Moment of Decision: John’s 1963 Corvette Resto-Mod
Text and photos by Steve Temple for DriveOnline.com
Choosing whether to Restore or Resto-Mod an older Corvette isn’t always easy. While wrestling with the merits of bringing back an original versus tampering with a classic, the final decision might depend on several factors.
Often it’s dictated by the condition and history of the vehicle. After considering his options on a dilapidated ’63 Split Window, John Daniels’ direction was fairly obvious.
Lacking any numbers-matching parts, or any significant provenance, doing a Resto-Mod on the beleaguered Corvette was basically a given…