1962 Chevrolet Corvette, numbers matching 340 hp 327 V8, 4 speed, convertible

  • Location: Cozad, Nebraska, United States
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Corvette
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1962
  • Mileage: 14699
  • VIN: 20867S103728
  • Color: Teal
  • Engine size: 327
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Cassette Player, Convertible, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

1962 Chevrolet Corvette Description

1962 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible, Numbers matching 340 horse power 327 V8 11.5:1 compression ratio, 4 speed transmission, posi trac differential rear end, soft top and removable soft top. Less than 15,000 miles since extensive restoration in 1995. Actual miles are unknown and will be listed exempt on clear title. Original Borg T10 4 speed transmission and original non-posi trac rear end will be included in purchase. A Plushweave Cotton Flannel Custom-Fit California Car Cover will also come with the car. The Corvette sell as is with no warranty. If you chose to use the "buy it now" option I will deliver to anywhere in the lower 48 US States at my expense after payment has been received. The Corvette is for sale locally and I will end the auction if it has sold. Any questions you can call me @(308)240-4202 or email jmorris@cozadtel.net if you would like more pictures of anything. I have listed below some of what had been done during restoration.

Serial Numbers Match

Body completely disassembled. All chrome, bumpers and related, windshield, windows, interior, instruments and most anything which would come off was removed.

Media stripped by Blast-tech in Parker, Colorado.

Ron Clark of Clark Brothers Corvette in Parker, Colorado: Finished removing old paint, ground out and refilled all body seams, ground out and filled all stress cracks, repaired any damaged areas and painted through final primer.

Jim Beaudette of Beaudette Customs in Holdrege, Nebraska painted exterior, interior and trunk 1990 Corvette Teal Green Metallic Clear coat. Painted Center column, kick panels, instrument panels, steering column and other interior pieces gloss Black Lacquer. Installed new body weather stripping with correct adhesive.

Windshield installed with new weather seal and body seal.

Side windows installed with new seals, bumpers, stops and outer chrome.

New door hinge pins, bushings and painted covers installed.

New arm rests and bases installed.

Tin plates attached to back of interior attachment screw holes.

New dash pad installed with new grab bar.

New correct “salt and pepper” black carpet and pad installed.

New correct seat belts installed.

New windshield visors installed.

New heater core and seals installed.

New, complete wiring harness w/fuse block from ‘Lectric Limited in St. Louis,

Missouri installed

Instrument gauges rebuilt (Temperature Gauge matched to new sender) and clock

rebuilt with Quartz movement by Instrument Services in Roscoe, Illinois

Steering column and sector rebuild with new worm gear and shaft, sector gear,

bearings and seals.

Custom Autosound AM-FM-Cassette radio and speaker installed with correct

knobs modified to fit.

New radio antenna and cable installed.

New fuel tank hoses and grommets installed.

Master brake cylinder rebuilt with a stainless steel sleeve by White Post

Restorations in White Post, Virginia. New wheel slave cylinders installed.

New firewall and body grommets installed.

New door, trunk, glove box and ignition locks installed.

New door sill plates and fillers installed.

New clutch and brake bushings, stops, seals and springs installed.

Windshield wiper motor, washer, vacuum can and switch rebuilt by Capital Auto

Restorations in Gaithersburg, Maryland.

New engine and body grounding straps installed.

New hood release cable installed.

Starter, Generator and Regulator rebuilt to correct specifications by John Pirkle in

Augusta Georgia. Heavy-duty coils installed to increase Starter torque.

New correct front license plate bumperette assembly installed.

New rocker panel mouldings and clips installed.

New body and engine decals and labels installed.

New taillight lens, cork gaskets and wicks installed.

New “correct” spare tire board, cup and bolt installed.

New trunk mat and front panel installed.

Drive axles had new bearings and seals installed and longer lug bolts installed to accommodate the aluminum wheel rims. New leaf springs, u-bolts, shackles, bushings, pins, brake pads and shocks installed. Original matching serial number third member is in storage and goes with car.

Front suspension rebuilt. New king pins, bushings and seals installed. New upper and lower, inner and outer a-frame shafts and bushings installed. New tie rod ends installed and 3rd arm rebuilt. New brake pads and longer lug nuts installed. New shocks.

Complete engine rebuild and upgrade accomplished. Machine work was done by Ken Wells in McCook, Nebraska. Component balancing was done by Doug Canning in Ogallala, Nebraska including harmonic balancer, flywheel and clutch pressure plate in addition to standard rotational components. Engine work and assembly was done by Larry Wells of Wells Speed Equipment in Weatherford, Texas. Crower high strength piston rods with tool steel piston pins were installed using Vandervell main and rod bearings. ARP main studs were used with a windage tray. Diamond Racing, custom built forged duplicate of original 340 HP 11.5 to 1 compression ratio domed pistons, Thermal coated and friction coated. Installed with Sealed Power rings. Pioneer brass soft plugs and allen socket front plugs installed. A special grind Crower hydraulic camshaft with an advertised specification of 306 degrees duration and .485 inches of lift was used. Cloyes twin true twin roller cam drive was used with Cloyes roller thrust washer and roller thrust button. Crower hydraulic roller lifters were used with Crower push rods. The heads were machined to have correct fit with the intake manifold. Some porting and polishing was done. Manley valves were used with Pioneer valve seals. Crower double spring with damper valve springs were used with chrome moly retainers and keepers. Manley screw-in rocker arm studs with guide plates were used. Crower roller rocker arms were installed. Heads installed using Fel-pro head gaskets and ARP head bolts. A Moroso Oil pump and baffle was blueprinted and installed using Melling suction tube and pump drive. Oil pan was installed with a one-piece gasket. Ignition distributor had a new shaft, gear and bushings installed, was re-curved to engine specs and powered by a MSD high-output coil. New “correct” ignition wires installed. New ignition shielding installed. Intake manifold was coated with a protective clear coat and installed with Fel-Pro gaskets. A correct 4269S carburetor was overhauled by Bob Kunz Automotive in St. Louis, Missouri was installed. New “correct” air cleaner installed. New accessory drive and driven pulleys installed. New 7-blade fan, fan clutch and belts installed. New front engine mount cross brace and rubber mounts installed. New Griffin aluminum radiator installed with “correct” hoses. A Hayes “shatter-resistant” flywheel and heavy-duty diaphragm pressure plate and disc were installed.

Numerous NIB & other parts, Manuals, Charts and Etc. included in sale.