By John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast Magazine
Used here with permission.
Copyright John Hinckley, Corvette Enthusiast Magazine
Many new mid-year Corvette owners aren’t aware that there were TWO plants that built ’64-’67 Corvette bodies; half were built at St. Louis, and half were built under contract by the A.O. Smith Corporation in Ionia, Michigan. This month we’ll examine a brief history of A.O. Smith (and its predecessor, the Mitchell-Bentley Corporation), and describe the product they produced and shipped to St. Louis for final assembly.
This 4-page PDF document is linked below.
Article ID: 248
Created: July 15, 2014
Last Updated: July 15, 2014
Online URL: https://www.corvetteactioncenter.com/tech/knowledgebase/article/1963-1967-corvette-technical-article-the-other-corvette-body-builder-a-o-smith-helps-st-louis-keep-up-with-production-248.html