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Car Year: 1968
Car's approximate birthday: June 4, 1968
 
Owner: eBay Motors cda1946
City: Loomis
State: California
Country: United States
 
Purchase date: Undefined
Status: Current Owner
 
Nickname: 194678S421297
State: Race Car
 
Exterior: 986 Silverstone Silver (12.09%)
Interior: 402 Black (Leather)
Softtop: Other Color
Wheels: Other Color
 
Delivery Dealer Zone: Unknown
Delivery Dealer Code: Unknown
 
Options: RPO Option Percentage
Sold [%]
Sales Price
[$]
  19467 Base Corvette Convertible (300hp) 65.22% 4,320.00
  C07 Auxiliary Hardtop (for convertible) 30.58% 231.75
  M21 4-Speed Manual Transmission, close ratio 43.19% 184.35
  Total   1.0418%
(298 Cars)
4,736.10
 
Factory job nr.: Unknown
Export Car: Non Export Car
Other details: Added to Registry 09/06/2011
Mileage: 0 miles
 
Car history:
RACE TOURING, GENTLEMENS RACER, STREET LEGAL, 1968 CORVETTE ROADSTER L-88
STUNNING PERIOD CORRECT TRIBUTE IN RARE FIA WIDE BODY TRIM.
THIS IS A NEWLY BUILT CAR WITH ONLY TEST MILES.

UNLESS SOLD CAR CAN BE SEEN AT LAGUNA SECA ALMS RACES SEPT 15-17
AND CORONADO FESTIVAL OF SPEED SEPT. 23-25.

INSPECTIONS ENCOURAGED AND QUESTIONS DESIRED, CHRIS 916-704-7022

WITH RACE HISTORY IN WEST COAST SCCA PRODUCTION RACING, WITH
ROGER HENRY AT THE WHEEL, AS VERIFIED BY LARRY CROSSON, THIS ONE OF A
KIND CORVETTE L-88 PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF
JAMES GARNER, TONY DELORENZO AND OTHERS WHO MADE THE WORLD AWARE
OF THE AWSOME POWER AND CAPABILITIES OF THESE AMAZING CARS.

THIS FRESH RECONSTRUCTION WEARS ITS HERITAGE WELL WHILE
INCORPORATING UPDATES FOR SAFETY, PERFORMANCE AND ITS CURRENT
STREET LEGAL REGISTRATION (CA PLATE L88 VETT). ALTHOUGH REGISTERED
AND INSURED FOR STREET LEGAL USE, MAKE NO MISTAKE, THIS IS ALSO A
SERIOUS TRACK CAR. A TRUE PIECE OF HISTORY TO ENJOY ON THE STREET AND TRACK.

ONLY THE BEST PARTS AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE WERE USED ALONG WITH
TOP CRAFTSMEN, TO BUILD THIS CAR CLOSE TO ITS RACING HERITAGE AND
YET PROVIDE THE OWNER WITH A STREET LEGAL VERSION TO PLAY WITH OR GO
RACING. NOT PERFECT BUT PERFECT FOR WHAT IT IS, A RACE TOURING
GENTLEMENS RACER.

VALUE---IN 2010 AN ORIGINAL TONY DELORENZO L-88 RACE CAR SOLD FOR
$652,000 AND ONE OF GARNERS IS FOR SALE NOW FOR $750,000. THIS
STREETABLE, RACEABLE, PUMP GAS FRIENDLY TRIBUTE CAN BE ENJOYED FOR
AROUND 10% OF THE REAL CAR TODAY.

BODY, TRIM AND CHROME ARE ALL NEW AND BEAUTIFUL AS YOU CAN SEE. THE
BODY IS ACCIDENT FREE AND SMOOTH AS GLASS. THE NEW PAINT IS BASE /
CLEAR FEATURING MODERN COLORS OF KILLER GRAY METALLIC AND FINE
ALLUMINUM METALLIC. ACCENT STRIPING IS REMINISCIENT OF GRAPHICS USED
ON MANY RACING L-88 CARS IN THE 60S. FOUR COATS OF CLEAR PROTECT THE
BEAUTIFUL FINISH.

ALL THE CHROME IS NEWLY REDONE AND ALL LIGHTS, GRILL AND OTHER
EXTERIOR PIECES ARE NEW AS WELL.

FRAME, SUSPENSION AND STEERING IS A MIX OF ORIGINAL CORVETTE AND
CUSTOM RACE FABRICATION FEATURING A FULL BELLY PAN UNDER THE
COCKPIT ALONG WITH RACING REAR SUSPENSION ARMS, RACE HALF SHAFTS,
HEIM JOINTS AND OTHER FEATURES WITH RACE ADJUSTABILITY. THE SPRINGS
ARE GM RACING AND THE NEW SHOCKS ARE KYB GAS. THE STEERING IS QUICK
RATIO GM REBUIL TO NEW SPECS. FRONT SPRINGS ARE GM HD RACE. ALL
COMPONENTS ARE NEW OR REBUILT TO NEW SPECIFICATIONS.

REVIEW PICTURES TO SEE ALL THE CUSTOM FEATURES, RACE SUSPENSION,
FLAT BELLY PAN AND MORE.


MOTOR:
THIS MOTOR HAS BEEN RUN IN ON AN ENGINE TEST STAND THROUGH
NUMEROUS HEAT CYCLES, VALVES RESET, HEADS RE-TORQUED AND ALL
OPERATIONS CHECKED. THE MOTOR FEATURES A GM HIGH PERFORMANCE 4
BOLT BLOCK WITH FORGED INTERNALS, J&E PISTONS AND SHOT PEENED RODS.
THE HEADS ARE AMERICAN MADE PARTIOT FREEDOM MODELS FEATURING LATER
STYLE OPEN CHAMBER L-88 ORIGINAL HEAD DESIGN YET WITH MORE ADVANCED
DESIGN AND VALVE TRAIN COMPONENTS. THIS ENGINE FEATURES ALL NEW
PARTS EXCEPT FOR THE BLOCK, CRANK AND RODS. STATS ARE CI. 460,
550+HP, CR. 9.2, HEADS 320CC, CAM =COMP. L-88 UPGRADE TO ZL1 SPECS
WITH SOLID LIFTERS, GUIDE PLATES AND COMP 1.7 ROLLER ROCKERS. HOLLEY
FACTORY UPGRADED 850 CARB. JUST PUMP GAS & GO.

DRIVE LINE:
FEATURES A MUNCIE M21 WIDE RATIO, AN ORIGINAL HURST SHIFTER, NEW GM
PERFORMANCE FLYWHEEL, NEW CENTERFORCE DUAL FRICTION CLUTCH AND
PRESSURE PLATE, LAKEWOOD BELLHOUSING, CUSTOM DRIVE SHAFT AND 3:55
REAR END. REAR END MACHINED AND PLUMBED FOR A RACING DIFFERENTIAL COOLER.

BRAKES, WHEELS AND TIRES:
ARE PERIOD CORRECT WITH VERY RARE HURST AIRHEART FROM DISCS AND JFZ
REARS. WHEELS ARE AMERICAN RACING WITH 9 AND 12 RUNNING BFG COMP TA TIRES.

FUEL SYSTEM:
BEGINS WITH A JAZ 22 GALLON FUEL CELL WITH FOAM AND SENDER MOUNTED
IN A CUSTOM RACE SUPPORT. BRAIDED STAINLESS LINE AND VENT SYSTEM. A
WIDE STYLE LEMANS FAST FILL CAP ADDS A GREAT PERIOD LOOK TO THE CAR.
OEM FUEL PUMP FEEDS AN UPGRADED HOLLEY 850 SITTING ON A DUAL PLANE
EDELBROCK MANIFOLD.

IGNITION:
IS OLD SCHOOL LOOK PETRONIX WITH ELECTRONIC INTERNALS. BETTER-FASTER-NICER

ELECTRICAL FEATURES RON FRANCIS WIRING SYSTEM TIED INTO STOCK
CORVETTE FRONT AND REAR WIRING HARNESS'S. LONGACRE RACING
CONTROL PANEL AND STEWERT WARNER GAUGES.

RADIATOR IS CUSTOM BUILT ALLUMINUM HIGH FLOW WITH SPAL FAN.

INTERIOR:
FEATURES ADJUSTABLE KIRKAY ALLUMINUM RACE SEATS, CUSTOM ALLUMINUM
FABRICATED INTERIOR PANELS, FRAME MOUNTED ROLL BAR WITH REMOVEABLE
SIDE BARS, FACTORY DOOR PANELS, GM TILT & TELESCOPING POWER
STEERING, STEWERT WARNER GAUGES, FULL FLOOR INSULATION AND A HIGH
LEVEL GENTLEMENS RACER FINISH. ALL NEW WEATHER SEALS.

HARDTOP:
IS LIKE NEW WITH PERFECT HEADLINER AND NEW RUBBER.

HEADERS:
ARE FACTORY GM PARTS FROM HOOKER WITH MUFFLER INSERTS AVAILABLE TO
MEET YOUR PERSONAL SOUND LEVEL.



INCLUDED:
RACING DOOR BARS, WINDOW REGULATORS AND CHANNELS, HARDTOP,
ORIGINAL L-88 MANIFOLD.

 
For Sale: No

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