1965 Corvette Convertible Project

Price: US $13,600.00 Item location: Canoga Park, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Corvette
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: 2 Door
  • Year: 1965
  • Mileage: 99,999
  • VIN: 194675S122555
  • Color: White
  • Engine size: V8 350
  • Power options: Power Windows
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!
Description:

1965 Chevrolet Corvette

1965 Corvette Convertible Project

For Sale – 1965 Corvette Convertible project with a non-numbers matching small block and T10 4 speed. I have been working on the vehicle for over 3 years but have to sell it for personal reasons. You can see what the car looked like when I first bought the car (first picture). The chassis/running gear are completely restored. The body still needs work. I have the clear title for the vehicle.

See below for details on all parts of the vehicle and terms of the auction including the required non-refundable deposit of $500.

Trim Tag

  • Vin: 194675S122555 Built in St. Louis, MO, Final Assembly Monday, July 19, 1965
  • Style: 65 467 1965 Convertible
  • Trim: STD Standard Black Vinyl
  • Body:S7407 Built in St. Louis, MO
  • Paint:900CC Ermine White

Engine

  • · Non Numbers Matching 350
  • · Block – GM 3970010 – Flint
  • · Heads definitely 69 or later
  • · Ran great when pulled from car
  • · Edelbrock performer manifold
  • · New water pump
  • · New fuel pump
  • · New motor mounts
  • · Dressed up

Transmission

  • · 1962 B-W T-10 4 speed
  • · Hurst Shifter
  • · Cast Iron Bell Housing
  • · New Clutch
  • · New Clutch Pressure Plate
  • · New Bolts for Flywheel, Clutch Plate, Attaching to Engine
  • · New ujoints
  • · Balanced driveshaft
  • · New mount

Rearend

  • · Rebuilt – 3.70 Gears
  • · 69 big-block diff - Stamp – 1FA 13 69
  • · Output yokes have been changed to the small-block U-bolt type

Chassis

  • · Frame - Stripped down to bare metal and painted with original frame paint
  • · All new brakes (calipers, pads, discs, brake lines)
  • · All rubber is new
  • · New separators on leaf springs
  • · Ground up restored trailing arms
  • · New short drive shafts and ujoints
  • · Rebuilt steering box
  • · All bolts are new
  • · Everything in front end and rear end is either rebuilt or new
  • · New shocks
  • · New gas tank
  • · New gas line
  • · New battery tray
  • · Very good condition hubcaps

Body

  • Have been working on straightening out the body for a while. Used VPA only to work on the car panels. Still needs work.
  • · Has hard top which is in very good condition; headliner has hole in it
  • · Convertible top needs to be replaced and frame reconditioned
  • · Power windows
  • · All parts for headlights are included with all new screws and clips
  • · Birdcage is rust free
  • · Body was stripped with crushed walnut shells
  • · New rear light panel – needs to be attached
  • · Replaced tunnel
  • · Have all glass – not necessarily original

Interior

  • · Clock needs rebuilding
  • · Need carpet
  • · Drivers side dash pad needs replacing
  • · Center console cover needs refurbishing. Isn’t right one for power windows that the car came with.

New Parts

  • · Rear lights
  • · License plate frame
  • · Lots of bolts and screws (mostly from Long Island Corvettes)
  • · Front sway bar rubber
  • · Body mount kit
  • · Forward lamp harness
  • · Seatbelts (not like originals) with mounting plates
  • · Rivets for various parts
  • · Entire screw kit for interior
  • · Headlight pigtails
  • · Dash Harness – from Lectric Limited
  • · Fuel line and filter from pump to carburetor
  • · Soft top guide pins
  • · Shift boot retainer
  • · Shift boot
  • · Seat mounting plates
  • · Rebuild kit for steering knuckle
  • · Many other items

Missing parts

  • · Spare tire enclosure (entire unit)
  • · Radio

Terms

  • · Sold AS-IS with no Implied or Explicit warranties
  • · $500 non-refundable deposit due in 3 days upon winning the auction
  • · Remaining funds due in 10 days upon winning the auction
  • · Recommend an inspection be conducted – contact me to arrange (car is located in West Hills, CA)
  • · Can transport vehicle and parts to within 60 miles once car has been purchased
  • · More pictures can be sent upon request. Let me know what parts of the vehicle you want to see more pictures of.
  • · Do not bid unless you have the intention to finalize and complete the purchase