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1963 - 1967 Corvette: Chevrolet Engineering Letter: Exterior Paint Process
Viewed 584 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
Source:  Chevrolet Engineering CenterDate:  September, 1965 PRIMARY SANDING - All body panels and bonded joints that received acrylic lacquer are dry sanded to prepare surfaces for painting. A filler material (called putty rub) is applied to the... Read More
1963 - 1964 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Door Glass Outer Seal Strip Replacement
Viewed 1046 times since Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Model Year: 1963-1964Subject: Door Glass Outer Seal Strip ReplacementSource: Chevrolet Service NewsNumber: Volume 36, Number 2, Page 2.Date: February 1964The following service procedure should be used when replacement of the door glass outer seal... Read More
1963 - 1965 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Air Gaps - Corvette Folding Top-To-Body Panel
Viewed 750 times since Sun, Jun 21, 2015
Subject: Air Gaps - Corvette Folding Top-To-Body Panel Model and Year: 1963 - 1965 Corvette Source: Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin Bulletin Number: TSB #1097, Section I Date:   February 11, 1965 TO:  ALL CHEVROLET SERVICE... Read More
1963 - 1965 Corvette: Engineering Service Letter: Air Gaps Between Corvette Folding Top
Viewed 1262 times since Tue, Jul 1, 2014
Subject:  Air Gaps Between Corvette Folding Top - Rear Bow Weatherstrip and Body PanelModel and Year: 1963, 1964, 1965 CorvetteDate:  Dec. 12, 1964 BODY - SECTION 1 ESL'sAIR GAPS BETWEEN CORVETTE FOLDING TOP - REAR BOW WEATHERSTRIP & BODY... Read More
1963 - 1966 Corvette: Chevrolet Letter: Corvette Body Repair Molds
Viewed 1045 times since Sat, Jan 10, 2015
Subject:  Corvette Body Repair Molds Model and Year:  1963 - 1966 Corvette Origin Number:  SER-0-19 C.O No.:  66-160 Date:   February 21, 1966 Lloyd English and Roger Mudd from the Chevrolet Dealer Buffalo Zone developed a a... Read More
1963 - 1967 Corvette: Service News: Adding Hardtop to Corvette Convertibles
Viewed 680 times since Fri, Sep 12, 2014
Subject:  Adding Hardtop to Corvette Convertibles Model and Year: 1963 - 1967 Corvette Convertible Source: Chevrolet Service News Page Number:  4 Date:   May, 1964,  Volume 36, Issue Number 5 Read More
1963 - 1967 Corvette: Service News: Corvette Coupe Body Rework for Larger Racing Tires (Rear Wheels)
Viewed 889 times since Mon, Sep 1, 2014
Subject: Corvette Coupe Body Rework for Larger Racing Tires (Rear Wheels) Model and Year: 1963 - 1964 Corvette Source: Chevrolet Service News Page Number: 2 Date: August 1964, Volume 36, Issue Number 7 Some owners of 1963 - 1964... Read More
1963 - 1967 Corvette: Technical Article: The Other Corvette Body Builder - A.O. Smith Helps St. Louis Keep Up With Production
Viewed 1732 times since Tue, Jul 15, 2014
By John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineUsed here with permission.Copyright John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast MagazineMany new mid-year Corvette owners aren’t aware that there were TWO plants that built ’64-’67 Corvette... Read More
1963 Corvette: Inter-Organization Letter: Difficulty in Raising Door Window
Viewed 619 times since Thu, Sep 25, 2014
Subject:  Difficulty in Raising Door Window Model and Year: 1963 Corvette A.I. 63.21 Source: Chevrolet Inter-Organization Letter From: H. A. Bangsberg Date: May 28, 1963 Difficulty may be encountered in raising door windows on vehicles... Read More
1963 Corvette: Product Engineering Technical Information: Loosening of Door Window Regulator Assembly
Viewed 471 times since Wed, Nov 26, 2014
Subject:   Loosening of Door Window Regulator Assembly Model and Year:   1963 Corvette Source:  Chevrolet Service and Mechanical Department - Product Engineering - Technical Information Bulletin No:   NA Section:   Page 1, Section... Read More
1963 Corvette: Service Bulletin - GM of Canada: Hood Lock Spring Assembly
Viewed 688 times since Sun, Aug 31, 2014
Model Year: 1963 Corvette Subject: Hood Lock Spring Assembly Source: GM of Canada Service Bulletin Date: July 15, 1963, Page 69 To correct a problem where the hood, if improperly latched, would come open on the above vehicles, a change... Read More
1963 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Corvette Convertible Top Protective Shipping Covers
Viewed 652 times since Tue, Aug 5, 2014
Subject: Corvette Convertible Top Protective Shipping Covers Model and Year: 1963 Corvette Source: Chevrolet Technical Service Bulletin Bulletin Number: DR #592, Section I Date: May 3, 1963 TO:  ALL CHEVROLET DEALERS The St. Louis Assembly... Read More
1963 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Difficulty in Raising Door Window
Viewed 603 times since Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Source:  Product Service Bulletin, General Motors of CanadaDate: April 30, 1963 DIFFICULTY IN RAISING DOOR WINDOW - 1963 Chevrolet CorvetteField complaints have been received regarding difficulty in raising the door windows due to binding of the... Read More
1964 - 1965 Corvette: Chevrolet Inter-Organization Letters: Development and Demise of the Corvette Coupe Exhaust Fan
Viewed 724 times since Mon, Sep 21, 2015
During the beginning of 1963 Corvette production, Chevrolet started testing various ways of adding a rear exhaust fan to Corvette coupes starting with the 1964 model year.  During the latter stages of 1965 Corvette coupe production, Chevrolet... Read More
1964 Corvette: Service News: Corvette Hood Support Safety Hole
Viewed 592 times since Wed, Sep 17, 2014
Subject: Corvette Hood Support Safety Hole Model and Year: 1964 Corvette Source: Chevrolet Service News Page Number:   1 Date: January 1964, Volume 36, Number 1 Some early 1964 Corvettes have been built with the hood support safety hole... Read More
1964 Corvette: Chevrolet Central Office Letter: Corvette Body Source Identification
Viewed 622 times since Sun, Jul 6, 2014
Subject:  Corvette Body Source IdentificationModel and Year: 1964 CorvetteSource: Chevrolet Central Office LetterOrigin No: SER-0-22C.O. No: 64-131Date: February 13, 1964TO:  REGIONAL AND ZONE SERVICE MANAGERS Starting with January production,... Read More
1964 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Excessive Hood Release Effort
Viewed 647 times since Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Subject: Excessive Hood Release EffortModel and Year: 1964 CorvetteSource: Chevrolet Technical Service Department - Field Service Engineering - 1964 Chevrolet Product Data BookNumber: Page 1, Section XI, Group 2Date: Unknown Complaints of excessive... Read More
1964 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Rattle in Door When Window Partially Down
Viewed 694 times since Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Source: Chevrolet Service BulletinDate: April 8, 1964Bulletin No: DZ# 28, S&M 23Zone: 10Subject:  Rattle in Door When Window Partially Down 1964 CorvetteTO ALL DENVER ZONE CHEVROLET DEALERSA light rattling noise may occur in Corvette doors when... Read More
1964 Corvette: Service News: Back Window
Viewed 558 times since Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Model Year: 1964Subject: 1964 Corvette Back WindowSource: Chevrolet Service NewsNumber: Volume 35, Number 10, Page 3.Date: November, 1963To install or reseal the adhesive caulked back window of a 1964 Corvette Model 837 Sport Coupe, use the material... Read More
1965 Corvette: Chevrolet Engineering Service Letter: Hood Flutter and Rapping on the Radiator Support (No. 189-T.I.)
Viewed 584 times since Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Subject:   Hood Flutter and Rapping on the Radiator Support (No. 189-T.I.) Model and Year:  1965 Corvette - with 396 c.i. / 425 H.P. Motor Date:   T.N. #7 - June 30, 1965 - Section XI - Chassis Sheet Metal Source:   Chevrolet... Read More
1965 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Corvette Hood Flutter With 425 H.P. Engine
Viewed 627 times since Sun, Aug 3, 2014
Subject: 1965 Corvette Hood Flutter With 425 H.P. EngineModel and Year: 1965 CorvettesSource: Chevrolet Service BulletinNumber: 15Zone: #41 - WichitaDate: July 20, 1965 Owners of early Corvettes with the 425 H.P. engine may experience hood flutter or... Read More
1967 - 1975 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Fabric Roof Cover Repairs
Viewed 1049 times since Thu, Jan 22, 2015
The following bulletin is excellent information for repairing 1967 - 1975 Corvette vinyl covered auxiliary hardtops! Subject:   Fabric Roof Cover Repairs Model and Year:   NA Source:  Chevrolet Dealer Service Information Bulletin ... Read More
1967 Corvette: Service News: Corvette Door Window Removal
Viewed 1104 times since Wed, Jul 2, 2014
Subject:  Corvette Door Window RemovalModel and Year:  1967 CorvetteSource:  Chevrolet Service NewsNumber:  Volume 39, Issue Number 9Date:  August 1967, Page 2The 1967 Corvette Door window glass can be removed without removing the ventilator... Read More