1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE - 81077Sold* at Scottsdale 2010 - Lot #1253.2 1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/81077/81077_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1253.2 1965 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
Lot #1253.2 - 1965 Corvette convertible Resto-Mod with fresh mirror like Rally Red paint with a new ultra leather white and red interior and brand new side pipes and covers. Built upon a new powdercoated chassis, this car has a chromed out LS6, Z06 crate engine with a polished S&P pulley system, a Speartech engine harness with custom programmed computer and throttle by wire accelerator control. It also has a complete Vintage Air conditioning system, a new Tremec 5-speed with a Lakewood scatter shield, a new Hays clutch, hydraulic throw-out bearing system and a Keisler Corvette look-alike shifter. To enhance drivability this Resto-Mod has Steeroids rack & pinion power steering, VBP adjustable rear trailing arms, new composite monoleaf springs front and rear and new Gabriel shocks. It also has a new aluminum radiator with electric cooling fans. The interior is new white ultra leather including sun visors, seat backs, trim pieces and the center armrest was built up for aesthetics and comfort. A tilt column with later model Corvette steering wheel was added. Additionally all factory gauges were removed and replaced with Autometer Phantom gauges. The clock was not replaced, instead it was refaced to match the Autometer gauges. The original stereo was replaced with FM look-alike unit with speakers mounted behind the seats and high intensity discharge headlamps were added for better visibility while driving at night. The brakes are SSBC powdercoated red calipers with slotted rotors, SSBC braided stainless brake lines and a brand new chrome power brake booster and chrome master cylinder setup. This Vette rides on new Intro 18" rims and high performance tires. This vehicle was professionally built and has less than 3,500 miles on the build. Every nut and bolt was restored.
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