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Shadowfax a 1965 Corvette RestoMod

Check out the Feature on Shadowfax in the August 2016 Vette Magazine

August 2016 Vette Magazine

Shadowfax. Conversion/Fabrication & Custom Paint by Brian Semancik of Speedos Paint & Body, Staatsburg NY.

2013 Mercedes Benz Palladium Silver – PPG Paint. 17 coats total between primer, sealer, color, stripe, clear coats. Custom Stripe inspired by Harley Earl’s & Bunkie Knudsen’s Corvettes

LS376 GM Crate Engine. Street Shop Custom Stainless Headers. Dyno tuned by Injection Connection in Horsham PA = 484 HP @ 6000 RPM 484 ft-lbs) torque @ 4400 RPM at rear wheels. DeWitt's Custom Aluminum Radiator w/fan. Optima Red Top battery.

Classic Instruments AAN Gauges, custom faces. Carbon fiber accents - gauge panel & glove box door. Classic Auto Air. Custom Corvette Racing puddle lights by Mr. Kustom. Flaming River Tilt Steering Column. Momo Steering Wheel. Custom Interior, Top & Sound System by GilliN Custom Design, Middletown NY. Mercedes Benz leather interior. Haartz Cloth custom top. Mercedes wool carpet with leather trim.

Custom Powder Coated Chassis, fabricated & assembled by Street Shop, Inc. (Tray Walden), Athens AL. DSE Power Rack & Pinion steering. 2.5” diameter Allen’s Stainless Side Pipes. Stainless Fuel tank. One off Hot Rods by Boyd wheels, custom fabricated for this car by Chris Coddington (son of Boyd) 17x7 front, 18x9 rear. Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport Tires.

Tremec TKO 600 - 5 Speed Trans Dana 44, Trak-Lok Diff. - 3.50:1 w/3.5" Dia. Alum. Half Shafts. Hydro Boosted Wilwood Disc Brakes. 13” rotors. Hyperco Coil-Over Springs w/QA1 Adjustable Shocks.

Shadowfax's Latest Press from Front Street Media

Conversion/Fabrication & Custom Paint by Brian Semancik of Speedos Paint & Body, Staatsburg NY

As Originally Purchased in 2010. Was restored by previous owner in the 1990's. Non matching 327, 4 speed car.

What is a Shadowfax?

In J.R.R. Tolkien's book, The Lord of the Rings, Shadowfax was the Lord of all horses. He was a descendant of the greatest horses of Middle-earth. Shadowfax was said to run faster than the wind. Shadowfax's coat glistens like silver; and by night it is like a shade, and he passes unseen..

Shadowfax was too wild to be tamed so he was given to the wizard Gandalf the White by the King of Rohan.

“There is none like to Shadowfax. In him one of the mighty steeds of old has returned."


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azmusclecar on Nov 13, 2015 said:

I see you had just an eensee teensee bit of modification done to this Corvette............... Love the air cleaner mod with the paint present when you open the hood. I can't imagine what this must have cost. Oh wait......I's PRICELESS!! Hats off from one C2 owner to another.

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ghpcnm on Nov 13, 2015 said:

A well deserved THUMBS UP !!!

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azmusclecar on Apr 11, 2016 said:

I wiped the drool off my chin....and off my table. I know I'll never own something like this, but I have fun dreaming I will. I'm just happy being able to have what I have and be thankful I a C2 to drive.

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Palka on Apr 20, 2016 said:

And a beautiful C2 it is! If this car had a good frame under it when I bought it I would be driving a stock 327 Goldwood Yellow Corvette and loving it. I do have to admit, as updated, it is a hoot to drive.

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Mario on Jun 15, 2021 said:

Very sharp looking 65 Corvette RestoMod you have there. All the styling mods were done with class and precision. Nice job! Mario

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