Sunday, July 30, 2023

C3 Corvettes at the Equestrian Center

A few Ocala C3 Corvette Owners Group members brought their Vettes to the World Equestrian Center in Ocala, Florida, Saturday, July 15, 2023, for a benefit car show.

The World Equestrian Center is a fantastic place that has to be experienced, so if you're ever in the North Central Florida area, you have to visit, especially if they are having a car even of some sort.

I am guesstimating that there were well over 120 vehicles at the show, and even though the event took place during summer, having an air-conditioned building made all the difference in the world.

Sunday, July 16, 2023

Make the Wiper Cowl Look Better Than New

This is the ULTIMATE guide to C3 Corvette windshield wiper bay restoration.

And while some will say that these cars never looked this good even when they were new (and they'd be 100% correct), I am not a purist when it comes to parts of my Corvette that look horrible. 

If there's one thing I despise, that is mediocrity. And if there's something I can do to eliminate it, then consider it done.

So if you want your C3 Corvette's wiper cowl to look BETTER than new, I made this video for you!

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Medfield on the Charles (MA) Corvette Show

Jason, a friend from Massachusetts, sent me photos of the Medfield on the Charles Auto Show in Medfield, MA, Sunday, June 25, 2023.

A beautiful selection of C3 Corvettes and a few others for you to enjoy.

Sunday, June 18, 2023

1973 Corvette L-82 Coupe

I recently visited my friend John Hibbert in Orlando and had a chance to have a closer look at his beautiful, Classic White, 1973 Corvette Stingray Coupe. A four-speed car with the original, optional L-82 engine.

John has also amassed a wealth of information about the Vette including the original order and build sheets, along with many other significant documents from the original owner such as the dealer delivery order and a super rare Protect-O-Plate issued for a 1973 vehicle. (GM stopped issuing Protect-O-Plates in 1972). 

For more info about Protect-O-Plates, visit the GM Authority website.

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Bypassing the Courtesy Light Timer Delay

I didn't want to spend $80 so my 1981 Corvette's interior lights would have a time delay when closing the doors, and the solution was simple: bypass the module and splice two wires.
So the interior (or courtesy) lights work fine but without the five- or ten-second delay (I'm not sure about the duration), but that's how my '76 works, and I have no problem with that.