1962 Chevrolet Corvette
1962 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible
Professionally restored C1 Corvette Roadster. All parts reconditioned, rebuilt or brand new. One of only two year Corvettes with the WEDGE TAIL. Ingenious unique design feature - paint inside the coves and no chrome border trim creates a more streamlined look. Vents behind the front wheels. Seatbelts were standard and a heater / defroster. The heater/defroster could be deleted, to save weight. 3.70:1 gear ratio differential. Runs and Drives great and can be driven anywhere.
Paint and exterior
Great fiberglass sprayed with very nice base/clear Correct Honduras Maroon paint. Excellent chrome bumpers, trim and emblems.
Upholstery and interior
Quality vinyl Black Bucket Seats & Interior. Tachometer in the pristine dash. Aluminum floor shift surround w ashtray. Perfect black vinyl dash cover with dash mounted rearview mirror.
Original Engine: Unknown
327 Small Block V8 Engine. 300 horsepower Turbo Fire. Vented air cleaner. Painted valve covers with new 327 stickers. Breather / oil filler vented tube. Cast iron exhaust manifolds. Cast iron intake manifold. Beautiful chrome heat shield in excellent / new condition.
New Dash, Estimated 8K since. Full restoration.
Wheels and tires
Brand New White Wall Tires with Correct Spinner Hubcaps
4 Speed Manual Transmission:
1st Gear 2.54:1
2nd Gear 1.89:1
3rd Gear 1.51:1
4th Gear 1.00:1
Reverse Gear 2.61:1