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66 Corvette 427 / 425 Hp Barn Find Project Car on 2040-cars

Year:1966 Mileage:36000 Color: Blue /
 Black
Location:

Montgomery, New York, United States

Montgomery, New York, United States
Transmission:Manual
Engine:427
Body Type:Convertible
Vehicle Title:Clear
VIN: 194676S114576 Year: 1966
Exterior Color: Blue
Make: Chevrolet
Interior Color: Black
Model: Corvette
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: black
Drive Type: 2wd
Mileage: 36,000
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

  Rescued 66 conv barn find . orig 427/425 hp car no motor or trans .
 Car sat in a barn for over 25 years all the while folks were picking the parts off it , engine and trans were sold for scrap !!! body is mostly there but did suffer damage to lh parking lamp panel and surround , poorly repaired doors back look pretty ok . Frame is NICE hardly any rust as well as the bird cage . Still has rear sway bar and tank has never been down although I cant see the tank sticker . Has the 6500 rpm redline tach and the 427 badges still on the fenders . Interior is still intact as well as soft top frame . I found part of orig lh skirt and it has the mounting holes for the TI ign box . The differential has been changed at some point as it has the light duty stub axles. over all a very good candidate for a complete rebuild . Please call 845 567 0500 for additional questions because I am sure I left things out . car will be sold with a bill of sale as the title was lost a long time ago .  


On Apr-14-13 at 19:28:14 PDT, seller added the following information:

 Silly me I was not aware that 66 did not have tank stickers . I know enough of the tell tale signs for hp engine options but did not know of that little tidbit Please dont report me to the NCRS 

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Seeing an LT5 again would also be déjà vu - in its former life it was a 5.7-liter V8 for the C4 Corvette ZR-1 from 1990-1994 designed by Lotus, producing from 370 hp to 405 hp. A mix of rumor and hope is that the new LT5 will be a supercharged evolution of the 6.2-liter LT1 (pictured) placed in the new C7 Corvette, and that it will go into the C7 version of the ZR1 pumping out something like 700 hp.
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