Many 1968-1982 Corvettes have been driven aggressively during their lifetime while others have not been properly stored or maintained. Whether it's hard use, neglect or just elapsed time, often these 30-years-old or older cars require a major restoration and not just simple repqir. Through the pages of the How to Restore Your Corvette; 1968-1982 you are expertly guided through each crucial stage of the restoration process from disassembly to inspection and parts selection to assembly. The hands-on restoration techniques for all major component groups are explained in exceptional detail for professional results, including suspension, engine, interior, body, paint, brakes, steering and electrical. Special coverage is devoted to restoring the birdcage frame and the fiberglass body. These restoration procedures are explained with extensive step-by-step captions and brilliant full-color photos so you confidently complete each step and ultimately the restoration of your car. In addition, the author addresses the real-world benefits and drawbacks of doing the work yourself. In addition, it will contain essential model information, VIN identification, powertrain and interior options and more.
Authored by Walt Thurn, a life-long Corvette enthusiast, expert and historian who has been documenting and driving Corvette's for most of his life. He has been published in VETTE, Corvette Fever, Corvette Quarterly, C5/C6 Registry Newsletter and other Corvette magazines. 176 pages. Over 500 illustrations. Softbound.
|Model Year||1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982|