buying The Dirtiest Corvette Ever

03:58  30 august  2017
03:58  30 august  2017 Source:   Jalopnik

Custom Shop’s 1962 Big-Block Corvette

  Custom Shop’s 1962 Big-Block Corvette First-generation Corvettes aren’t a common sight at the Summer Nats, so even after a few laps around the Custom Shop’s Copper Topless 1962 C1 we couldn’t quite figure out where factory fiberglass ended and the custom work began. © Hot Rod Network StaffInitially we were struck by the big-block Chevy that was shoehorned into the car's compact engine bay. As if a 596ci V8 weren't enough, it's force-fed with a Vortech supercharger to the tune of 1,048hp. John Wargo is in Bowling Green representing The Custom Shop, which is outside of Chicago, and he walked us through some of the modifications we'd missed.

The Dirtiest Corvette Ever . Jalopnik 2 days ago Bill Caswell. Corvettes are dirty cars. I don’t care how many times they go to LeMans with the Z06, a Corvette will always remind me of Dirk Diggler, the 1970s, shag carpeting, and porn.

The Dirtiest Corvette Ever . Jalopnik 2 days ago Bill Caswell. Corvettes are dirty cars. I don’t care how many times they go to LeMans with the Z06, a Corvette will always remind me of Dirk Diggler, the 1970s, shag carpeting, and porn.

Corvettes are dirty cars. I don’t care how many times they go to LeMans with the Z06, a Corvette will always remind me of Dirk Diggler, the 1970s, shag carpeting, and porn. Even the new ones. Most owners I know embrace their heritage rocking excellent vintage mustaches and jewelry. They learned at an early age that gold goes well with a Corvette.

A Matching-Numbers 1954 Chevy C1 Corvette is the Barn Find of the Summer

  A Matching-Numbers 1954 Chevy C1 Corvette is the Barn Find of the Summer <p>It's the second-rarest year for America's iconic sports car.</p>A barn find is the automotive equivalent of panning for gold. To uncover one requires patience and persistence, not to mention sifting through mountains of dirt and debris. But Hagerty's Tom Cotter is a man on a mission, and his dedication yields an amazing discovery on the latest episode of Barn Find Hunter: a matching-numbers 1954 Chevy C1 Corvette sitting in a dusty open-air shed on an overgrown lot in North Carolina.

Granted, ,000 won’t buy you the nicest Corvette in the neighborhood, but you’ll end up A slightly beaten and sufficiently dirty C4 won’t need much care and will reward you with the sound of a V8, the Attorney: Justine Damond Is ‘the Most Innocent Victim’ of a Police Shooting He Has Ever Seen.

The transmission is from a dirt -track racer. "It's a rocket, it rides and drives better than my '79, and it probably weighs 1500 more pounds," said Arthur, who also owns a '79 Corvette .

I learned this as a kid too. I also learned that you never button your top three buttons when in the presence of a Corvette. You can’t let it know that you’re not cool. But this Corvette is different. It’s like someone shrank it into a little Miata and then turned it into a dune buggy! This is Brian Ballinger and Chris Smiths’s build for the next Gambler 500. Before we get into how great this is, lets get one thing out of the way.

This is my least favorite Corvette model. It’s the one Barbie drove. It’s the Corvette most likely to enjoy the latest Michael Bolton album with its owner. Yet Brian turned it into heavy metal. You see this pull up and you pray he’s not here to pick up your daughter. No way Barbie would drive this. This is awesome. I actually don’t know that much about Corvettes but I can only assume that the factory gas tank was somewhere near the rear bumper and all the stuff that Brian cut off.

There's A Sweet 2015 Corvette Up For Auction Right Now If You're Not Afraid Of A Little Work

  There's A Sweet 2015 Corvette Up For Auction Right Now If You're Not Afraid Of A Little Work When you’re looking for a good project car, it’s easy to get caught up on the little things that are wrong. Sometimes, too much focus on the details can keep you from snapping up a really sweet deal. Take this 2015 Corvette up for sale on Copart right now. Sure, you look at that picture and you can see that it’s missing some side marker light lenses and a lot of the rubber will need to be replaced, and there’s some discoloration of the paint. But look past that, and what do you see? A Corvette, right? Well, something that takes up at least roughly the same amount of ground area as a Corvette, at least.

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But it’s all I could think about after our car—a salvage-title C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 street car transformed into a race car in just a few desperate weeks—not only survived the Pikes Peak Hill Climb but finished Turning A Salvage Corvette Z06 Into A Racecar Is The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done.

I assume that’s why there is now a giant fuel cell dominating the back of the car. I also can’t help but see the desert racing dune buggy like stucture that’s been hiding under all that sports car. Amazing what a set of 31" tires will do for a Corvette. The mustache and mullet completes the look though. Brian and Chris call their creation the “Van Damme Vette” and it reminds me so much of my Baja Pig!The really cool part about their build is that its still on the factory suspension. They just cut away the bodywork instead of putting the wheels outside of it.

Brian’s entering it in the Detroit Gambler next Spring and you can follow the build on Brian Ballinger’s and Chris Smith’s Facebook page. Maybe I should build a V8 powered Corvette? I asked why he started with the Corvette and “Free” was the answer. “Oh, and with the one condition that we race it!” This is how the best racing stories start. I naturally suggested he cage it and run in the Baja 1000 next year. Brian’s response was, “It’s on my bucket list.”

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Chevrolet Offers $350 Download To Improve Corvette Lap Times .
New tuning for the Magnetic Ride Control suspension can cut up to a second per lap.Anyone who’s spent hours toiling under a car adjusting physical suspension parts or hours behind the wheel honing their driving abilities might be bemused at the ease with which Corvette owners can shave a second off their lap times. Chevrolet is launching a new software update for certain C7-generation Corvettes that modifies the Magnetic Ride Control suspension to improve both handling prowess and ride quality.

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