1980 Chevrolet Corvette Overview


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1980 Chevrolet Corvette Overview

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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    1980 Corvette. New Starter. Car Starts But Wont Re Start After If Has Been...

    new starter. car starts but wont restart after it has been running for awhile. When it cools down (about an hour later) it starts again.

    15 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Trans Swap

    I have a 1980 Vette 4 spd. Will a t5 out of a 1984 TA with a 350 fit? And will the rock crusher out of the Vette fit in my 77 TA?

    6 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)

    How Can I Find Information On A 1980 Chevy Corvette When The Vin No. Is Onl...

    30 views with 3 answers (last answer 6 months ago)

    Dome Lights Won't Shut Off When Doors Are Closed On 1980 Corvette.

    All dome lights work as they should when car is running. Dome light works with light switch when car running. Problems starts when key is out. Can't get dome lights to shut off.

    50 views with 3 answers (last answer 8 months ago)

    Brake Pedal Goes To Floor W/ Engine On.

    When the engine is started the brake pedal goes almost to the floor, will not stop car. 1) No fluid leaks 2) Changed master cylinder, bled system several times. 3) Hoses, lines, pads - OK 4) Replaced ...

    1,673 views with 16 answers (last answer 10 months ago)