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1953 to 1962 Corvette Service Repair Manual

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1953-1962 Corvette Shop Service Repair Manual

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Corvette 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 Trivia


  • The first time to be computer controlled was the 1980 (305 cubic inch) California Corvettes.

  • The first Corvette that a speedometer had an 85 MPH top speed was the 1980 Corvette.


  • All Corvette became computer equipped
  • Optional Corvettes were not offered in 1981.
  • 1981 Corvettes were provided with two cooling fans that could increase engine power.
  • The production of 1981 Corvettes were in Bowling Green and St. Louis.
  • 1981 St. Louis Corvettes were painted with Lacquer, while cars from Bowling Green were painted enamel.


  • The Corvette came with fuel injection for the first time in 17 years.
  • The fuel injection for 1982 was 'cross fire injection' (manifold) injection NOT tuned port.
  • The Cross Fire Injection was used in 1982 and 1984 it was replaced with Tuned Port in 1985.
  • 1982, You could not order a standard shift transmission for the first time since 1955.
  • A pop-up rear hatch window was offered but only on the Collector's edition.
  • The bolt on wheel was re-introduced in 1982 it is similar to the 1967 wheel.
  • 6,759 Collector Edition Corvettes were manufactured.
  • The last year of ordering an 8 track player.


  • There were only 43 Corvettes built, but many quality control problems occur so it was decided to close down production.
  • No 1983 Corvettes were ever released for public sale.
  • When the problems has been solved, GM decided to present the car as an 84 model.
  • It was said that all 1983 Corvettes were destroyed, only one remains and was displayed in the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.


  • The first to have the traverse single leaf 'plastic' spring suspension.
  • The 1984 model had the searing windshield rake angle of any previous American production automobile at 64 degrees.


  • 1985 launch the Bosch Tune Port Injection (TPI) which can improve the fuel economy and could increase the performance and horsepower.
  • The last year to order the factory CB Radio.
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