1962 Corvette Vette Rod Resto Mod

1962 Chevrolet Corvette

Technical specifications of Chevrolet Corvette 1962

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Sedona, Arizona, United States
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Year: 1962
Mileage: 100
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

High performance 62 Vette Rod

Named Big Red, this high-performance custom vette rod is more likely to be seen smoking its tires than taking a casual cruise. Big Red is a marvel of high performance and show quality. Custom built by Pugesek Motorsports, the goal was to create a truly one of a kind race car/street machine out of a 1962 Corvette.

Big Red features a 540 C.I.D. blown and injected bow tie big block for extreme power. Rounding out the racing style: 871 Supercharger, Turbo 400 transmission, custom built stainless steel headers and exhaust, custom round tube chassis, C-4 front suspension, Mosier axles, Weld Racing wheels and Mickey Thompson tires... the list goes on and on.

Show quality details can be seen on every inch of this fierce beauty finished in Torch Redpolyurethane paint. Painstaking techniques for design and finish have created a real show stopper. Other esthetic features include a hand fabricated dash, Billet Specialties steering wheel, custom designed and fabricated shifter console, Hurst lightning rod shifters, and Stewart Warner gauges. Custom designed grille and various other parts also give Big Red a serious edge.

This car is a Best in Show, Best in Class, and Best Engineered winner in multiple prestigious Corvette shows. It was customer built for a single owner and has been part of a well-cared-for private collection.



540 C.I.D.

Bow Tie block

Dart heads

871 Supercharger

Electronic Fuel Injection



Turbo 400

Hughes 3800 Torque converter


Custom round tube chassis

Adjustable aluminum coil over shocks

Polished C-4 front suspension

Chrome rack and pinion steering

Fab 9 rear end housing

Aluminum drive shaft

Mosier axles

Strange center section

Custom stainless fuel cell

Chrome 4-Link


Custom built polished stainless steel headers

Custom built 3" polished stainless steel exhaust


Original 1962 Corvette body

Widened rear wheel tubs

Custom firewall

Precision fit triple chrome plated trim

Torch Red urethane paint


Billet aluminum Aerospace disk brakes

Cross drilled and slotted rotors

Tires & Wheels:

Weld Racing AlumaStar 2.0 Wheels

Front: 15x3.5 Rear: 15x10

Mickey Thompson S/R

Front: 26x6 Rear: 30x12


Custom leather with metallic charcoal paint

Tilt steering column

Billet Specialties steering wheel

Custom dashboard

Stewart Warner gauges

Hurstlightning rod shifters

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