1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS CUSTOM COUPE - 65908 Sold* at Las Vegas 2008 - Lot #530 1968 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS CUSTOM COUPE http://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/65908/65908_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #530


Auction Las Vegas 2008
Status Sold
Lot 530
Year 1968
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 124378L310954
Exterior Color ORANGE
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 350
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC

Lot #530 - Custom, complete restoration. This car has been taken down to the frame, sandblasted and rebuilt. Complete new drivetrain. 4-wheel disc brakes, new master cylinder, power booster, portion valve and brake lines with front line lock. New 350 motor with Stage 3 750 Jet Rochester Quadra-jet carb, vortec heads and intake, Be Cool aluminum radiator with dual electric fans and dyno-tested at 430hp with 465ft/lbs. torque. New power steering pump and gear box. HPC coated competition headers with a 3" custom built dual Flowmaster exhaust system. Rebuilt 350 transmission with a 3500 stall converter and B&M soft shift kit. Rear end, 10-bolt posi-traction with 3.63 gears and all new components. New 28 spline axles and bearings. New lightweight aluminum driveline. Orange Glow paint, cut and buffed. RS decals and all emblems are custom painted in - no external decals. All marker lights, taillights, headlights, bezels and bumpers front and back are new. New external wiring harness from fire wall out. All moulding, trim, headlight/grille kit and vacuum actuated lights are 100% brand new components. New front and rear windows. Side windows are original. Inner tub, fender wells and trunk of car coated with rubberized coating. The under carriage was coated with gravitex. New body panels that were replaced include the full right quarter, full right rocker, upper and lower rear panels, right door skin and right fender. Most other panels were sanded to bare metal. American Racing wheels with Toyo tires. Interior front seats have all new foam, covered with heavy naugahyde and vented center panels. Rear seat has original foam redone in same pattern as the front seats. Horseshoe shift console is all brand new components. New seat belts, inner door panels, dash pad, head liner, rear window panel, sail panels and kick panels. All dash knobs and bezels are new, except it has the original heater control bezel. Complete new Vintage Air aftermarket kit. 90% of interior components are brand new, not refurbished. This car has a motor with plenty of power, yet is street and driver friendly. It looks impressive and sounds great, too.