1961 Corvette

I purchased my 1961 Corvette, in May of 2019. The ‘Vette is powered by a 283 cubic inch small block Chevy engine that is topped with a 4-Barrel carburetor. The rest of the drivetrain includes a Borg-Warner T10 4-speed transmission and Positraction Rear. The engine is a replacement with correct date codes but not the original to the car.

My plan is frame-on resto-mod. Keeping it as original appearing as possible while adding modern enhancements like power disc brakes, power steering, possibly Vintage Air. Plans also call for rebuilding the seats, replacing the carpets.

Carl Hollopeter

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3 Responses to “1961 Corvette”
  1. collectorsauto

    Air Conditioning in a topless corvette? I personally wouldn’t do it – – – just something else to have problems with later on. With the top pon the car (if you have it – – – might be icicles hanging from the sun visors (LOL) Beautiful car though. The rest like PS/PB/Slotted Drilled disc brake conversion – – great enhancements. Enjoy your ride.
    Fred Alexander
    Saskatoon SK

  2. Gloria

    Classics are the best, depending on experience, workload, try RC Cars….just saying…been there done that…