1965 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

1965 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

We always wanted a mid-year Corvette. Lucky for us, we scored a numbers-matching '65 Coupe with the L-79 engine, four-speed transmission and limited slip.

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May
17
May 17, 2024
How to restore and repaint interior vinyl

Although in good shape, the console and shifter surround was pretty worn down and looked pretty ugly. Luckily, restoring interior vinyl is fairly simple.

May
13
May 13, 2024
Rejuvenating and rebuilding our Corvette’s armrest

Sure, we could have just bought a new armrest for our Corvette, but why not try to save the original piece?

May
08
May 8, 2024
How to clean and repair the carpeting in your car

Trying to keep your car's interior as original as possible? Classic or not, here are some tips and tricks on cleaning and repairing the carpeting in your car.

Apr
30
Apr 30, 2024
Rebuilding our Corvette’s shifter and boot

Rattling shifter? It could be a sign of a more serious problem.

Apr
25
Apr 25, 2024
Deciding whether to restore our Corvette or preserve its originality

It's time to decide whether we want to restore our Corvette into a concours winner or keep it as a largely-original driver.

Apr
24
Apr 24, 2024
Giving our Corvette a sporty, yet street-compliant, alignment

After new wheels and tires, the only thing holding us back from enjoying our Corvette was a proper alignment.

Apr
17
Apr 17, 2024
Picking a set of wheels for our Corvette–but which ones?

The wheels that came with our Corvette weren't going to work out as planned, so we sought out a period-correct alternative.

Apr
15
Apr 15, 2024
A few fixes to make sure our Corvette is seen–and clean

Making a classic car safer to drive can be as simple as making sure all the blinkers and lights work as they should.

Apr
09
Apr 9, 2024
Making our Corvette safer to drive with a few minor fixes

Before deciding on any major modifications or upgrades, we first wanted to ensure our '65 Corvette is safe to drive.

Mar
11
Mar 11, 2024
A quick cleanup for our midyear Corvette

Whether it's a concours-quality restoration or a well-patinaed barn find, a quick bit of detailing can easily improve the looks of your classic.

Feb
29
Feb 29, 2024
Amelia Island Kickoff: Come see our Chevrolet Corvette project car

Come see several Classic Motorsports project cars at our first-ever Classic Motorsports Amelia Island Kickoff Presented by Sunoco–including our 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe.

Feb
26
Feb 26, 2024
We bought this old Corvette. Now what to do with it?

Now that our bought-sight-unseen Corvette is in our shop, it's time to inspect the car to figure out what we actually bought.

Feb
22
Feb 22, 2024
Developing a game plan for the Corvette we bought sight unseen

We bought this 1965 Chevrolet Corvette sight unseen. Now to figure out what we're going to do with it.

Feb
20
Feb 20, 2024
How a 1965 Corvette Coupe fell into our lap

How a simple phone call with SCCA Foundation Chairman Jeff Jacobs led us into C2 Corvette ownership.

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