This very rare 1966 L79 2 door post M20 4 speed bench seat Chevy II was treated to anextensive body, chassis, engine, and interior restoration. Upgrades in areas where the originalcar design was lacking.(suspension and braking). Vehicle has been driven less than 1500 miles since its completion in Oct 2014 . There are estimated only be 200 Chevy II L79 2dr sedans made in 1966. Documentation from Vintage Vehicle services, signed by GM documentation specialist George Zapora.
This vehicle was not originally sold into the dealer network but was placed into G.M. of Canada product stock. I have the names of the previous registered owners from the last 30 years. When youconsider that US built vehicles do not have this type of documentation and the limited numberproduced this is a highly desirable Chevy II sedan.
Engine: Rebuilt 2 bolt main 350ci bored out 30thou with lumpy Crane cam Performer RPMintake Holley 750 carb 1960s camel hump heads, correct Chevy II oil pan, Z28 GM valvecovers, and functioning cowl induction hood, reproduction L79 air cleaner .Transmission: Rebuilt M21 Muncie with the correct Chevy II “3849309” bellhousing new Ramclutch assembly and new Hurst Competition Plus shifter.
Chassis: Rear axle is a non original completely rebuilt (seals brakes and drums) GM 10 bolt withAuburn positraction with Richmond 3.73 gears. Front is a CPP mini front end aftermarket frontsuspension assembly with tubular upper and lower A-arms disc brake conversion and 1” swaybar. All modifications are bolt on and have not deviated from the factory appearance or factoryassembly points should you wish to return to the problematic original front end design. Brakeshave been converted to power assist disc front and drum rear with 1967 Chevy II brake lines touse a dual line rather than a dangerous single line that all 66 Chevy II were manufactured with.While it is not period correct 66 it is very similar to 67 and much safer and pleasure to drive.
Body: Completely restored with new floors, trunk floor, hood ,trunk lid, quarter panels, complete rear inner wheel housing ,NOS front fenders and rear tail panel. Restoration photosprovided, Trim and chrome is in excellent condition as it is brand new with a few original GMpieces (headlight bezels rear Chevy II emblem). Electrical harness and complete wiring is brandnew and sourced from American Auto wire with exact original appearance. Interior has beenrestored with PUI
Although it does not have its “born with ” drivetrain, you can have a blast with this car, not being afraid to drive it hard , knowing that it is a real documented L79.
Vehicle has a clear Ontario title in my name with no liens, Car is available to view in person. Ican arrange for pick up from local airport (Pearson Toronto or John C Monroe Hamiltonairports). Vehicle is located 60km from Toronto 45km from Niagara Falls New York and 300kmfrom Detroit Michigan.
Rear springs have been rearched and car sits at normal ride height.Brand new flat hood installed ready for paint. Your choice of flat or cowl hood.
Wire transfer only please.
Watch the cold start video and walk around
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Location: Niagara Falls, New York, United States