Restoration: 1958 with performance modifications

Every restoration is unique. Here we have a 1958 restomod undergoing performance modifications
Corvette 1958     Corvette 1958


Blown engine
Corvette 1958


Step one, pull the old engine
Corvette 1958


Engine out
Corvette 1958


Front suspension has seen better days
Corvette 1958


Old front end suspension is going to be replaced!
Corvette 1958


Bushings shot
Corvette 1958


Other front wheel
Corvette 1958


Manual steering will be replaced
Corvette 1958


Steering to be replaced with power steering
Corvette 1958


Converting from drum brakes to four wheel disk brakes!
Corvette Converting from drum brakes to four wheel disk brakes


Need to disasemble control arm tower to clean and paint
Corvette disasemble control arm tower


Everything must go
Corvette 1958


New control arms
Corvette New control arms


New upper and lower control arms, bushings and pins. Time to install the new brake system!
Corvette New upper and lower control arms, bushings and pins


Rear drum brakes to be replaced!
Corvette Drum replacement


Drum and brakes gone, time to pull the wheel plate
Corvette Drum and brakes gone


Four wheel disk brakes conversion
Corvette Four wheel disk brakes conversion


Conversion to power steering. If you have every driven a C1, you know why.
Corvette Conversion to power steering


MagnaFlow exhaust
Corvette MagnaFlow exhaust


Shorty headers
Corvette Shorty headers


This C1 now runs an EFI!
Corvette 1958 EFI


Let's get a closer look at the EFI port injection. Hot!
Corvette EFI port injection



Video of new engine, running and ready to tear up the road!

1958 Corette Restomod video

Posted by Corvette Care on Wednesday, January 6, 2016