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Today’s Car: 1957 Corvette
This Corvette restoration was started in the late 60’s with a new frame and all chassis components. The body was stripped and in primer, but painting was never completed. It was stored in a dry garage in Michigan with 58311.9 miles on the clock until summer of 2014.
Motor was completely rebuilt before storage and has only a few thousand miles on it. 327 CID (NOM). Casting # 3782870 (62~68 327 2 bolt main). Suffix F02I42C. Camel back heads casting # 3782461 (1.94/1.5). Forged crankshaft. Winters aluminum intake casting 3917610 (from 67-68 302). New Holley double pumper List 4053 (date 954). New 7-fin valve covers Cast # 3767493. Has T10 4-speed transmission (not original).
Body in primer. Peeling in some spots, probably lacquer based. Small crack above RF wheel (hard to see in picture). Exhaust opening were filled in rear of body. Hood was modified (cowl induction look). Underside is solid, can’t see any bad spots.
Exterior chrome is complete except center grill bar and teeth. All chrome is nice and shiny with no pitting (nice driver quality). Only rear taillight housings need attention. All stainless trim is in beautiful shape and polished up nicely (emblems and cove moldings are missing) All glass is good, no chips or scratches in the windshield. Some light crazing on one side of the hard top rear window.