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1979 Chevrolet Corvette

Base 350/5.7L V8

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33

  • Color: Blue
  • Horsepower: 375
  • Drivetrain: RWD
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  • Vehicle Overview

    Original GM 350 LT-1 crate engine (first crate engine offered by Chevrolet), header back exhaust, aluminum radiator w/ electric fan. Th350 trans with 2400 stall and factory 3.70 gears. New vented / slotted rotors with new factory four piston calipers. Only 436 ‘79 Corvettes produced with this gear ratio. Factory front and rear spoiler car. Upgraded shocks and springs- composite monoleaf in the rear. The car has original paint and interior. Only 82,200 actual miles.

    Completed Modifications

    Interior (1)
    Suspension/Steering/Chassis (2)

    Future Plans

    Refurbished and seam weld the frame. Tubular control arms front and rear with coilover shocks. Widen factory wheels to 15x9 wrapped in Avon 275/55r15 tires. Restore interior to factory. Install aluminum heads. Install quick ratio steering box. Lighten the car to goal of 3,000lbs. Once complete the car will become a ‘70’s sleeper / autocross car.

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