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Corvette - 1965 "1 of 771"

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1965 Corvette Fuelie, "1 of 771" original Roadster. Huge investment in this car. NOW just invited back 1to the Monterey Historics, had entered many times! Great opportunity! Buy it in California, race the Historics, and we will set up your shipping back to your shop! Long info sheet on this car, but it is worth the read, really a fine car from a previous client of ours, his cars are excellent!

Subject: 65 FI


Generation: C2
Year: 1965
VIN: 194675S102043
Race Numbers: 54, 38, 26
Ownership: Doug Manista
Sponsors: self
Drivers: Menz, Bob Burns, Howard Parks, David Rex, Chris Wickersham, Doug Manista

Original Color: White
Tires/Wheels: original knock off wheels were replaced with steel wheels when new.
Engine: 327/375hp fuel injected when new.
Driveline: 4 sp, 4:11 posi
Interior: BLACK
Unique Characteristics: One of 771 original fuel injection Corvettes made in 1965.
Modifications: roll bar when new. cage in 1999.
Notes/Race History: Car was delivered to a South Bend (IN)Chevrolet dealer's son (last name Menz), who immediately took off the knock-off wheels, removed the windshield and entered a hill climb race. Within a year he obtained his competition licence and road raced the car in the SCCA Central and Ohio and Chicago Regions. Never registered as a street car. Sold the car in 1967 to two partners Bob Barnes and Howard Parks who were part of the TURTLE RACERS. Car ran Daytona 24 hours in 1967 and 1968. The fenders the got flared, a 350 LT-1 type engine with a carburetor replaced the original fuerl injected 327 and painted it was painted Kelly Green and raced the car extensively. Painted white with blue stripes, it wound up in open storage until 1984 when Lowell McGuire bought it. He gave the car a splashy Red / White / Blue paint job, numbered the #1, and entered it in SCCA autocross events in Topeka (KS), until 1988. Dave Rex bought the car at Corvette Expo in Spring of 1990. Dave listed it in AUTOWEEK in October 1991, and Chris Wickersham brought it back to California and removed the flared fenders, installed a correct 327/375hp fuel injection engine as originl, painted it Nassau Blue and vintage raced it at HMSA and Monterey Historic events from 93 thru 98. Car was sold in 98 and raced in VARA events. UPDATE 10-2010, 327 engine was replaced with a 350 LT-1 type. Racing today with the fuel injection unit, big racing seat, aftermarket gauges. Painted red, seen at 2010 Coronado Speed Festival.
Registry ID Number: 418




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Item Location: California USA
Seller: ricksminis
Joined March 2014
  Rick Larner
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Company: Race Car Locators, LLC
Country: United States of America
City: Spokane, WA
Phone: 509-868-2034
Condition Rebuilt
Trade or Private: Trade
Price: $100,000
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