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  • Same but Different

    Joe Guerriero

    It took a while, but I finally found the exact Corvette I wanted. It is a 1969 convertible with a stick transmission and the L46 engine. I fully enjoy the car, but it's not a daily driver. So, in 2006 when I turned 50, I decided to add another Corvette to the garage. I purchased a 2006 coupe with the same color combination of red on black that I have with the 1969.

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  • The $400 Corvette

    Josh Gierke

    Every car has a history, and every owner has a story as to how they got that car. My 1979 Corvette is no different. It all started last summer, when I bought a $400 4 wheeler and traded up on Craigslist for my Corvette.

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  • Summer Of 1980

    Carmine Pelosi

    In the summer of 1980, when I was only fourteen years old, a Corvette pulled up next to me while I was walking down the street I lived on. As the vehicle approached me from the opposite side of the road, I noticed that this Corvette was different than any other Corvette I had ever seen.

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  • Corvette love

    Kraig Staples

    I started loving Corvettes as the child of a GM executive living in the Detroit area in the mid-60s.

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  • Down the Slippery Slope

    Andrew & Beverley Bairstow

    I always liked C3 Corvettes, so when early retirement became viable in 2014, my wife Bev and I decided to take the plunge and buy our first Corvette.

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  • Barn Find

    David McCarley

    On April first I just started to look at Facebook and there it was for sale: an all original 1973 Corvette with only 62,000 miles listed for $5700. I thought this was an April Fools’ joke!

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  • Reunited with My Father's Corvette

    Scott Bachmann

    My dad bought his 1973 orange convertible Corvette in 1975. He passed away working on the car in 1977. Shortly after, my mom sold the car. I always wondered what happened to it.

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  • At 10 Years Old I Got the Corvette Fever

    Michael Beatt

    Hi, My name is Mike and I have a corvette problem. I currently own three corvettes and wife said if I bring another Corvette home she will divorce me, I sure will miss her....

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