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1985 Chevrolet Corvette

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Manufacturer: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Year: 1985
Type: Coupe
Color: Red
Mileage: 2,500
Engine: 383 Stroke
Transmission: Manual
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Safety Features: Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag
Trim: 2 Dr. Cpe
Interior Color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1985 Corvette; Frame-Off Restoration
All work performed by Chris Petris of Petris Enterprises; Scottsboro. AL -formally Corvette Clinic of Sanford. FL. (Work began 05/05 & completed 01/14)
383 Stroker - dynoed at 498 HP/494 TQ; 11. 1 compression
58 mm Professional Products throttle body 
A/C Sanderson compressor (new) -- R34a refrigerant (used to be R12)
A. I. R. pump (custom fabricated) eliminator kit (polished) 
Adjustable fuel pressure regulator 
ARP bolts -- used whenever & wherever possible
Autopower Sport Rollbar (painted red)
Axleshafts (Steel -- high performance U-Joints -- all powder coated) 
Ball joints -– all new from VBP (Vette Brakes & Products) 
Bel 975R Remote front & rear (hidden) X. K. Ka & Laser Radar Detector
Big Mouth Air Dam 
Bilstein shocks
Block (new GM four bolt) bored . 030 over. decked. honed. blueprinted & fully balanced
Bosch 30 lb. injectors & NGK spark plugs
Bosch racing oil filter
Brake hoses -- braided & stainless steel 
Budnik wheels and steering wheel 
Bushings -– all new front & rear from VBP 
C-4 to C-5 -- 13” front brake upgrade kit. Hawk pads & Sport Brake Slotted Rotors
on all corners. Thermally cycled. treated & powder-coated calipers from VBP 
C5 transmission dampener added to prevent rattling and movement
Cam-lock 5-point racing safety harness -- (driver & passenger) (car never raced)
Camber Brace -- painted red 
Canton 8 qt oil pan (Road Race) with pick-up assembly & windage screen
Canton oil pump 
Carpeting. nbsp;floor mats & Underhood Insulator from Car Motorsports
Catco (high flow) catalytic converter
Centerforce Dual Friction clutch
Clevite main & rod H series (race style) bearings 
Comp Cams -- hydraulic lifters 
Comp Cams -- heavy-duty pushrods
Comp Cams -- High Tech Race double roller timing chain & gear set
Comp Cams -- stainless steel 1. 6 roller rockers
Cooling fan relay -- updated model & wiring
Corsa 14115 Twin Pro-Series stainless steel cat-back exhaust system
Dewitt Aluminum Radiator 
Dash -- New custom dash cluster utilizing new gauges from Autometer
Davis Unified Ignition E-core ignition coil 
Distributor -– Performance Distributors -- D. U. I.
Differential -- 3. 73 gear set (originally was 3. 07)
Driveshaft [new] -- (The Driveshaft Shop -- aluminum: 3. 5” diameter – high performance U-Joints -- (all powder coated) 
Dynomat Extreme & FatMat sound deadening 
Eagle crankshaft -- 4130 forged steel 
Eagle S. I. R. 6. 0 connecting rods 
Edelbrock aluminum water pump 
Edelbrock Performer 64cc RPM aluminum heads -- ported
Edelbrock stainless steel 2. 02/1. 60 valves
Emblems -- custom-made “383 stroker” emblems -- made by Third Shift Studios 
Emergency brake hardware kit (stainless steel)
External digital fuel pressure gauge (in vehicle dash)
FelPro head gaskets 
Fender flares (made by G. M. ) 
Fire extinguisher (HalGuard -- chrome; secured in cargo area)
Fuel pump -- Bosch electric #0580254984 (used in Porsches -- adapted for vehicle usage)
HID fog-light kit with 10 ga. wiring 
Holley HP ECU -- with new retrofit harness. wiring. terminals & connectors
Holley wide band dual O2 sensors -- mandatory for use with Holley HP ECU
Hood shocks -– new all around
K&N filter with modified air lid
Keisler 5 speed manual transmission (Tremec TKO-600)
Lakewood blow-proof bellhousing (scattershield) 
LED taillights 
Lingenfelter 74219 hydraulic roller cam
Lingenfelter Accel Superram intake base & upper plenum (ported)
Livewire plug wires
Magnabraid hose covering applied throughout -- (stainless steel braided hoses) 
Michelin Pilot Sport tires -- 275/35/17 on front. 335/35/17 on rear
Mini VIP -- Ignition voltage intensifier (creates 18v) 
Mirror wind deflectors (carbon fiber) 
Moroso valve cover gaskets 
Optima battery (Red Top) 
Original seats were replaced with “Sport” style electric seats 
Pedals -- from Ultimate Pedals; custom anti-slip; gas. nbsp;brake. nbsp;clutch & footrest
Perfect Circle piston rings
PowerMaster Alternator -– 140 amp.
Quietcar -- undercoating & sound reducer -- [in addition to Dynamat & Fatmat] 
Ravelco alarm system (concealed male/female metal connectors that must unite for the vehicle to start) 
Removable glass top
Royal Purple synthetic 10/30 motor oil -- 8 quarts 
Seats redone with “383 stroker” on headrests & “Corvette” on backrest
Sony XAV 60 -- 6. 1 inch screen; DVD/MP3 player with rear camera (activates automatically in reverse). Diamond speakers. Alpine VPower amplifier 
Springs -- front & rear (soft ride) from VBP 
Starter -- New 92-96 LT1 w/heat shield (block needed machining to fit starter)
Thermostat -- 180 degree 
Tie Rod Ends -- from VBP 
TPIS coated headers 
Underbody “X” brace system -- powder coated red
Valve covers -- polished & custom-made (383 stroker) from Cook Enterprises
Viper remote alarm system (in addition to Ravelco)
Wheel bearing assembly (rear -- from VBP) 
Wheel spacers -- custom built by Skulte Performance Designs (to accommodate larger & new front brake system upgrade) 
Window regulators & motors -- all updated to later C4 style
Wing -- C4R (with custom designed & fabricated brackets to support added weight) 
Wiseco 4. 030 (bore) Pro True flat top forged pistons. 3. 750 stroke

I have every receipt that I ever spent on this car and this massive pile of paperwork will accompany the vehicle. If I had to guess how much I spent on this car since I purchased it. which was around 1995. I'd estimate the cost to be around $75k. probably more. Anyone who knows anything about vehicles will know that the above listed parts are top notch and how much time and skill it took to install all of them.

I have this vehicle currently insured for $65k and I'm only paying $420/yearly because it's insured as a collector vehicle.  

The builder. Chris Petris. is well known in the Corvette industry. He worked with John Greenwood and ran his own department years ago while working at Ecklers. He spent 8 1/2 years building this car because he's a perfectionist. And because I kept on adding things onto the above mega list for him to do to this car.

I know I won't get out what I invested in this build but there is no 85 like this one on the planet. It's never been raced. despite having cam locks and a rollbar. I basically had them installed for looks. The car is a rocket. reliable and so damn fun to drive. The original Atari style dash gauges are gone and have been replaced with new AutoMeter gauges.  

No expense has been spared in this build. Every nut and bolt has been replaced. Every part has either been upgraded or replaced. I told Chris that I did not want to cheap out on anything. For example. the tires alone cost me $1. 00. The radiator $500. The 383 stroker engine with superram. thousands. If you carefully read the above list. you'll see why this car is the best 85 on the planet and beyond.  

My buy it now price is $50k and the reserve is $46k. but I am willing to negotiate serious offers. I have a figure in my head and if it is reached. I will ship this car insured to your doorstep. via major carrier. anywhere in the continental U. S. . at my expense.  

Approximately 2. 00 miles have been put on the vehicle since the restoration was completed.  

Of course you may look at and inspect the vehicle after an appointment has been made.

I will only accept a deposit via PayPal if their fee is added to the purchase price and the vehicle will be released after the funds have been verified and withdrawn. Checks are accepted but the vehicle will not be released until and after the funds have been verified and withdrawn. Cashier's check is the best and fastest option.

Any question. please send me an email.

Thank you. /p>


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