Bunbury, Western Australia
1987 Chevrolet Corvette Z52
1990 Chevrolet Corvette CONV.
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About “NOW 94”
This car was my 36th birthday present from my wife.
It was in nice driver condition with 59457 original miles We drove it like it was for 2 years enjoying every minute. Then started the restoration. All paint was taken back buy hand to the factory black primer for a good base. Body was in perfect condition with no cracks or damage at all. Then started with the sealer coat, primer coat, more rubbing, more primer, more blocking including making fiberglass bumpers fit (lots of work but better than the urethane in the long run) all in all, alot of hard labour. Then came the 4 coats of Corvette Torch Red followed by 5 coats of clear coat enough for the color sanding.
I BOUGHT THIS CAR FROM A GUY IN EDMONTON LAST WENSDAY. THE CAR CAME FROM (OHIO), THAT IS ALL I REALLY KNOW ABOUT IT EXCEPT IT IS REAL FUN TO DRIVE. SOMTIMES IT'S JUST NICE TO PULL YOUR TOP DOWN AND GO FOR A RIDE.
Specs for “NOW 94”
Car has TPI 350 4speed automatic transmission,3:07 to1 performance rear end.
Specs for “Topless”
350 OR 5.7 TPI AUTO, A HOLE 250 HP, BUT SHE GOES NOT TO BAD, WHEELBASE,96.2 INCHES, LENGHT 176.5 INCHES, WIDTH 71.0 INCHES , HEIGHT,46.7 INCHES, CURB WEIGHT 3,223 POUNDS, 250 HP @4,400 RPM,350 FPT @3,200 RPM ONE OF 4.872 MADE IN 1990, LESS IF YOU GO WHITE WITH BLUE INTERIOR.
Factory Options for “NOW 94”
Car has standard leather seats, both driver and passenger electrics, Electronic air conditioning, Z52 performance suspension package, Cars color was factory code 74 Dark Red Metalic and trim code 622 Saddle leather.
Factory Options for “Topless”
CONV,PWR, WINDOWS.PWR,LOCKS,AUTO TRANS,A/C.PWR HEATED MIRRORS, POWER SEATS,POWER ANTENNA, TILT,AM/FM/CASSETTE, CRUISE CONTROL, AND IT ALL WORKS.
Mods for “NOW 94”
Changes I have made since owning are FULL respray inside and out in 1994 CorvetteTorch Red. Changed front and rear bumpers to late C4. Changed fenders and side moulds to 91-94 type. Left high mount stop light and filled rear bumper center light to give the ZR-1 look. Fitted new 1994 Saw Blade wheels. 17x8.5 front & 17x9.5 rear 275 tires front & 315 tires rear. All new weather striping. Changed interior trim color to black including new carpet and new black plastic trim pieces where needed.
Car has as of 7/31/10 64677 miles
Engine mods are Crane roller rockers. Hypertech power chip. Throttle body air foil. K&N air fillter opened front on air box. Cat back 2.5'' Exhaust with straight thru stainless steel mufflers. B&M shift kit in the transmission.
Mods for “Topless”
SOME NEW FOOSE WHEELS AND DUNLOP RUBBER ALONG WITH SOME NEW MAGNA FLOW EXHAUST, IT NOW SOUNDS AND LOOKS WAY BETTER
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