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1965 Corvette coupe, 1970s custom, former Big Block

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Year: 1965
Mileage: 71,452
Color: Burgundy
Engine: 327/350 hp
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Simi Valley, California, United States

1965 Chevrolet Corvette Additional Info:

1970s style custom Vette with flared fenders by Bruno's Corvettes of Studio City.

Now has a 327 but was originally powered by the L78 396/425hp Rat Motor.
This is one of only 618 Coupes optioned in 1965 with the big block and was built in April 1965.

Evidence of the former Big Block:
9/16" rear anti roll bar. (Small block cars had none.)
Larger 7/8" front anti roll bar. (Small block cars had 3/4").
Unique to '65 big blocks: Battery is located behind LEFT front fender with removable access panel.
('66-'67 big blocks had battery on right side).
Removable bag type windshield washer reservoir that hangs above battery. (Small block cars had a square plastic jug for a reservoir.)

Currently powered by a period correct 1968 327/350hp (HT suffix) with "camel hump" 291 heads.
Has a new Holley carb and aluminum manifold.
Ignition is a 1970s HEI with mechanical tach drive.

1970s American Torque Thrust wheels with Radial T/A tires.

Original black leather interior.

Paint is a custom metallic burgundy, (car's original color was Milano Maroon, code MM).

Original date coded windshield and other glass.

Power windows, telescopic steering column, and factory side pipes.

Original steering wheel, andshifter.

Original 1965 grille.

Everything works correctly on this car:
All gauges function normally including original ticking clock (not areplacementquartzmovement).
Headlights rotate normally.
Tight steering and good brakes that don't leak fluid.

Excellent body panel fitment and has a '67 hood with functional air scoop.

Complete front bumpers are included.

Great driver and it's Big Block history and SoCal custom history makes it a good investment.

Located in Simi Valley, California..........................Phone 805 583-3332