Restoration: 1970 C3 with performance modifications

The original engine was blown, so this car was prime for some updates.
Corvette 1970


Original 350 small block
Corvette 1970


OEM Rochester Q-jet 4bbl Carburetor
Corvette 1970


Power brakes
Corvette 1970


Front suspension needs to be replaced
Corvette 1970


Rusted rotors, springs and calipers
Corvette 1970


Undercarriage
Corvette 1970


Right side brake and rotor
Corvette 1970


Front suspension needs to be replaced
Corvette 1970


Out with the old engine
Corvette 1970


Overview of project
Corvette 1970


Pre-paint
Corvette Converting from drum brakes to four wheel disk brakes


Common problem with older cars, sagging doors
Corvette disasemble control arm tower


Laying down the paint
Corvette 1970


Painted at back at the shop waiting for engine install
Corvette New control arms


Engine moved into position
Corvette New upper and lower control arms, bushings and pins


New suspension, rotors and brakes
Corvette Drum replacement


Everything replaced in engine bay. Just need to drop in the engine.
Corvette Drum and brakes gone


That looks nice.
Corvette Four wheel disk brakes conversion


Everything replaced, cleaned and locked in place
Corvette Conversion to power steering


New exhaust installed
Corvette MagnaFlow exhaust



Running and ready to road test!

road test

First Road Test!!

Posted by Corvette Care on Monday, April 4, 2016