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This Corvette is in good running and driving condition with some minor flaws of note. There are minor misc chips and scratches around the vehicle, most are too small to see in photos. The vehicle repaint shows dust under the paint, some orange peel, and signs of poor prep. This is sub-par workmanship. The underside shows areas of minor surface rust. See pictures. There are scratches currently on the glove box door, seller states they will replace. The carpet shows some light wear and discoloration with age. There are fluid drips on the bottom of both the engine and transmission showing active leaks that will need to be cleaned off and reassessed to determine the source of the leak/s. Exhaust shows some surface rust throughout, but at this time has no leaks and sounds good. Cracked and deteriorated bushings seen at the rear leaf springs, see photos. The engine had plenty of power and there were no misfires or excessive smoking. The transmission shifted as designed with no harsh engagement or slipping. The steering was responsive and the suspension was firm and the vehicle handled well. There were no abnormal vibrations or odd noises. The brakes were firm with no pulsation felt. See below and pictures for more info.

Vehicle Info

Year 1966
Make Chevrolet
Model Corvette
Mileage 00135
Transmission Manual
VIN Number 194376S118641
Stock Number 3823KC
Interior Vinyl
Interior Color Black
Body Color Silver
Engine 8 Cylinder
Drive Type Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel Type Gas

Exterior

Wiper Blades
Windshield Washer
Body Alignment
Scratches
There are minor misc chips and scratches around the vehicle, most are too small to see in photos.
Dings
Dents
Paint Condition
The vehicle repaint shows dust under the paint, some orange peel, and signs of poor prep. This is sub-par workmanship.
Body Seals
Rust
The underside shows areas of minor surface rust. See pictures.
Exterior Lights
Door Mirrors
Bumpers
Side Moldings
Frame Damage
Glass
Body Filler?
Hood
Doors
Floors
Rockers
Quarter Panels
Chrome

Interior

Steering Wheel
Horn
Seat Condition
Seat Belts
Radio/Navigation
Inner Door Panels
Window Function
Center Console
Dash
There are scratches currently on the glove box door, seller states they will replace.
Sun Visors
Dash Lights
Dash Gauges
Air Conditioning
Heater
Carpet
The carpet shows some light wear and discoloration with age.
Floor Mats
Cigarette Use
Unusual Odors
Cup Holders
Headliner
Blower Motor
Interior Trim

Mechanical

Air Filter
Battery Condition
Charging System
Cooling Fan Condition
Radiator Cap Sealing Properly
Hoses
Radiator
Engine Coolant
Coolant Leaks
Belts
Power Steering
Steering Fluid
Engine Oil
Engine Fluid Leaks
The engine shows active oil leaks. The engine should be pressure washed off and rechecked to verify source of the leak or all leaks.
Transmission Leaks
The transmission is leaking fluid to a drip from the underside. This area should be cleaned off to determine the source of the leak.
Brake System
Brake Fluid Leaks
Differential leaks
Muffler System
Exhaust shows some surface rust throughout, but at this time has no leaks and sounds good.
CV Joints and Axles
Shocks and bushings
Cracked and deteriorated bushings seen at the rear leaf springs, see photos.
Ball Joints and Tie Rods
Modifications

Road Test

Road Test
Engine Performance
Transmission performance
Clutch Performance
Differential Performance
Wheel Bearing Performance
Braking Performance
Suspension Performance
Steering Performance
Engine Starting

Manufacturer

Driver FrontTriumphTriumphPassenger Front
Driver RearTriumphTriumphPassenger Rear

Size

Driver Front215/75R15215/75R15Passenger Front
Driver Rear215/75R15215/75R15Passenger Rear

Tire Condition

Driver FrontNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Front
Driver RearNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Rear

Wheel Condition

Driver FrontNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Front
Driver RearNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Rear

Tire Tread

Driver Front6/326/32Passenger Front
Driver Rear6/326/32Passenger Rear
Spare Tire
Spare tireNo

Tire Tread Explanation

10/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!

(standard)

8/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!

(low profile)

5/32 to 7/32

Tires will need replacement soon!

4/32 or less

Tires need replacement!

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