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1963 Chevrolet Corvette Split Window Sting Ray Coupe Original Automatic

Hello all, Here we have a 1963 Split Window corvette that we are reluctantly parting with. Our business has moved into a new location and funds need to be liquidated for a remodel project, otherwise we would not part with it. Its that cool!

The back story on this car is fantastic as well. I purchased an Mga from a gentleman around 10 years ago and he also had this Vette sitting in the garage. I have been trying to buy this car for the last 9 years and finally succeeded, as age caught up to him. He was the original owner, and bought the car new in Miami, Fl. The car has only been titled in one name as far as I know. When the car was purchased, Green was not an option and he had the car painted such before he took delivery from the dealership. Originally it was ordered a silver on black car, but has been green since 1963! The original owner was a police officer for the city of Miami and drove the car sparingly, and parked it in his cement floor garage in 1972. He would start it occasionally, but the last time it was tabbed was 73, still has the plates on it! Time wore on as it seems to do, and the car became a valuable storage rack in the garage, and didn’t move out of its hiding place until I bought it. Its amazing how original and untouched this car is.

The exterior of the car has some of the most amazing patina I have ever seen. While I am aware the car will probably be restored and repainted, it is so cool just the way it is and draws a huge crowd. The body seems to be very straight and its pretty neat to see the seam lines from the factory. The gaps in the doors and hood all look straight. Obviously, things are weathered and will need restoring, but the stainless is actually quite nice and would polish up. Glass is crack free and pretty decent. There is a small amount of rust in the B pillar of the car, but I have seen no place else where there is any rust through. Hinge area all looks very nice, underneath is great. Just that one spot that I see.

The interior of the car is all there but is obviously in need of restoration. Im pretty sure everything is all original, even has the original wonderbar radio. The speedo and tach cables were making a ton of noise, so they were disconnected. I believe the fuel and oil gauge are working while the battery gauge is intermittent. The lights come on when you open the door. I would assume everything will need to be inspected and some level of cleaning/restoration will need to be done. But its much easier to have an original, nothing messed with, place to start.

The engine is the numbers matching 300 horse turbo fire that the car was born with. To get it running we rebuilt the carb, changed out the alternator, starter and master cylinder, etc. But ALL ORIGINAL PARTS were kept and are included. The car actually runs pretty good. Next I was going to do a waterpump, but with our move I haven’t had time. This is not a daily driver, but it does run and stop and steer. Expect to go over some things and check out the systems as are needed.

Overall this is a special car to me and im sure it will be for the new owner. Its not often you can find a legit one owner, mostly original split. Please feel free to call me with any questions at 425-802-8682. Thank you for looking and good luck.

Price: SOLD – Please Call (425) 556-0261 We May Have Others IN STOCK!

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Make: Chevrolet Model: Corvette Year: 1963
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