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1968 Corvette Convertible Restored! on 2040-cars

US $25,000.00
Year:1968 Mileage:23000 Color: Red /

Walterboro, South Carolina, United States

Walterboro, South Carolina, United States
Body Type:Convertible
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller


VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
: 194678S415858
Year: 1968
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Trim: 2 Door
Options: Restored, Convertible
Drive Type: RWD
Mileage: 23,000
Exterior Color: Red
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Interior Color: Red

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Here's a little information on the car (taken from our website).
The Body was taken off of the frame & completely dissembled. Frame and most of all the metal (including bolts) were sandblasted and powder-coated. New motor mounts and bolts. The gas tank was removed and cleaned out. A new sending unit was installed for the fuel gauge. All the gas lines have been replaced. 
All new brake system (lines, calipers, rotors, pads, master cylinder.) All the wheels were removed and bearings & seals installed. New set of 4 tires. New shocks installed all the way around. The exhaust system was replaced entirely to the factory exhaust. 
The 327 engine was dissembled was professions who have had experience with "muscle" car engines. (Tommy, a man who helped, has a mechanics degree. He along with others he helped with this car, rebuilt a 400 engine for a 1967 Pontiac Firebird.) The engine block was bored 30 thousandths over. New crankshaft & camshaft was put back to factory specs. New oil pump, rod bearings & main bearings. The heads were reworked and all new pistons & rings. All new gaskets and seals. New water & fuel pumps. New alternator and starter. All new wires & coil, distributor cap. New carburetor. New clutch & tachometer cable. New heater core & hoses. New vacuum lines.Transmission was opened up and checked (everything was great!) and new seals were installed. All new "U" joints from front to back (including 2 shafts). 2 back wheels, and all new hardware and body put back on.
The interior as original as possible. As you can see in some of the pictures, the original dash is still in. It has a crack near the drive side glass. The inside of the car was repainted. A professional from Tennessee did most of the interior work. A local shop installed a new radio and aftermarket speakers which are located in the trunk area behind the seats. The radio (as pictured) looks like the original, but has a AUX input as well as many other functions. Springs were replaced in the seats along with the cushions and seat covers. A new set of door panels and new doors for the back door compartments (battery doors). New battery was installed. All new fuses and light bulbs. All new glasses and gauges. New light switch & headlights. The headlights were dissembled and sanded down and painted.
  Door handles were replaced. New radio, speakers, & antenna. All new door seals. New latches for the top. The car was painted locally. New windshield wiper motor, but still needs wiper arms & reservoir.. Being a convertible, it's not driven in the rain. There hasn't been any need to install them. 
As you can see from the pictures on the website, there's some issues with the car. The car was driven by a family member, and they put their elbow through the middle console (bad day...). There was ALOT of time & money spent restoring this car to completely restore it back to factory conditions as possible. This is a head turning car! 

You are more than welcome to contact me with any other questions you may think of that was not answered above. Thank you!

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