Sought After Year!
This is a restored 1959 Corvette at Sports Car Company.
VIN: J59S105131 (built approximately March 6, 1959; 9,670 Corvettes
were produced in the 1959 model and are highly sought after!
According to our information, most of the major components are
matching numbers and are as follows:
CARBURETOR FRONT #: CARTER WCFB-2613-S (#3741089), CARBURETOR BACK
#: CARTER WCFB-2614-S (#3741090), CLOCK DATE CODE: OCT 58,
DISTRIBUTOR #: 1110891 (consistent with a 1959 engine), DISTRIBUTOR
DATE CODE: 9B16 (February 16, 1959), DRIVE SHAFT #: 3712377
(consistent with a 1959 Corvette), ENGINE CASTING #: 3756519
(consistent with a 1959 engine), ENGINE BLOCK CASTING DATE CODE:
B119 (2/11/59), ENGINE IDENTIFICATION CODE: F215CU (Flint, February
15, and CU represents a 1959 283ci engine with 270hp. 1,846
Corvettes were produced with this engine in 1959. This is
equivalent to a 4.6L engine.), GENERATOR #: DELCO-REMY 1102043,
GENERATOR DATE CODE: 9A19 (1/19/59), HORNS #: 351 LOW; 352 HIGH
(DELCO REMY TYPE S), IGNITION COIL #: 1115091, INTAKE MANIFOLD #:
3739653, REAR DIFFERENTIAL CASTING #: 3743833, REAR DIFFERENTIAL
DATE CODE: A69 (1/6/59)
REAR DIFFERENTIAL RATIO: 4.11 POSI, STARTER #: 1107664, STARTER
DATE CODE: 9B18 (2/18/59), TRANSMISSION T10-1 MAIN CASE #: WB209-2
(Warner, 2/20/59, Shift 2), TRANSMISSION T10-1 MAIN CASE SIDE COVER
DATE: 11/27/58, TRANSMISSION CENTER BEARING PLATE DATE: 1/20/59
TRANSMISSION T10-7A TAIL HOUSING DATE: 1/9/59
Per the previous owner, the following components were rebuilt :
Engine, Transmission, Rear Differential, Both Carburetors,
Speedometer/Odometer, Tach, Fuel Gauge, Temp Gauge, Battery Gauge,
Oil Gauge, Wonderbar Radio, Clock, Wiper Motor, Wiper
Transmissions, Windshield Washer, Pump, Generator, Starter, Both
Horns, Convertible Top Frame, All Chrome was Re-chromed.
The following modification of the engine rebuild included a
The single master cylinder was changed to a dual master cylinder
(one line to the front wheels and a separate line to the back
Radial tires were used.
The seats were reupholstered with leather (original seat frames
Leather was used on the door panels instead of vinyl.
A Fi-Tech fuel injection system was installed, which required an
Edelbrock intake manifold and valve covers.
An after-market oil pan is installed.
An updated oil filter system is being used.
A smaller steering wheel was installed.
All components work as designed, although some components that
cannot be rebuilt were replaced with OEM replacement parts.
The previous owner's son is an ASE Certified Master Mechanic and
performed this restoration.
Many original parts come with the sale of this vehicle.
Year Model 1959 Sold Mileage Exempt
Contact Sports Car Company:
Email Jim Lyons - [email protected]
Call: (858)452-6060 - Contact Jim Lyons at 858-452-6060 or
for more information. - Contact
SportsCarCompany: [email protected]