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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