1985 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

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4.55 stars

Based on 23 reviews

I Just Love It! by Zach
 — The performance is more than what you would expect from a sports car. The handling could be a bit better, but it is about what is expected in a car like this. The build quality is pretty good, I have ... Read More
Overall Alot Of Car For The Money by worme6
 — This is my first corvette and it has not disappointed. Fast strong and stuck to the road. You look out over that long hood and know that its just you and the motor and she inspires you to use all 23... Read More
1985 Chevy Corvette by Matt
 — Very rough ride, rust on muffler and floorboards, still extremely fast relatively cheap with low mileage, 77k for $2800. Handling was acceptable. electronic dashboard was really interesting. looked... Read More

1985 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

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1985 Chevrolet Corvette

Chosen by Car and Driver Magazine as America's fastest road car, the 1985 Chevrolet Corvette featured a brand-new engine. The base engine was the L98 350-cubic-inch V8, rated at 230 horsepower. Even though horsepower improved, fuel economy got better as well; a new Bosch fuel injection system made the engine more efficient than ever. This engine would remain standard for the following 7 model years.

The suspension was also softened slightly for 1985. Other than the engine and suspension, the car was very similar to the popular 1984 model, and the aerodynamic look continued to receive near-universal accolades. Some say '85 Corvettes have problems with mass air flow, though.

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How Much Is My 1985 Corvette Worth

I have a 1985 corvette limited edition with the 7 speed transmission over drive. New cam shaft with lifters. The engine was rebuilded 9 years ago, now the engine has about 15,000 miles now, so the od...

919 views with 2 answers (last answer about a year ago)
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Vacuum Line Reconnect Tracking After Overhaul Heads......... Help...........

HELP: CANNOT FIND WHERE THE BLACK SMALL DIAMETER VAC LINE FROM THE TOP OF THE 1985 AIR CONDITIONING VALVE GOES TO. IT TRAVELS FROM PUMP, UNDER THE AIR INTAKE PIPES ON PASS. SIDE ABOVE THE INTAKE MA...

135 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
RockerPaul
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On A 85 Corvette The New Battery Sparks When Positive Cable Is Connected. ...

Some how this positive cable must be grounding out or something. With former dead batt. and start / charger I had starter turning. It's slipping on the flywheel though. But new batt. archs bad when ...

302 views with 6 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
RockerPaul
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85 Corvette, The Dealership Parts Department Believe The Fuseble Link From ...

They no longer sell the standard fusable link from positive post to harness. These parts guys BELIEVE this could be a 20 amp fuse conection. I sure hope so. I plan to bypass link with 20 amp fuse an...

159 views with 5 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
RockerPaul
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What Is Dry Gas ?

What is dry gas ,is this a old gas additive for moisture ? I got a friends 85 Corvette running, but temp rising over 215*. Otherwize sounds good. His car has not been driven in over two years. I gue...

97 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 years ago)