Classics Barn Find 1969 Big-Block Corvette

15:39  16 december  2019
15:39  16 december  2019 Source:   hotrod.com

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The 427 Corvette barn find that did not sell. Ten years ago, the previous owner pulled the body off the frame, but a divorce interfered with the restoration. This 454 is 1972 vintage, not correct for this 1969 , but a big - block . There must be a ton of old Corvettes that fall into this price slot.

1969 Corvette with very rare tuxedo black and saddle interior. The seats are now done in a high grade vinyl, but this car is a leather optioned vehicle.

"I've known him 20 years," Dale Miller said about his friend in the real estate business that was retiring. Miller asked, "Well, what are you going to do?"

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Email (jerryheasley@gmail.com) if you have a barn find or know of one. Or call me at 806-236-3681. We will feature you in the video or even buy the car or pay a finder's fee if you He raced this 1971 Corvette , a big block 454, with his 1969 Corvette , powered by a 1970 LT1 350, in the glory days.

Barn Finds . List Your Car. I think this ’69 Corvette you see above might remedy both problems, as it has a 427 big block and has a four speed manual! If you are nearby and also like the idea of a big block C3 with a manual, you can find it here on craigslist with a k asking price.

Miller was shocked when his friend said he had "three or four cars" he wanted to restore.

"I didn't know he was a car guy."

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Being a longtime Corvette owner and collector, Miller wanted to see the 1967 convertible in his friend's barn. He was also interested to know if it was for sale.

"I said I want to see it because my nephew was looking for one. So, I go down and take a look. I walk in the door (of the barn) and see the body sitting there. He didn't know what he had."

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The '67 turned out to be a '69; he had both tops and it was originally a four-speed car. Somebody "down the road" had blown up the 427, but nobody knows what happened to it.

"If I was a lot younger and had a place to work on the '69, I'd redo that car. I hate to see cars disappear into the ground," Miller said.

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On first impression it seems you could do far worse than to snap up this big block Corvette convertible for ,500. This one came in as a reader tip from two sources; thanks to Pat L. & Patrick S. for spotting this sweet find . Billed as a one-owner car retaining its original 427 cid engine, this 1969 Chevrolet

Corvette lovers seem to appreciate originality far more than most other car enthusiasts–it seems like the fastest way to devalue a Corvette is to deviate from Somewhere along the line, someone got the idea to take this small block, four-speed 1965 C2 and replace the small engine with a big - block Chevy.

His friend wanted $10,000, which Dale figured was too much.

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There must be a ton of old Corvettes that fall into this price slot. Not every barn find is a gold nugget, but this car still represents value for somebody that wants to own the car long term and not flip it.

"You're going to have 30 to 40 in it. This '69 is the type of find that is good deal for somebody that will work on the car in their garage. If you turn it over to a pro shop, you'll have 60 in it," Miller said.

Miller presented the barn find to a number of Corvette collectors. They were looking for a car that they could "turn for a few bucks." But right now, they could not get more out of the car than they would put in it.

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"You could probably go find a date-coded 427 block for the engine," Miller said.

If done right, Miller guesses the '69 would bring upper 30s to lower 40s, and maybe as high as mid 40s to the low 50s. It is a 427 with four-speed and air with both tops.

"I've built cars since I was 10 years old. I'm 75. I've never made money on any of them yet, so that is not my expectation. I build them for the fun of it to drive." Vette

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Rare 1969 Chevrolet Impala SS Is A One-Owner Beast .
Dominate car shows and drag strips in this L72 Impala SS. The 1969 Chevrolet Impala SS is perhaps best known for being the last time this nameplate was used until 1994, but it's also a perfect example of an extremely collectible classic car with limited production volume and a powerful engine. This big, bad 1969 Chevrolet Impala SS Coupe is part of the Glen Boyd Collection that will be up for grabs in December through Raleigh Classic Car Auctions.Chevy built less than 2,500 examples of the Impala SS in 1969 making them incredibly rare, and this particular one is even more special.

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