How to Restore Your C3 Corvette: 1968-1982 by Walt Thurn

Life-long Corvette historian and enthusiast Walt Thurn explores the fascinating history of C3 Corvettes, from its generational  predecessors C1 (1953-1962) and C2 (1963-1967), through the C3s significant impact on Corvette history. Thurn covers each one of the 14 model year Corvettes, including rare options and collectability / value.

This book covers every aspect of restoring your C3 Corvette that you will need to know, including:

  • proper planning and evaluation for restoration projects
  • key inspection points
  • the importance of matching numbers for an accurate restoration
  • body work, paint, and frame restoration
  • suspension and differential reassembly
  • brake system installation
  • engine rebuild or replacement (including engine block casting numbers)
  • transmission
  • wiring and interior installation
  • body installation

Picking up a CarTech book is quickly becoming a no-brainer. Jam-packed full of color photos and easy to follow directions, this book will not let you down. An absolute must for the Corvette enthusiast, I highly recommend!

Rating: 5 stars


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