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Cars > Challenges > “? Lucky ?” Vs “Buddluv's Vette”

 

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Beckley, West Virginia
United States

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Brockton, Massachusetts
United States

 

1982 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

“? Lucky ?”

1979 Chevrolet Corvette L82

“Buddluv's Vette”

 
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About “? Lucky ?”

I bought this vette in 2005. I have always wanted one. It was fun working on it, finding different parts needed to improve performance and looks. I wanted it to look different from any other 82. The color looks orange in the daytime and red at nite. 2 good friends, ( Larry & Rodney), helped me to get it where it is today. I really enjoy driving it on cruises and I show it at cars shows. I have received many trophies including Best GM, Ladies Choice, Best 80's, and Best 80's Corvette along with the Top 50's ect. I like going to shows, hanging with the other guy's, seeing there cool cars and getting different ideas from other 82 vettes on how to improve mine. I love driving it.

About “Buddluv's Vette”

I've always wanted a car like this corvette. it needs some work, the nose was tapped,(to put it lightly) and the right front part of the fender is cracked . The motor is the L82 350, and has a rebuilt automatic 350 Turbo tranny,The interior is pretty clean,but of course i'll do it over my way which is why I wanted a Corvette that wasn't a collectors item. Right now it has Flowmasters on it and dang.....it's too loud so back to stock mufflers (I would like to hear my stereo while i'm cruising!), I'm going to stick with the color that it is right now, that way if I plan on making any changes It will happen during the winter months, cause summer goes by like (snap)! GITTERDUNN!

 

Specs for “? Lucky ?”

5.7 liter 350 Crossfire Injection engine, 200+ HP, 4 Speed Automatic.

Specs for “Buddluv's Vette”

L82 sb 350 W/competition crane cam, Roller tip rockers, Edelbrock rpm intake and Edelbrock carb,Heddman headers, electric fuel pump, 355 posi' ,Turbo 350 trans'!

 

Factory Options for “? Lucky ?”

AC, Power windows, Power Door Locks, Power Mirors, Power Stering, Power 4 wheel disc brakes, Power antenna, Intermittent windshield wipers, Rear window defogger, tilt-telescopic sterring, Passenger Illum. Visor vanity miror, Removable Mirror T-Tops, Six-way power drivers seat.

Factory Options for “Buddluv's Vette”

Cruise control, A/C T-tops, Tilt wheel, rear d-fogger, etc....

 

Mods for “? Lucky ?”

Daytona Nose, Side and back ground effects, Rear spoiler, Rear window louver, Twin NACA Duct Hi Rise Turbo Hood, SE Side Fender Louvers, American Racing 17" Torque Thrust Aluminum Wheels, Under car Light kit, White face guages with blue lights and carbon fiber surround, Monza Duel tip mufflers, Carbon Fiber Strips. Engine Chrome Parts: Alternator, Power Booster and Master Cylinder, Power Stering Pump, Valve Covers, upper & lower heater hoses. Aluminum Parts: Pulleys, Hi-Flow Water Pump and Fan.

Mods for “Buddluv's Vette”

TV/DVD by JVC, 2 10" woofers and 4 speaker system (tweeters on dash and mid's in door, woofers in rear)

 

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