|1968 Corvette 4-speed Convertible.
Restored 2 years ago and driven less than 500 miles since.
Restoration included: new paint, new front and rear bumpers, bumper guards, L-88
hood, grille, front turn signals, taillight lenses, rear license plate frame, outside
mirror, emblems and trim rings. The frame is original and rust free. The paint
looks good from a short distance, but is starting to show some age as there are
some areas starting to bubble and some cracking. New GM 350 crate engine with
polished headers, Edelbrock Performer intake, Edelbrock 4 barrel carburetor and
HEI ignition. The engine has a chrome dress up kit. The 4 speed manual transmission
and posi-traction rear end have been rebuilt. It has a new clutch, pressure plate
and shifter. The car has new dual side mounted exhaust. A new convertible top
and rear window has been installed. In addition to the top, new pads, straps,
cables, chrome tips, and weatherstripping where installed. The convertible top
frame was sand blasted and re-painted. New deck lid bezels, latches, and rods
have been installed. It has four new B/F Goodrich 245-60-R15 Radial T/A tires.
New carpet, seat covers, seat cushions, seat backs, door panels, dash, instrument
cluster bezel, lenses, weather-stripping, door sills, vent balls, brake and clutch
pads, console, rear view mirror, sun visors, kick panels, turn signal lever, hazard
flasher button, shifter boot, ash tray door, fiber optic plate and window cranks
have been installed. A new Kenwood AM/FM/CD with an iPod connection has also
been installed. The car has all new calipers, rotors, brake pads, brake hoses,
power brake booster, and parking brakes shoes. New rear axle outer u-joints
have been installed. It has new speedometer, tachometer and emergency brake
cables. The tachometer has been rebuilt and re-calibrated. A new battery has
been installed (May 2011). It has a new wiper motor, relay, and wiper switch.
Known issues: Windshield wipers not functioning, drive train vibration over 60
mph, unknown electrical issue drains battery when parked, carburetor float bowl
leaks after the engine has been running which floods the intake system (probably
needs new gaskets due to being in storage).