For Sale: 1967 Chevrolet Corvette in Des Moines, Iowa

Vehicle Description

This ominous Tuxedo Black 1967 Corvette L89, 427/435 hp roadster, red stinger hood and new red interior and benefited from an extensive frame-off rotisserie restoration and could be one of only sixteen L89 Corvettes built in 1967.
This Corvette is not an all original, NCRS Topflight certified, L89 Corvette like the one that sold for 1.2 million dollars at Mecum Auction, with build sheet and comprehensive owner history.
This Corvette is an incredible 427/435 horsepower roadster that could be a real L89 Corvette with an impressive list of correct L89 equipment, including a numbers matching 427/435hp engine that has a very correct, consistent engine stamp, with broach marks, ridges and is date code correct for the car's build date. The engine pad also displays the correct IU suffix that translates as a
L89 427/435hp engine with aluminum heads.
Based on the original trim tag on the car, this Corvette was born an original Ermine White car, code-972, with Blue stinger hood and code-414, Bright Blue interior and for better or worse, a previous owner did a color change to Tuxedo Black with red stinger hood and red interior.
I would normally consider that an upgrade, but maybe not on this car. Without credible owner history and original paperwork for the car, we can't prove or disprove the L89 authenticity. If we could, we would paint the car white and wait for much bigger check.
Whether this is an authentic L89 Corvette or not, it is powered by a numbers matching 427/435 horsepower engine and is topped off with newly rebuilt and date code correct L89 aluminum heads and currently has the original L89 heads on the side, that would need to be rebuilt before being used. The cost of the L89 heads would be around 10k alone, if you could find them. The L89 aluminum heads did not increase power in 1967, but lightened the load 75 pounds and definitely increased the resale value for the sixteen L89 cars produced.
The internal engine components are also built to L89 specifications and will not work with non aluminum 435hp heads and it may require higher octane to get the best out of this 1967 street beast. The red interior has recently been completed and is impeccable with newer seat covers, carpet, door panels, a refurbished dash with clear crisp gauges and is topped off with a new black convertible top. The car has many 427/435 only options including, 6500 tachometer, 80psi oil pressure gauge, heavy duty big block suspension, correct big block half shafts and have duty sway bar. This rare American Dream Machine shifts into high gear by a Muncie M-21 4-speed manual transmission and is nicely optioned with rumbling factory side exhaust and turbine style bolt on wheels and redline radials.

EXTERIOR
: Gorgeous frame-off restored, Tuxedo Black 427/435hp roadster with red stinger hood Originally, code-972, Ermine White exterior with blue stinger hood Body build date of May 1967 Excellent Stingray body with impeccable panel fitment New chrome and trim New black soft top
Thunderous factory side exhaust
The turbine styled knockoff wheel
New red line radials
INTERIOR
: New striking red interior
Originally code-414 Bright Blue interior New seat upholstery, door panels and carpet Newly reconditioned dash with clear crisp instrumentation
Correct 6500 redline tachometer
Correct 80 psi oil pressure gauge

MECHANICS
: Date code correct L89 427/435hp engine with aluminum heads casting 3904351 Correct IU suffix which translates to (427/435hp with aluminum heads) suffix code TO413IU
Engine build date 3-21-1967 that correlates well with the cars, May 1967 build date
Date code correct tri-power three deuces carburetor set up 3902355 EV and 390353 EV New rebuilt, date code correct L89 heads on the engine Original L89 heads on the side needing to be rebuilt, casting
RT 3904392 casting LEFT 3904392 Correct internal engine components for L89 heads Muncie M-21 manual transmission PO513
Correct ignition shielding
Exhaust manifolds 3880828 and 3880827 Posit-traction rear end with 3.70 gears

UNDERCARRIAGE
: Frame-off restored Very clean and detailed undercarriage
Intact floors and clean solid frame
Correct heavy duty suspension Big block half shafts Heavy duty big block sway barAmerican Dream Machines
At American Dream Machines, we typically have over 100 quality classic cars and trucks for sale and in stock. We have everything from Corvettes to Cadillacs, Camaros, Mustangs, Mopars, GTOs, Chevelles, Bel Airs, Blazers, and exotic sports cars. Our classics and muscle cars range from the 1950's to the 1970's. Our inventory is diverse, continuously changing and always growing! Our #1 goal is to make our customer happy with the American classic and muscle cars we offer. As you consider getting into the driver's seat, we highly recommend that ALL CUSTOMERS call our knowledgeable, experienced staff with Midwest values to have very detailed discussions regarding the overall condition of any of our classics. Our phone number is (515)-245-9100 and we are centrally located in the heartland of America, Des Moines, Iowa. American Dream Machines occupies the historic 41,000 square foot Packard Dealership. We are one of the largest full service classic car dealerships in the Midwest. We have over 10 active Mechanic hoists, a body shop and detail bays that are used by our technicians to inspect, repair, upgrade and detail our cars so that they are ready to be delivered to your driveway. Please give us a call and we will be happy to help get your dream car to almost any location worldwide! ALL OF OUR PICTURES AND VIDEOS ARE REAL ALL OF THE WAY AROUND! We photograph our cars in our professional photography studio for the best possible image accuracy and representation of the cars. We do this because of our commitment to the authenticity and quality of the cars that we sell and the commitment to our customers.

Vehicle Details

  • 1967 Chevrolet Corvette
  • Listing ID: CC-1846413
  • Price: $159,900
  • Location:Des Moines, Iowa
  • Year:1967
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Corvette
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:4869
  • VIN:194677S118580
Listed By:
American Dream Machines
1500 Locust
Des Moines, IA 50309

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