Data File: '67 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray Convertible
Owners: Jeff and Diane Cleary, Chesapeake, Virginia
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Fender...
1967 Chevrolet Corvette Fender Badge
SRIII Motorsports' logos (above the '67s front fender gills) are a tip-off to their full-tube chassis that holds the LS7, T56 6-speed and later-model Vette suspension.
Modified production '67 Corvette Sting Ray convertible
Wide GTS Customs rear quarter panels, smoothed firewall, floorpan modified to fit tube chassis and suspension, transmission tunnel modified to fit T56 transmission
K&L Enterprises, Martinsburg, Virginia
DuPont black basecoat/clearcoat with a Dark Titanium stinger; preparation and applied by K&L Enterprises
Frame: SRIII Motorsports round-tube frame
Suspension: (Front) C5 Corvette with QA1 coilovers (Rear) C4 Corvette with QA1 coilovers. All aluminum parts smoothed and clear epoxy coated.
Steering: C4 Corvette rack-and-pinion with Flaming River tilt column
Brakes: Baer "Extreme 6" disc brakes with 6-piston calipers and 14-inch rotors all around, Hydraboost power assist unit and Hurst Line-Loc
Wheels: Production C6 Z06, 18 x 9.5 inches all around
Tires: Nitto NT 555 275-35/ZR18 front, 295-35/ZR18 rear
Wide GTS flared rear quarters...
Wide GTS flared rear quarters cover the big 35-series Nitto tires in back.
Modified GM Powertrain LS7 V8, 2006 vintage
John Walsh of J2 Race Engines, Tuned by Virginia Speed
427 cubic inches (7.0 liters)
Production LS7 coil-on-plug with relocated coil packs and custom MSD wires
Production LS7, with air intake behind grille
Katech "Torquer" hydraulic camshaft with Katech/PSI valve springs
Custom long tube headers (1 7/8-inch primary tubes with 3-inch collectors), Walsh Bag 3-inch stainless steel pipes and Flowmaster 50 Series mufflers
562 @ 6100 rpm (Observed on dyno)
532 ft. /lbs. @ 5050 rpm (Observed on dyno)
Modified Tremec T-56 six-speed manual
Built By: Rockland Standard Gear, Sloatsburg, New York
Shifter: Hurst with C6 Z06 knob and boot
Rear End: Narrowed Dana 44 with 3.90:1 gears, and rear axles/Positraction by Tom's Differential, Ponderay, Idaho
Thanks to the SRIII Motorsports...
Thanks to the SRIII Motorsports frame, Jeff's '67 wears big Baer discs all around, behind Nitto-shod factory C5 Z06 wheels.
Modified/restored '67 Sting Ray convertible interior
Upholstery work by David Wells Custom Upholstery, Chesapeake, Virginia
Modified C5 power/heated sport seats
Black/gray leather by Al Knoch Interiors
Wells Custom Upholstery black cut-pile
Custom AutoMeter gauge cluster: 0-160 mph speedometer, 0-10,000 rpm tach, with fuel level, voltmeter, oil pressure and coolant temperature gauges in dash, plus oil temperature and fuel pressure gauges in center dash stack.
Alpine PDX 5-channel amplifier/9-channel equalizer with JL Audio 10-inch subwoofers and Blaupunkt component speakers, driven by a 40GB iPod