eBay Find: Project-Ready Survivor 1968 Corvette Coupe

Looking for your next project Corvette? This Le Mans Blue 1968 coupe listed on eBay might be a pretty good candidate for a restoration. The listing states that this Corvette has been in the care of its current owner since 1973, and still has its original L79 327 motor.

The listing says that this Corvette has only had two owners in its more than 43 years of existence, and has 100,000 miles on the odometer. The car seems to be pretty complete, and in very decent shape considering it has never undergone any kind of restoration. Even the chrome E/T wheels and the tires they are still wearing were put on the car in 1975. The listing states that the car does run and drive, but one of the rear calipers has a tendency to stick, and they are leery about anyone going too far on the 37 year old rubber. This Corvette is definitely priced right with a Buy-It-Now of $12,495. But you’d better hurry, there’s just over a day left on the auction.

Seeing this Corvette has got our wheels turning on the possibility of doing our own classic Corvette project car. But which model and what direction do we take? Do we do a full resto on a diamond in the rough like this ’68, or do we take a cheaper late 70’s model and turn it into an LS swapped track toy? Maybe even build up the under-served C4? Well, what better way that to get input from our readers: What non-C5/C6 Corvette should we get for a project car, and what direction should we take with the build?

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Clifton Klaverweiden

Clifton has been a car fanatic since his late teens, when he started the restoration of his '67 Camaro. He considers himself a student of automotive science and technology, and particularly loves all things LSX. And, although he has an appreciation for everything, from imports to exotics, his true passion will always be for GM musclecars.
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