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1976 Corvette C3 Stingray

1976 Corvette C3 Stingray
1976 Chevrolet Corvette C3 Stingray
Date Purchased March 2008
Purchase Price $6,500
Total Invested $3,975
Percentage Complete 94%

Parts Added

  • Hooker Super Competition Side Pipes
  • Edelbrock 2101 Intake Manifold
  • Edelbrock 650 Carburetor

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1976 Corvette Engine Bay Restoration

Engine Bay Restoration

What originally started out as a simple radiator replacement, lead to a full engine bay restoration. This consisted of removing the radiator, condenser, radiator core support, a/c unit, heater box, 350 Chevy v8, transmission, and much more.

1976 Corvette C3 Sound Proofing

Floor Pan Repair

Repairing and replacing rusted out corvette stingray floor pans and seatbelt pockets. Using sheet metal I welded my own patches onto the floor pans and coated them.

1976 Corvette C3 Sound Proofing

Sound and Heat Proofing

Installation of a sound and heat barrier on a 1976 C3 Corvette. I decided to go with a product called C3 Pre-Cut Full Insulation Kit by Mad Vette Motor Sports. Many C3 owners have had success with this product so I decided to give it a try.

1976 Corvette C3 Sound Proofing

Wheel Polishing

Step by step instructions for polishing the aluminum rims on a 1976 Corvette Stingray. My way of polishing the aluminum might sound harsh to some but it worked out for me. If rushed, this could end in a less than desirable finish so patience is key. There are many variables that could damage one's wheels with this method so polish and clean at your own discretion.