4 SPEED, CONVERTIBLE

1969 Chevrolet Corvette for Sale. 350 V8 engine (Correct replacement HW Code L46 engine block factory rated at 350 hp), side pipes, 4 speed manual transmission (matching VIN on transmission), 15” Rally Wheels, 4 wheel disc brakes, beautiful burgundy exterior, dual chrome sport mirrors, white convertible top, tan bucket seat interior with comfort weave inserts, center console, tilt and telescoping steering column, day night mirror. This beautiful Corvette Convertible can be best described as the Gentleman's Muscle Car of it's day!

Automotive History:

The Chevrolet Corvette (C3) was a sports car that was produced by Chevrolet for the 1968 through 1982 model years. Engines and chassis components were mostly carried over from the previous generation, but the body and interior were new. It set new sales records with 53,807 produced for the 1979 model year. The C3 is the third generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, and marks the second time the Corvette would carry the Stingray name, though only for the 1969 - 1976 model years. This time it was a single word as opposed to Sting Ray as used for the 1963 - 1967 C2 generation. The name would then be retired until 2014 when it was re-introduced with the release of the C7.

In 1969, small block engine displacement increased from 327 cu in (5.4 L) to 350 cu in (5.7 L), though output remained the same. All other engines and transmission choices remained unchanged from the previous year, though the L30 base engine was now the ZQ3 and the L79 motor was redesignated the L46. All cars featured 8-inch-wide (200 mm) steel wheels (increased from 7 inches). Tire size remained the same, although this was the first year for optional white lettered tires and the last for red striped tires. Carried over from the previous year were seven available rear axle ratios ranging from 2.73 to 4.56. Standard ratio remained 3.08 with automatic and 3.36 with manual transmission. The optional Positraction rear axle, mandated on many engine/gearbox combinations, was installed on more than 95% of the cars. "Stingray" script nameplates appeared on front fenders, now one word, in contrast to the “Sting Ray” name used previously. Exterior door handles were redesigned so the finger plate would actuate the door, eliminating the separate release button. Backup lights were integrated into the inboard taillights, headlight washers were added, and front grilles were made all black. Side mounted exhausts and front fender vent trim were options for this year only. On the inside, revised door panels provided additional shoulder room in the C3's tighter cabin and headrests became standard. Steering wheel diameter was reduced from 16 to 15 inches to permit easier entry and exit, the ignition switch was moved from the dash to the steering column, and map pockets were added to the dash area in front of the passenger seat. An extended production cycle due to a labor dispute increased '69 volume.

Basic

Year

1969

Make

Chevrolet

Model

Corvette

Miles

18,166

Vin

194679S710833

Stock

11535

Engine

Engine Size

350 V8

Body

Body Color

Burgundy

Interior

Interior Color

Tan

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