1972 CHEVROLET CORVETTE BIG BLOCK CONVERTIBLE 4SPD.
This 1972 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster (both hard top and convertible) 454 big block engine was dyno tested at 465hp complete frame off restoration was finished in 2002 after a one and a half year by the current owner. The engine block is the correct series #399289 – bored and honed w/plate. The engine has a polished crank with a balanced assembly with ported, polished and surfaced heads. Painted in an eye-popping War Bonnet Yellow over black leather interior. The complete rebuild of the drive train I pushed by a Muncie M-22 “Rock Crusher” transmission powering the rear tires with a Richmond 3.55 gears. The tires are “new” BF Goodrich Raised White Letter Radial TA tires. This is a true Muscle Car with non-powered windows and no air conditioning. All interior components and gauges were replaced or reconditioned at time of restoration. All vacuum hoses, brake lines, and fuel lines were replaced with new at time of restoration. All headlights, tail lights, and marker lights were also replaced with new at restoration. The car has only 8,000 miles since restoration with the original speedometer showing 88,000 miles. The car has never seen rain and has been stored inside when not on the road. Accompanying the car are three sets of keys, engine rebuild parts invoice, and before, during and after restoration pictures.
454 V8 Big Block engine (balanced, blueprinted, ported-polished heads)
Competition hydraulic Roller and Lifters
Speed Pro F60 Camshaft
Speed Pro Pistons and Rods
Elgin Valves wing competition Springs
Edelbrock Intake with Holley 750 Carburetor (fresh rebuild)
New rebuilt Power Steering Pump
One year old Battery
Black Leather Seats
Center Console, Dash and Door Panels replaced with new at restoration.
All Window Glass replaced with OEM new at restoration.
USA reproduction Cassette Stereo Radio
Deep War Bonnett Yellow paint
Removable Hard Top and internal Convertible Top
Chrome Driver Mirror
Chevrolet Rally Rims w/new BF Goodrich Radial Raised White Letter Tires(225/70R15s)