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Custom resto-mod

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Type: Coupe
Year: 1979
Mileage: 66000
VIN: 1Z8789S452166
Color: Imola Red
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Cabot, Arkansas, United States

1979 Chevrolet Corvette Additional Info:

This car has been rebuilt from the ground up with every component getting refreshed or replaced as part of the restoration. The chassis is from a rust-free donor '78 and was built up with Steeroids rack and pinion power-steering kit, fiberglass rear spring, new fuel/brake lines, new brakes, rebuilt calipers and new Foose wheels. All rubber bushings and seals were replaced with new or exchanged for polyurethane. The body was transplanted with the accompanying "bird cage" from the donor and the floor pans were also replaced. The interior, carpeting, and seats were replaced with all brand new items, including Dakota Digital gauges, Retro Sound Bluetooth Stereo and new speakers all around. It’s a very nice sound system! The lights have all been upgraded to LED except the headlights.
The transmission is the stock TH350 but has been rebuilt. The engine has been rebuilt with the original block and heads, but all internals have been upgraded and the cylinders were bored .050 over, the cam is mild for street use. The Engine features a Fitech fuel injection system w/ auxiliary fuel sump and electric pump under the hood, and coordinating electric fan. The radiator is a 3-core Champion aluminum radiator with separate transmission and oiler cooler as well. The exhaust is a one-off production that required the removal of the A/C, but so worth it. It is Jet coated from headers back and wrapped in a couple places under the hood for added heat containment.
Outside the car you can most likely see the differences, but the headlights and front bumper section were also custom designed and hand built, the rear is a ZR-1 fiberglass bumper that has been molded on. All the fiberglass was gel-coated over for more reliability. The T-tops were replaced with an Astro-top one-piece blue tinted top. The gas door was replaced with a cobra style roller gas cap, inside is a Perma-cap/vented cap so you can just insert the nozzle straight in without unscrewing and removing that. The wheels are 17" Foose "Knuckles" with 235/55/17 all-season tires. There are many custom touches on the car and I may have left something out.

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