1959 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster running/driving project car

Price: - Item location: Springdale, Arkansas, United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Corvette
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1959
  • Mileage: 100,000
  • VIN: J59S106404
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: 327 V-8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1959 Chevrolet Corvette

1959 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

This is a complete 1959 Corvette project car that runs and drives with a NOM 327 V-8 engine with casting number-3782870 (1962-1965 Corvette or passenger car), casting date-F1263, and 4-speed transmission. The lights, turn signals, horn, and brakes are all functional. It was recently acquired from a gentleman whose family has owned the car for 30 plus years and has been in storage.His uncle owned the car approximately 25 years and drove the car a lot in the 1980s. This was when the engine was rebuilt and the generator was replaced with an alternator.Chrome engine accessories were added, and the radio changed. The miles on the engine since that time are unknown, however it runs well with good oil pressure and does not smoke. The following things have recently been completed to get it running and ready to sell. The fuel tank was drained and flushed, new fuel pump, new fuel filter, new Holley 600cfm carb with electric choke, brakes checked and repaired as needed.This would be great for a restoration project, a perfect resto-mod candidate, or a fun a- is patina daily driver.However, if you wanted to use it as a daily driver, it would need a new exhaust system, the radiator would have to be repaired or replaced because it seeps. The paint has been spotted in over the years and is flaking in many areas. The driver door glass is cracked, the chrome is all there, but most of it has pitting. The interior is all there, but it shows its age.The body appears to be a no- hit body, but the passenger fender has had an old repair from what appears to be from a blowout tire (see photos). The bottom of the radiator support, battery tray, and metal inner fender supports under the battery tray location have rust (see photos). If you are looking for a fun project or just a patina driver, please take a look. The payment must be made within 7 days of auctions end. The payment must be made with bank certified funds, wire transfer, or cash in person. The car is available for inspection anytime during the auction. You can fly into XNA-Northwest Arkansasairport, where I will be glad to pick you up, to take a look. There are no written or implied warranties and we reserve the right to end the auction at anytime. The buyer is responsible for shipping and shipping costs. Thanks for looking!! Pleaseemail us for a video link to view a walk around of the car and hear it run, if this link doesn't work. Here is the link-https://youtu.be/TbGlIrF3P30