Chris Petris' Corvette C3 1968-1982: How to Build and Modify guide is highly recommended for anyone interested in THE most authoritative Corvette C3 performance build-up book available.
Originally developed by industrial designer Harley J. Earl and unveiled in the 1950s by General Motors, the Chevrolet Corvette has become one of the most recognizable sports cars in the world. It was so masculine, the rumor is it was named after a small warship. The Corvette really hit its stride and popularity in the late 1960s and maintained that status right up to the early 1980s. During that period, somewhere in the vicinity of a half million models hit the streets.
Now, those classic models, which were built and sold between 1968 and 1982, may be beloved, but theyíre also considered antiquated. The brakes, suspension, steering and engines are decades old and definitely lack the standards and safety measures found in today's models. Fortunately, all you need is Corvette C3 1968-1982: How to Build and Modify, a comprehensive Corvette C3 performance build-up book, to pump up your carís life support.
This book is a great resource for the at-home enthusiast or professional tech. Itís an easy to follow, step-by-step guide for modifying comfort and durability, giving you modern braking, handling and acceleration while retaining those classic lines.
Corvette C3 1968-1982: How to Build and Modify takes the challenge of modifying a classic muscle car and putting the power in your hands. It provides all the plans and products you will need to get your Corvette rivaling anything on the asphalt today. This Corvette C3 performance build-up book covers LS and crate engines and how to swap them out. Get a firm handle on exhaust systems and the best ways to upgrade the cabin. Learn how to maximize drive-train performance by effectively adjusting chassis components. Thereís also a wealth of information on fuel systems, the automatic transmission, power adders and much more. Impress aficionados and professionals alike when they see that traditional body but are floored when they see whatís under the hood.
Chris Petris is an experienced ASE Master Certified Technician and has spent a considerable amount of time restoring and modifying Corvettes. Itís been a labor of love and heís taken two decades of experience and poured it into this Corvette C3 performance build-up book. Heís a contributing editor with Auto Enthusiast and a technical instructor at the Bloomington Gold Corvettes USA Event School. A former manager at the Eckler Corvette service center, Petris is also the author of How to Restore Your Corvette: 1963-1967. Corvette C3 1968-1982: How to Build & Modify continues his efforts to help anyone and everyone that wants to get a new level of quality out of their classic Corvette.
Subject: Corvette C3 1968-1982: How to Build and Modify, a high performance how-to book
1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982 ISBN-10: 1613250339 | ISBN-13: 9781613254691 | CarTech Books SA247