1979 T-Top Corvette Details
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We are pleased to offer a great value: 1979 Yellow Coupe with only 91K miles and two documented owners. Present owner had since 1986 and 42K and meticulously took care of it. It comes adorned with a stunning newer repaint (in 1997) which was professionally redone by stripping down to gel coat and fixing all the bodywork, the applying DuPont Chrome One paint. It still retains 95% of its condition. Interior still retains the original door and dash panels, but has benefited from new seat covers in 1991.
Engine is the matching numbers one that came with the car, all original except for camshaft. The Automatic transmission TH350 is also original. Engine and transmission perform as it should with no sign of wear or hesitation. It is equipped with AC (complete, but not functional now), power windows, power steering, glass tops, factory Pace Car spoilers.
Mechanically, car suffered lots of upgrades: SS-lined, brake calipers, SS park brake hardware. composite rear leaf spring. Mild engine rebuild due to flat lobe on cam in August 2004 (86K miles): heads removed, valve job, bronze valve guides, new cams/lifters, roller-tip rockers arms... All new gaskets, belts, hoses, vacuum lines, etc. New DeWitts Aluminum radiator with electric fan in August 2004. Factory transmission was rebuilt Jan 1995. Heater core was replaced Sept. 1996 (76K miles). Items that need attention are the AC, cruise control, front carpet and dash clock.
Tires are GoodYear Wingfoot 245/60R 15 on OEM Aluminum Wheels. Has Monza mufflers and 80/81 style tail lamps.
Car was originally delivered in TX where the actual owner bought in 1986 with 42K miles. It was since then garaged properly and not driven in inclement weather.
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