V8 Speed & Resto Shop Restorations
This sweet 1969 Corvette roadster arrived in the V8 Speed & Resto Shop in Red Bud, Illinois, in need of some upgraded power and added fun! The original engine was long gone, so the customer did not have much of a "guilt" factor for changing the car, so modern Corvette power was chosen to boost the fun! The crew of the V8 Speed & Resto Shop routinely performs everything from maintenance on old cars to complete restorations and modern engine conversions, so they were well equipped to replace the anemic 350 in favor of a modern 485 HP Chevrolet LS3 V8. They backed the LS3 with a Tremec T56 Magnum 6-speed manual gearbox from Modern Driveline, which required many modifications to the clutch, console, and transmission tunnel.
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Contact the V8 Speed & Resto Shop with all your Classic or Muscle Car needs today!
817 S. MAIN STREET - RED BUD, IL 62278
We provide complete restoration services including:
Project Planning & Design
Part Selection & Sales
Vehicle Transport Assistance
Rust Removal & Repair
Sheetmetal Repair, Fabrication, Installation
Suspension Upgrades & Repairs
Bodywork, Panel Fitment & Installation
Paint Removal & Application
Buffing & Polishing
Disc Brake Installs
Performance Custom Exhaust
Electrical Dignosis, Wiring, Installation
Interior Repairs & Installations
Air Conditioning Installs
Fuel Injection Conversions
Audio / Navigation Systems
General Repairs & Maintenance
MIG, TIG, Spot Welding
Detailing ...and many more!
This is the same car pictured above before the V8 Speed & Resto Shop Restoration!
V8 Speed & Resto Shop
817 S. Main Street
Red Bud, IL 62278
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