For Sale: 1966 Chevrolet Corvette in La Jolla, California


Vehicle Description

This 1966 Chevrolet CORVETTE 2dr CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE features a V8 427 8cyl Gasoline engine. It is equipped with a 4 Speed Manual transmission. The vehicle is Silver with a Silver Grey Vinyl interior. - 1966 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE BODY-OFF FRAME UP RESTORATION STUNNING INSIDE & OUT This incredible 1966 Chevrolet Corvette convertible has undergone a body-off frame up mechanical and cosmetic restoration. Restoration included the installation of a 496ci stroker V8 engine and the rebuild of a replacement Muncie wide-ratio four-speed manual transmission. Vehicle exterior was refinished in Silver Pearl, a replacement convertible top was professionally fitted, interior pieces by Al Knoch Interiors were installed and, the factory AM/FM Delco radio was rebuilt to include an auxiliary input. Additional features include a color-matched removable hardtop, side exhaust pipes, and a Nardi three-spoke steering wheel. Driven approximately 3,500 miles since completion of the refurbishment in 2018, this C2 comes with extensive records including dyno paperwork. Vehicle is located in California and is California titled. The body was removed from the chassis and refinished in its factory Silver Pearl (986) color. Features include an eggcrate grille, three vertical vents per fender, side-exit exhaust pipes, and a hood cowl. Close-up photos of the paintwork, badging, and retractable headlights show the fine caliber of this restoration. The car's replacement black convertible top was expertly installed by Corvette specialist. The body-colored matching hardtop is shown fitted in the photos. Turbine-style 15 wheels feature three-eared knock-off spinners with 215/70 BFGoodrich Radial T/A goldline tires. The interior, per the trim tag, was delivered new in Silver (426) and now features beautiful replacement Silver seats and door panels sourced from Knoch Interiors. The vertically-mounted Delco AM/FM radio was rebuilt and features an auxiliary input. Additional equipment includes a wood-rimmed Nardi three-spoke steering wheel, manually-operated windows, and lap belts for both occupants. Instrumentation consists of a 7k-rpm tachometer, a 160-mph speedometer, and supplementary gauges. The five-digit odometer reads 38795 miles, 3,500 of which have been added recently. Power is provided by a 454ci V8 that was stroked to a displacement of 496ci by Eddings Engine Inc. in San Fernando, California. The engine block casting shown within the gallery includes the digits 3999289. Modifications include: * SCAT steel crankshaft and connecting rods * Icon forged pistons * Clevite main and rod bearings * Dura-Bond camshaft bearings * Cloyes True Roller timing gears with Timken bearings * Melling oil pump * Lunati hydraulic lifters * COMP Cams rocker arms, valve springs, retainers, and cam bolts * Manley Performance pushrods, intake valves, and exhaust valves * Pioneer Automotive Industries harmonic balancer * ARP hardware and Fel-Pro gaskets * Holley 770 Street Avenger carburetor * MSD coil, distributor, and ignition wires Engine dyno results list the motor producing 602 ft lbs of torque at 3,700 rpm and over 514 hp at 5,000 rpm. Power is routed to the rear wheels via a replacement Muncie four-speed manual transmission that was rebuilt to M22 wide-ratio specifications. The trim tag located below the glove box door provides the following production details: * L12 - Produced on July 12, 1966 * Style 66 467 - 1966 Corvette convertible * Trim: 426 - Silver vinyl upholstery * Body: A8677- Body #8,677 built by A.O. Smith * Paint: 986 - Silver Pearl exterior finish This beautiful vehicle comes with extensive service records. Contact Sports Car Company Main Office: (858)452-6060 Serving Enthusiasts, Collectors & Dealers For Over 30 Years We Deliver! Vehicle Year Model 1966 Sold Miles Exempt vin 194676S127086 - Contact Jim Lyons at 858-452-6060 or [email protected] for more information. - Contact SportsCarCompany: [email protected] -

Vehicle Details

  • 1966 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID:CC-1454627
  • Price:$99,000
  • Location:La Jolla, California
  • Year:1966
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:Silver
  • Interior Color:Silver Grey
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:38795
  • Stock Number:VIN194676S127086
  • VIN:194676S1270860000

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Sports Car Company Inc.
7447 La Jolla
La Jolla, CA 92037