1995 Corvette Coupe Resto-Mod

Engine Mods:

cast iron 4-bolt main
bored +0.030″, tanked, cam bearings replaced november 2017

Heads / Intake
10207648 casting (original to car)
LE1 portwork / valve angle work / decks milled 0.013″ / bronze guide inserts
Manley RaceFlow 1.94 / 1.50 stainless steel valves
original intake ported by Lloyd Elliot
Professional Products 52mm throttle body, TPI idle air bypasses blocked off

Reciprocating Assy
factory nodular iron crankshaft, std journal size
journals lightly polished, oil holes deburred
Scat 3-ICR5700 5.7″ forged 4340 i-beam connecting rods w/ arp bolts
sealed power hypereutectic pistons w/ coated skirts
pistons, pins, rods weight matched within 0.6 grams (see balance sheet)
crank balanced by Button Automotive, O’Fallon, MO

Lunati 73925K5 spring + retainer kit (see spring installed height / pressures sheet)
ARP 7/16 rocker arm studs 135-7101
CompCams UltraProMag 1065-16 chromoly steel full roller rocker arms 1.6 ratio w/ .050″ offset trunnions from Crower 73692 Enduro CL
Alex’s Parts 5/16″ adjustable guide plates
polylocks cut to 0.800″ to clear stock valve covers
CompCams 07-467-8 280XFI HR13 cam, installed @ 108.5 ICL (see 07-467-8 cam card)
Cloyes 9-3545X9 billet steel double roller timing set installed on A2 keyway
Melling J-2079-16 lifters

Stainless Works 1-5/8″ primary headers w/ cats
Stainless Works C492-96EX 2-1/2″ duals w/ x-pipe, turbos

original oil pump clearanced and ported
Meziere WP118 43 gph electric water pump
ITC Billet 551500 non-bypass oil filter adapter
ACDelco 10456413 melonized distributor (oil pump) drive gear
Melling IS-55E hardened steel oil pump drive shaft
Delphi optispark base, C4105-11 trigger wheel, AIP electronics optical sensor
DIY-LTCC ignition controller
GM 12658183 ignition coils x 8

Other Mods:

  • Headlight motors (link)
  • Add bluetooth audio to factory CDM (link)
  • Replace heater core and fix dash pad
  • A-mold replica wheels, 17×9.5 all around (picture)
  • Brakes
  • Hurst billet plus shifter (link)
  • 52mm PP throttle body (link)
  • Replace leaking water pump drive seal (link)
  • Replace cheap-ass optispark pickup with one that meets OE specs, coil and ICM
  • Flush cooling system (link)
  • Fix cruise control and other assorted vacuum leaks
  • Replace yoke bushings in tilt column


  • Replace seat covers and fix the two broken power seat motors
  • Carpet
  • Replace fiberglass front fascia, paint side mirrors and door trim strips
  • Replace targa top lense and window seals
  • Build or buy a targa truss

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