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1971 CORVETTE FLORIDA
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

1971 Corvette Big Block Coupe

1971 Corvette production numbers:
21,801 Total
14,680 Coupe
7,121 Convertible

Recently found in a climate controlled garage where it had been stored for over ten years, this 1971 Corvette was one of a small collection left to a widow. There was no documentation to be found but a thorough, expert inspection revealed no rust issues or evidence of collision damage repair.

The paint and interior appear to be original with normal wear for a low mileage survivor (showing just over 36K miles). The automatic transmission looks new and appears to have been replaced at some point. The engine stamping numbers are correct for the 454/365hp. This €˜71 has a rare combination of options.

RPO# # Produced in €˜71

C60 Air Conditioning 1,481
905 Nevada Silver 1,177
Custom Interior Trim (Leather) 2,602
LS5 454 365hp Engine 5,097
A31 Power Windows 6,192
M40 Turbo Hydra-matic Trans 10,060
J50 Power Brakes 13,558
N40 Power Steering 17,904
U69 AM/FM Radio 18,078

Hagerty Valuation (05/2018): 
#1 Concours $61,400
#2 Excellent 45,300
#3 Good 28,900
#4 Fair 15,200

Hagerty Value Adjustments:
Automatic Transmission -8%
Power Windows +200
Air Conditioning +2,000
Custom Interior (Leather) +$900
Power Steering +$2,500

Recent repairs and maintenance
(ASC Chevy Technician)
Goodwrench Multi Point Inspection
New shocks
New rear leaf spring
New exhaust
Carburetor rebuilt
Fuel Filter
New brake calipers and pads
New alternator
Amsoil 10W30 ZRod Synthetic Motor Oil
Amsoil Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter
Amsoil 75W90 Synthetic Gear Lube
A/C flush, convert to R134A
Drained oil from compressor and evaporator,
Condenser and lines
Replaced receiver/dehydrator

Replaced suction/discharge and liquid AC lines
Added 8oz of Ester A/C oil
Charged with 2.4lbs of R134A
Added fluorescent die
Installed electronic ignition in distributor
Set timing
Replaced spark plugs
Removed and cleaned fuel tank
Replaced fuel pump
Replaced fuel filter
Added additional fuel filter near tank
Replaced spindle/axle bearings and seals
Shimmed for proper end play
Replaced front wheel bearings and seals
Replaced master cylinder and booster
Bled brakes
Replaced parking brake springs and hardware
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