1970 Chevelle SS 396 Convertible
with all matching numbers and correct code dates.
This vehicle recently was been painted to the correct Autumn Gold (code 58) by HS Customs "Winner of 2016 SEMA Battle of the Builders", You would be hard pressed to find a better car anywhere that could match this quality of paint and restoration this car shows.
We have had this car on our indoor heated showroom at DT Auto Brokers over the last 11 years adding only 751 total miles to the odometer that is now showing 29,256 miles. We purchased this car from a estate sale in Feb of 2006, It was part of a collection of a gentleman that had owned the car since 1995 holding it in his collection for 11 years ending with 28,505 original miles. It was kept inside a heated garage and only driven to car shows and/or a cruise in during the summer.
Previous to that it was owned for 12 years by the Albany, Oregon police department, where they used it in undercover operations thanks to the forfeiture laws they were able to take it from the previous owner in 1983.
Production date is: 3rd week of November 1969
Numbers matching: Engine ID # 147282 (located next to oil filter)
The Engine (Factory Stamped) Code is: T I 10 6 CTW
10 6 is October 6th & CTW is classified as a 396/350 H.P. with turbo 400 transmission
Engine Block Casting Date: K – 03 – 9 = October 3, 1969
Right Head Casting Date: K – 04 – 9 = October 4, 1969
Left Head Casting Date: J – 29 – 9 = September 29, 1969
Rear End Casting Date: J – 30 – 9 = September 30, 1969
This vehicle is equipped with the standard (for SS 396 models) F41 suspension and it has all the correct suspension parts and pieces (frame brackets, disc brakes, etc..) that it should have. I have the original build sheet, it is very nice and this vehicle speaks for itself in that it is definitely an original SS car that has not be molested or abused. The mechanics are in excellent condition and it runs and drives excellent. All of the exterior lights, dash lights, radio, wipers, electric top and other electrical items work well. The body is perfect after spending over $40,000 on the body and paint restoration.
Original Build sheet- November 22 1969- ZL3 396 4BL V8 ENG
All Engine parts are correct and original numbers matching and correct date codes
VIN # 136670 L147282
Block stamp front right T 1106 CTW CTW 396 402 CI Vin stamp by oil filter 147282
Block Casting Numbers 3869854 396 350HP Casting Date November 3, 1969 K 03 9
Heads Casting Numbers 3964290 GM Closed Chamber- High Perf heads left side Casting Date K 03 9 right side Casting Date K 04 9
Valve covers with drippers
Intake Manifold 8263758 Casting Numbers GM T1
Rochester Carburetor 70 4 0 5 04 -FR production date 62 day of 1970 0 62 1
Crank Casting Number Forged Steel externally balanced
Exhaust Casting Numbers GM 391---- T RH casting date LH casting date
Family, friends and restoration shop surprise Richard McBride at Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals
Registry-keeper Jeff Helms confirms the car’s validity and has it undergoing restoration
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