1965 Chevrolet Corvette. This is a 2 owner 1965 Corvette Coupe. Previous owner owned it since 1989 and has known the car since 1967. 87256 actual miles on it. It still has it's original L76 365 hp 327 cu. in. engine, The original M21 4 speed, and 4.11 positraction rear end. The numbers on these components match the numbers on the Precto-O-Plate in the warranty booklet. It has the convenience option, so it has back up lights and day/night mirror. It has a tinted windshield, a locking gas cap and leather seats. It has always been garage kept. The car was brought to its present condition in 2006, and various things were done since.
Besides the paint and interior work, the following items have been restored/rebuilt/refurbished/etc.;
original bumpers rechromed headlight bucket bearings M21 transmission rebuilt posi unit rebuilt rear control arms and spindles and parking brakes rebuilt entire dashboard distributor including recurving carburetor rebuilt right manifold planed, choke tube replaced seat belt buckles all interior trim
The following items have been replaced;
Brushed aluminum on the console Keys (nos blanks cut from the codes) shock absorbers all (Delco) lower ball joints (AC Delco professional grade) radiator (Dewitt's) all hoses (reproduction and all clamps correct type) water pump idler pulley bearing fan belts (canvas wrapped debossed reproductions) fuel pump (AC 40083) fuel filter timing chain (cloyes double roller) clutch, clutch fork, fork boot, t/o bearing, dust shield. clutch rod firewall seal valve seals and rocker arms distributor shaft and tach gear coil (nos 202 unit) plug wires (Delco) rt side vertical plug wire shield (nos) drive shaft yoke, and ujoints transmission mount posi clutches, carrier and stub shaft bearings and seals differential front bracket bushing differential mounting crossmember bushings rear strut rods rear spring hangers and bushings half shaft ujoints spindle yokes, bearings, seals, and french locks rear parking brake cable rebuild calipers rear disc pads (nors asbestos) exhaust pipe heat shields transmission tunnel heat shield mufflers, (now N11 3 baffle) tailpipes (larger 68-69 units) spare tire lock and boot (keyed to glove box) scissors jack (correct reproduction) fan and clutch changed to 7 blade to improve cooling tires (215-70-15 Mickey Thompson street tires that work well on dry pavement, but not in the rain)
tail and reverse light assemblies stainless tag surrounds (2) all emblems (nos) door sills rocker panels mirror w/dated glass window channels hubcaps hood hinges and rear gasket windshield wipers (nos) all weathersrtip left door panel carpet rear window inside trim shift boot rear view mirror (nos) horn button heater core radio and heater knob trim dome light housing
The following are original items;
all 4 T3 headlight bulbs headlight motors horns voltage regulator carburetor distributor (uses band instead of stamping, so can't be certain) alternator starter shifter heater fan motor all gauges All of the wiring is original. The radio works and it is original. The car even has the radio anti static brass coils inside the dust caps on the front spindles. the spare tire is from the 60s, pre DOT, and it still holds air. Even the oil pan drain plug is correct. It has a circle with a capital A inside. The intake has never been off.
NOTE: The clock does not work, and the heat riser is wired open to keep it from rattling.
The following items will be included with the car;
The original hood that was fitted to the car, painted top and bottom, cut and buffed, and put in a box. The front license plate bracket and the stainless surround The non locking gas cap a 236 vacuum advance extra keys (an original ignition key with the code part never knocked out, and others) an extra heat riser a 1963 Corvette factory manual and a 1965 Corvette supplement manual, along with an assembly manual, that came from the original owner the original owner's manual the original warranty booklet with Protect-o-Plate window sticker (which shows a 3.36 rear, which does not match the p-o-p, which matches the rear in the car) fire extinguisher
This car runs smooth and strong. It is a joy to drive.
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