1980 Chevrolet Corvette Overview


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My Vette by Ryan
 — This was my first car, still own it today, rebuilt the engine for track use. now it is primarily a race car with some fun driving when i get the urge. 300hp, 400 ft/lbs of torque, recently rebuilt... Read More
Best Experience Ever Driving One. by Herbert
 — Car has been almost completely rebuilt. I have done the following to the car since I bought it: New paint, stinger hood, daytona front bumper, fiberglass rear bumper, side exhaust, 16x8" polished alum... Read More
Gorgeous by Corvette80
 — everything is just the way i need.... i love my car and i do care about her... "Corvette" she does not need any extra addings on her body not internally nor externally, if you need to relax just drive... Read More

1980 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

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1980 Chevrolet Corvette

While 1980 marked the beginning of a decade known for excess, the Chevrolet Corvette was reducing its exterior rather than adding to it.  Both the front and rear bumper of this model were made sleeker, giving the Corvette a meaner, leaner look.  

The US government also stepped in on the paring down: new cars were not allowed to have speedometers with readings up to 85.  Despite the limits in speed readings, the Corvette remained as powerful as always, with its 350ci, 230 horsepower engine (except in California where it was limited to 305ci, 180hp).


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Choke/alt Lite Stays On, Charging Ok, 1980 Vette ??

Happened once before,, cleared up without any work, turn key on, alt lite no come on, start car, choke lite, alt lite stays on, charging OK, tac not work right ???,, figure ground,, but where ???

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I'm Going To Replace My Tired 350 With A 454 In My 1980 Corvette. I Would L...

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Is A 200r A Strong Enough To Hold A 1980 Corvette 388 Ci Aprox 550hp

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Why Do Some Vette Owners Remove The Flip Up Headlights & Replace Them With ...

Does this only happen when the car has been in an accident or was it customized?

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