Spent gears can be only half of the problem
Many a C5 owner has heard that unmistakable machine gun sound emanating from the front of the car when turning on the headlights. And if that noise isn’t annoying enough, at least one of the headlights doesn’t come up, or doesn’t go down.... more
Story Mark Kaufman - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments
This split rear bumper is what most other drivers will see!
Gary Wilson is a floating inspector for General Electric. But more than being able to look at something and tell when things look right, he’s one of those people who are able to BUILD something and have it look right. ... more
Story Andy Bolig - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments
An 18-year restoration project brings together father and son
It all began when Richard Loschiavo purchased this 1964 Corvette in 1985 for $5,500 after seeing it advertised in a local newspaper. Over the next 18 years, he worked with his son Rick off and on to restore this second-generation coupe. Call it a labor of love.... more
Story Eric Kaminsky - Images Bill Erdman - June 20, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments
RIDING WITH PIER PAOLO LUCARONI THROUGH ITALY IN HIS 1979 CORVETTE
The rumbling of the race-prepped V-8 is deafening as we pass the turn for Maranello on the right. Our Italian friend Pier Paolo Lucaroni is in his bright red 1979 modified Corvette. “In Italy, we have Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati. All are very fast cars, but the music of the Ferrari engine is more like a soprano. While the Corvette with its American V-8 is a tenor, it is much deeper and warmer.” ... more
Story Jeffrey Conger - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments
Any year Corvette can have high power and reliably low temps!
A radiator leak can disrupt anyone’s schedule, plus create major engine problems for any given vehicle. And, of all the places you wouldn’t want the radiator on our 1960 Corvette to start leaking, just a few hours before a scheduled 150-plus mile “Fun Run” tour in Kingman, Arizona.... more
Story Earl Duty - May 01, 2011 09:00 AM - Comments