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1979 Chevrolet Corvette

Base 350/5.7L V8

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Build Points

28

  • 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.

    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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