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  VIN# J59S108290                          Odometer reads 21,307 believed to be original miles.   50 test miles since restoration. Many thousands of dollars spent on restoration. Original Red on Red car with white soft top.   What an amazing find. Purchased from the second owner in 2015. The second owner purchased the car from the original owner in 1971 with 21,307 original miles. It was stored in the barn pictured in Indiana since. In other words stored for 46 years prior to a two year restoration. The seconded owner said the original owner side swiped the lower left rocker behind the front wheel when he blew a tire and ended up in a ditch. The left side of the car pictured was original paint. The first owner decided to paint the whole car so he proceeded to primer the right side as it did not need body work. The second owner purchased the car as pictured and did minimal work to it. It was to be a father son project which never eventuated.   Matching #’s 283/ 230 hp engine. Casting number 3756519. Date code E 7 9. Engine pad number F603CQ. 4 speed manual transmission. Original 3 speed manual transmission included if requested in the sale. Original rear end. Engine was rebuilt top to bottom. It was untouched and all original prior to rebuild. The transmission was also rebuilt. The rear end was in good shape so it was resealed. New body mounts all round. New fuel tank and lines. New brakes including all new wheel cylinders, pads and lines. New master cylinder. New cooling system including heater core and heater valve. Re-cored radiator. Correct radiator  Rebuilt generator with correct tach gear drive. New tach and speedo cables. Rebuilt wiper motor. New air cleaner. New shifter and shifter linkage.  Correct upper and lower ignition shielding. Fully detailed engine compartment. Runs and drives great.   New Roman Red base/ clear coat paint. Very nice body with bonding strips intact. Re- chrome bumpers, grille, grille ovals, license plate holder, windshield and posts. Polished windshield trim, cove, deck and  glove box door trim. New windshield. Original door glass with new felts and runners. New body weather stripping. New body emblems. New tail lights and license plate lights. New front marker lights. New headlight bezels and top fender spears.   Red interior. New seat covers, door panels, dash pad. New Daytona carpet. Restored gauge cluster and gauges. New gauge bezels and indicators. Custom auto sound radio. New shifter bezel and ashtray. New heater control face plate. New pedal pads and throttle pedal. New door handle cranks. New white soft top and top weather stripping. Restored trunk area. Restored factory hub caps on steel wheels with radial white wall tires.   Priced at $89,000
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1959 Corvette Barn Find