1958 Chevrolet Corvette Extensive Frame-Off Restore
Extensive Frame-Off Restore
1500 Locust Street Des Moines, IA 50309515-245-9100
Extensive frame-off restoration on a gorgeous 1958 Corvette convertible with close to 100k spent on the restoration alone with seven miles since completion. This exquisite 1958 Corvette was professionally painted in very dark Graphite Gray Metallic which was a 2023 factory Corvette color and looks very similar to the original 1958 Corvette Dark Charcoal with a little more metallic and looks almost like black with metallic and silver coves that accent the car perfectly. The impeccable piece of art on four wheels is jeweled with new show chrome from new bumper to new bumper including the grill teeth and surround, license plate holders, new head light trim, all new side trim and door handles, new windshield with new windshield trim, new side glass and trim, restored hard top with new headliner, new chrome trim, glass and tail lights and emblems. The elegant new red interior shows like new with new seat covers, new dash leather, new Wonderbar radio, new carpet new refurbished gauges and the odometer showing 6 miles since completion. This a soft top delete car with hard top only. The entire drive train was also rebuilt during the restoration process including the engine, transmission and rear end. Under the hood is show quality engine compartment showcasing the 1958 283 c.i. engine with double hump heads, correct valve covers, snowflake intake and chrome ignition shielding. The undercarriage has had an extensive frame-off, nut and bolt restoration and has new brake lines, new rebuilt suspension, new exhaust etc.. This classic Corvette rolling on new wide whites with steel wheels and new spinner hubcaps for the Iconic Corvette look.
Beautiful Graphite Gray Metallic that resembles the factory Charcoal Gray.
Show quality chrome and stainless trim
Silver painted coves
One year only factory hood
One year only chrome trunk spears
Painted to match, restored hardtop
Correct steel wheels with Corvette spinner hubcaps
New wide whitewall tires
Beautiful new red interior
Restored steering wheel and horn center
New fitted carpets
283 c.i. engine casting 3794226 date code C 16 8
Carter 4 bbl. carb. 3779176
Winters intake 373-1398 date L 10 8
New correct chrome air cleaner and ignition shielding
4 speed manual transmission P8E4
Correct rear 3.36 gear with posi-traction 3789812
Nut and bolt restoration performed for show quality appearance
American Dream Machines At American Dream Machines, we typically have over 100 quailty classic cars and trucks in stock and for sale. We have everything from Corvettes to Cadillacs, Camaros, Mustangs, Mopars, GTOs, Chevelles, Bel Airs, Blazers and exotic sports cars. Our classics and muscle cars range from the 1950s to the 1970s. Our inventory is diverse and continuously changing and always growing! Our #1 Goal is to make you, our customer happy with the American classic and muscle cars we offer. We highly recommend that ALL CUSTOMERS call our knowledgeable, experienced staff and with Midwest values and have very detailed discussions regarding overall condition of any of our classics that you are considering getting in the drivers seat of. Our phone number is (515)-245-9100 and we are centrally located in the heartland of America, in Des Moines Iowa. American Dream Machines occupies the historic 41,000 square foot Packard Dealership. We are one of the largest full service classic car dealerships in the Midwest. We have over 10 active Mechanic hoists, a body shop and detail bays that are used by our technicians to inspect, repair, upgrade and detail our cars so that they are ready to be delivered to your driveway. Please give us a call and we will be happy to help get your dream car to almost any location worldwide! ALL OF OUR PICTURES AND VIDEOS ARE REAL, ALL THE WAY AROUND! We photograph our cars in our professional photo studio for the best possible image accuracy and representation of the cars. We do this because of our commitment to the authenticity and quality of the cars that we sell and the commitment to our customers.