Corvettes from this era are often considered weekend cruisers because they carry antiquated brakes, steering, and suspension, and also anemic V-8 engines with 165-220 horsepower. Lacking modern technology, these 31-year-old or older cars are ripe for a high-performance transformation. With the right build-up plan, products, and services, you can turn your Corvette into a high-performance sports car that rivals current sports cars on the road today. Corvette expert and builder Chris Petris shows you how to transform a mundane C3 into a standout, high-performance car. The most popular upgrades to every component group are covered, including engine, transmission, differential, front suspension, rear suspension, steering, chassis, electrics, interior, tires and wheels, and more. You'll even see a chapter on swapping in a crate or LS engine. 362 black and white photos. Whether you are mildly modifying your Corvette for greater comfort and driveability, or substantially modifying it into a full blown restomod for vastly improved acceleration, braking and handling, this book will help you reach your goal. No other book provides as many popular how-to projects to transform the C3 Corvette into a 21st century sports car.
"1968-1982 C3 Corvette How To Build And Modify"
11.00 x 8.50 x 0.25 inches
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