1970 Corvette Convertible “Restomod” 

Owners                                 Dave & Susie Murray, Peoria, IL

Corvette Model                    1970 Corvette Convertible, with two tops – removable hardtop in Torch Red body color & black Al Knoch soft top

Body Modifications            Vacuum systems removed. Replaced with 1973 style hood with custom hood latches, 1973 windshield, custom firewall cover and wiper cowl cover in body color, and ECPB electric headlight opener kit

Paint                                      Torch Red

Interior                                  Stock standard black interior, with Comfort-weave vinyl seats

Interior Modifications        Console bezel updated to incorporate Kenwood stereo, with i-Pod and Bluetooth capability, cut pile black carpet, Dynamat heat shield/sound barrier on floor and doors, lap seat belts, Chuck Pelton black leather-wrapped C3 Corvette steering wheel, and Vintage Air AC with updated controls.

Engine                                   LS 376/480, with custom-designed fuel rail covers

Exhaust System                 MagnaFlow stainless steel, custom exhaust system

Transmission                      Tremec TKO 600,5-speed manual

Chassis                                 Street Shop, Inc. (see detail specifications below)

Suspension                          C4 Corvette suspension, with QA1 Ultra Ride coil-over adjustable shocks

Rearend                                Super Duty Dana 44 rearend, 3.50:1

Brakes                                  11” rear & 13” front C4 Corvette disc brakes

Wheels                                  CCW Classics, polished aluminum, 18x9 front & 18x10 rear

Tires                                      Kuhmo Ecsta LE Sport, 245/40/18 front &

Rear Axle                                      275/35/18


Street Shop, Inc. Rolling Chassis – Components:

Street Shop’s C3 Corvette replacement chassis is an all new “mandrel formed” chassis made by bending 4” x 2” x 0.120” wall steel tubing, then powder-coated in semi-gloss black. The Street Shop chassis for this 1970 Corvette Convertible “Restomod” includes the following components and options ---

  • Mandrel formed tubular frame, powder-coated in semi-gloss black
  • Removable transmission cross-member
  • C4 Corvette suspension front & rear
  • HD 3.5” diameter aluminum half shafts
  • Billet aluminum adjustable rear camber bars
  • Billet aluminum rear toe assembly
  • Billet aluminum lower coil-over mount
  • Front sway bar kit, 1” diameter
  • QA1 Ultra Ride Series single adjustable coil-over shocks
  • Complete custom brake line kit
  • Wilwood tandem master brake cylinder, polished, 1.13” bore
  • 11” rear & 13” front C4 Corvette brakes, with Level III HydroBoost Brake Assist
  • Red powder-coated C4 Corvette brake calipers
  • DSE power rack & pinion steering
  • Column adapter kit for AGR rack to steering column
  • Rock Valley stainless steel fuel tank, with in-tank electric fuel pump
  • DeWitt Aluminium Radiator, with dual chrome fans
  • GMPP LS3HO 480hp crate engine
  • Polished/Chrome LS engine accessories kit
  • PowerMaster XS chrome torque starter
  • Spectre polished 90 air intake, with K&N filter
  • Vintage Air heat/cool/defrost kit