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1971 Corvette T-Top Classified Ad Details:


Year/Model: 1971 T-Top Corvette for sale
Ad Number:25812
Date Posted: 08/20/2018
VIN: 194371S121127
Engine:454
Horsepower:365
Transmission:Automatic
Miles:Showing 36K
Exterior:Nevada Silver
Interior:Black leather
Comments:Spring of 2017, I found this original Corvette in a climate controlled garage where a small collection had been stored for many years. There was no documentation to be found but a thorough, expert inspection indicated that this was an original car with no rust issues or evidence of damage repairs.

After the initial start up procedures, it was kept under a cover in my carport briefly, then trailered to Tuscaloosa Chevrolet's climate controlled shop for four months. They completed a long list of service items over several months while I moved to Florida. It now resides in my own climate controlled garage. I drive it once or twice a month to local cruise-ins and car shows, where it draws a lot of attention.

The paint and interior appear to be original. The black leather interior has no rips or tears, and no cracks in the dash pad. All the gauges work (except the clock, of course) and the headlights and wipers operate perfectly. The carpet is in good condition other than a small wear hole on the drivers side. The paint is faded a little on the upper surfaces, and there are some minor scratches and dings... to be expected on an original, unrestored car. The odometer is showing just over 36K (which appears to be original mileage) and the engine is the correct, numbers-matching 454/365hp engine. The automatic transmission is very clean and was probably replaced or rebuilt at some point in the recent past.

Values are climbing on C3s again, and this survivor has a rare combination of options:

RPO# & number produced with this option in 1971:
• C60 Air Conditioning - 1,481
• 905 Nevada Silver paint - 1,177
• Custom Interior Trim (Leather) - 2,602
• LS5 454 365hp Engine - 5,097
• A31 Power Windows - 6,192
• M40 Turbo Hydra-matic Transmission - 10,060
• J50 Power Brakes - 13,558
• N40 Power Steering - 17,904
• U69 AM/FM Radio - 18,078

Hagerty Valuation as of May 2018:
#1 Concours $61,400
#2 Excellent 45,300
#3 Good 28,900
#4 Fair 15,200

Hagerty Value Adjustments:

Automatic Transmission -8%
Power Windows +200
Air Conditioning - +2,000
Hard Top (for convertible) - +$1,850
Custom Interior (Leather) - +$900
Power Steering - +$2,500
Tilt/Tele Steering Column = +$1,500

Tuscaloosa Cheverolet’s senior ASC Technician performed most of the work listed below to make this a dependable, reliable, yet still original “driver”.
• Goodwrench Multi-point Inspection
• New shocks
• New rear leaf spring
• New exhaust and mufflers
• New battery
• Carburetor rebuild
• Fuel filter
• New brake calipers and pads
• New alternator
• Amsoil 10W30 ZRod Synthetic Motor Oil
• Amsoil Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter
• Amsoil75W90 Synthetic Gear Lube + positraction additive
• A/C flush and conversion to R1345A
• Drained oil from compressor, evaporator, condenser, and lines
• Replaced receiver/dehydrator
• Replaced suction discharge and liquid AC lines
• Charged with 2.4 lbs of R134A
• Installed electronic ignition in existing distributor
• Set timing
• Replaced spark plugs
• Replaced fuel pump
• Replaced spindle/axle bearings and seals, shimmed for proper end play
• Replaced front wheel bearings and seals
• Replaced master cylinder and booster
• Bled brakes
• Replaced parking brake springs and hardware



Price:$35,500.00 Firm
Location: The Villages, FL Where is this?
  

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