Restore An Old Corvette

Every old car has a story to tell, and this 1966 Corvette Stingray is no exception.

Restore an old Corvette

Read: 1966 Corvette Restoration

Although not nearly as valuable or fast as a C2 or early C3 model, early eighties Corvettes are fun and affordable, and if you restore one to factory stock, its value will certainly increase.

1966 Corvette Sting Ray restoration

Read: 1982 Corvette Restoration

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C2 C3 Corvette Brake System Rebuild


Rebuild Corvette Calipers

Rebuild Corvette Calipers-Reassembly

Corvette caliper rebuild and reassembly

Lip Seal vs O-Ring Calipers

Removing Riveted Brake Rotors

Corvette Steering System Rebuild

Power steering was an option on Corvettes from 1963 to 1976, and became standard equipment in 1977. Although the pumps and gearboxes changed several times, the power steering control valve and cylinder remained pretty much the same.

Corvette p/s cylinder rebuild

Read: Steering Cylinder Rebuild

After rebuilding the control valve and steering cylinder, I replaced the four power steering hoses. Procedures for 1963-1982 Corvettes are virtually the same.

Replace power steering hoses Corvette restoration by Mark Trotta

Read: Corvette P/S Hose Replacement

1982 Corvette tilt-telescopic steering column repair

Read: Tilt-Telescope Steering Column Repair

spray painting engine

read 327 Chevy Build

Corvette Cross-fire 350 engine

Read: Corvette Crossfire Maintenance and Diagnosis

If you plan to restore an old Corvette, a little homework can save you a lot of frustration. A large part of any old car restoration is research. Factory manuals like these are invaluable.

1966 Corvette assembly manual

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