1978 Chevrolet Malibu Classic 4 Speed

Price: US $7,500.00 Item location: Tucson, Arizona, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Malibu
  • SubModel: Classic
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: Classic
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 84,424
  • VIN: 1W27U8Z448693
  • Color: Light Blue
  • Engine size: 350
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Light Blue
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1978 Chevrolet Malibu Classic

1978 Malibu Classic 4 Speed.Power Steering,Power Brakes{front disc},Air Conditioning{recently upgraded kit to new freon},Factory A M Radio{works} Tilt,Cruise Control{bypassed,condition unknown}Full mechanical factory gauges including Tach,Amp,Fuel,Clock{works also}.350 engine engine was in vehicle and runs well.G M Goodwrench casting 10066036 {Mexico},pad numbersM01251VP{added late 70's Valve Covers}Trans casting numbers 3925656 G.M.,3032 NF2,stamped numbers below cover R8B07,Tail shaft AG8.Unknown milage on engine and transmission.Were installed before I purchased vehicle 2 and 1//2 years ago.Factory shifter is sloppy and should be rebuilt or replaced.Outside trim is excellent and paint is nice{L22 paint code} but does have some small scratches and dings hard to see in pictures.Receives well at car shows.Has been repainted this color before I purchased out of California.Wanted a Malibu that was not a rust bucket!This is that car{Rust Free that is}.Clean floor panels including trunk and frame!Have only put about 2500 miles on vehicle.One trip to Grand Junction and back with no issues.Temp gauge in dash should be replaced{works correctly sometimes then moves back and forth all the way at other times.Checked engine before and during my trip with heat gun so verified it is the dash gauge}.I replaced radiator,Heater Core,Hoses,Belts,Thermostat,and gave it a tune up of plugs,coil and cap,wires.Ash trays{3}appear to have never been used!Drivers seat will need attention on upholstery in that a wire is coming up through.{bent over so it would not BITE me}The rest of interior is very nice and appears to be original with exception of possibly newer carpet.All glass is nice and windows,locks all work as they should.2 sets of keys for doors,ignition,glove box,trunk,Gas cap,and steering wheel lock bar.Tires and brakes are excellent.Vehicle always stored inside garage.Battery stays on battery tender but is getting old and should consider replacement.New heavy duty Monroe shocks and headliner{all improvements I made have been done at some point since I have owned it}.Selling because I need garage space and another vehicle coming that needs to go in garage.Otherwise I would keep it!Mileage is84424 at this writing and is Box A title original miles on chassis{obviously not on engine or most likely transmission}Current tags and registration through August of 2017.I just changed the oi, filter and air filter so vehicle is ready to drive anywhere!All lights,headlights,signalsand backup work as they should.Very small oil drip under bottom of timing cover.It also has a bolt on hitch for pulling a small trailer and original spare and jack assembly plus a full size spare.Hopefully I have answered all of the questions concerning positives and negatives!If you purchase this vehicle and do not plan to drive home with it then you will need to make your own arrangements for transport.Thanks for looking and I hope that if you buy it you will enjoy it as much as I have!