1978 Red Corvette Big Block Four Speed For Sale
This sharp little red corvette is a blast to drive with the upgraded big block engine and four speed manual transmission.
454 Big block, four speed manual transmission, black leather interior, 85,700 miles on dash (title is exempt for mileage), power steering, power brakes, AM/FM/Cassette radio, alloy wheels, tilt and telescopic steering column, Gymkhana suspension, L88 high rise hood, Sanders headers, Flowmaster mufflers, 2 1/2″ dual exhaust, and much more.
This corvette has had a ton of upgrades by the last owner. He had the 454 big block rebuilt with flat top pistons, 500/500 Cam, heads redone, Holley carb, fly wheel, clutch kit, HEI distributor, aluminum radiator with dual electric fans, alternator, and much more. He also replaced the upper and lower ball joints, upper and lower control arm bushings, sway bar links, 4 shocks, coil springs, 4 tie rod ends, power steering control valve, rear spring bolts and bushings, front brake hoses, left front caliper, and much more. They also redid the interior with seat covers, carpet, door panels, weatherstrips, dash, and had the vette repainted.
GM produced 47,000 Corvettes in the 1978 (25th anniversary) model year. Out of the 47,000 produced, only 8,162 had the four speed manual transmission.
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