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Corvettes

[FRIDAY POLL] Round or Square?

by Steve Burns on August 8, 2014

[FRIDAY POLL] Round or Square?

Welcome to the first of our Friday polls where each week we’ll survey, you, the CorvetteBlogger Nation to get your opinions on various Corvette topics. We’ll kick the series off this week with probably the most talked about feature on the new C7 – those taillights.

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CorvetteBlogger Visits Smokey's Dyno and Performance

After our visit to CORSA Performance last month we headed over to Smokey’s Dyno and Performance in nearby Akron, Ohio to check out their first class custom shop. Smokey’s is a full service tuning shop offering everything from ECM tunes to custom wheel and tire installation. They specialize in all makes and models but, of course, we were there to talk Corvettes.

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A Rare 1966 Vintage Corvette Racer up for Sale at Mecum Monterey

Another rare Corvette with a long history of racing success goes on the block at Mecum Auctions in Monterey, California Aug. 14-16.

This one is a 1966 convertible purchased new in Salt Lake City, Utah by Lynn Butler, whose intentions all along were to race his Corvette.

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Via CorvetteVideos.TV

This C5 Corvette racer with a solid axle from Moser Engineering nearly stands on its rear bumper when the light turns green. The driver powers through 60′ or so of track on just two wheels. Amazingly, the car stays under control as it drops back to four wheels and heads down the track.

The newest addition to the C5 Corvette lineup over at Bayou Boyz racing is being tested. This will be the 3rd C5 to join the team proving how competitive this package has become.

Visit CorvetteVideos.TV for the best selection of hand-picked Corvette videos.

 

Larry Trades a New 2004 Corvette for a 66 427/390 Convertible
Photo Credit: Ron Cherry

The Major League Baseball trade deadline was last week.

Larry Potter doesn’t have to worry about deadlines like that.

You see, back in 2004, he made the trade of a lifetime – gaining the keys to a friend’s beautiful 1966 Corvette roadster if Larry would just buy a new 2004 Corvette and throw the keys to his friend.

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[VIDEO] 'Ungrateful Girlfriend' Gets a Marriage Proposal in her Corvette Stingray

Will the roar of a 2014 Stingray be replaced by the sound of wedding bells?

You’ll have to watch this video and find out as the saga of the “Ungrateful Girlfriend” continues.

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[SAVE THE STINGRAYS] Is this the Worst C7 Corvette Crash Yet?

Looking at the pile of twisted metal and body panels, it’s hard to believe that this was once a 2014 Corvette Stingray. After reviewing the photos from the Insurance Auto Auctions website, this has got to be the worst post-crash Corvette we’ve seen and believe us, we’ve seen a lot of them.

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Nowicki Autosport Releases New C7 Convertible Leather Tonneau Inserts

The stream of cool aftermarket products for the C7 Corvette keeps on flowing. These leather covered tonneau inserts are the latest offering from our friends over at Nowicki Autosport. The unique pieces add color coordinated appeal to your topless Corvette.

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More Power, High MPGs and Faster Shifts Await C7 Corvette Z06 Owners

It’s not nearly as challenging to build a high-powered car if you don’t have to worry about gas mileage.

But the engineers at Chevrolet do, thanks to government mandates, so they are buckling down and taking it a step further for the upcoming supercharged Corvette Z06, according to a story from Automotive News.

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Low Mile 1969 L88 Corvette Heading to Mecum Monterey

by Mitch Talley on August 6, 2014

Low Mile 1969 L88 Corvette Heading to Mecum Monterey

What may be the best example of an L88 Corvette still around will go on the block at Mecum Auctions in Monterey, California Aug. 14-16.

No less an expert than the NCRS National Judging Chairman Roy Sinor chose this car nine years ago for a collector who asked him to find the best L88 he could.

Sinor settled on this 1969 L88 Stingray after it had undergone a two-year rotisserie restoration finished in 2005 and gave it 94 points out of a possible 100.

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