This 1965 Corvette Resto-Mod was professionally built by LUCRA Cars in San Marcos, CA, and completed in 2017. It was a complete frame-off nut-and-bolt restoration and upgrade to a modern Resto-Mod Stingray. While disassembled the frame was stripped and powder-coated. The black PPG paint is stunning. The entire interior is new and includes red leather seats, all-new carpet and sound-deadening, and all-new dash with electronic gauges, door panels and headliner. The car looks 100% stock from the outside and interior, but has a modern 6.2-liter LS3 engine, new L465e automatic transmission, RideTech coilover suspension, Wilwood brakes, Smart Wire solid state electronics and a Vintage Air system. It was upgraded with a new rack & pinion steering system, new rotors, calipers, master cylinder and power booster, all-new SS brake lines, a rebuilt rear end with posi-traction, a new driveshaft, and all-new hubs and knockoff spinners. It also has a new Griffin Performance radiator with electric fans and shroud, all-new emblems, all-new rubber, weatherstripping, door and window seals, and all-new assembly screws, nuts, bolts and washers for the entire car, inside and out. Included with this stunning Resto-Mod is a complete set of restoration photos and was featured in an article on Hagerty’s website.
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