Corvette nameplate hits the high-banks of Daytona again
Corvette has a storied history of racing-related feats in Daytona. Zora Arkus-Duntov – the father of the Corvette and chief engineer working on the Corvette in the ’50s and ’60s – set a flying-mile speed record of more than 150 miles per hour in a Corvette on Daytona Beach, one of a number of record runs on the beach for him. When Daytona International Speedway opened in 1959, Arkus-Duntov turned the fastest laps – 155 miles per hour – in a Corvette SS.... more
Andy Bolig - November 16, 2011 07:17 PM - Comments
How one female enthusiast lived life to the fullest.
Winning a championship in any field of interest or being inducted into a Hall of Fame would easily be considered a lifetime achievement for a typical individual. For Betty Skelton Erde, that’s just a small part of the honors and experiences that she has enjoyed over the past 85 years of her life.... more
Andy Bolig - November 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments
Four hours, two broken rockers and one full day of recovery.
As the sun began peeking around the curtains in our hotel room, the alarm clock began to get real annoying. Jim slapped it into submission and headed down the stairs toward his Corvette to swap out the broken rocker for a new one.... more
Andy Bolig - November 06, 2011 11:44 AM - Comments
Dazed from a ragged week at SEMA, even Jim's Corvette was off its rocker during the Fall Festival Cruise (Part 1)
Coming off of an exciting week of SEMA, Jim and I were looking forward to some R&R in the form of a road trip in his 860hp ’67 Corvette convertible. The weather was great and we were ready to hit the road.... more
Andy Bolig - November 05, 2011 10:36 AM - Comments
This ’68 Corvette was thrown to the curb, literally!
There’s a special place in heaven for those folks who have persevered, felt the sting of despair and isolation but, somehow, pressed on to see a pile of parts become their pride and joy.... more
Andy Bolig - October 13, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments
The simple fix for when the water flows and the air blows inside your C4
There are many reasons why you would consider changing the weatherstripping on your C4. Over time, the rubber breaks down, hardens and cracks, leaving an unpleasant appearance, poor seal, wind noise, and the dreaded drip.... more
Chris McDonald - October 10, 2011 10:00 AM - Comments
Over 100 Cars in Attendance
The Linn Creek Corvette Association in Missouri recently hosted their fourth annual Corvette Meet and Greet at Hulett Chevrolet/Buick/GMC. It was a huge success. There were 90 registered for the event and more showed up just to “meet and greet”... more
Gary & Nancy Hollander - October 05, 2011 09:52 AM - Comments
Mixing and matching TCI transmission performance parts to give your transmission a new lease on life
Anybody that has ever ventured inside of the fluid-breathing Hydra-matic monster found between the flex plate and rear axle knows this is not a job to be taken lightly. They also know that it really isn’t all that complicated and by doing it yourself at home, you can save loads of cash.... more
Chris McDonald - September 29, 2011 12:00 PM - Comments