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For Sale: 1978 Chevrolet Malibu in Gurnee, Illinois


Vehicle Description

Body & Paint: The paint on this car is amazing! the Two tone Black and tan paint job is recent and is free of any flaws what so ever. The body work and all panels fit together perfect. This is an amazing well put together car to say the least.

Engine & Transmission: This beast has a 565 CI Dart Block, with BRODIX Aluminum BB2's, competition engineering roller cam, all ARP fasteners and bolts, Electric water pump to keep this 565 cool at 160* ar running temp. Lemon custom made headers with 6" collectors running into a 4" stainless steel exhaust system. Roller Shaft Rockers TCI...this engine has the best of the best. JE Pistons 10.5.1 Comp with hellfire rings, Stef's Custom Oil pan with a windage tray, SCAT CRANK...This motor is backed with professional built TURBO 400 with all COAN internals, inside holding all the power is a 4,000 stall converter backed up with a steel balanced drive shaft and safety loop. We have a ford 9 inch rear end with 390 gears so you could drive on the street. 31 spline moser axles. Disk brakes front and back, Wilwood in the rear, stock in the front. She has a 12 gallon fuel cell with baffles and a sending unit for accurate readings for your gas level. This car has A LOT of documentation from day one of the build.

Interior: The tan interior is like new with all of the necessary safety items you would need in a car as such, the car is fitted with a professionally built 8-point chrome molly roll cage to ensure the drivers safety and is also required by the NHRA. It has three 5 point harnesses all in perfect shape.

Wheels & Tires: Billet specialties wheels MINT! 15" both front and back with the front being a Hoosier 27 OX4.5-15 the rear is a Hoosier 32.0/ 14.0-15 All like new...NO DRAG RUNS on these tires.

Suspension: This beauty has a 4-link suspension in the back with Q1a's coil-overs and the front has tubular upper and lower control arms...DONE RIGHT! TMZ manual steering rack and pinion all new!

Electrical: Everything in the electrical department works as it should. This beast has a Nitrous Oxide Custom Manifold Plumb Kit with 250-500 pills. Currently, it has a 250 pills. Comes with a heater blanket and cover. This beast has a line lock installed as you can see it's the green button on the steering wheel. There are 6 arming switches, 1 is staging, 2 is arming the nitrous and 3 is the nitrous warming blanket. The 3 silver switches are not wired in and can be wired with anything you choose to hook up the switches to!

Glass: All of glass is clear and has no scratches and is free of any cracks. Perfect, it does have tinted windows as well.

History: We purchased this from a private seller. This car was built to go the 1/4 mile at a time or you have the option of putting DOT tires and it is street legal. All lights, signals and horn work. The car has never been raced.

Location: This car is now located at Blackhawk Motors along with 50 other beautiful classic cars in our showroom! We are located at 1341 Estes Street Gurnee, IL 60031.

Financing Options: Available.

Delivery: Blackhawk Motors offers delivery nationwide and around the world, the companies that we use are licensed, bonded and insured so that you can buy with confidence.

Vehicle Details

  • 1978 Chevrolet Malibu
  • Listing ID:CC-1466444
  • Price:$39,995
  • Location:Gurnee, Illinois
  • Year:1978
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Malibu
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Beige/Tan
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:191077C
  • VIN:1W27M8K533868