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Chevrolet Corvette C2 - The Timber Wolf C2 Gets Suspended

The Chassis, Suspension, Brakes, And Rearend Get Installed

Kim Ian Madsen Dec 1, 2007

Welcome to the fifth of six total installments chronicling the transformation of our old "carny" Corvette into the ultimate C2 Vette Rod. Last month, the crew at Corvette Restoration AZ installed the 393 stroker motor, five-speed transmission, and HD radiator/fan assembly. In this issue, we will install our chassis, suspension, brakes, and rearend. The final element of our build will be covered next month, which will detail all other components of the interior and exterior, trim, stereo install, final wrapup, and test drive/shake down. Let's jump into the build.

Automotive Racing Products (ARP) ::: Main Bearing & Cylinder Head Bolts
Be Cool ::: Radiator & Fan System
Billet Fabrication ::: Billet Valve Covers
Boyd Coddington Wheels ::: Custom Aluminum Wheels
BTM Cheetah Continuation Cars ::: Wide Body Panel Fabrication
Champ Pans ::: Oil pan & Pickup
Classic Chevy 5-speeds ::: TKO Tremec Transmission Elite Kit
Coffman Corvette ::: Radiator Core Support
Comp Cams ::: Camshaft kit, Pushrods, Timing Chain & Cover, Plugs, Rocker Arms
Corvette Central ::: Sidepipes, Exterior Lights, Battery Tray, Window Seals
Corvette Clocks by Roger ::: Gauge Cluster and Clock
Corvette Image ::: Corvette Front End Assembly & Hood
Corvette Restoration AZ ::: Paint, Bodywork & Assembly
Corvette Rubber ::: Weatherstripping and Window Seals
Custom Autosound ::: Stereo & Speaker System
Denny's Driveshafts ::: Rear Axle Halfshafts
Detroit Speed & Engineering ::: Power Steering Pump
Diamond Racing Products ::: Pistons
Eagle Specialty Products ::: Crankshaft & Connecting Rods
Eaton ::: Differential (Posi Unit)
Flaming River Industries ::: S/S Tilt Column, Steering Wheel & Adapter, Steering Box, Alternator Kill Switch
Goodyear Tire & Rubber ::: Tires
Hedman Hedders ::: Headers
Holley Performance Products ::: Carburetor, Intake Manifold & Water Pump (Weiand)
JD Machine ::: Engine Block, Assembly & Dyno
K & N Engineering ::: Billet Aluminum Air Cleaner
Keen Parts ::: Bumper Brackets, Braces & Rocker Moldings
Lonestar Caliper ::: Proportioning Valve & Rearend Spindle Flanges
MAHLE Clevite ::: Main & Rod Bearings
M & H Electric Fabricators ::: Wiring Harnesses
Melling Select Performance ::: Oil Pump & Intermediate Shaft
Mid America Motorworks ::: HD Side Yokes & Seals
Motive Gear ::: Ring-and-Pinion, Install Kit
MSD Ignition ::: Distributor, Starter, Coil, Plug Wires, MSD6AL Box
Muskegon Brake ::: HD Rearend Cover, Install Kit, Bolt Kit, Locks
Optima Batteries ::: Battery
Paragon Reproductions ::: Emblems, Underbody Components, Bumber Bracing, Trim & Fasteners
Penn-Ohio Corvette Specialties ::: Heat Barrier Kit
Phoenix Graphix ::: '67 Stinger Hood Stencil Kit
Pure Choice Motorsports ::: S/S Fuel Lines
Quanta Products ::: Gas tank & sender
Racing Head Service ::: Cylinder Head Assemblies
Right Stuff Detailing ::: Main Fuel Line and Clip Set
Scottsdale Paint & Supply ::: PPG Platinum basecoat/clearcoat paint
Trim Parts ::: Glovebox Door & Fuel Filler Door Assys.
Vette Brakes and Products ::: Brakes & Suspension Components
Vintage Air ::: A/C & Frontrunner Pulley System
Willy's Carburetor & Dyno Shop ::: Holley Carburetor (build)


Corvette Image
Gresham, OR
Eaton Detroit Locker
Vette Brakes & Products
Saint Petersburg, FL
Vintage Air
San Antonio, TX



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