Chassis Concepts

2018 C2/C7 Corvette Replacement Conversion Frame – Swapmeet Special


“THE EVOLUTION” of the C2/C7 Conversion Chassis

At first, we considered using C5 Suspension because of the multitude of used parts available. But then, we realized that we would be Two Generations old with a “New Product”. That is why we chose to build the “New Chassis” with 2017 – C7 Suspension. After much research, we were able to gather all of the Part Numbers to order a complete front and rear set of C7 Suspension.

We were able to purchase another set of used suspension from VetteWrecks out of a Fire/Salvage 2015 Corvette, to do our initial chassis geometry. Chuck Ryan also lent us a front “cut-off” (see pictures) from a flood/salvage, so that we could set up exact suspension pick-up points on the chassis.

After building the New Perimeter C2/C7 Chassis, the L/S motor mounts are tacked in place along with the lower suspension plate. This will ensure proper motor placement and clearance with the new suspension. The removable center cross-member and 3rd cross-member are installed to maintain Chassis rigidity.

The next thing to do was to setup a full-width jig. This will allow us to keep the exact GM Geometry when we narrow the tread width to that of a 63-67 C2 Corvette. Once this is accomplished, we can align the two jigs to the correct width. We can then build a reverse jig, that will allow us to relate the suspension mounting points to the chassis.

This process will be repeated with the rear suspension, with the addition of the differential engineering. We are using a C5 Differential (instead of the Viper C4 Differential) to maintain the character of the “Newer Generations”. This also allows us more tire width and greater flex ability in the placement of the rear. It also allows the use of inner and outer CV Joints, as the unit was designed.


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Replaces the 63 – 67 Corvette Chassis

Body Modifications are required to the floor behind the seats


Description Price
1963-67 Base C2/C7 Corvette Replacement Chassis with 2017 “C7” Suspension Geometry and Mounting Brackets  
Media Blast and Metal Prep Chassis  
Prime Powdercoat and UV Protected Gloss Black Powdercoat  
Modify Rear Suspension Comp  
L/S Motor Mount Position  
Removable Center Transmission Crossmember  
LoneStar Re-manufactured 93-96 C4 Sport Power Rack and Pinion Steering  
Optional – 24″ D/D Bar, Metric-3/4 D/D Universal, 9/16-3/4D/D Universal  
NEW GM 2018 Corvette Front C7 Suspension  
Aldan American Eagle Coilover Shocks w/ 400lb Springs  
Carolina Swaybar Co – Custom Front Swaybar  
NEW GM 2018 Corvette Rear C7 Suspension  
Getrag C5 Rear Differential Assembly  
Chassis Concepts Differential Adapter and Front Support  
Aldan American Eagle Coilover Shocks w/ 300lb Springs  
Chassis Concepts Custom Lower Coilover Adapter Mount  
Carolina Swaybar Co – Custom Rear Swaybar  
Chassis Concepts Custom Drive Axles  
Modify Rear Adjustable Toe Assembly  
Powder Coated C7 Front Calipers  
Powder Coated C7 RearCalipers  
C7 Semi Mettalic Brake Pads  
Complete Set of C7 New Rotors and Small Parts Kit  
Upgrade to Drilled and Slotted Rotors w/ PowerStop Ceramic Pads  
Stainless Steel Brake Lines and Adapters  
Stainless Steel Braided Flex Lines and Fittings  
Stainless Steel L/S Style line w/ Return Filter/Regulator  
Labor and Assembly  
Optional items are not included in assembled price!  
Assembled Retail Price  
Swap Meet Special $                


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