1965 Chevrolet Corvette on 2040-cars
Esmond, Illinois, United States
1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible . This car is an excellent driver with that incredible
side pipe sound. She really rumbles on the upshift and the downshift! Transmission recently inspected with no
issues at all. Clutch action and shifting is smooth. Soft top is in excellent condition, hard top is in good
condition. This car was repainted from what I believe to be Mist Blue Metallic, but other than the paint code on
the VIN there is no evidence of a repaint. Trim tag has been missing since prior to our family's ownership.
Paint does show some flaws but still shows absolutely beautifully! Frame is clean and rust free. Wheels and hubcaps
are in very good condition as are side pipes.
This is NOT a matching numbers car. Engine is not original and came from a 1965 impala, but it is
period correct. Hood is also not original and it is unknown where it came from.
Complete engine rebuild 2018 *Complete brake system overhaul and replacement *New White
Soft Top (Frame cleaned and repainted) *New Optima Battery 2021 *Transmission and rear diff re-sealed *New Aluminum
Radiator *Clutch realignment *New Spark Plugs and Fuel Filter *New Alternator and Wiring Kit, New Volt Gauge *New
Rear Trailing Arms *New Upper and Lower Control Arms *Tires replaced 2017 *New Fan and Condenser *New Distributor
Cap *New Exhaust Manifold *New Thermostat *Included red car cover fitted for a 1965 Corvette *National Corvette
Restorers Society Registered.
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If you want a closer look at what went into designing and building the interior for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette, we've got just the thing. General Motors has released a new video detailing the cabin's evolution from conception to execution, complete with commentary from Ryan Vaughn, performance car interior design manager with Chevrolet. The quick clip details how manufacturing, engineering and design within General Motors worked together from the first sketches to ensure no compromises had to be made later down the line. How novel.
With plenty of hides traced with contrast stitching and available real carbon fiber trim, the cabin looks to be a few hundred miles ahead of the C6. Given how readily critics derided the previous generation for its cabin, the C7 should make writers work a little harder to find something to complain about. Check out the video below for yourself.
General Motors has announced a recall of 118,800 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks due to the possibility of secondary hood latches not being installed at the time of manufacture. The affected vehicles are from the 2010, 2011 and 2012 model years, all of which were built between November 9, 2009 and August 28, 2012.
According to the official National Highway Traffic Safety Administration report, these trucks fail to "comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 113, 'Hood Latch System.' The hood may be missing the secondary hood latch." In other words, owners of these trucks could find their vehicles' hoods opening unexpectedly while driving.
The official recall campaign is expected to begin on January 17, 2013. Dealers will inspect the affected pickups and if a secondary hood latch is not present, one will be installed free of charge. Scroll down to read the official NHTSA report.
The Performance Data Recorder with Valet Mode available on the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray seems like a fantastic tool for many owners. Whether they are taking 720p video while lapping the track in their new 'Vette, or just want to protect their purchase from inconsiderate joyriders, the system offers a lot of functionality in one package. However, one of the PDR's features might get buyers in trouble with the law, and it has nothing to do with recording some illicit high-speed driving on a favorite back road. The problem hinges on the various state laws concerning a person's right to privacy.
According to a letter posted by Jalopnik, Chevy dealers are asking 2015 Corvette owners not to use the Valet Mode portion of the PDR because it records audio in the cabin, in addition to performance specs. That's a problem because privacy laws vary from state to state with some requiring just one side's consent to tape sound and others requiring all parties to agree. According Jalopnik, 15 states mandate everyone's permission beforehand, but it's not clear whether these numbers are up to date. (Actually, the report varies, saying 13 states in some places and 15 in a list.)
According to the letter, Chevy is already working on a software update for the near future to rectify the issue. It's possible that simply adding a warning to drivers and the ability to turn off the audio recording function in Valet Mode might solve the problem. Obviously, this doesn't preclude Corvette drivers from using the performance aspect of the PDR, and owners are free tape lap after lap at the track.