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T-Tops:
Removeable roof panels; when removed, the roof area looked like a "T" due to the center bar. All C3 Corvette coupes were T-Tops.


Tank Sticker:
The build sheet which was glued to the fuel tank on certain Corvettes.


Tanker:
Refers to C2 Corvettes equipped with the larger 36 gallon fuel tank.


Targa:
Removeable roof design found in C4 - C6 Corvettes.


Third Flight:
One of the ratings given to classic Corvettes by the NCRS. See www.ncrs.org/ for more information.


Thompson, Dr. Dick:
Early Corvette racer and Class A, B and C SCCA champion in 1956, '57 and '60 to '62. Nicknamed "The Flying Dentist".


Top Flight:
One of the ratings given to classic Corvettes by the NCRS. See www.ncrs.org/ for more information.


TPI (Tuned Port Injection):
Fuel injection systems used on 1985 - '86 Corvettes.


Trailer Queen:
A Corvette, usually a restored classic, that is mostly transported by trailer and rarely driven.


Tri-Power:
The three two barrel carburetor setup found on big block 1967 - '69 Corvettes.


Turbo Jet:
Name found on the air cleaners of some big block engine Corvettes.


Corvette Terms

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