Sunnyside Chevrolet of Elyria, Ohio in conjunction with Greg's Sports, Classic, & Muscle is proud to offer for sale this 1966 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (numbers matching) with a New Crate ZZ4 engine and new Tremec 5 speed transmission. Included is the original numbers matching L-79 327/350hp motor and numbers matching four speed transmission.The previous owner purchased it about fifteen years ago, was driven about six months and the engine developed a wrist pin issue. The original L-79 engine and trans were removed and replaced with a new ZZ-4 crate motor with 355 hp and new Tremec 5 speed transmission. All is documented with receipts. The car runs great, especially on the highway with the fifth gear.The car was a complete frame off restoration about 17 years ago. Paint is excellent quality with some minor chips and wear. The interior is redone in the correct style, also showing normal wear. This is a rare factory radio delete car. The chrome is very nice with a few minor scrapes. The car was originally factory Mossport green with green interior. ( 982 paint, 430 interior).The trim tag and serial number tags are correct and pristine. The car was built in November of 1965 based on the Vin number. The frame has no rust, is clean and all finished black. The engine compartment is very tidy and correct looking. The chrome is very nice with a few minor scrapes, and the wheels are aftermarket knock -offs. The black convertible top is excellent. This car has a lot of value:The engine is the ZZ4 model 24502609 ($4295 engine alone) , 355hp aluminum heads, forged steel crank, high silicon pistons, PM connecting rods, over 400ft-lbs torque, with 4160 Holley 600 cfm carb ($350), Hayes 30lb flywheel ($300) , and Zoom Premium clutch ($200), Tremec 5 speed transmission (over $5000), Add sidepipes , knock-off wheels , all a desirable combination. Driving this car is a blast, runs really strong, sounds and looks great. There is nothing like driving an old Corvette. Rebuild the original engine or just enjoy it as is, either way it's a win/win.Additional pictures are available, please call 440-823-0247 for more photos, information or to schedule a test drive.
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