348 cu. In, bored .030
409 Crankshaft and pistons
Elderbrock aluminum 409 heads
Elderbrock 2 x 4 intake with 500 CFM carbs
Double Roller timing chain
New 4 core radiator
New 2200 CFM electric fan
Saginaw close ratio 4 speed overhauled prior to installation
Hurst Shifter & Linkage
Original rear rebuilt with Auburn 355 posi unit
Driveshaft new universals and center support bearings
Sun Pro – speedo original
Front disc, rear drum. New lines and master cylinder
New power steering pump, lines, cylinder, tie rods, idler arm. All control arm bushings and sway
Bar bushings replaced. Front End Alignment.
Wheels & Tires:
American 9” rear, American 7” front
Tires – Goodyear GT Radials – front – P235/60/R15, rear p245/60/R15
Heat & A/C:
Auto Custom air and heat, factory fit unit for 1960 Bubble top with original control unit.
Dual MagnaFlow System, factory fit – used factory 348 exhaust manifolds
AM/FM Classic Sound System with speakers front & rear from Year One
Original seating replaced, new door panels, quarter panels and kick panels covered with black
Leather, Garrett Hides.
Headliner custom one piece covered with black suede and leather
Black plush carpet
Trunk covered side panels, front panel and rear panels in black vinyl, black plush carpet
Complete car sandblasted, rear floors repaired, trunk floors replaced completely
Body Repairs took 1 quart of body filler. This car was built in Georgia and has been in Georgia
Water base/clear coat
Upper panels – Black Cherry Pearl
Lower panels – Black Jet
Original wiring was in perfect condition
Wiper motor replaced with new system
All light bulbs replaced, All lights operate as original
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