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1973 Corvette Coupe FOR SALE - Matching Numbers * Great Driver

Updated: Feb 14, 2010


 

DESCRIPTION: This is a great driver, California car with matching numbers, rebuilt original engine, low mileage, a real straight body, awsome frame, and a nice paint job. It came to us needing some minor repairs. We found that this is very much a survivor car with most original components still intact. One pop-up headlight didn't work. It needed a new actuator. Headlight pop-up linkage had all original nylon bushings still looking like new. The entire original vacuum hose harness with all GM tie straps were as the factory had installed them.

The engine runs excellent, always starts on the first turn. Exhaust system is non stock headers with integrated side pipes. Looks to be Doug Thorley side exhaust, not as noisy as stock Corvette side exhaust. Exhaust system is in excellent condition. Crome Moroso valve covers and spark plug wire brackets were also added. We also noticed the original GM hood insulation, paper emissions label, and radiator support seals still in good shape after 36 years.

Service records and owner history dating back to 1981 are with the car. Records show that rear trailing arms were rebuilt with new wheel bearings. Brake calipers, pads and shocks were also replaced. We just gave it two new stainless sleeved brake calipers and noticed front rotors still had original factory rivets. Rotor thickness is at factory spec and had no heat cracks. Also one or two front ball joints still had original factory rivets. Engine has 7,000 miles since its rebuild. Frame is rust free, no scale, no repairs, all original. Looks like it was undercoated many years ago and never used. It all adds up to a car that has seen little use.

OPTIONS and Features:

  • All Matching Numbers
  • All Proper Date Codes
  • Original Factory Installed Glass
  • Factory Air Conditioning
  • LOW miles since new
  • Original 350 CI - L48, Rebuilt
  • Excellent Rust Free Frame, All Original
  • Rear Positraction Differential
  • 4 Speed Trans
  • Modern Stereo Radio
  • Original Steering Wheel
  • Windshield Washer System - Original
  • Power Brakes
  • Power Steering
  • Factory Seats
  • Original Factory Wheels
  • Factory original Radiator support seals
All in like new working order.

 

 

 

Left Side and Rear view
 
Saddle Tan Interior - click to supersize


Mostly Original Engine Compartment - supersize pic


Very Straight Body - click to supersize 


Recent base coat/clear coat urethane paint - supersize pic

Additional Images: Click to Supersize


Rear View

Front Frame &suspension

Rear Frame &suspension

Lft side frame rr @wheel
 

New Door Panels

New Door Panels

Original Panels Removed

Speedometer Close-Up

Price $15,500.00
This car can be seen at our shop by appointment, OR
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