1969 Chevrolet Chevelle Coupe SS optioned- 396 / 350 HP , numbers car. Original engine and 4 speed M22 transmission is out of the car and dissembled. This will be included with the purchase of the car along with original Rally wheels with new rubber and multiple original parts. Replaced with new GM engine 427 / 480 HP - with 2 year warranty - Tremec TKO600 street and strip transmission with full factory warranty .64 OD, 12 bolt posi with 373 gears. Bucket seats. Console. Tilt wheel. AM Radio out of car.. Power brakes front disc
I've owned this car for 16 years. When I purchased the car it was in original unmolested condition in need of restoration. This car is a body off frame complete restoration modified to my preferences and has never been driven in rain since.
A total of at least 650 hours have been invested in the restoration of this car. There is 68,552 original miles on the speedometer. Only 200 on the new GM 427 crate motor. Dyno tuned.
I have a paid inspection report from Road Ready on this car. This can be forwarded to you upon request.
I have emails / photos of parts, receipts, pictures, videos of the car dating back from the date of purchase. An appointment can be made with my mechanic Bill of WiseGuyz performance in Morganville N.J. to look over the car on a lift and also test drive. You can also go on Facebook to view work that was done on my car at Muscle Cars Unlimited, Keyport N.J. The work was done by the owner (Paul) of this company.
New GM aluminum head crate motor with 2 year factory warranty.
New Tremec GM TKO600 Street and Strip transmission with full factory warranty.
New aluminum weiand water pump
New Holley fuel pump
New Holley 0-82751 750 CFM Street HP - 4 barrel carburetor
New Holley Fuel Pressure Gauge
New K&N Air cleaner.
New ACDelco battery with tender.
New MSD Digital Ignition, coil, distributor, wires, cap.
New high torque GM starter.
March Pulley system
BeCool radiator with twin electric fans
Doug aluminum coated headers
Pypes dual exhaust system out back with Granitelli electric dumps
New SCIENCE FRICTION Mean street 11'' disc and pressure plate
New speed balanced drive shaft
Newly serviced and sealed posi rear
Axle tubes welded
All Royal Purple fluids
New Hotchkis rear suspension and front sway bar
New QA1 adjustable coil over front and rear shocks
New cross drilled and power slotted powder coated rotors
New Ceramic brake pads
New Zinc coated backing plates
New calipers and hoses
Rear drum brakes
All new brakes and lines
New BF Goodrich 235 / 60 R15 and 255 / 60 R15 - T/A Radials
New Torque Thrust - D 15x7 front 15x8 - 4.75 rear
All new body bushings, moldings, vinyl roof, glass, weather stripping, window tint, interior, auto-meter oil pressure and water temp gauges with digital shift light.
Entire interior floor is dynamatted.
New in-dash auto sound 300 watt receiver was installed with two Rockford amps and a 10 ferret cap.
Deck lid and board all custom made and carpeted with new Kenwood 6x9 speakers in rear deck and 6x6 speakers in kicker panels up front.
New dual 12 inch kicker box in trunk that is removable.
All accessories work except for clock.
New LED interior lights
New glove box light
Working key in ignition buzzer
Entire car was rewired with new fuse box. All wiring in engine compartment is power braided and shrink wrapped, repined and hidden in fender wells.
New digital MSD box hidden in passenger fender behind battery
Paint is base coat, clear coat Lexus breakwater blue.
All body panels, frame, and undercarriage sandblasted to bare metal and repainted to factory specs. Body color change.
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