1963 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe | Concord, CA | Carbuffs
- 327 ci Chevy
- 1,111 miles
MPGCity: – Hwy: Actual rating will vary with options, driving conditions, habits and vehicle condition.
Just in from a private collection. Beautiful frame-off restored Split Window Corvette. Excellent silver blue metallic paint with daytona dark blue interior. Matching #’s 327/300hp engine. 4 speed transmission. Concours type restoration. Has had an electric fan added for slow moving parades. Runs and drives excellent. Approx. 7,000 miles on total resto. Absolutely gorgeous car!!
The identification tag indicates this coupe was originally assembled the 3rd week of December 1962. it is an 837 coupe, body # 2551. 912A Silver Blue Metallic exterior. 490A Daytona Dark Blue interior. The engine marking is F1205RD, which translates to Flint Michigan Plant, December 5, 8 cylinder 300hp, 4 barrel carburetor, manual transmission.
-The body was physically removed from the frame, media blasted and gel-coated, refinished with the factory correct 912A Silver Blue Metallic exterior and 490A Daytona Dark Blue interior.
-The frame was completely stripped of all attachments/accessories, media blasted, refinished in black factory original paint, re-assembled with attachments/accessories including original factory assembly “build markings”. The body was then placed back on the frame.
-The interior was completely restored in 490A Daytona Dark Blue. Dash, instrument cluster, sweep-hand clock, U69 pushbutton radio, door panels, seats, vent window cranks, carpeting, jack/jack handle, and floor cover, and all trim was refurbished/replaced to original.
-All rubber parts and accessories were replaced (window, door, body trim, engine and chassis) including front/rear suspension and trailing arm bushings.
-The original 327 ci 300 hp engine was professionally rebuilt. Borg-Warner 4 speed transmission was rebuilt. Air cleaner assembly, all electrical shielding, Harrison surge tank, hoses/clamps, wiring harnesses, etc. have been replaced.
-All glass is correct/original and windshield (tinted/shaded) is new. All stainless trim straightened/polished and fits well. All rubber and window trim/whiskers has been replaced.
-Front/rear bumpers, aluminum grille, hood grilles, rocker panel moldings, door sill plates, all badges, gas door, front/rear turn signal/tail light assemblies and lenses are NOS/NORS parts.
-All original (1 year only) 1963 steel wheels and spinner wheel covers.
-Front/rear brakes/cylinders replaced and brake springs correctly color coded.
-Exhaust system, all tailpipe parts/accessories/trim, mufflers, tunnel insulation, spare tire holder assembly, etc. has been replaced with NOS/NORS parts.