ALL CLOCKS sent for service are completely disassembled and go through the following procedure:
Outer cases are glass beaded, inside & out.
OUTSIDE-sprayed with a rust preventative sealant.
Bezels, lens retainers, & hands are repainted factory colors - REPLACEMENT IS EXTRA!
Clock faces are cleaned and polished. SILKSCREENING IS EXTRA!
Clock lens are buffed – Replaced if necessary! REPLACEMENT IS EXTRA!
ALL Clocks are tested approximately 24 HOURS before shipping
The existing movement is repaired or replaced.
Some owner’s manuals indicate that it is necessary to have a Corvette mechanical clock serviced yearly, in order to keep the clock in correct functioning condition. If you do this, your clock will last forever. However, most ignore this suggested maintenance.
The current draw is 2-3 amps every 2-3 minutes when the clock winds.
Clock movement is cleaned.
Worn parts are replaced.
Clock is oiled and calibrated for proper timekeeping.
A Quartz Crystal Time Base movement is installed in our Corvette clock.
The current draw is .7 ma. Accurate to 2 seconds per day at standard temperatures.
Operating temperature is -30 to +180 degrees Fahrenheit.
Movement is chock mounted for extra protection.
53-55 Corvette Mechanical Repair
Spare parts for the 53-55 Corvette clock are no longer available. This clock is repaired using a late model Borg movement. The appearance will not be altered & the clock will still be a mechanical clock with the tic-tock sound.