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For Sale: 1970 Chevrolet Corvette in Volo, Illinois

Vehicle Description

43,481 actual mile survivor. #s match, original paint and interior. Same owner the last 21 years.
The legendary LT-1- It has been said it wouldn't be fair to compare to other small blocks. It is in the league of high performance big blocks and it weighs less. Only 1,287 LT-1s were built total in 1970. This was also the year with the highest horsepower making it the most desirable. The LT-1 option had a hefty price tag of $448 compared to a big block that only cost $289.

EXTERIOR: Believed to have a no hit body with original paint. The factory bonding strips are all in tact. The body gaps are all excellent, no signs of damage. The original Donnybrooke Green paint shows well for its age. It has patina all over but still shines. It has the raised LT-1 hood, removable tops and rear window. The tops and window store behind the seats. It is a radio delete car with no antenna. The vacuum headlights and wiper door work amazingly well. The chrome is believed to be original. It all fits square, still shines nice. The weather shields are still behind the grill to protect the headlights. Original glass is very clear. Jambs are very clean, original weatherstrip is a little brittle. The original vin # sticker is still on the door.

INTERIOR: Also believed to be all original. The plastic trim, vents, knobs are mint. The center console is mint, it has correct reverse lockout shifter. The fiber optic lights appear to be working. Dash pad and door panels look mint, no cracks. The seats have splits in the lower cushions. Carpet has some discoloring. The gauges work, it has correct 6,000 redline tachometer for an LT-1. Interior lights work.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT: The LT-1 power rivaled most big blocks and weighed much less. It was the most significant improvement made to a small block. Internally they were built with with heavy duty performance parts like steel crank, forged pistons and solid lifters. This one has it's original #s matching 350-370 hp motor. Correct double hump heads, aluminum intake and finned valve covers. A big dual feed carb sits on top with correct air cleaner. Headers were added. The motor compartment looks proper and tidy.

UNDERSIDE: Original, preserved underside maintained as needed. It has independent suspension front and back. The lower balljoints, pitman arm and swaybar bushings look like they've been replaced. It has KYB gas shocks all around. It also has disc brakes at all four wheels. The e-brake assembly is hooked up. The exhaust has Flowmaster mufflers and correct square tips. Bottom of the motor is clean. It has the lower shielding and a factory type starter. The 4-speed is a Muncie M-20, vin # matching to this car. Posi rear end. The frame appears to be rock solid. The floors are still raw fiberglass, not painted over. It has complete spare tire carrier.

They are original only once. Collectors really appreciate survivors, especially Corvette collectors. This is a rare opportunity to buy an unrestored, legendary Corvette!

I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for 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 professional impression of the vehicle.
Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do a walk around video that explains the car's condition in detail.
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LT-1 motor
Posi rear
4 wheel disc
Independent suspension
Rear defogger
Radio delete
15x8 rally wheels
Removable window

Vehicle Details

  • 1970 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID:CC-1555758
  • Price:$49,998
  • Location:Volo, Illinois
  • Year:1970
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:Donnybrooke Green
  • Interior Color:Saddle
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:V20045
  • VIN:194370
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