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General Information

Year
1968
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Chevelle
Color
Black Vinyl / Butternut Yellow
Packages
Super Sport 396 325hp
History
Purchased vehicle from Muscatine, Iowa in May of 2015. Information obtained from previous owner revealed the car spent most of its life in Muscatine, Iowa, except from 1968 until around 1979 or 1980 which its location is unknown. Vehicle was sold according to the broadcast sheet from Modern Chevrolet in Lubbock, Texas in 1968.

My research has identified the original owner as Adrian Crawford an Attorney from Washington, D.C. originally from Arkadelphia, Arkansas.
1968 Chevrolet Chevelle (Black Vinyl / Butternut Yellow)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Vehicle is equipped with a factory 396 325hp backed with a Turbo Hydro-Matic Transmission that is all factory correct based on factory numbers and tags. Differential is a 12 bolts positive traction 3:07 gear.
Interior
Interior is original based solely from the previous owner.
Exterior
Vehicle had one repaint by Steve Curry owner of Curry Paint and Body Shop in Muscatine, Iowa between 1984 and 1986 before he closed the Paint and Body Shop. It was re-painted Butternut Yellow in Dupont Lacquer which was the factory color. The Super Sport striping is original during the re-paint they were taped off.
Audio
Vehicle came equipped with a factory AM Delco radio.
Suspension
Standard factory.
Wheel and Tire
Factory rally wheels with redline bias tires.

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