WELCOME TO Vtech Corvette, LLC!
Special Notice: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we will not be attending this years Corvette's at Carlisle.
If you have made arrangements to pick up product or drop off cores please call the shop at (815) 262-1681. See you next year!
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)$134.00 – $155.00
1963 – 1982 CONTROL ARMS COMPLETE SET$1,150.00 – $1,225.00
1965 – 1982 Trailing Arm with a NEW TRAILING ARM – Left or Right (price includes core charge)$729.95
1965 -1982 Reconditioned Trailing Arm Assembly (price includes the core charge)$579.95
1965 -1982 Trailing Arm with NEW TRAILING ARM and NEW SPINDLE – NO CORE CHARGE$759.95
What to Know Before Considering C3 Corvette Restoration?
Thousands of people nationwide have found their passion in c3 corvette restoration. Whether their project car is an old hand-me-down from their grandpa or the classic car they have been dreaming about driving since high school, the emotional attachment associated with their projects is high, resulting in a high level of commitment once the project is started. Because of this, hobbyists spend $1.9 billion annually on restoration projects and parts, and it’s easy to see how classic auto restoration can get extremely expensive very fast.
Although it isn’t feasible to cut costs wherever possible while working on an auto restoration, there are a few things to remember while working on a project to help eliminate a few unnecessary costs.
Know Your Limitations
Even if you grew up working on cars, there may still be some aspects of the restoration that you are not an expert on. Consulting a professional or individual who has expertise in the area you are lacking can not only speed up the trial and error process, but it can also save you from making some costly mistakes.
Set A Budget
With c3 corvette restoration, it can be easy to keep adding “just one more” extra to the project, and those extras will add up fast. By setting a budget, you can keep track of what you need to buy and how much you have already spent. Factoring in a piece of the budget for unplanned extras is also a good idea in case one aspect of the restoration ends up being a bigger project than expected.
Do Your Homework
When buying parts and tools, it always pays to research before you buy. Because the c3 corvette restoration industry is such a big business, there are many manufacturers who sell their parts at a lower price in order to earn more sales, but the quality of their products matches their low price. Research companies before you buy from them, and your finished project will last longer and give you fewer problems in the future.
Use Auto Restoration Kits
Car restoration kits are made to help speed up certain parts of the restoration process and help reduce costs. Kits are made for all different parts of cars, including body kits, dash kits, and paint kits. Because everything you need to do that particular part of the restoration is included in the kit, you will spend less time researching each tool and part you need and will have everything available when you start working. C3 corvette restoration can be a very enjoyable and rewarding project for classic car enthusiasts. With these simple tips the process will go much smoother and unexpected costs can be kept at a minimum.