1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM ROADSTER - 178471Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #5003 1962 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM ROADSTERhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/178471/178471_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #5003 - This is an all original body panel Corvette. It had been sitting on a car trailer for about 10 years before it was turned into a fine Resto-Mod. It has all-new GM Performance crated LS3 motor with 525hp. GM wiring harness and computer. Special Built Tremec 5-speed with a .64 overdrive top gear. Special mix PPG Vibrance Cinnamon Candy Orange tinted with more pearl and darker tint to make a one-off color. Custom one-piece engine cover. Modified factory frame painted to match interior with suspension painted to match exterior. Vintage Air, Billet front runner. The Corvette's front suspension consists of Jim Meyers tubular A-arms with Viking adjustable coilovers and power rack & pinion steering. The rear end is a polished Currie built Ford 9" with Tru-Trac posi-traction, shortened Dutchman axles and 3.90 gears. A 4-link rear suspension and Viking adjustable coilovers. Power disc brakes with Wilwood 6-piston front calipers, with 13" drilled and slotted rotors and the rear with 4-piston calipers and drilled and slotted rotors with emergency brake, with 20" custom built Budnik wheels, 8" front and 9" rear with painted inserts. Lowered billet pedals, custom made interior to fit all sizes. Billet door handles from Ringbrothers, custom one-off grille and custom turn signal mirrors. Specially added third tail light for custom look. Be Cool aluminum, all-polished radiator with electric fan. Power windows, and power hood with '67 Corvette style hood painted to match interior with fire look. Flaming River tilt steering column with smaller billet steering wheel. Ceramic coated headers with 3" polished stainless steel exhaust with Magnaflow stainless mufflers, exiting through the lower body panel in front of the rear wheels. Custom dash with Dakota Digital gauges with tan lighting, custom center console with a custom built stereo system with Kenwood receiver, DVD, iPod, Pandora, Bluetooth and Sirius XM ready. 12" Kenwood subwoofer with 300 watt Kenwood power amplifier and Kenwood speakers and power antenna. Tan leather reclining seats with snake skin accents from Al Knoch Corvette Interiors, custom door panels with built-in speakers with a fully covered leather dash. New softtop frame painted to match the interior with tan Stayfast fabric. Trunk is fully covered to match the interior with special two-tone painted hinges for the custom look. Softtop area is fully covered in tan soft material to protect the top when it is down. Everything is like new, many custom features, plus special stainless fasteners. No expense spared. Over two years to build. A fantastic Street-Rod 'Vette built to drive and enjoy.
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