WELCOME TO Vtech Corvette, LLC!
Vtech Corvette provides complete C2 and C3 Corvette restoration. Our suspension and restoration shop is your best source for quick and reliable service. Vtech Corvette provides rebuilds of Corvette trailing arms, wheel bearings, rear ends (differentials) control arms. Our service work is guaranteed. We care about the passion you have for your Corvette.
Vtech Corvette has over thirty years of Corvette rebuilding experience and Jim is an ASE Certified Master Technician.
Since you are dealing directly with the rebuilder, Vtech offers unbeatable prices, quality work and quick turnaround on orders. By dealing directly with the rebuilder, you eliminate some of the cost. Vtech Corvette is very competitive on parts and pricing.
If you are looking for a specific part for your C2 or C3 Corvette restoration, please call us, we have inventory (new or reconditioned) that is not listed in our online store!
Be sure to ask about our premium box service.
We can ship you our custom made boxes to ship us your parts!
"Your C2 and C3 Specialists!"
’63-’82 Corvette Differential Side Yokes (Stub Shafts)$155.00
1963 – 1982 CONTROL ARMS COMPLETE SET$1,150.00 – $1,350.00
1965 – 1982 Trailing Arm with a NEW TRAILING ARM – Left or Right (price includes core charge)$800.00
1965 -1982 Reconditioned Trailing Arm Assembly (price includes the core charge)$620.00
1965 -1982 Trailing Arm with NEW TRAILING ARM and NEW SPINDLE – NO CORE CHARGE$850.00
Corvette Differential Upkeep Over The Years
Many cars have currently been using corvette differential for 66 years, producing about 1.5 million of them since 1953. This tends to make the Corvette basically one of the most well-known sports automobiles of all time. First and second-generation Corvettes happen to be among the incredibly first collectible cars in the modern-day era, and collecting Corvettes remains a worldwide phenomenon.
Functional Scoop of the First Corvettes
Functional ram air systems draw air from outside the engine compartment to feed the engine with cooler and denser air; this became common on automobiles in the 1960s, and most systems utilized a hood scoop. The first Corvette getting a functional hood scoop was the 1967 model applying the L88 427 engine selection. Only 20 had been developed. The stinger scoop around the other big-block Corvettes looked precisely the same but was not functional.
Corvette Without the Need of a Trunk
It can be funny to think about now, but from 1963-82 the Corvette didn’t have a trunk. The compact cargo region behind the seats, a particularly tiny place in the convertibles, had to be accessed from inside the interior. At present, such an inconvenience wouldn’t be tolerated, on the other hand, it was tolerated for many years. Around the 1982 Collector’s Edition model, Chevy ultimately hinged the glass rear window for higher access. The design and style remained from the C4, C5, and C6 generations.
Corvette Differential with DOHC
There has been only one production Corvette using a double overhead cam engine. That was the ZR-1 created from 1990-95. The 5.7-liter V-8, produced by Lotus and constructed by Mercury Marine, debuted with 375 h but swiftly enhanced to 405 hp. Chevy’s Rally Wheels became a fixture on C3 Corvettes for many years, and they might be well-known at the moment, but Rally Wheels actually debuted in around the C2. In 1967, they created their initial look on the Corvette due to the typical wheel. The aluminum bolt-on wheel was optional.
Why is Corvette Differential Maintenance Vital?
Many Corvette owners have changed their engine oil or transmission fluid. Nevertheless, it appears that owners often forget about the rear differential fluid. Though this fluid does not tend to get dirty as quickly as engine oil or transmission fluid, it does break down over time, and when it does, there is certainly much less protection for the internal workings from the rear differential. Of course, you’ll be able to pay a shop often to adjust the rear differential fluid. Many Corvette collectors put an awesome write-up displaying the best way to change the fluid in many online videos. Soon after knowing how easy it is and how straightforward it can be, the odds are excellent that many individuals will work on their own vehicles and add this project to a list of weekend upkeep products.
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