1968 CORVETTE RPO L68 COUPE TRI-CARB
First year of the highly anticipated C3 Corvette, this car was originally delivered to the Foreign Distributors Division in Michigan.
First of the chrome bumper C3s, this is an outstanding numbers matching LeMans Blue RPO L68 big block coupe.
Original 427ci Chevy V8 rated at 400 HP, extremely well sorted vehicle with original drivetrain and all major parts having documented stampings and casting numbers (see below).
Recently rebuilt original Holley Tri-carburettor setup with special performance camshaft.
The car has automatic transmission, new front and rear end, new BF Goodrich TAs, fully rebuilt four-wheel disc brakes, new dual exhaust, new ignition leads, fuel pump and wipers hidden under an electrically operated concealment panel.
New rocker covers and air cleaner cover have just been installed as has a new console.
Removable T-top roof and completely original black vinyl interior.
This vehicle is an investment grade asset with NCRS certificate.
BY THE NUMBERS.....
Block casting number: 3916321
Block casting date: A108 - January 10th 1968
Engine code: T0422IO (T=Tanawanda plant; 0422=assembly date of April 22nd, IO=427/400 3X2 turbo automatic)
Carburettors: front=3902353; centre=3940930; rear=3902353
Intake manifold: 3919850
Alternator: 110693, 37 amp, 8E27=May 27th 1968
Turbo hydromatic: 471-CL-68-2002; 471=May 27th 1968, CL=427 hydraulic lifters, 68=model year
Differential: 2-AW-5-13-68-W: 2=second shift; AW=3.08 positraction 427; 5=May; 13=13th; 68=1968; W=Warner Gear
Cylinder heads: left=3917215 D29(date) ; right=3917215 D28(date)
Frame stencil: 3949019-52; 21 Apl 1968
BODY: 2 Door Targa ("T") Top
ENGINE: RPO L68 427ci Big Block (400 HP)
FUEL DELIVERY SYSTEM: Rebuilt Original Holley Triple Carburetors
BRAKES: Fully Rebuilt Four-Wheel Disc Brakes
PAINT: LeMans Blue
MILEAGE: 42,179 miles