1965 Chevrolet Corvette 327/375HP L84 FUEL INJECTION V8 FASTBACK COUPE

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Type: Used
Year: 1965
Make: Chevrolet
Body: 2 Dr Fastback Coupe
Engine Size: 327/375HP F.I. V8
Trans: 4 spd Manual
Mileage: 70711
VIN: 194375S111530
Stock: 1530
Ext Color: Green
Int Color: Beige/Tan

West Coast Classics are proud to present a great example of this original California 1965 Chevrolet Corvette Fastback Sports Coupe with a matching #'s L84 327cid/365HP 'HN' code correct Fuel Injection engine matched to its original factory correct Muncie 4 speed manual transmission! The car is quite striking in its original 'Glen Green' factory color (code GG) paint with a standard  interior trim reupholstered in 'Tan' leather and loaded with factory options including:

19437: Base Corvette Sport Coupe (1 of 8,186),
L84: 327/375hp fuel injected engine (L84 engine, 1 of 771 built in '65 & the lowest production engine supplied that year),
K66: Transistor ignition System ($75),
J50: Power brakes ($43),
A31: Power windows ($59),
Soft ray tinted glass ($16),
N32: Teak steering wheel ($48),
N36: Telescopic steering column ($43),
F40: Special front & rear suspension ($37), 1 of 975 built,
P84: REAL Kelsey Hayes CAST ALUMINUM 5 X knock off wheels ($322), 1 of 1,116 built,
G81: Positraction Rear Axle ($43),

The car was restored by the renown late Charlie Bacon. He was legendary in the Corvette community both in southern California and throughout the U.S and he restored many C1 and C2 Corvettes. Restoring classic Corvettes had been his hobby since 1963 and he had restored more than 50 of these American Sports Cars and owned over 100 Corvettes during the years. He belonged to the National Corvette Restorers Society, and was very well known and respected in the Corvette hobby community.

Engine casting number 3782870. Date code B 11 5. Engine pad number 5111530  F0212HN.
4 speed close ratio manual transmission with VIN # stamped on side case.
Rear end code AO 2 23 65, 3.70:1 Positraction rear end.

Recent work done includes; rebuilt master cylinder. New dated Harrison aluminum radiator. Rebuilt distributor. Fuel injection and engine tuning. Front and rear suspension work. Detailed engine compartment.

Odometer reads 70,711 miles, believed to be original miles.

Purchased in 1975 by John Marquardt of John Fuel Injection, Downey CA, as a personal car from 'J & D Corvette'.
Sold to Phil Turney, Yucca Valley in 1995.
Purchase by Charlie Bacon in 2004 until recently acquired from his estate.
Vehicle has had 2 restorations since new.
Some restoration receipts and pictures included in sale.

Runs and drives great.
Paint code GG, "Glen Green". Car was painted around 2008 in base/ clear coat paint.
Car has reportedly always been garaged and rarely driven since.
Nice body with bonding strips intact.
No rust
Chrome and stainless were restored when the car was painted and are in great shape.
Body weather stripping is like new.
Fully detailed and rust free under carriage.
Saddle Tan interior.
New dash pads and carpet kit.
Newer leather seat covers, headliner and door panels.
Factory gauges and shifter.

The car is the beneficiary of a still very good repaint in its original 'Glen Green' factory color with a beautiful new 'Tan' standard leather interior. The car must be driven and seen to be truly appreciated - drives straight as an arrow with no strange road wobbles, shakes or rattles - a truly remarkable daily driver that will give any modern day high performance sports car a run for it's money! The 4 speed manual transmission shifts smoothly through all the gears and the temperature always remains cool!

This is a rare opportunity to own a great daily driving and obviously unabused example of a nicely restored only as required (Paint, interior etc) by renown Corvette enthusiast and restorer Charlie Bacon of a very striking second generation Corvette, a 1965 Chevrolet Corvette 327/375HP Fuelie Sports Coupe, 1 of only 771 units built with this engine and is sure to prove a most worthy investment for any Corvette collector or classic American classic muscle car enthusiast!

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