Third generation Corvettes (1968-1982), commonly kwn as C3s, are among the most plentiful and affordable Corvettes on the road today. Production spanned 15 years with more than 540,000 examples built, making these the most common of any Corvette body style. Unfortunately, many have fallen into disrepair and are in need of restoration. This book will delve into all of the idiosyncrasies of the C3's engine, drivetrain, body, chassis, and interior to guide both first time and experienced restorers to a successful conclusion of their project. * Tips to ensure correct restoration * Covers every major component * Decode stampings and part numbers * Includes accessory codes and production numbers
Richard Prince has worked as an automotive author and photographer since 1991. He has authored three Corvette titles for Motorbooks and 2500 magazine articles for such periodicals as Road & Track, Automobile, Motor Trend, and the New York Times to name but a few. Richard resides in Huntington, New York.