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1965 Chevrolet Corvette Classic Collector Convertible 1965 | Blue 1965 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Trim1


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1965 Chevrolet Corvette Classic Collector Convertible 1965

Used 1965 Chevrolet Corvette 427, 653 miles, Blue
Webster, NY

This vehicle is for the person who is looking for a vehicle that meets and exceeds the requirements of the new sixth Edition of the NCRS Technical Info Manual and Judging Guide. The multi year frame off restoration was carefully photoed and documented. The care and attention to info was a time consuming process. It was awarded Top Flight at a chapter meet in 2013 and two more years were spent to fine tune the missing information required in the new sixth Edition Guide before it was judged at the Ontario Canada Regional meet in 2016 where a 97+% was awarded. Following that meet additional minor information were corrected. I have the NCRS Shipping Report. I am the third owner. The first owner only owned it for several months. The car was delivered to a local Chevy dealer and has remained in the Rochester NY area since delivery from St.Louis. INTERIOR. This vehicle has it's complete original interior, making it one of the very few and rare Corvette's of it's age. It has all the original carpet and black vinyl dash pads, seat covers, door panels, sun visors, seat belts,arm rest and clear floor mats. All the interior knobs,door pulls and fasteners are original. It has an original teakwood steering wheel,Am fm stereo and reconed speaker. The original gauges and clock have been restored and re screened. The original glove box door was also restored. All of the glove box literature [Plastic envelop,Owners Manual with a full card,Amfm radio instruction sheet and pocket guide, knock off wheel card, bag and hard top wrench is original except the Warranty book which is NOS. The jack, handle and retaining spring and KO hammer are all original. The KO hammer is NOS. ENGINE. All of the original engine parts were professionally rebuilt. This includes the block [the stamp pad was re stamped during a factory warranty rebuild],heads, intake, carb, alternator, fuel pump,distributor and starter. The following items were professionally restored: valve covers, exhaust manifolds,heat shields, air cleaner lid, oil pan, carb, radiator cap, voltage regulator and horn relay.I purchased a NOS distributor cap. The oil dip stick and tube are original.Original water pump was rebuilt.The battery is a correct style reproduction. The engines performance is exceptional and will not disappoint in any manor. EXTERIOR. Both tops are original The hardtop is in exceptional condition and was a zero point deduction at regional judging. The original soft top had some minor point deductions, but considering it's age it is in very excellent condition.The un hit body underwent a complete professional restoration starting with complete stripping of the old paint and primer. Months were spent on the body surface before primer and paint was applied.I have 5 original correctly dated Kelsey Hayes knock off wheels that were professionally restored. The original cones and center caps are in fantastic condition and the adopters were re plated. five correct 7.75 x15" OEM brand reproduction white wall tires were mounted on the KO wheels. I also have 4 correct Kelsey Hayes steel wheel with 4 radial tires and hubcaps which I use for non judging driving.The original bumpers were re chromed The original grill,rocker panels and moldings were professionally restored. All the glass, windshield,vent and side windows are original.The wiper arms were restored and NOS wiper blades were purchased.The original antenna was restored and a NOS bezel and nut were purchased.All the emblems are NOS.The original spare tire tub and lid are in superb condition and the V strap was restored.Both sets of keys are stamped with the lock numbers. All of the bumper bolts are original and have been re plated as are all of the other original fasteners which are too numerous to itemize. CHASSIS The foundation, the frame and suspension parts were all professionally restored to preserve this vehicle for year to come. The frame was completely disassembled. The suspension parts were also disassembled. . The parts were acid dipped . The frame was painted with epoxy primer and then with semi gloss Imron. The inside of the frame was sealed with a rust preventative. The upper and lower A-arms were restored with new bushings and riveted ball joints. The original front spindles, steering knuckles and dust shields were zinc plated and reassembled with the restored hardware. The rotors are new and the calipers with insulators are stainless sleeved and were installed on the front and rear.The trailing arms are new with the original zinc plated spindles,yokes and dust shields and riveted new rotors. The parking brake hardware is stainless.The power brake master cylinder was professionally rebuilt. The brake and fuel lines are stainless. The core support,radiator and shroud are all restored original parts,The oil pan, filter, drain plug and starter are restored originals. The original transmission was professionally restored and rebuilt.The tailpipes are original the exhaust pipe and mufflers are replacement.The rear end is 3.70 gear ratio and the rear carrier and cover were zinc plated before the professional reassembly.The driveshaft and half shafts were zinc plated before new u-joint were professionally installed.The new fuel tank is a correct replacement with the original sending unit. The suspension is better than new since many of the components were zinc plated to prevent rust. You will find other cars priced for less money, but you are buying an investment built to last your life time regardless of your age. I will deduct $12,000 if you are not interested in the knock off wheels, tires and hammer. If you have any questions regarding this one of a kind vehicle, please call me at 585-347-XXXX or text only to 585-576-XXXX EST between 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM or email me at Thanks for looking. John
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