This 1976 Corvette for sale on Craigslist in Sarasota, Florida has undergone a frame-on restoration with everything updated to give the Stingray a more modern look.
As individuals close to their fiftieth birthday, some start to think about methods to replace their look.
The identical is typically true for automobiles, too. Try the trendy tackle thisthat’s lately undergone an enormous facelift some 45 years after being “born” in St. Louis.
This 1976 Corvette Stingray T-top coupe has acquired a frame-on restoration with every thing “new … and changed,” in accordance with the proprietor who’s now making an attempt toout of the Sarasota, Florida space.
That includes the traditional Corvette coloration scheme of white over pink, the automobile is being supplied for $29,500 because the proprietor prepares to make room for a brand new buy. We’re left to marvel what may be coming quickly to his storage, nevertheless it should be one thing fairly particular to supplant this Stingray.
In any case, the automobile appears spectacular within the itemizing images after present process the knife to obtain new fiberglass bumpers instead of the inventory urethane bumpers vulnerable to waves and infrequently arduous to color-match to the remainder of the automobile. The rear bumper is now described as “extra fashionable” with a built-in spoiler and customized bubble-type taillights whereas the entrance finish has been up to date with a front-lip spoiler from a more recent Corvette.
Mechanically, this Stingray has additionally undergone a “coronary heart transplant” with a brand new motor, together with a brand new starter, alternator, air-con compressor, water pump, gasoline pump, clutch fan, aluminum four-core radiator, and new clutch for the four-speed guide transmission.
Different new components embody the gasoline tank, gasoline traces, customized exhaust with customized electrical exhaust cutouts, 17-inch American Racing wheels, brake rotors, pink calipers, and ceramic pads. The suspension has been lowered as nicely.
The results of all this work is that the automobile now “rides and drives wonderful,” the vendor says.
The inside has been eliminated after which up to date with sound deadening and warmth insulation in anticipation of recent carpet and pink leather-based seats. Customized Bluetooth stereo, amp, and speaker in addition to white-faced devices have additionally been put in.
The result’s a 40-something that now appears prepared for an evening in town. Will you be her date?