2014 Bloomington Gold/NCRS Top Flight Corvette Stingray L89 427/435 HP 4 Speed

1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
SubModel: Stingray
Type: Coupe
Doors: 2
Year: 1969
Mileage: 68,451
Color: Green
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Brown
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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eBay template information@RKMotorsCharlotte. com 5527 Lakeview Road. Charlotte. NC. 28269. US 1969 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray 2014 Bloomington Gold/NCRS Top Flight Corvette Stingray L89 427/435 HP 4 Speed Year: 1969 Type of vehicle title: Clear Primary color: Green Mileage: 68451 Transmission type: 4 Speed Manual Engine: 427/435 HP Turbo-Jet V8 Interior color: Brown Vehicle info SUMMARYProfessionally restored in 2008Original 427 cubic inch L89 V8Many correct and original componentsCorrect Fathom Green lacquerBloomington Gold certified3-time NCRS Top Flight Award winnerSale includes a full ownership history and NCRS Shipping ReportCorrect Muncie 4-speed manual transmissionCorrect 4. 11 posi-traction rear axleBy now. you've probably memorized most of the Corvette story. From Zora Arkus-Duntov to the Mako Shark to the bankruptcy years. each of the car's seven generations has its own key moments and cast of colorful characters. At this point. the third generation Corvette accounts for the middle section of the brand's story and. looking back. it's a remarkably appropriate car to hold that place. With visible nods to both Chevrolet's heritage and future. examples like this Bloomington Gold roadster. a 3-time NCRS Top Flight Award winner. are finding firm footing in a collector market that will inevitably grow stronger. In fact. this numbers-matching Stingray. featuring a tri-power 427. a rugged 4-speed transmission and a 4. 11 posi-traction axle. pretty much defines the phrase "Investment Grade". There's never a bad time to buy a good Corvette. so if you're looking to add a first class C3 to your collection. you've come to the right place!BODY/TRIMAssembled at GM's storied St. Louis manufacturing facility. this incredible Vette was produced on October 23rd. 1968. claimed NCRS Top Flight honors in 2004. 2005 and 2014. and was Bloomington Gold certified on June 28th. 2014. Of course. steel and resin doesn't live that kind of award-winning life unless it's well preserved from day one. And. since the car's sale includes a full ownership history. it's safe to assume this Corvette has seen five quiet. drama-free decades. In 2008. after a ground-up restoration. the car was bathed in a glossy coat of correct Fathom Green lacquer. And today. this solid Chevy is a rope and red carpet classic that provides a delightful combination of style and provenance that's not normally found in generations-old sports cars. With such a cleanly styled body. ornamentation could have easily ruined the C3's presence. Thankfully. Chevrolet did a great job of placing form over function and keeping brightwork to a minimum. At the front of the car. chrome-trimmed grilles center small parking lamps between a thin bumper and subtle chin spoiler. Above that bumper. a cross-flag-branded header draws the eye to a chrome-trimmed hood that seats bold "427" emblems at the foot of a vacuum operated cowl. That hood reflects original glass that's framed in showroom-quality stainless and capped by original T-tops. At the sides of that glass. flush door poppers and classy "Stingray" emblems perfectly complement aggressive fender gills and subdued rocker trim. And at the back of the car. a "CORVETTE" branded valance hangs signature tail lamps and two chrome bumpers between a familiar cross-flag fuel filler and spotless stainless exhaust tips. ENGINEBeneath the deep green hood you'll find the car's original "3955270" branded L89 (LP) V8 which was cast on September (I) 18th. (18) 1968 (8). assembled in Tonawanda. New York (T) on October (10) 11th. (11) 1968 and stamped with a matching partial VIN. Straight from the factory. this beefy big block utilized Chevy's storied Tri-power technology to twist stout 11 to 1 compression into a massive 435 horsepower! At the peak of the pavement-scorching mill. a polished and decaled air cleaner swirls wind into a correct 3937797 Winters intake via three era-correct Holleys. At the sides of that intake. correct aluminum heads hang stamped and polished valve covers above date-correct exhaust manifolds. And at the back of those heads. a date-correct distributor. part of a full 2K66BA transistor ignition system. sequences spark through sleeved plug wires. When fired. the infamous 427 rumbles like an old school stoplight slayer. Its ancillary components are top notch in every way. with new GM hoses and a date-correct master cylinder accompanying bright tower clamps and era-correct smog equipment. And even Chevy Orange and Satin Black framing is interrupted by nothing more than clean decals and fresh fluid lines. DRIVETRAIN/SUSPENSIONPeer under this low-slung roadster and you'll find a Satin Black chassis that's straight. solid and ready for its close-up. The car's hot 427 twists torque through a correct Muncie 4-speed to a date-correct 4. 11 posi-traction axle. Beneath that drivetrain. a rebuilt F41 sports suspension combines old school manual steering with tight turns and increased grip. In the middle of the car. an aluminized. true-dual exhaust system pipes spent gases through new. rear-mounted mufflers. At the corners of the car. 4-wheel disc brakes ensure quick. drama-free stops. All that fully sorted hardware rolls on handsome rally wheels. which spin fresh F70-15 Firestone Wide Oval Super Sport whitewalls around dent-free trim rings and turbine center caps. And everything. from this Chevy's date-correct starter and spindles to its original jack and spare tire. is accurate. impressive and ready to show!INTERIORSlip in to this Stingray's correct Saddle interior and settle on one of its pristine vinyl buckets. Those seats are as original. featuring factory head restraints. The carpet below them was replaced. even in the cargo area. where you'll find a surprising amount of storage space. The door panels at the edges of that carpet are. like the rest of the car's side panels. virtually new in every way. There's a fresh center console that accommodates a small shifter. cool wheel-style heater controls and a correct Delco AM/FM radio. From the driver's seat. a 3-spoke steering wheel laps a set of factory gauges that keeps tabs on speed. revs. oil. amps. temp. fuel and time. And all that hardware unites to create a simple. comfortable cockpit that's befitting of a performance oriented brand like Corvette. AWARDSAs previously mentioned. this C3 is a highly decorated classic. Here's a chronological list of the awards included with the car:2004 NCRS Top Flight Award2005 NCRS Top Flight Award2014 NCRS Top Flight Award2014 Bloomington Gold CertificationDOCUMENTATIONNaturally. this stunning sports car has accumulated ample documentation. Here's a short list of the items included with our sale:A summary of ownership historyA title historyA few restoration photosA stack of restoration receiptsA list of all the car's pertinent numbersA reproduction window stickerAn NCRS Shipping ReportNCRS judging sheetsAn NCRS Top Flight ribbonBloomington Gold judging sheetsAs the value of third generation Corvettes continues to grow. well restored. numbers-matching cars will become serious investment halos. With a strong color combination. an original engine and excellent provenance. this C3 is not only a prestigious car to own. but also a great example of the brand's impressive evolution. Are you a savvy investor? Here's the chance to park an incredible Stingray in your portfolio! About this auction & rk motors charlotte Please note that all sales are binding and final. Our cars are sold "as-is" with no warranty expressed or implied. Please carefully read the terms & conditions of the sale before bidding. Winning this auction does not entitle you to come inspect the car and decide if you want to buy it. but obligates you to complete the purchase! A $1000. 00 deposit via PayPal is due within 24 hours of the auction close . NO EXCEPTIONS. If you have ZERO feedback on eBay. please call or email us to request our authority to bid on our vehicles. We do not release our reserve prices. as this would be unfair to the other bidders. so please don't ask! Each and every one of these cars is listed on eBay. but only one sale. on average per month. actually occurs on eBay. If you see a car you like. don't wait! Call us! When you see it disappear from eBay. it means that it was sold by other means. Because we advertise heavily in other mediums. we reserve the right to cancel any eBay listing at any time. If you would like to make a sales visit or arrange an inspection. we would be happy to schedule a personal appointment with either yourself or your representative. To do so. contact Donald Bernard at (704)596-5211 or (781)773-4648. Donald's email address is: Donald. Berard@RKMotorsCharlotte. com. For those of you who need to fly in. we can provide transportation to and from Charlotte Douglas International Airport. We can also recommend accommodations within a short distance of our facility. RK Motors takes pride in delivering road-ready cars to our customers. That's why every car we sell comes with the assurance of our Seal of Approval process - a comprehensive inspection performed by our sister company. the RKM Performance Center. From major visual defects to basic functionality issues. our Seal of Approval checklist covers the basics so you can feel confident about your purchase. For international buyers. note that we've shipped cars to collectors and classic car fans world-wide for years. We can provide you with a firm quote for transport to any shipping port in the world in a sealed container and handle the process for you from start to finish. Our domestic and international ground transport solutions are enclosed only. If you wish to use an open carrier. you will need to arrange that. Our Transportation Manager. Gregory Smith. stands ready to help you with your transport & shipping needs. Gregory can be reached at: Greg. Smith@rkmotorscharlotte. com. A common question we receive is: "do you accept trades"? We do accept trades. but will only consider #1 or #2 condition vehicles. If you would like us to review a trade. please send recent. high resolution pictures of the entire car. including the underside. Also send a detailed description which includes all specifications. facts. figures. history and documentation present with the car. Lastly. give us a clear idea of what you are seeking in trade value. If you are a MyClassicGarage user. you can send us an Evaluation file for review. Our MCG virtual garage name is: RK Motors Charlotte. Email information and pictures on your trade directly to Donald Berard. Donald's email address is: Donald. Berard@RKMotorsCharlotte. com. Our 60. 00 sqf retail showrooms are located in beautiful Charlotte. North Carolina . We usually have 200-250 incredible cars on display. and there's always something new. Feel free to make an appointment. stop in and meet our staff. and. more importantly. see the Greatest Showroom on Earth! Each and every one of our employees is an absolute car nut and we do this because we love cars! In addition to our retail showroom in Charlotte. NC. the RKM Performance Center is located in a 40. 00 sqf facility in Mooresville. NC. which is about 20 minutes north of Charlotte in the heart of NASCAR country. We perform complete restorations for classic car collectors worldwide. RKM restored cars have won numerous national awards. Check out our feedback from other customers who have purchased cars from us in the past on our website. We pride ourselves on describing our cars accurately. and. our cars really do look better in person than in the pictures! Every car that you see for sale is in our physical possession and located at our main facility. 5527 Lakeview Road. Charlotte. NC. 28269. For general information. call us at: (704)596-5211. RKM Performance Center Heated paint booth Sanding room Mixing room Sandblasting cabinet Interior shop Metal fabrication shop 10 two post lifts Alignment rack Tony Klein Consignment Manager 5527 Lakeview RoadCharlotte. NC. 28269 Phone: 704-596-5211 Fax: 704-596-5980 Mobile: 440-413-0849 Tony. 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