1959 Corvette

1959 Corvette

Roman Red, C1 Corvette with a removable hard-top (VIN#J59S100920 – the 920th car built in 1959 out of 9,670).

Engine: 283ci NOM
Single, 4-barrel carburetor

 

Work completed on the

car over the years includes:

Weatherstripping throughout the car
Complete new wire harness
Recored radiator
Speedometer rebuilt
Temperature gauge repaired
Door panels replaced
Added seat belts (an option in ’59!)
Added glove box lock and hardtop receivers
New gaskets and spacers for bumpers
New battery hold down and shield
Installed strut rods and rebound straps
New fuel pump
Rear suspension (springs and shocks)
Front suspension (complete rebuild)
New rear-end gears (3:55) and seals
All new exhaust
New clutch and flywheel resurfacing
New gas line
Dual master cylinder brake conversion
New brake lines
Front disk brake conversion
Frame stripped and repainted
Steering rebuilt
New windshield