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Chevrolet Corvair 700 barn find with low miles original paint interior

For sale: 1960 Chevrolet Corvair 700

Technical specifications

Item location:
Campobello, South Carolina, United States
Horizon Blue
Engine size:
140 cu in air cooled horizontally opposed 6
Number of cylinders:
Drive type:
chevrolet unipack rear engine and transaxle
Interior color:
2 tone blue
Vehicle Title:
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This Chevrolet Corvair 700 was the deluxe model for 1960. Introduced in October 195, n two body styles and two trim levels . This upper level 700 4 door very original condition that has had all a mechanical restoration and is in top running condition.Factory options on this 700 were the gasoline heater ($74) and fold down back seat ($32) . There were no back up lights on this ca, but a kit is included(lenses already installed) but the delete covers are also included. Also there are 2 like new freshly painted horizon blue fender skirts in the trunk.
This car has documented 44,000 miles and is in great condition ready to go anywhere.I have done extensive mechanical restoration to bring the car up to like new conditio, hile leaving the interio, paint and trim as was delivered from Chevrolet. Mechanically it has NO issues and It drive, feels and smells just like a new 1960 Corvair. Even all of the weatherstrips are soft and in great shape.Thedrive trainwas removed earlier this year and has been fully restored by Averycorvair, a Corvair specialist in the upstate of SC. The engine was checked ou, and re ringed, ylinders were checke, and honed.The crank and bearings were like new. The heads were cleaned,valves done,and flashing cleaned for better air flow. It has a bolted flywheel, iton seal, new GM clutch disc, ocking top cover bolts, nd the oil pumpclearance set.All of the sheet metal has been bead blasted,and repainted.(only because the paint wasimproperlycleaned and falling off). The engine compartment was thoroughly cleane, harness removed,sanded and painted for the same reason.The axle was fully dis-assembeled,cleaned, nspected andassembled. It is a 3;27 ratio .The transmission was checked out and resealed and has synthetic oil.The fuel lines are all ne, including pump, nd sending uni, and the tank was previously cleaned up and sealed by the prior owner.The exhaust system is new last year along with a NOS muffler. The wheels were checke, one was replace, and all 5 were refinished,and the rear wheel bearings have been serviced front and rear.All of the interior finishes areoriginal,and the rear seat and door panel, are as well. The door panels are origional although the drivers door panel is frayed slightly at the bottom.The front seat has had the surface replaced at some point with cloth. I believe the theoriginalowner did this for comfort.The headliner is in good condition but shows stains from the years. The gas heater works grea, has been serviced, nd has a new exhaust pipe.The car drives like a dream and I would nothesitateto go on the road anywhere with it. The tires are in very good condition 195-70 13The paint is theoriginal horizon blue (891)lacquer and still looks just as it shoul, with theoriginalluster and correct glos, ot like the over restored clear coated fake plastic paint you see today.There are wear spots and slight discolorations in the paint in place, but it is theoriginalpaint.If you like low mileageoriginalvehicle, ou will be impressed with how good the chrom, trim, inishes are.There is a crease in the right front and rear doors. The front seat was recovered at some point. Also the front mat shows some wear . There is a dent in the body under the front bumper(see picture).The car is located in upstate SC . Fell free to come see it or call Brian with anyquestions. Contact by email or text or phone .864 384 4042The car is currentlylicensedand insured.Please call me if you have any questions.

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