1965 Chevrolet Chevelle
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SUMMARY</p>Authentic code 138 Malibu Super Sport327 cubic inch L79 V8 (not original to car)Muncie 4-speed manual transmission (not original to car)Correct Regal Red paint / Correct White topCorrect Medium Red interiorModern audio10-bolt rear axle14-inch wheels<p>You already know that RK Motors Charlotte has a thing for Chevrolets most famous muscle car. From their long list of options and stacks of documentation to their hundreds of cubic inches of big block bliss weve brought you some of the most mind-blowing potent and flat-out brutal Chevelles the market has ever seen! And from the NASCAR-inspired 300 we sold last month to the rare Carolina Blue coupe thats currently parked in our showroom we continue to be your number one source for anything that starts with the letters C H E and V. After all whats not to love about a classic that defines the dominant era of Chevrolet ingenuity showcases an unparalleled era in American culture and represents the best era of Detroits manufacturing might? Absolutely nothing; and thats why this clean drop-top with its 350 HP L79 Muncie 4-speed and classy red on red aesthetics is the perfect piece for the muscle car fan who enjoys hitting the road OR the show! Note: this is NOT a documented numbers matching L79 Chevelle Convertible. Think $150K for one of those!</p><p>BODYWORK/TRIM</p><p>Fully sorted and ready to cruise this authentic code 138 drop-top recently benefitted from a thorough frame-off restoration. Under the cars correct Regal Red 2-stage an incredibly straight fuselage features solid panels that with the exception of their recent massage have led a quiet drama-free existence. By the end of that massage those panels featured better-than-factory alignment and when opened and closed sounded firm and functioned exceptionally well. And today this glossy Chevy is one fantastic looking hot rod that parks just as well as it plays!</p><p>For 1965 the top-of-the-line Malibu SS utilized a classy appearance and unique trim pieces to distinguish itself from Chevrolets working class 300 and mid-level Malibu offerings. At the front of this clean classic a correct grille centers a small Chevrolet crest and correct T3 headlights between fresh CHEVROLET lettering a guarded bumper and amber parking lamps. At the sides of the car cross-flag 327 emblems and small Malibu SS scripts hint at an upscale personality while traditional door handles and bowtie-branded mirrors perfectly complement straight wheel lips and textured rocker guards. At the top of the car a finned hood leads the eye to fresh stainless frames which trace like-new glass under correct White vinyl. And at the back of the car a black-trimmed valence hangs a second round of CHEVROLET lettering between clean taillights a third Malibu SS script clear reverse lamps and a second guarded bumper.</p><p>ENGINE</p><p>Motivating this real-deal Super Sport is an exclusive L79 V8 that according to the factory twists stout 11 to 1 compression into 350 Corvette-matching horsepower. Savvy collectors will quickly locate the 327s correct 3782870 casting number. Casual observers will be quick to notice the mills L79-exclusive polished twin-snorkel air cleaner. And everyone will start to vibe when air and fuel flow from a big Holley carburetor in to a hot Winters intake thats framed by high-flow cylinder heads! That air/fuel mixture meets spark thanks to Packard Radio TVRS cables which crawl around polished 327-branded valve covers on their way to a correct points distributor. Spent gases fall in to old school cast iron exhaust manifolds. Theres a vintage radiator that joins a Chevelle-spec alternator a Kleer View water bottle and a Delco-topped battery to round out the cars first-rate ancillaries. Details like polished fuel lines a polished oil filler an AC fuel filter and a correct GM water neck create a distinct sense of authenticity. And when it comes to keeping up appearances the tagged engine compartment is clean attractive and ready to roll all the
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