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Old 12-03-2017, 03:07 PM
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Inspired by Grand Sport chassis #003 as raced at Sebring in 1964 by AJ Foyt and John Cannon

Professionally assembled by Mid America Industries, build completed in September, 2015, driven less than 2,000 miles

Mid America body, Grand Sport tube frame, C4 suspension

Power steering, power brakes, air conditioning

Blueprint engines GM 427 LS Series, 625 Hp, 565 Ft lbs

TKO 600 transmission

RAM Powergrip 11” heavy duty clutch

Dana 44 differential with 3.07 gear

Griffin radiator

Wilwood brake upgrade: 13” rotors and 6-piston calipers front, 12” rotors rear, BP-20 pads

Team Three wheels: 17” x 8” front, 18” x 10” rear, 5 lug with replica knock off spinner

Continental Contisport Contact tires: 235/45 R17 front, 275/45 R18 rear

Leather seats with adjustable lumbar, custom fabricated by GTS classics

Built on salvage title with 63 corvette VIN, register in any state

Asking price $115,000


























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I love it. Little out of my price range.
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Peter sent you a PM Beautiful car!!
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Old 12-05-2017, 12:08 PM
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Thanks. I have sent you a PM with partial reply. Will send more info this evening.
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That is really well done. I hope you sell it soon.
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Old 12-09-2017, 08:47 AM
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Below are photos of the VIN and trim tabs:




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Old 02-01-2018, 11:17 AM
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Fantastic result. Those of us in the " poor penalty box " can only admire for afar. What a rush to drive. With open exhaust one could be the terror of a town.
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Fantastic result. Those of us in the " poor penalty box " can only admire for afar. What a rush to drive. With open exhaust one could be the terror of a town.
Thanks. It does have a glorious sound.
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Old 02-26-2018, 12:32 PM
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Looks great. I would want to get in and just drive , but that would lower the value. Great Vet
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Awesome build. Looks fast just sitting there. Well done, good luck with the sale.
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Wow. What a great looking tribute. I wish I had the money, but after my 2017 GS purchase, I'm tapped out. Best of luck with the sale, whomever buys it is getting a fabulous car.
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Thanks. Your 2017 looks great as well.
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Did it sell yet?
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Did it sell yet?
No, my car remains available.
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Here are some photos of the car on which my tribute is based. These were taken at the Monterey Historics approximately 30 years ago.



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