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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 06-26-2014, 05:35 AM Thread Starter
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79 Corvette for Sale

Hello,

I have listed below information on the car and a link for some pictures. Today I will get the car back from the shop after getting a caliper replaced and a new hose near the passenger side of the gas tank. The other hose had rotted out.

My mechanic is saying that the non-factory rims on the back should be replaced since they are slightly bent.

Feel free to email me @ [email protected]

I am in the Bowie, MD area. I normally keep the car garaged in an off site storage location. However it will be at my home from this point on.

Here is the information.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/

79 vette for sale (selling as is):
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• $4,500 (paid $12,000 for the car back in 2009; not trying to
make a profit.)
• 350 small block
• Automatic
• White outside; black interior
• T-tops
• Tinted windows
• Security system
• 82 front and rear fascia
• Flowmaster exhaust system (summer of 2011)

Reason for selling:
• Lost desire to work on the car
• More at home with my mid size cars
• Impulse purchase
• Would rather put the money into a classic truck

What I have done
• Changed engine oil
• Changed differential oil
• Replaced alternator
• Replaced radiator (aluminum)
• Replaced fan shroud
• Replaced spark plugs and wires (currently yellow JEG wires – 8.5 mm)
• Replaced fuel pump; fuel filter within carb; associated
fuel filter hoses; and fuel line to carb
• Replaced heater hoses
• Replaced the low frequency horn
• Replaced the battery
• Added hose shut off valve
• Added two cheap speakers in the back
• Replaced the moulding in the area of the rear portion of
the windows
• Replaced the protective mesh under the hood

What is wrong with the car:
• Prior owner-installed radio has no bass control;
therefore there is a “tinny” sound
• High beam indicator on the instrument panel is on when low
beam lights are on
• High beam indicator on the instrument panel is off when the
high beam lights are on
• Driver side kick panel needs to be replaced
• Steering wheel horn has never worked (actual horns were
tested with a jumper wire and are working; have not
replaced the horn relay)
• The rear right wheel wobbled. The mechanic has fixed that by replacing the caliper. It was full of debris. He still believes that both rear non-standard wheels are slightly bent and should be replaced.
• Car was originally equipped with AC; I purchased the car
with the compressor bracket; but no compressor
• Crack in windshield (my fault for trying to close the hood
with a tape measure between it and the glass)
• Left turn signal works and blinks; right turn signal works; but does not blink. The light just illuminates and stays constant.
• Driver’s side portion of the hood does not sit down flush.
Some times that same side will pop up from the hinge and
open when driving.
• Noticed on 8/11/2013 that there is a slight oil leak. Have not
determined the cause yet.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-12-2014, 01:04 PM Thread Starter
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The car is sold.
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