1966 Corvette Convertible NUMBERS MATCHING L79 350 H.P. Rare color combo
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Corvette
- Year: 1966
- Mileage: 80,400
- Transmission: Manual
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1966 Chevrolet CorvetteThis Corvette will be Sold! Very LOW RESERVE!
This is a very rare Color combination for a midyear corvette. It also has its original 327/350 H.P. engine (known as L79),its original 4 speed transmission close ratio (M21),and rear axle ( AO 3:70 gears). There is so much originality to this corvette whichmakes it very desirable. This 1966 Corvette has it all. Great to look at, mechanically all done and it also makes a great investment!
Exterior: Paint has a high gloss and looks very nice there is some chips that have been touched up. Both doors open and close nicely and all hoods latch as they should. Bumpers are original and are straight. All glass including windshield have no chips or scratches. Tires are original size and are relatively new. All exterior lights including the original T3's headlamps all work. Hubcaps and wheels are aslo original to this corvette and are in excellent condition. Windshield wipers work on both speeds and go in to park position perfectly. Headlights spin quickly and evenly.
Interior: Interior looks extremely nice-The two tone silver/black is original and very rare! Seats have been restored by Al Knoch. Dash pads are original and are like new. Carpet has also been replaced with Al Knoch material. Original am/fm radio plays perfect on both bands. Every gauge works with accuracy. All dash lights, warning lights etc. also work as they should. This corvette still has its original electric antennaeand that also goes up and down. All windows open and close easily. Heater and the fan switch work great! Original clock also does its tic tock motion and keeps good time.
Mechanics: The engine (L79) 327/350H.P. has been rebuilt to a high standard including the use of roller rockers for added horsepower. Transmission has also been rebuilt and shifts perfectly with ease through all gears. Even when cold it will start right up and idles perfectly. There is no hesitation and acceleration is incredible. Also complete exhaust has been replaced,brakes have aslo been rebuilt. Shocks have been replaced with original type. This corvette has its original radiator, original expansion tank, original alternator,original distributor and more.. The transmission is also original and it is the desirable (M21) close ratio. The rear axle is also original and has 3:70 ratio.
This is an original hardtop car and it also has has its original convertible top(black). The convertible top is in good useable condition but back window is faded. It also comes with it's original spare wheel, it's original jack and handle.Original owner's manual. I also have a custom car cover that will be included.
Numbers: ENGINE 6122531 FO512 HT (may 12 350h.p.) REAR AO 5 19 66 3:70 may 19 1966 / Holley carb 3367, /Intake 3890490,/ Alternator 1100693-37A 6E17 (may 17 1966) Trim Tag: 426BB (silver vinyl) 986AA silver pearl metallic
This corvette is ready to be enjoyed by its new owner- It has the perfect power package - great looks and rare options. I take pride in my car collection and this corvette has been maintained to a high level.
I have decided to sell this Corvette and have it for sale locally. I am open to offers and will take a reasonable offer. It is here at my home and you are welcome to inspect it but only prior to end of auction. Any questions please ask- I will quickly get back to you- Thank you for your interest.
On Feb-09-18 at 16:34:01 PST, seller added the following information:
More numbers and info as requested: Radiator number 3155316 dated 66D Correct and original. Exhaust Manifolds LH 3846559 RH 374704 (Original)Frame has absolutely no rust,scaling or pitting! It has not been undercoated or repaired. I have complete shielding with tabs and bolts-they are all in excellent condition.