1973 CORVETTE Stingray 383 STROKER Engine

1973 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Technical specifications of Chevrolet Corvette 1973

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Caledonia, Michigan, United States
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Type: Coupe
Trim: Coupe
Year: 1973
Mileage: 30,000
Color: White
Engine size: 383 Stroker
Number of cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

For sale is my 1973 Corvette with a 383 Stroker engine.

I am selling at a bargain price!I know that fall is a poor time to sell, and it will sell for much more in the Spring. I also know that it will sell for much less because of the cracked windshield and cracked front nose, even though these items could be replaced for $500 or so.I am selling at a bargain price, as is, in the fall. If it does not sell, I will replace the windshield and nose and sell it next spring for $15,000.

For sale is my 1973 Corvette with a 383 Stroker engine.

This was literally my dream car since I was a little kid. I had the opportunity and bought it with my combat pay in 2002. I have owned it and enjoyed it for 15 years. My wife and kids have loved it; lots of great memories. I have put a lot of work and money into this car over the years. However, life happens and priorities change. It is difficult to do, but I have decided that it is time part with the vette.

I purchased this vette in 2002 and have owned it since.

It is always garage kept in the summer and is stored indoors in the winter.

It is barely driven in the summer. Maybe 3 to 10 times.

It currently has original 30,000 miles.

It is pretty much stock except for the engine rebuild and the gauges.

Clean title

White paint

Tan interior


Original TH400 Automatic transmission

The engine was rebuilt in 2007 (It is the original block, but not the original heads)

-Rebuild was at 27,414 miles

-383 Stroker

-Holley 750 double pumper carburetor

-CompCams 268H10 cam

-Compression ratio 9.7:1

-Eagle crank shaft

-High volume oil pump

-Vortec heads

-HEI distributor

-I had the engine dynoed and have the graphs and results

-Peak HP 367 HP @ 4900 rpm, average 330 HP

-Peak Torque 454 ft*lb @ 3500 rpm, average 415 ft*lb

Sunpro mechanical gauges

Tires replaced in 2004, great condition, low miles (Cooper Cobra P255/60R15)

Complete exhaust replaced in 2004, great condition, low miles (Flo-Pro mufflers)

Both rear calipers replaced in 2015

Seat belts replaced in 2012, Premium OE style from SeatBeltsPlus (The original seat belts are in a box)

Chrome locking gas cap (The original gas cap is in a box)

It is in good and original condition, but not in perfect condition.

The stock urethane nose has cracked and begun to fall apart in the last few years, which is not uncommon. and it is covered with a LeBra. I purchased a fiberglass replacement nose at one time, but was not comfortable with how rigid it was; a bump would crack it. So, I did not install it. I would recommend a plastic/rubber urethane replacement.

There is a crack in the wind shield.

There are a few chips and scratches in the paint.

There is a missing interior trim piece under the rear window (which never bothered me)

The interior is tan. The door panels are red, but painted tan. It was like this when I bought it. I was going to repaint them to match the interior, but decided to let the new owner choose what they wanted to do.

I added a steel bar stiffener on the underside of the hood.

The hood prop is not stock.

I don't know if it is worth mentioning, but I have a new cam kit and torque converter for it if interested. I planned to replace them this summer for more horsepower. CompCam SK12-246-3 and B&M 20404. $400 worth in parts. They are new, sealed, and unused.

I have done my best to describe everything and take pictures of everything, good and bad. Please inspect the pictures. Let me know if you have any questions at all.

This vehicle is being sold in as is condition, no warranty, returns or refunds.


A non-refundable deposit in the amount of $500.00 is due within 24 hours of the auction ending. The full payment must be completed within 7 days regardless of a pick up date in cash, if cashier's checkit is to clear before the vet is picked up or bank wire transfer. Please note that there are no inspections to be made after the sale. Please be sure to complete any inspection or questions before bidding. The seller makes every effort to describe in detail about the vehicle and includes many detailed and recent natural photos of the vehicle. The mileage on the vehicle is correct at the time of listing but obviously subject to minor changes necessary to complete delivery of the vehicle to the buyer and test drives etc. It is the responsibility of the buyer to be satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value of the vehicle before bidding and to bid based upon that judgment solely. Seller assumes no responsibility whatsoever after the sale. Sold as is. No refunds.

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