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Cars > Challenges > “the barbie corvette” Vs “Ratpoweredvette”


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Long Beach, California
United States

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Santa Rosa, California
United States


1970 Chevrolet Corvette convertible

“the barbie corvette”



Photo of: 1970 Chevrolet Corvette
Photo of: 1968 CHEVY CORVETTE

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About “the barbie corvette”

i had it since i was 24. 23 years. I am fixing up the interrior and all the stuff that does not work,fiber optics speaker air vent. new carpet door panels shifte plate.... I am going to have it painted by the same guy who painted my tans am. I don't know weahter to change it back to the original color,laguna gray or repaint the color it is now. Monza red a factory 70 vette color but no the correct color of the car. you can't tell it was ever gray

About “Ratpoweredvette”

We were looking for a PT Cruiser when we ran across this Corvette for sale!


Specs for “the barbie corvette”

car was painted monza red a factory correct color for a 70 vette in 1975. but it was originally laguna grey
350/300 hp automatic

Specs for “Ratpoweredvette”

Powered by a BIG BLOCK;
not original to the car.
Original 327 long gone. BorgWarner/4spd/ transmission;
not original either.
Original MUNCIE also long gone.
Positraction Rear with 3:55 ratio IS ORIGINAL to the car.


Factory Options for “the barbie corvette”

power windows
factory am/fm
added powering steering 2007. everthing was just blot on original rebulit parts. apears and basically is stock
removable hardtop in blk vinyl
this car has manual 4 wheel 4 piston caliper brakes

Factory Options for “Ratpoweredvette”

Tinted glass,
Black, vinyl covered, HARD/TOP


Mods for “the barbie corvette”

electronic ignition

Mods for “Ratpoweredvette”

MSD 6AL electronic ignition,
MSD distributor-
PAINT; by me.
Chrome/spoke wire WHEELS by previous owner (Chuck).


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