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Archive for the ‘Corvettes’ Category

Posted on June 11th, 2022

UPDATED: Forums for Classic Car, Hot Rod and Antique Car Enthusiasts

Last Updated 6/14/2022 The Internet is full of information about classic cars and trucks. So much so that it can sometimes be difficult to find what you are truly looking for. Classic car forums can be some of those harder to find resources. For those that haven’t heard, a forum is a place where like…   Read More

Posted on May 14th, 2015

How To Repair Your Classic Car’s Fiberglass

Fiberglass repair is not a job for the timid. It is a job that takes a great set of know-how and skills. We really do suggest that you consider seeking out the help of professionals. We are writing this article in the hopes that we can lend a little advice to those that will ultimately…   Read More

Posted on November 26th, 2014

The Guy Who Made the Corvette an American Icon

Many of us around the shop here at Wilson Auto have a real love for Corvettes, especially those from the 1950s and 1960s. We also have a real fondness for Zora Arkus-Duntov, the man at GM that made the Corvette an American icon. Zora was born in 1909 to wealthy Russian parents studying in Belgium….   Read More

Posted on June 7th, 2012

Corvette Cruise

I had fun on a corvette cruise. The first leg was a trip around the track at Texas Motor Speedway…

Posted on May 29th, 2012

1967 Corvette

This car just looks fast and is fun to drive.

Posted on May 21st, 2012

1967 Corvette

Rear axle leaking and bad oil pressure gage. This car should be hitting the streets this week.

Posted on November 7th, 2011

1962 Corvette

The 1962 Corvette started and made a trip for an front end alignment. Just a few more details with the electrical and a state inspection. Then a few days of test driving. Just in time for the fall weather.

Posted on October 14th, 2011

1962 Corvette

We counted 31 parts that had to be chromed. All but two of the parts have been returned with fresh chrome. We are now able to start putting the car back together. Customers are always want to walk through the shop to see the cars. This Corvette gets lots of comments. I know the owner…   Read More

Posted on September 28th, 2011

1969 Corvette

A year ago, I was just going to upgrade the suspension on my Corvette. I ended up working for a year. My goal was for this car to be an example of the work we perform in the shop. I got that and more. It turned out great and it was a big day this…   Read More

Posted on September 14th, 2011

1962 Corvette Project

Seems like new carpet always brings life to a project. Mildew smells in old carpet make you want to park a car for a lifetime. We put down dyna mat, installed new carpet, had the seats recovered which included new dense foam padding and we will clean the rest of the interior at the end…   Read More