Beckley, West Virginia
Texas City, Texas
1982 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
“? Lucky ?”
1980 Chevrolet Corvette L-82
Head to Head
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.
We adopted Slick about three years ago. The prevous owner had already rebuilt/replaced a lot of the problems so Slick was a driver with a few noises here and there. Promptly rebuilt the rear suspension and replaced the old tires to make a HUGE difference in the ride. On Feb 14th of 2006 a kid threw a left hook turn across my lane leaving Slick with a broken noise and contusions. After a long battle with the insurrance companies, Slick was finally repaired and BACK IN BLACK!
BACK IN BLACK!
Specs for “? Lucky ?”
5.7 liter 350 Crossfire Injection engine, 200+ HP, 4 Speed Automatic.
Specs for “Slick”
Black on black, auto, L-82 350ci. Added a nice little system for tunes and have had a recent repaint for a glass finish.
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 “Slick”
Stock L-82 350ci
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 “Slick”
Just installed a nice little system for cruzin.. Give me a break here, we're getting old.
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