1954 Corvette frame off restoration low miles since restored

Price: US $38,100.00 Item location: United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Corvette
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: convertible with two tops
  • Year: 1954
  • Mileage: 1,377
  • Color: Titanium Silver
  • Engine size: 350
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: rwd
  • Interior color: Red
  • Options: Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Reconstructed
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Description:

1954 Chevrolet Corvette

Some Like it Hot!1954 Corvette ModifiedWith 350 C.I. 330 hp & Muncie 4-Speed TransmissionFrame Off Restoration!

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The 1953-1955 Corvette design was meant to be the dream car/concept car for the General Motors Motorama. The design was so popular that Harley Earl called to have the car put into production almost immediately. By the end of 1953 the very first editions of the Corvette were rolling off the line. The 1954 Corvettes were basically identical to the 1953 Corvette except for the date on the title. Both of these years came in one and one only motor option. For those who don’t know the six cylinder Chevrolet Corvette engine that was used in both of these years is the same basic six cylinder engine that was designed before 1932. While it was highly dependable and super rugged it was also super slow. The 1955 Corvette came out with the 265 c.i. V8 that added a lot power but by today’s standards it was still super slow.

So today we find collectors who desire the almost identical appearance of the first edition Corvette but they want it with ‘GO Power” and some call this concept Retro Rods.

Now if the above information starts to ring a bell or resonate with you then you must take a look at this Corvette in this eBay auction. It is almost identical to the way it was manufactured in 1954 in terms of its looks and cosmetics but when it comes to power forget all about a six cylinder ‘no power’ engine this car is loaded with a V8 350 c.i. (330 HP) with a Muncie 4-speed transmission. Yes it will run with today’s Corvettes and many collectors will tell that you that they prefer the sculptured designs of the 1953-1955 Corvette over any other Corvette designed including the new Corvette designs.

The owner of this Corvette set his goals to make it a car that has all the “GO” power that anybody will need handling that is far superior to anything that you could conceive of with the early Corvette and comfort you would expect from a modern car.

Looking for a new thrill to an old classic? The frame off restoration on this classic 1954 Corvette features an upgraded 350 C.I. 330 HP engine with a Muncie 4 speed transmission. Talk about FAST!

SELLER HAS PROVIDED THE FOLLOWING DETAILS:

Frame off restoration and is modified with

350 Cu In 330 HP

Ceramic Coated Headers

Muncie 4 Speed

Auto Meter Gages (Seller has the original which are converted to 12V)

Aluminum Radiator with Electric Fan

Electric Fuel Pump

Al Knock Interior and Soft Top

Hardtop

Amercian Race Torg Thrust Aluminum Wheels

New Goodrich TA Tires

KY Shocks

Disk Brakes on Front Drum on Rear

Soft Top And Hard Top

Paint Color Titanium Silver Red Interior

Powder coated frame

Title shows reconstructed as old frame was bad and took one off a donor car. Frame and chassis show same Vin No. Vin Number matches number on frame which is stamped on top of the frame ondrivers side.

Showing approx 1377 Miles on Odometer

So if the term Retro Rod seems to be your cup of tea and early Corvettes are your first love then this car puts it all together for you. The car has been lovingly restored with its substructure and drive train highly updated so that you will never be embarrassed at a stoplight or never feel that the car gets squirrelly at super high speeds. This is undoubtedly a very unique opportunity for a very unique car to find a new loving caretaker. You can bid to win and hope you do!

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On May-29-15 at 15:48:34 PDT seller added the following information:

UPDATE 5/29/15 5:48 P.M. CST.Seller has replied with some answers to questions asked by bidders:Yes I have the Side Curtains they have not been restored since I never use them. As for the tire size P225/17R15 on the back and P215/17R15 on the front the reason for this is steering is easier with the size difference.The Seller