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1973 - 1979 L82 Corvette Engine Ultimate Guide By the mid-1970s, the Corvette had returned to its roots, in regards to available engine options. Throughout the latter half of the 1960s, much attention had been placed on the design, development, and continual refinement of big-block powerplants, intended for fitment beneath the Corvette's hood.

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There are 297 Chevrolet Corvette - C3 for sale across all model years (1968 to 1982) and variants, 29 are L82 and 6 are model year 1979 . There were 198 L82 sold in the last 5 years. FOLLOW MARKET.

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The 1979 Corvette featured a revised rear. Mechanically, both the base L48 and optional L82 engines received a 5 horsepower increase due to a new "open flow" muffler design.

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The Right Options: 1979 Chevrolet Corvette L82 Jesse Mortensen The late C3 Corvette represents a bargain today. Where else are you going to get better looks and more performance potential for less? These cars are hard to beat and that's why I ended up with this one.

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Starting in 1976, the L-82 would no longer have cowl induction and used a more traditional dual snorkel air cleaner assembly. The L-82 was the Z28's only motor for 1973-1974. When the Z28 took a short hiatus and returned for 1977, the L-82 was only available on the Corvette.

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Original Price $10,220.23 (Coupe) Engine 350ci, 195HP Engine (standard), 350ci, 225HP Engine Transmission 4-speed manual (standard) 4-speed manual (close ratio) 3-speed Turbo Hydra-Matic automatic (optional) Units Produced 53,807 More Research C3 Generation Research Hub 1979 Model Year Hub 1979 Technical Research C3 Corvette for Sale

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196ss 3y ago Tested data from Road&Track june 1977: Final drive - 3,7:1 Curb weight - 3540 lbs 0-30 mph 2,6 sec. 0-50 mph 5,3 sec. 0-60 mph 6,8 sec. 0-80 mph 11,5 sec. 0-90 mph 14,6 sec. ¼ mile - 15,5 sec @ 92,5 mph Top speed 132 mph (gearing limited). Braking 60mph-0 - 155 ft. Braking 80mph-0 - 265 ft. Skidpad - 0,726g 700ft slalom - 63,6 mph

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The 1979 Corvette was maturing as both a performance platform and as an aesthetic knockout. Get all the option, pricing, and color data here.. The L82 engine gets dual snorkel intakes for the air cleaner for a larger volume of air intake into the engine resulting in increased horsepower and torque.

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July 2, 2023 by Bryan Mark The L82 corvette engine proved to be exceptionally well-thought-out with the toughness to withstand much punishment. Sadly, this particular engine couldn't match the reputation for output enjoyed by other, more recognizable small blocks, such as the LT-1. Let's take a look at my article to know the details of this engine!

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A two-owner Dark Green 1979 Corvette with the L82 V8 engine and a manual four-speed transmission is for sale on Bring A Trailer.

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Specifications for the 1979 Corvette, including dimensions, electrical, capacities, engine, and features. All options are listed, including prices and quantities shipped.

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The car apparently has been driven just 32,000 miles over the past 43 years, according to the listing, but the L82 engine had to be replaced under warranty back in 1979. Maybe the selling dealer can provide some insight into what happened, since some of the original paperwork appears in the listing photographs.

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The "big" L82 motor is doled a new electric cooling fan if you buy air conditioning. This part (borrowed from the 1980 front-drive Nova) supplements a new five-blade, engine-driven fan that saps.

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The highest performing Corvette engine, the L82, achieved five more horsepower - from 220 to 225 - with a new cam, larger valves, a higher compression ratio and a more efficient exhaust system. Inside the car, the light weight seats that had been used in the 1978 Pace Car replica were made standard in the 1979 models.