It's a body off the frame, rotisserie restored, numbers matching
442 with amazing factory colors. Only 1,161 4-speeds were built
total, only a handful were in convertibles. It's had the Same owner
the last 17 years. The restoration is very fresh looking, hardly
EXTERIOR: It is a gorgeous looker. The body is straight, fits
nicely, no rust or damage. It has a ram air hood added which really
looks great. It's repainted it's original code 51 Twilight Blue.
The metal flake is laid out evenly, the clear coat is very glossy.
The hhite stripes are painted on the scoops. Every single piece of
exterior chrome is either new or restored. Every piece of stainless
is straightened and polished or new. The new SS-1 chrome wheels
with reproduction Good Year redlines look amazing on the car. The
door jambs are painted real slick, all new weatherstrips and sill
plates. The windshield was replaced. The convertible top frame was
repainted, and has new weather strips. New pads and black top, it
has a glass window.
INTERIOR: It is immaculate inside this car. New carpet down on the
floor and blue GM seatbelts look new. The center console is
restored like new. The correct 4-speed shifter says 442 right on
the chrome handle. The seats have been recushioned and
reupholstered. Door panels are new including the armrests, window
cranks and handles. The dash area is all restored. It has rally
gauges and the tik tok tachometer. Even if you look up under the
dash everything is pristine. Interior lights work.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT: The #s matching 400 engine was completely
rebuilt by Fast Times. It was decked, bored, new forged pistons,
hotter cam, rebuilt heads, new valves. The entire compartment is
restored to show condition. Every component looks factory new. It
has correct hoses, clamps, stickers and paint markings.
TRUNK COMPARTMENT: No rust, clean metal was neatly spatter painted.
Correct 2 piece felt trunk mat. Restored original jack. New well
liner, weatherstrip and stickers. It has a trunk light and new
UNDERSIDE: The body was removed from the frame and put on a
rotisserie so the bottom could be made as beautiful as the top. The
frame was stripped and then powder coated. The entire steering and
suspension system has been completely rebuilt and detailed. The
entire brake system has been rebuilt and detailed. The fuel system
is new including the tank, sending unit, straps and lines. The
Muncie trans is an M-21. It has been rebuilt. In back is a rebuilt
rear end with 3.91 posi gears. The exhaust is a factory correct
Gardner system with trumpet tips going out through the bumper. It
is concourse detailed with the correct tags and paint markings like
it left the factory. The floors are smooth clean metal painted semi
Not only is this a gorgeous 442 but it's also rare, desirable and
restored from the bottom up. Sounds like a winner to me!
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virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant
amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my
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Ram air hood
Tic toc tachometer