Lot 561 – 1968 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Coupe


History of ownership and restoration.


  1. Corvette was purchased by current owner in 2003 and was represented as follows
    1. Original numbers matching 327 / 300HP engine with non-original heads
    2. Original Transmission and differential
    3. Paint as delivered was Polar White
      1. ID number ID’s Corvette as an “ Paint Delete” car which received actual paint at a local dealership
    4. Interior was Brown


  1. In 2004 / 2005 the corvette started a major restoration which included the following;
    1. Removal and replacement of engine with a Chev ZZ4 crate engine.
      1. Original engine is currently stored at my house and will be included in the sale if the buyer would like it (not currently with the car will need to make arrangements)
    2. Paint was stripped to bare fiberglas
      1. Body seams inspected and repaired as required
      2. Body was re-gel coated, primered and painted and clear-coated in its current La-Mans Blue color.


  1. In 2014 the corvette was taken to Capital City Corvette and spent the next two years undergoing an extensive restoration which included but not limited to; (Receipts are attached)
    1. Removal of engine, transmission, differential, exhaust system all electrical wiring, complete interior including seats, carpet, dash all associated interior panels.
    2. Transmission and differential were sent to custom shop and rebuilt
    3. Engine, transmission and differential were re-installed
    4. Corvette was completely re-wired and all pneumatic hoses replaced
    5. Power steering was added
    6. New oversized exhaust system was installed
    7. Interior was completely redone;
      1. New carpeting
      2. Rebuilt seat frames and new leather seat covers
  • New interior panels


  1. Dash was re-installed


In closing about the only thing I didn’t do was replace the windshield and side glass (which I kind of regret.