Produced between Sept. 1965 and July 1966 at the St. Louis Assembly Plant in Missouri. They sold 27,720 units that year alone - a total up by 4200 over 1965's numbers. The '66 was originally thought to be the end of an era but Chevrolet opted to continue production of the Sting Ray because they feared disappointing their customers with a lack of good quality control among other reasons…
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Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

Rare 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette SOLD for $418,000

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives Category, Corvettes at Auction
We are looking at the history of a 1967 Corvette, known as the Vault Find. This 1967 Marina Blue with the Bright Blue interior has the 427/435 HP engine with the 4-speed transmission. This rare Corvette went up for auction in the Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Mecum Kissimmee auction and sold for $418,000. Here is the story as told on the Mecum website: Source: Mecum Auction LOT S113 1967 Corvette Vault Find Corvette - Jackie and Gary Runyon Collection - SOLD for $418,000 After returning from Vietnam as a recipient of two Purple Hearts, Keith Litavsky went right to Jack Douglass Chevrolet in Hinsdale, Illinois, and purchased his dream car with money he’d sent home for that purpose. He treated that 427/435 HP…
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1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One 327/360 bid to $2,400,000

1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One 327/360 bid to $2,400,000

1963 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Category, Corvette News and Archives Category, Corvettes at Auction
1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One is the most successful production racing Corvette of the C2 Era.  1963 Corvette 327/360 Z06 "Gulf One” Heads to Auction We are looking on the Vette Vues Magazine blog at the 1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One with the 327/360 engine that headed to the Mecum Kissimmee 2022 auction. (LOT F157). The 1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One bid to $2,400,000 - The Bid Goes On This 1963 Corvette ZO6 Gulf One with the 327/360 engine is the most successful production racing Corvette of the C2 Era. This Corvette was for sale in the John Justo Collection at the Mecum Kissimmee Auction on January 6-16, 2022. LOT F157 estimated worth is $3,000,000 – $3,500,000. This extraordinary Sting Ray’s historical significance cannot be overstated. This 1963 Gulf One remains the most highly original of…
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