1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE - 170319Sold* at Palm Beach 2014 - Lot #410 1968 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/170319/170319_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #410 - This striking restored L71 equipped Corvette from 1968 features the matching numbers 427/435hp big block V8 with Tri-Power induction, coupled to a Muncie 4-speed manual transmission and a non GM issued VIN tag. The engine was bored .030 over and rebuilt with new pistons and rods, while retaining the standard crankshaft. The cylinder heads are fitted with all new valves, valve guides and springs. The carburetors were sent out to Holley to be rebuilt and re-plated and the engine retains its transistorized ignition and smog pump. The rear end assembly is a 4.11:1 posi-traction unit that was completely rebuilt. All of the cars suspension components, shocks and steering gear have been replaced. The interior was restored with new gauges, controls and AM/FM radio. The Vette also includes a new exhaust system and new red line tires and the vacuum retractable headlights. A great example with an exceptional restoration.
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