1968 Chevelle SS 396 Big Block Numbers Matching / Original (138 VIN)
Price: - Item location: Florissant, Colorado, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Chevelle
- Type: Coupe
- Trim: SS
- Year: 1968
- Mileage: 100,000
- VIN: 138378z168438
- Color: Silver
- Engine size: V8 / 396 ci
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1968 Chevrolet Chevelle1968 Chevelle SS 396 Original Numbers Matching True 138 Car
Listed is a "True 138" SS 396 Big Block Numbers Matching Chevelle SS. Car is a 396 ci V8, with a 400 automatic transmission. Other factory options include, power steering, AC, tinted glass, door guards, black interior, vinyl roof (CV Black) (this has been removed, but all trim was saved if it was desired to be reinstalled and will be included), electric clock, push button radio, front and rear bumper guards,GM rally wheels (We have the original wheels included with the sale), Disk Brakes, RearSeat Speakers, Aux Lighting Package, FloorMats, and other standard options. See photo of originalwindow sticker.
This car has never been titled outside of Colorado and currently is registered and resides garaged in Colorado outside of Colorado Springs, CO. Full Documentation exists, showing ownership from new, repair receipts, original owners manuals, sales manuals, original window sticker, Protect-O-Plates, and more (See Photos). In short fully 100% documented SS 396, so buy with confidence!
Paint & Body:Car has been completelyrestored down to the frame allaround,takendown to bare metal. No metalwas replaced, all panels are 100% ORIGINAL. Rustrepair was almost zero!Body wasprimed, block sandedarrow straight! Then prepped for paint with PPG Paint Applied throughout. Color is Cortez Silver, which is a period correct color for 1968. The original color wasTripoli Turquoise. To thepurest, the stripes were not an option in 1968, but were added on this restoration for a mild custom look. Every panel was color sandedsmooth and buffed to a full gloss for a wet dip look. Finish is a mile deep and does not disappoint the most critical. All window stripping, rubber,molding, etc.,andweather stripping was allreplaced.All glassremoved andreinstalled. Radioantenna was deleted and a 1970front glass was installedfor a clean look with the antenna in the glass. Also removed are lower accent moldings. These have been saved and can be reinstalled should another buyer wish to return to 100% original. Absolutely beautiful paint andbody.
Brakes & Suspension:All new front end, ball joints upper and lower, bushings, tierod ends, bearings, and upgraded CPPDisk Brakes. Car is an original disk brakecar. New master cylinder and booster installed. New shocks all around and so on. New rear wheel cylinders.Drives straight, stops straight, no rattles, no squeaks, no issues period.
Engine & Drive Line:Original Numbers matching 396 CI V8 (325 HP). A mild cam has been installed, seevideo for sounds! Engine was complete rebuild(Jasper) and comes with a 3 year 100,000 Mile warranty. Transmission is a 400 Turbowith newseals installed and a new 2500 stall converter. Original GM converter is included with sale. Runs Excellent! Has 2.5" dual exhaust with flowmaster 50 seriesmufflers installed. Tone is very good, without being obnoxious. Less than 1000 Miles on rebuilt engine. Drive anywhere!
Tires & Wheels: New 17"Torque ThrustWheels and Tires. The original GM Rally Wheels (14") with caps will be includedwith the sale.
Interior: New rugs, new headliner, new dash pad, new console, newstaple shifter, new tilt column, new rosewood steering wheel, reupholstered seats, and original door panels. Original bench seat and non-tilt column will be included with sale. Interior was upgraded to 1968 bucket seats and console, and is correct 100% all though not original to this car, but is factor correct. Radio installed is aftermarket, however dash has not been cut. A period correct radio will be included with sale, but with a 396 SS Chevelle who cares about music!
In short, car does not disappoint. Upgrades and modifications are a few bolts away from 100% with all parts included for the purest who desires a 100% correct "True 138" SS 396 Chevelle. Please feel free to call with anyquestions.
Car can be viewed locally, contact below to arrange a time. Buyer is responsible for shipping, Seller will assist. Car is sold as is with no warranty. Seller reserves the right to end auction early as car is also for sale locally.