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98sst 09-01-2009 08:12 PM

1980 corvette
My family is really into cars, we've got loads floating around. Here is some photos of the restoration on my moms 80' Corvette. She is the original owner. Pretty cool seeing it come together! Sit back, and Enjoy!

The tear down/sanding process.

98sst 09-01-2009 08:16 PM

Primer/Interior work.
We had begun to fall in love with the progress of the corvette... So much we bought a C6...
Anywho, Its painted, Just needs to get put together at this point.

98sst 09-01-2009 08:17 PM

Final Product.
One of the most stunning cars I have ever seen. Smoothest Paintjob Aswell. Hope you all enjoy!
Heres some Cell Phone pictures I took, Not as good quality!

chithead 09-01-2009 08:42 PM

WOW!!! That is a VERY clean Corvette. The interior looks brand new! That color combo is very nice as well, great to see one that isn't all black inside. I have to rep these pics when I can again. I think there are some other Vettes in that garage too... some 60's I believe (the black with black top is perty ;) ).

This is ironic as I just found out yesterday my cousin in Florida has a 1980 Corvette as her daily driver.

98sst 09-01-2009 08:52 PM

Indeed there is plenty more! These truly can be daily drivers! Ours has a small valve cover leak at the moment, nothing a few bucks cant fix though!

98sst 09-01-2009 09:06 PM

Heres some more about the c6... quite the history. The black c6 is base. Really, no options on it. The Silver convertible as seen here
has the z51 package, rides rough and what not. But just loves to eat batteries for breakfast. With no power, it obviously won't start. And the end result is... :(

Gotta love them though.

Quiet Lunatic 09-01-2009 09:10 PM

Great looking car looks show room quality or better.

red041500 09-01-2009 09:12 PM

is that a 1966 chevy impala convert in the back round ?? if so post up pics...

98sst 09-01-2009 09:34 PM


Originally Posted by red041500 (Post 77934)
is that a 1966 chevy impala convert in the back round ?? if so post up pics...

Oh man I'll have to find some. That was the beginning of an amazing car. The owner put in over 100 grand into that restoration. The finished product was cherry red with a white soft top. Basically the chassis was all that was original! I'll look for some pictures. That one in particular went off to a car dealer known as Park Place LTD, and was auctioned off.

Toms Blue Ram 1500 09-02-2009 12:31 AM

Garage at your house ? You guys paint it ? Gorgeous final product . Mom should be happy .

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