Early in production, the engine paint color was changed from Chevy orange to Corporate blue. Clean serviceable spark plugs thoroughly, using an abrasive-type cleaner such as sand blast. The C3 is the third generation of the , and marks the second time the Corvette would carry the Stingray name, though only for the 1969 - 1976 model years. New black grill with chrome surround, chrome rocker panel moldings. . Requires contact method on file and enrollment to receive alerts.
Adjust the timing by loosening the distributor clamp and rotating the distributor body as required, then tighten the clamp, and recheck timing. Though it is not documented original mileage, the condition of the interior alone is enough to be convincing. In mid-1981 production shifted from to , and several two-tone paint options were offered. Pleasantly straddling the shifter, this Corvette for sale was built to drive. Merely remove scale or dirt. There will be no desire for a more powerful engine with the 454 under the hood; this Corvette is properly balanced and is very agile.
If more is required remove the caps or break off the tabs with needle nose pliers. I think the 73 454 was rated at 5 hp more 275 net than the 72 Ls5. Only 45 Z07 were built in 1973. Adjust spark plug gaps to. The body inspired the 1963 production Sting Ray. A Corvette milestone was reached during 1977 as Chevrolet had built a half million Corvettes since production began in 1953.
This provided a simpler, more streamlined look for the fenders once mounted to the car. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow. Two special editions were offered to celebrate Corvette's 25th year. The 1967 model featured restyled fender vents, less ornamentation, and back-up lamps which were on the inboard in 1966 were now rectangular and centrally located. Auxiliary gauges were clustered above the forward end of the console and included , , , , and an analog clock.
Stolen vehicle assistance requires armed factory-installed theft-deterrent system and selection of notification communication preference s. Add oil, with a plastic syringe, as needed. Particular care should be taken to see that the top of the battery is kept clean of acid film and dirt. Start engine and run at idle speed. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 7. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. If one or more cylinders reads low or uneven, inject about a tablespoon of engine oil on top of pistons in low reading cylinders through spark plug port.
We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. It is the sole responsibility of the customer, and which we strongly encourage, to thoroughly inspect the vehicle personally or via 3rd party, to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value, prior to purchase. Chevrolet featured this new wheel prominently on the front of their new Corvette sales brochure. This particular example is excellent, preserved note: not restored condition. A standard steel rim spare was used.
The 1955 model offered a 265 cu in 4. The optional wire-spoked wheel covers left were offered for the last time in 1973. The engine line-up included the L79, a 350 hp 261 kW high performance version of the 327 cu in 5. The wheels were also updated to a new five-spoke design. Disconnect choke rod at choke lever. Tighten all ignition system connections.
In 1980, the Corvette received an integrated redesign that resulted in a significant reduction in. R at the 2016 In 2014, Corvette Racing introduced the new C7. Adjust control linkage to freely enter hole in carburetor throttle lever. The C6 tunnel plate actually mounts perfectly to the C5 model for an easy upgrade. Car and Driver recorded 6.
The was relocated from the engine area to one of three compartments behind the seats to improve weight distribution. Thanks,For 1970 models, that is a gross rating. The stainless steel exhaust manifolds and computer control system introduced on the 305 cu in 5. Use extreme caution and drive slowly on wet roads. Despite these changes, sales slipped over 15%, to 22,940 8,504 coupes, off close to 15%, and 14,436 convertibles, down nearly 19%.