1973 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Why This Car Is Special
We have restored 1973 Chevrolet Corvette we have here at Skyway
Classics is a real head turner with its bright red paint and saddle
interior. 350 cubic inch engine, and the 4-speed transmission.
1973 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
L-48 engine that produced 190 horsepower
Factory cowl induction black factory air cleaner
Orange painted block, heads, valve covers, and intake
Cast iron factory exhaust manifolds
Factory chrome shielded electronics and distributer
Stock looking engine compartment
Dual exhaust system
Rallye wheels with BF Goodrich Radial TA tires
Like-new saddle twin bucket seat interior
Factory appointments like gauges, seat belts, center console,
chrome 4-speed shifter, Corvette AM/FM stereo radio system, factory
dash, map holder, air conditioning, matching door panels, and
Corvette tan flag floor mats
Bright red paint
Cold air induction hood
Large rectangular exhaust tips
Ours has the base L-48 engine that produced 190 horsepower and
looks as stock as it did when it was new with the factory cowl
induction black factory air cleaner, orange painted block, heads,
valve covers, and intake, 4-barrel carb, cast iron factory exhaust
manifolds, factory chrome shielded electronics and distributer,
factory hoses, air conditioning, power steering, and sitting in a
stock looking engine compartment.
All the gases go out the rear via a dual exhaust system, it is
backed by a 4-speed transmission, and the Corvette rides on correct
factory Rallye wheels with BF Goodrich Radial TA tires.
A lot of new parts went into this Corvette including a front end
rebuilt with new Bushings, Tie rods, Springs, Alignment, and new
tires (all 4, rebuilt stereo radio, new floor matts, refurbished
engine bay, new radiator, rebuilt AC, new water pump, oil pump,
timing gear, rear end, new leaf spring, bushings, shocks, and
The like-new saddle twin bucket seat interior looks factory stock
with the correct factory appointments like gauges, seat belts,
center console, chrome 4-speed shifter, Corvette AM/FM stereo radio
system, factory dash, map holder, air conditioning, matching door
panels, and Corvette tan flag floor mats.
The 1973 Chevrolet Corvette was the first "Rubber Bumper" Vette.
The front chrome bumper was replaced with a federally mandated 5
MPH bumper that changed its looks significantly.
This is the only year that a rubber front bumper and chrome rear
bumper were used at the same time. A new side brace was added as
well to increase safety. This was also the last year for the small
spoiler at the back of the car.
As stated earlier, the bright red paint makes this Corvette an
attention getter. The 1973 hood features cold air induction and
removes the automatic panel that hid the windshield wipers. A vent
in the hood by the windshield wipers provided cold outside air for
the engine also. The new ducts on the sides behind the front wheels
were non-trimmed and consist of just one large hole and some body
It has T-tops, great chrome and trim, large rectangular exhaust
tips, and has a great presentation.
The time capsule of a 1973 Chevrolet Corvette we have at Skyway
Classics will be an attention getter wherever you drive it to and
will have the additional power and great handling to challenge you
as a driver to drive it as it should be driven.
So give us a call at 941-254-6608.
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