1978 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

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1978 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

1978 can be remembered as the year when two roads crossed: Wall Street and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Wall Street journal reported that the limited edition 1978 Indianapolis Pace Car Replica Corvette was a smart investment. As a result, buyers were paying up to twice the sticker price to have one of these cars in their garages. Otherwise, the 1978 Chevrolet Corvette celebrated its 25th Anniversary in style. Aside from leading the pace lap at Indy, all cars were given a 25th Anniversary emblem, Electric Defrost!!!!. The car had a slight redesign, including the first fastback rear since 1967 and completely redesigned instruments. The engine choices remained in the 350-ci small-block V8 category. A 135 kW capable of 185 horsepower and a 164 kW capable of 220 horsepower were available for the 1978 model year.

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    Cowboy88756
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    Im Trying To Fin Out How Much My 1978 Corvette Is Worth

    26 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
    Mick873
    10

    Could You Please Tell Me What The Vacuum Reading Should Be On A 78 Vette. T...

    129 views with 3 answers (last answer 9 months ago)
    gbear
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    78 Vette Chassis Repairs, Is It A Common Problem? Mainly In Rear.

    thinkin bout buying a 78 silver ann, owner said rear chassis was already done so i never had to worry about that. i read somewhere that the rear frame in these cars were weak,wonderin if this is a rei...

    423 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
    martygan
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    New Battery! Head Lights Work ! Rest Of Car Is Dead! Rpm Needle Pegged! An...

    had to jump my 78 corvette yesterday, car ran good then would not start found out battery was dead, replaced it and car is still dead.. not sure why??

    4 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)
    Mpeace
    25

    1978 Vette With A Rear Spoiler.

    I have a '78 Vette with a rear spoiler. Would this have been originally installed by manufacturer or an option installed at the dealership? I haven't seen a photo of another '78 with a spoiler. Thank...

    529 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)