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1978 Corvette For Sale


This is a 1978 25th Anniversary Edition Corvette

57,500 original miles

Number matching vehicle

Of the 46,776 Corvettes manufactured in 1978 only 932 had this combination of bright yellow exterior & black interior & with a 4-speed transmission. This was the first year of the glass fastback since 1967 . After 33 years it is likely less than 50% of the 932 have survived and significantly fewer in this condition & mileage. This is somewhat of a rare Corvette that has and will continue to increase in value.

The following is an overview of the car, its condition and restoration parts.

1. As stated above this is a very low original mileage car. ( approx. 1,800 miles per year )

2. This is a Numbers Matching car.

3. NEW original factory color paint
with two coats of base color and
four coats of clear coat.
Excellent quality.( Approx 6 months
old )

4. NEW Mirrored Glass T-tops and GM
approved weather seal.

5. Travel Covers for T-Tops and Hold-
down straps.

6. Rear roll out Privacy Cover in
excellent condition.

7. NEW carpeting; front, side and
kick plate . Factory correct pile.

8. Rear carpet area and door trims
were in excellent condition and
were redyed with commercial grade
automobile carpet dye.

9. NEW Custom Embroidered floor mats
by Lloyd Carpets. Corvette
lettering to match car color.

10. Twin Sport mirrors with remote
drivers side adjustment.

11. All gauges are in working
condition except clock. ( Radio/
CD player
has clock )

12. Lenses to gauges are clear.

13. Factory Air conditioning.

14. Factory Aluminum Sport Wheels. (
Polished) Made by Kelsey Hayes
for Corvette.

15. NEW Firestone Firehawks Indy 500
Tires, less than 400 miles (
installed January-25 2010 )

16. Four wheel Power disk brakes in
excellent condition.

17. Tilt -Telescopic steering wheel.

18. Power Steering.

19. Power Windows.

20. Power Antenna.

21. Pioneer AM/FM CD player,
excellent sound. Removable face
( Black, blends in with dash
nicely )

22. Hurst 4-Speed shifter.

23. All glass in excellent condition
and tinted.

24. Original Jack and Space Saver
Tire, with no dry rot.

25. Original dash. No cracks or
Interior excellent

26. No rust on frame.

27. Headlights in good working
condition and aligned with body.

28. All side lights working.

29. Per body shop no evidence car was
ever wrecked.

30. 350 L-48 engine that has been
warmed up to run and sound like a
Vette Should. Still looks
relatively stock. Approx. 300 HP
This is not a hot rod just a
strong runner.

31. Mallory Distributor, with NEW
electronic Module . ( installed 6-
20- 2010 )

32. Mallory Electronic Ignition with
high performance coil ( 45,000
volts )

33. Edelbrock performance manifold .

34. New Edelbrock 600 Carb. (1406
series with electric choke )
( installed 1-18-2010 )

35. Mid range performance cam, revs
very quickly. High torque. Good

36. Headers, great sound, not too

37. NEW fuel filter.

38. NEW air filter & NEW chrome

39. NEW water pump, hoses and belts,
recent radiator flush & NEW

40. NEW 160 degree thermostat. Car
does not run hot.

41. NEW starter ( installed January-
20-2010 )

42. NEW Alternator (January 16-2011

43. NEW Gel battery ; with quick
disconnect. Very powerful. 1000 CCA

44. 3:36 Positive Traction rear end.

45. Mobil One oil & filter ( changed
about 400 miles ago )

This is a beautiful car in all respects and a true “Eye Catcher” from any distance. The asking price is below NADA market value. The 25th Anniversary is a “One Year Only Production” and with the color combination and the highly sought after 4-Speed it will continue to increase in value. This car shows better than the pictures and one of the best 1978s you will find. Also it is a blast to drive ! Trophy winner. { Please no trade offers }


$ 21,500 Tampa, Florida

Status: For Sale
Engine: 350 V-8
Horsepower: 300
Transmission: 4-Speed
Body Type: coupe
Interior: Black
Exterior: Yellow
VIN: 1Z87L8S425253

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