1963 CHEVROLET CORVAIR CONVERTIBLE - 71409 Sold* at Scottsdale 2009 - Lot #53.1 1963 CHEVROLET CORVAIR CONVERTIBLE //cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/71409/71409_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #53.1


Auction Scottsdale 2009
Status Sold
Lot 53.1
Year 1963
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 30967W240584
Exterior Color BLACK
Interior Color RED
Cylinders 6
Engine Size
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL

Lot #53.1 - A rotisserie restoration on a 1963 Corvair Spyder convertible with the original engine and transaxle. Everything rebuilt or restored down to the very last bolt. This was a 2-year project with extensive searches for NOS pieces, using only GM restoration or reproduction items when NOS was not available. Has a completely detailed under carriage, a rebuilt front suspension with all new bushings, ball joints, tie rods, etc. The rear suspension was completely restored with new bushings, bolts, etc. Has a new fuel system from the tank to the line clamps. Also features a completely rebuilt "YR" code engine with Turbocharger. The cylinders are bored +.030 with Lsky retainers, ARP rod bolts, Chrome top ring (as required for the Turbocharged engine) and new pushrods. It also has a NOS heat shield upper, lower, front and rear, new thermostats and thermostat door bushing, NOS pressure plate, NOS clutch disc, NOS throw-out bearing, rebuilt and bolted flywheel, rebuilt Turbo and Carter side-draft single barrel carburetor. The transaxle was fully rebuilt including new bearings, new posi-traction clutch pack, new posi-traction clutch cover, etc. Has a completely rebuilt transmission with new needle bearings, new roller bearings, NOS 4-speed reverse switch. Has a complete interior with new seats front and rear, new carpet, new door panels, new padded dash, new interior and exterior door handles. The weather stripping is all new for the windshield, quarter windows. All of the exterior emblems are NOS or GM restoration. Has a new top, rear window, side pads, side cables, front bow seal, side rail weather stripping, all new brake lines, new master cylinder, new wheel cylinders (front and rear), new drum liners, new engine harness, restored main harness, trunk harness and dash harness. The undercarriage has been detailed and painted. The engine compartment has been detailed and painted. This is a complete restoration with every nut and bolt having been removed and replaced and the body detailed on a rotisserie and completely reassembled with new parts.