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1965 Corvette 489 Big Block Convertible For Sale

  • 1965
  • Dealer
  • Austria


Classic supersport convertible with a considerable increase in performance, 8 liter MK IV Big Block V-8 competition engine, 582 DIN PS on Bücker & Essing dynamometer at the transmission output measured at 13 ° C and 45% humidity, forged and nitrided steel crankshaft, forged steel Connecting rods, forged open chamber aluminum pistons, ported Dart II Rectangular Port Open Chamber light alloy cylinder heads, polished and adapted intake ports, compression 11. 8: 1, Canam Second Design competition camshaft, Competition Cam aluminum roller rocker arms, Rocker Stud Girdles, Edelbrock Victor intake manifold, Holley Double Pumper 855 CFM with step spraying and smooth inlet funnels, special mixture distribution tabs, Holley Max Pressure high-performance petrol pump 110 GPH Free Flow, Holley pressure reducer, custom-made light metal valve cover, high-performance oil pump, Setrab oil cooler, Setrab cooler adapter with thermostat and 1 inch oil lines , Crankcase breather two Earl's Breather Caps, Griffin high-performance aluminum cooler, electric cooling fan, engine suspension with safety traps, Tilton Micro Drive high-performance gear starter, Hooker 2225 HKR Super Competition Long Tube ignition sequence manifold 3. 5 inch with ceramic coating, Therma-Tec thermal insulation, two each Hooker Aero Chamber High-performance silencer on each side with an extreme sound, four tailpipes made of stainless steel, four-speed gearbox with precision-centered Lakewood safety gear bell, two-disc hydraulic clutch.

Front axle with composite transversal spring with upper and lower wishbones in reinforced racing design, heavy-duty ball joints and ball joints, large stabilizer, all bearings in polyurethane, power steering by Race Hydraulics.

Rear axle with 2 ¼ inch Gymkhana transversal spring with polyurethane center mount, VanSteel trailing arm with 50 mm offset, adjustable camber struts with heavy duty ball joints and modified central mount from Smart Struts, differential with 2. 73:1 ratio, locking Eaton differential cage, drive flanges made of drop-forged steel with minimized axial play, forged Lakewood universal joints on the drive shafts, reinforced drive shafts, cardan shaft flange made of drop-forged steel with forged bearing caps, forged universal joint from Dana / Spicer on the cardan shaft flange, Dick Guldstrand Rear Suspension Locating Kit for a stable connection between differential carrier and frame.

Four internally ventilated Vette Brakes Premium high-performance brake discs, four Vette Brakes four-piston brake calipers with stainless steel cylinders, Vette Brakes brake booster, manually adjustable brake pressure regulating valve for the individual distribution of the braking force between the front and rear axles, handbrake shoes and levers made of stainless steel, alloy wheels with central locking, Cooper Cobra White Letter Tire 245 / 60-15.

The original frame was stiffened according to the specifications of the GM racing department and completely spray-galvanized and painted with bodyplast, green-tinted color glazing, original real leather sports seats, four-point harness belts, original Delco Wonderbar FM AM radio, brand new black folding top, etc.

The Corvette has papers from the Federal Republic of Germany (with H registration) and also from the Republic of Austria. It is on display in our US Car Center in Klein-Pöchlarn and can be viewed at any time by prior arrangement by telephone during our business hours from Wednesday to Saturday.

Automobile Riekmann

Automobile Riekmann

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3660 Klein-Poechlarn, Wachauerstrasse 12, Austria
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