1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible L78 396/425

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Stock #
Engine Size
396 V8
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
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Stock #
Engine Size
396 V8
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual


Frame Off, Nut/Bolt Resto! # Match L78 396ci/425hp V8, Muncie 4-Speed, F-40 Susp

1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible L78 396/425

VIN: 194675S119137

Check out this stunning 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible! This Corvette has undergone a complete Nut and Bolt, Frame-Off Restoration! The previous owner of this Chevy would cruise it to car shows on beautiful days and it's brought home awards as well! Take a look at the glossy Red Exterior Paint, Manual Convertible Top, 15'' True Knock-Off Style Aluminum Wheels with Goldline Tires, Flip-Up Headlights, Fender Extractor Vents, Chrome Bumperettes, and the Polished Trim! Inside, this Corvette is sporting Bucket Seating with White Upholstery, Red Seat Belts, Red Carpeting, 3-Spoke Steering Wheel, Stock Dashboard Gauges and Clock, Push-Button Radio, Polished Floor Shifter, along with ample cargo space behind the seats.

Under the hood sits a Numbers Matching GM L78 396ci V8 Engine with a Winters Aluminum Intake Manifold and a Holley 750 CFM 4-Barrel Carburetor sitting on top! This big block makes 425 Horsepower that's sent to the rear tires through a 4-Speed Manual Transmission and an Independent Rear End with 3.55 Gears and Posi! This Corvette is a blast to drive and there's plenty of power on tap! 4-Wheel Disc Brakes allow you to stop this '65 nicely. The underside of this Corvette looks amazing like the rest of the car! Take a look underneath to see the nice condition of the Frame, Fiberglass Floorboards, Fiberglass Spare Tire Carrier (spare included), F-40 Front and Rear Independent Suspension, along with the Dual Exhaust System!

This 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible is a timeless classic that's absolutely ready for your local car show, cruise-in, or date night! Any collector or enthusiast would love to own this Corvette and it won't last long! Call us today before it's gone!

Call us today and let VMS park your dream in your driveway! 248-974-9513



GM L78 396ci V8 Engine
425 Horsepower
Numbers Matching
- Stamp # 5119137
- Matches with Last 4 of Vin
- Block Stamp 05I9
- May 19th Stamp Date for Block
- Body Stamp October 24, 1965
- Engine # 3855962
- 1965-1966 396 Big Block
- D115
- April 11, 1965, Block Casting
- 5119137 Vin Matching
- T05I9IF
- T= Tonawanda Plant
- Body is October 24, 1965.
- Casting Date 04/11/65
- Serial # 5119137
Stock Cylinder Heads
- D145
- April 14, 1965, Casting Date
- Casting # 3856208
- 1965 396 Heads
Holley 4160 4 Barrel Carburetor
- Holley #3310 - 13
- 750 CFM
- Manual Choke
- Vacuum Secondaries

Muncie 4-Speed Manual Transmission
- Casting # 3851325
- Casting Refers to 64-65 Muncie
- Code Dates June 22

Front Suspension - Independent
Rear Suspension - Independent
- F-40 Suspension
Dana/Spicer Independent Rear End
- Gear Ratio: 3.55:1
- Positraction
- AZ 426 65
- April 26, 1965
- Factory Equipped with a 3.55 Ratio

Front Wheels - 15
Rear Wheels - 15
Front Tires - 7.75-15
Rear Tires - 7.75-15

Front Brakes - Disc
Rear Brakes - Disc

Manual Steering

Dual Exhaust System


- Paint is Phenomenal
- Chrome looks Fantastic
- Emblems are in Good Condition
- Stainless looks Good
- Doors Operate Smoothly
- Taillight Bezels look Great


- Spare Tire
- Fiber Glass looks Good
- Paint looks Great
- Stainless Exhaust
- Quarters in Great Condition
- Gas Tank is New
- Floor Boards in Great Condition
- Rocker Moldings are Solid


- Wood Steering Wheel
- Door Panels are Clean
- Dash is in Great Shape
- Upholstery is in Great Condition
- Door Jambs are Clean
- Gauge Faces are Clean
- Gauge Lenses are in Good Condition


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