- Body Type: Coupe , Convertible
- Vehicle Location: USA
- Ref: NS00243
- 56,650 Miles
- Year Built: 1971
- Engine Size: 6.5L
- Trans: Automatic
- Fuel Type: Gas
- Ext color: Sunflower Yellow
- Int color: Saddle Tan
TrueWest Imports is very pleased to offer this great looking and performing example of a Top quality, show winning frame off restored 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible
There are approximately 13,000 miles on this Chevelle since a full body off restoration. The body is in excellent condition with original factory body panels and perfectly uniform panel gaps throughout. There is no evidence of accident or rust damage. The boot, floors, frame rails and firewall are original and in remarkable condition. During the restoration, the frame was sand blasted and powder coated the correct chassis black along with the floor and boot panels. All chrome and stainless trim is original and in exceptional condition. All window glass is clear with no pitting or scratches. The exterior is finished in the factory original colours of 2-tone Sunflower Yellow and Placer Gold in base coat clear coat and is remarkably free of blemishes. The Black convertible top is free of any rips, tears, or fading.
The bench seat interior is finished in the factory original Saddle Tan Vinyl. All carpet, door panels, seat covering, kick panels and convertible top boot were replaced during the restoration and are blemish-free. The dash is in good condition with the original dash pad, standard gauge package with everything in operable condition including a working clock, and aftermarket Sirius AM FM stereo system with mp3 and iPod connectivity. All lamps and lenses are original and in excellent condition. The heater and wipers are in excellent working order.
Engine and Driveline
The 400 CID / 300 HP 4-barrel carburetter Small Block Chevy engine and TH350 Automatic transmission have approximately 13,000 miles since being completely rebuilt in 2009. The engine compartment is clean, orderly, no evidence of coolant or oil leaks, and detailed to look original. The engine is nicely appointed with matching Edelbrock “Elite Series” polished cast aluminium air cleaner and valve covers (original factory Red air cleaner and valve covers are included with the car if wanted). The 3-core copper radiator along with every line, hose, bearing, bushing, and seal were replaced during the restoration.
A Chevy 10-bolt Posi-traction differential, with no evidence of leaks or seepage brings up the rear. A dual 2 1/2 inch Flowmaster exhaust system was added. The Chevelle is upgraded with 4-wheel power disc brakes and all front and rear suspension and driveline components are either New or rebuilt. New battery, gas tank, fuel sending unit, and steering box.
The ride height is stock.
Wheels and Tires
New American Racing Torque Thrust I wheels ride on BFG P245/60R15 radial tires in like-new condition.
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