1963 RESTO-MOD SPLIT WINDOW CORVETTE - AMAZING SEMA VEHICLE!!
- Condition: Used
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Corvette Split-Window SEMA Car
- Doors: 5
- Year: 1963
- Mileage: 12
- VIN: 30837S100008
- Color: Gray
- Engine size: LS3 V8
- Interior color: Red
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- Year: 1963
- Mileage: 12
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- Transmission type: Tremec 5-Speed
- Engine: LS3 V8
A full custom build completed in 2016 by Jeff Hayes of American Speed Shop in Bloomington, Indiana, this 1963 Chevrolet Corvette split-window coupe demonstrates the incredible staying power of the original Sting Ray design. This amazing Split-Window only has 12 miles registered since completion and was proudly displayed at SEMA!
A professionally fabricated chassis provides the foundation, incorporating polished C5 front and C6 rear suspension with new 5-way dampened Strange Engineering coil-overs. The arrangement allows for the widest rubber and largest brakes possible, in this case custom Nitto Invo redlines on 18-inch front and 19-inch rear 2016 Z06 wheels over new ZR1 6-piston disc brakes with vented and drilled rotors. The wheel centers were specially machined to accept classic knock-off wheel spinners.
A custom Precision Metal Craft fresh-air intake crowns the car's new GM LS3 engine, which gleams with highly polished or chromed components from the cylinder heads out, including the valve covers, oil pan, bell housing and stainless-steel tube headers. An Eddie Motorsports serpentine system drives the Vintage Air compressor, power steering pump and alternator, all polished to the same high sheen. The LS3 cranks 525 HP through a 600 HP-rated hydraulic clutch and new Tremec 5-speed to a Dana 44 third member packing 4.11:1 Richmond gears. Spent gasses flow through 2-inch exhaust with center-exit quad chromed tips located in the lower valence.
Custom Platinum Flake and Pearl paint decorates the Sting Ray's split-window coupe body, which otherwise remains factory stock in virtually every detail, including the ribbed rocker panel moldings and other bright trim. That's contrasted by the handsome dark red stressed-leather upholstery inside, where Classic Instruments gauges, updated bolstered seats, premium-quality carpeting, billet and carbon fiber accents, NU Relics power windows and a retrofitted AM/FM stereo with Bluetooth and iPod connectivity are also found.
This '63 split-window bears serial number 00008, and while the finished product offers today's modern amenities, it remains faithful to the original Bill Mitchell design in what most Corvette enthusiasts agree are the important details.
Custom build completed in 2016 by American Speed Shop in Bloomington, Indiana
1963 Split Window Coupe, VIN no. 8
Displayed at SEMA 2016
New 525 HP GM LS3 engine
Custom intake from Precision Metal Craft
Fabricated fresh air intake
Stainless steel headers
Polished intake and throttle body, cylinder heads, valve covers, oil pan and bell housing
Eddie Motorsports serpentine system including AC compressor, power steering and alternator
New Tremec 5-speed, 600 HP hydraulic clutch
Professionally fabricated chassis
C5 front and C6 rear suspension
Dana 44 third member, 4.11 Richmond gears
2 1/2 inch exhaust with rear exit
Fabricated exhaust opening and belly pan
Disc brakes, vented and slotted rotors
Custom Platinum Flake and Pearl mix paint
Rocker panels, grille and hood tins polished with carbon fiber accents
Distressed Red leather upholstery
Updated bolstered seats, high end carpet
Classic Instruments gauges, Vintage Air
Nu Relics power windows
Billet and carbon fiber pedals
Carbon fiber accents throughout
Custom stereo with Bluetooth and iPod connectivity
18 and 19 inch 2016 Z06 wheels
Custom Nitto Redline tires
Specially-machined wheel centers to accept 1963 Knock-off spinners
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