1972 Z28, four speed, with some rare factory options. Same owner since 2002. Originally an Oklahoma car. Still has 1978 Oklahoma inspection sticker affixed to original windshield. Runs and drives as well as it looks. Impeccable repaint of the original Cranberry Red finish with Black stripes. All original glass, chrome, stainless, and interior. Undercarriage is primarily original. Odometer reads 50,942. There is no documentation, but the owner history and condition of car indicates this is the original mileage. Less than 800 miles logged since 2002. Since the repaint, only driven to exercise the mechanical components and driven to a few shows and cruises. Otherwise, stored in a secure garage. One of less than 1,000 four speed Z28’s manufactured in 1972.
As stated above, dry Oklahoma car most of it’s life. All original body panels are laser straight. This was a frame up restoration, due to the excellent condition of the car. Body was disassembled, all panels were massaged and prepped, and refinished in the original factory code 75 Cranberry Red with code YF8 Black stripes. The quality of paint would be accurately described as excellent. The finish is uniform. No irregularities. No blotches or uneven shades or hues. Buffed to a mirror gloss. Hours were dedicated to aligning and fitting all body panels. Please look at the file of photos. Fits and gapment are precise and excellent. Bumpers are original and in excellent condition. Remaining original chrome, stainless, emblems, and brightwork also in excellent condition. D80 front and rear spoiler. Original tinted glass is in excellent condition. Dual color keyed sport mirrors. First year for the course grille mesh, and grille is in great shape. Z28 five spoke sport wheels have been refinished, with trim rings and center caps. BF Goodrich Radial T/A tires, P235/60R15. Z21 exterior style package- Body colored door handle inserts, bright accented parking lights, headlights, and backup lights. Bright accented window, body, sill, and hood moldings.
ENGINE AND DRIVE TRAIN:
The heart of this beautiful Z28 is the 350 Cu. In. LT1 engine built to LT1 specs. Correct 3970010 casting number, but not the original block. Casting date is L58, December 5,1968, making it a four bolt main block built for 1969 production..
The remaining components of the build are the correct OEM LT1 parts. Correct Holley four barrel carburetor- List#6239- GM#3999263. 780 CFM. Carb functions perfectly. Automatic choke works well. Correct Z28 aluminum hi rise intake manifold. Correct 2.02”/1.60” heads. 76.18cc combustion chambers. 9:1 compression. Solid lifters, .458” intake and .484” exhaust. Forged crank. Flat top pistons. Single point distributor with vacuum. Dual snorkel air cleaner. Stock exhaust manifolds have been replaced with Hooker Competition Series headers. Full aluminized dual exhaust with transverse muffler. New heavy duty radiator.
Eleven inch heavy duty clutch. Muncie M21 four speed transmission. Ten bolt rear differential with optional 4.10 gear with posi traction. Aftermarket bolt on adjustable traction bars have been installed. Original F41 suspension with heavy duty shocks and springs. Rear stabilizer bar. One inch front stabilizer bar. Power disc brakes on the front, drum on the rear. Manual steering. Undercarriage still displayed the original factory undercoating. At the time of the repaint, the restoration shop put the car on the rack, cleaned and touched up the undercoating. The idea was to adhere as closely to factory appearance as possible.
Complete interior is original, with the exception of the carpet and sill plates. When the car was repainted, all the seals, weatherstripping, and jam seals were replaced. The quality of paint in the door jams and inner doors is the same as the exterior of the car. Also, look at the photos of the bottom of the doors. Seats, door panels, headliner and package shelf in excellent shape. Dash and dash pad also in excellent condition. Remote driver mirror. Factory AM 8 track stereo. 6,500 RPM redline tachometer. 130 MPH speedometer. Fuel, amps, water temp gauges. Clock. Stewart Warner oil pressure gauge installed under the dash. Hurst shifter. Remote trunk release located in glove box. Factory sport wheel.
Trunk is untouched original, with original splatter paint. Solid as a rock. New spare is mounted on the original wheel. Original jack is present. Even the original jack cover is still in place.
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