Series 10 Episode 9

Series: 10
Episode: 9
Vehicle: 1964 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray C2

Episode 9




Work Completed: Distributor shaft and cap, spark plugs and HT leads replaced; mechanical ignition system replaced with electronic unit, rev counter reconnected to distributor. Right-hand side front drum brake adjusted. Clock fixed. Fibreglass body reinforced with carbon fibre filler. Full body respray to original Rally Red colour. New interior installed. Re-chromed bumpers and brightwork installed.

Notes: Roadster model with detachable hardtop. Purchased from Healdsburg, California. Restoration price includes £3,000 shipping. Previous owner abandoned restoration project, but supplied all replacement parts with the car. New convertible hood assembled and installed shortly after purchase; however, the new rear window needed to be replaced due to warping. Restored car taken to the Coventry Transport Museum to attend a Corvette 60th anniversary party. Highest profit made on any car to date.