VIN # E54S002243 Odometer reads 1,954 miles. State of the art with no expense spared custom frame off restoration with the original 1954 corvette classic exterior look. Brand New and just installed, all new GM Performance LS3 430 hp engine. GM wiring harness with computer. 5 speed Richmond transmission with Long shifter. Mini tubbed body with narrowed Currie ford 9 inch positraction rear end. Front and rear disc brakes. New Jim Meyer front suspension including tubular A-arms, Viking adjustable coil-over springs, with power rack and pinion steering, bolted to the original and strengthened frame. Hooker cast iron headers with custom 3 inch exhaust. BeCool aluminum radiator with electric fans. New American Autowire wiring harnesses. Classic Instrument gauges. Custom 6 speaker and 2 amp sound system. Trunk mounted base speakers. Trunk mounted battery. Custom Corvette Correction leather steering wheel with Ididit steering column. All mechanical was rebuilt or restored when the car was built. Powder coated frame. Show quality Black base/ clear coat paint. Very nice and straight body. Re-chromed bumpers and windshield assembly. All weather stripping was replaced. Powder coated rust free frame. Detailed under carriage. Custom Al Knoch black leather interior. Custom leather cover seats and door panels with the correct 1954 look. Daytona carpet. Boyd Junk Yard Dog 18” front 20” rear chrome wheels with 215x45x18 and 245x40x20 BF Goodrich radial TA tires. This fantastic street rod 'Vette was built to drive and enjoy with all of today's latest technology while retaining the original 1954 look. Fast, handles great. Definitely a show and head turner.
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’63 coupe and ’64 convertible created by and for GM styling leaders
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Housed in a special rolling showcase, the engine shown at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair will be offered at the Scottsdale auction in January
If the owner gets more than $200,000 for it, we’ll be quite surprised
Steve Stone bought the car new when he was 18 and is still racking up the miles
It took three months, but the classic is back in the owners’ garage
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This is the 20th in a 30-day countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s annual Las Vegas collector car auction
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