1969 Chevrolet Corvette

Technical specifications of Chevrolet Corvette 1969

Price: US $15,000.00
Condition: Used
Item location: Tehachapi, California, United States
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Corvette
Year: 1969
Mileage: 96,999
VIN: 194379S714694
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description



Car is located in Southern California

(Tehachapi is located 2 hours north of LA, 4 hours from San Diego, 4 hours from Las Vegas, 5.5 hours from San Francisco, 7+ hours from Phoenix)

1969 C3 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Mostly original with required replacement and/or upgraded parts, runs great, cranks right up

Mileage: 96,999original miles (Daily driven locally until a few months ago to stop odometer from rolling over to 97,000 mi)

VIN 194379S714694

1 - Chevy

9 - Corvette

4 - V8

37 - Two door coupe

9 - 1969

S - St. Louis

714694 - Early number

The production ending vehicle for the second run ending in January, 1969 was 714695.

This Corvette is the next to last one made for the second production run.

Body Number, Trim and Paint Plate (see photo):

Date code: F30 January 30, 1969

Trim code: 412 Bright Blue (Leather)

Paint code: 972 Can-Am White

Pillar VIN (see photo):194379S714694


V8, 350 ci, 300 hp, 380 lbs ft torque, 10.25:1 comp. ratio

Block, Matching Numbers, stamped 19S714694(see photo)and Engine Suffix HZ (for 350 ci/300 hp automatic); stamped 3956618; original Heads, original Orange Engine Paint

COMP Cams Thumpr Hydraulic Flat Tappet Camshaft 12-600-4 (2012)

Holley 4160 Adjustable Float Street Performance 4-Barrel Carburetor (HLY-0-80457S), new at 72k mi, rebuilt (2017)

Holley Street Dominator Intake Manifold

New Summit Tach Drive HEI Distributor (SUM-850001-T), Plugs, Wires (2017)

New Summit High-Torque Mini Starter (SUM-829105), Bracket, Cover (2017)

New Ignition Switch (2017)

New MSD Ignition Control Digital 6A (2011)

New Alternator (NOS) (2011)

New Bosch Automotive Water Pump (#98012) (72k mi)

New Battery (09/2016) Duralast Gold 5 yr/60 mo warranty, 36 mo free replacement

New Positive Battery Cable installed (74k mi, 2011)

New Belts, Fuel Lines and Filter, Cooling System Hoses (2011/2017)

Radiator repair, pressure test, paint (74k mi)

Transmission:TH 400 Turbo Hydra-Matic Automatic, three-speed; new switch, filter/gasket kit, system check (72k mi, 2011).

Exhaust: MagnaFlow Dual Exhaust system, checked and repaired (72k mi, 2011). Combined with the cam, this car has that classic muscle sound and feel.

Brakes: New Master Cylinder and Booster, lines/hoses (2017); new Wilwood Rotors, new Duralast Pads, Brakes cleaned and adjusted (72k mi, 2011)

Tires: Cooper Cobra P255/60R15 Radial G/T Tires, new at 69k mi, 50k mi treadwear protection; Pep Boys Tire Life Preventive Maintenance Package, rotated/balanced at 82k mi

Suspension: All new 2017/2018 from Eckler's Corvette

Part #25-128154-1 Front End Suspension Rebuild Kit, Major, with Polyurethane Bushings

Part #25-114595-1 Rear Suspension Bushing Kit

Part #25-159747-1 Super Street Handling Kit

(New rear suspension parts included but not installed, see photo.)

The following is a link to an entry on the Corvette C3 Registry website in 2009 by a previous owner:


The information in the table quotes that out of 38,762 cars produced, only 82 with these specific options were made.

Now click the Vette Facts button at the top and then reference the 1969 Corvette Facts page:

The quantity built with exterior Color Code 972 Can Am White is unknown, but 10 colors were made. The quantity built with interior Color Code 412 Bright Blue (Leather) was only 242 cars. The math percentages indicate that this is a very rare version.

Interior and exterior were repainted years ago before the last two owners and need to be redone. Exterior does have some very minor surface cracking after 50 years, and a marginal quality and aged paint job.The original exterior paint code 972 Can-Am White color can be seen underneath the exterior red paint in small chipped spots.

The original interior trim code 412 Bright Blue (BB) color can be seen underneath the interior black paint on many interior parts.The black paint is peeling, flaking, and comes off easily on some parts. The original interior parts listed below could be restored back to the original BB color ($), and the BB looks great too.

Considering that the VIN was the next to last of the second production run ending in January, 1969 (special orders last, and General Motors probably kept in-house the very first and last of every run), and also the original black seats/panels/carpet with the original BB trim interior, the original paint underneath the Hood needs to be considered also.The entire underside of the Hood appears to be originally painted Le Mans Blue, not the standard black.The open Hood must have looked great with the Can-Am White exterior and BB/black trim interior colors. The Le Mans Blue Hood underside got painted red, then black. Le Mans Blue can be seen underneath the black and red paint on parts of the Hood from the center to the outer edge (see photo). It shows black over red over Le Mans Blue to fiberglass.These considerations may indicate that this was a special order vehicle, very rare and unique.

The original BB Shift Console Housing shown in photo is broken and painted black, but repairable and restorable by a professional (see Corvette America Part #43242 or similar). It could be that when a previous owner's original BB Shift Console Housing broke, they tried to fix it and painted the BB interior black (maybe to match the black Seats/Doors/Carpet, and also the Hood underside...). They eventually bought a new matching black Shift Console Housing and Park Brake Cover.

The followingoriginal partsall have the BB underneath a repainted black coat:

Sun Visors, Padded

T-Top Pads

T-Top Center Panel

Pillar Posts

Header Molding

Rear Window Frame/Trim

Rear Roof Panels

Telescopic Steering Lock Ring

Steering Column Cover, Upper and Lower

Rear View Mirror Cover

Rear Quarter Panels ( 5-inch speaker hole cut out, no speakers)

Dash Pad, Upper and Lower (no cracks)

Map Pocket (upper left side tab loose)

Kick Panels

Rear Compartment Master Frame

Rear Compartment Hinge Set (needs reattachment)

The following is also a list oforiginal parts,to the best that I could determine:


Door Panels, Deluxe

Seats, Leather, Adjustable


Seat Backs

Lap Belts

Center Armrest

Steering Wheel

Horn Button with Emblem

Tilt Release Lever

Turn Signal Lever


Headlight Knob

Headlight Switch Bezel

Trip Odometer Reset

Hood Release Lever

Wiper Switch Knob

Heater/AC Control Assembly



Speedometer/Tachometer Bezel and Lenses

Small Gauges

Small Gauges Bezel

Clock (not working)

Vent Deflector Balls

Astro Ventilation System

Rear View Mirror, Bracket, Retainer, Ball Stud, and Cover (BB)

Pedals, Gas and Brake

Interior Lights

Ash Tray, Door, and Cigarette Lighter insert (no Lighter)

Shifter Console Plate

Shifter Console Data Plate

Automatic Shifter, Knob and Assembly

Park Brake

Fiber Optic Console Trim Plate and Lenses (1 missing)

Rear Quarter Panel (interior) Retainers

Rear Compartment Doors, carpeted

Rear Compartment Door Frames

Rear Compartment Liners

(No Rear Compartment Fasteners)

Sill Plates

Door Handle Assembly (one Handle replaced, in parts)

Rocker Panels

Headlight Assembly and Vacuum System

Tail, Back-Up, Side Marker, and Parking Lights

Fiberglass body and frame

Header and T-Top Trim and Molding

Grille, Center, Left and Right Side, Molding and Supports

Hood (stamped 48246)(see photo)

Hood Latch, Clamp, Cable, Spring, Bolts (1 replaced)

Hood Support, Hinge, Bolts

AC Bracket

Radiator, Support, Brackets

Fan (stamped W on support), Fan Shroud (stamped 3956109), Assembly, and Pulley (stamped 3883235DS)

Firewall Splash Shields and Seals

Power Steering System

Gas Tank

Spare Tire and Assembly

Rallye Wheels, Silver-Gray, Hubcaps, and Rings

Front Bumper

Rear Bumpers

Rear License Plate Bezel

Gas Lid Emblem

Rear Panel Corvette Emblem

Nose Emblem

Front Fender Stingray Emblems

Side Louver Inserts

All Exterior Trim and Molding


Tinted Door Glass with Astro Ventilation logo

Rear Window Glass and Frame

Wiper Assembly (no wash connected)

Wiper Compartment Cover

Wiper Door Actuator (under hood right side)

Antenna Assembly

Other includedoriginalparts (see photo):

Shift Console Housing (broken, needs repair)

Water Pump, stamped 30570

Starter, stamped 1108430 3K 8 7 DELCO-REMY USA, 3954 12, H22 in raised rectangle

AC Compressor, lines and fittings; Frigidaire stamped 6555302 R 15; Foil Label reads Code No. 010692, R-12 3.25 lbs., Model No. 5910645; rotates freely

Exhaust Manifolds



Timing Roller Chain and Sprocket Set; Chain stamped Morse Made In USA, Large Sprocket stamped 340235

Two Ventilation Ducts


Nuts, Bolts, etc.

All Lights, Horn, Wipers, and Vacuum System work

All Gauges work except Clock (of course)

Fan, Heater and Defroster work

AC not hooked up, but have original Compressor, lines, and fittings; Bracket still attached

Power Steering/Power Brakes (Park Brake not working)

Tilt-Telescopic Steering Column

T-tops with bags

Removable Rear Window

The Hidden Headlight and Hidden Wiper Systems work well after car warms up. Right Headlight sometimes barely catches the edge and needs a nudge. The override switch to the Wiper System, that allows the vacuum-operated panel to be left up during freezing conditions, works (location tested at 4500 ft and it gets cold outside, even in the garage).

Fiberglass Body had a small topside crack in the left rear quarter panel and was recently stop drilled, fiberglass patched underneath, new resin and smoothed. Driver's side door by handle has one small piece of fiberglass missing.

T-Top Pads and tops of Pillar Posts have some slight wear and cracking by the door.

Driver's side seat has a very small hole from wear in top upper left. Door Panels have some wear and cracking on outer edge, no cracks on armrest, and some hardware replaced.

Some interior screws have been replaced or not.

Shift Console Housing and Park Brake Console have been replaced in black. Missing driver's side Shift Console Housing Extension (radio access).

Side Mirror, one Outside Door Handle, and both Inside Door Window Cranks replaced (broken Cranks and Handle in parts).

AM/FM Cassette Radio (Custom Autosound) with added speaker soundbar in rear, works but could use a modern upgrade.

Front Tag Bracket attached for two plate vehicle.

Daily-driven locally survivor car; next to last VIN of second production run; very rare original paint/trim combination with options like Automatic Transmission, Tilt-Telescopic Steering, AC, T-Tops and Removable Rear Window; and not many mostly original and matching numbers up for sale often like this one, especially located in Southern California. Great as an investment, and/or ready for the next level of engine and interior upgrades and body work/paint job (or easily restored back to original paint/trim colors) for maximum enjoyment and value.

Florida bank currently has FL title. Tagged in CA from May 2013 to April 2018. Currently CA registered Planned Non-Operation (PNO) status. Car went from MA to Gulf Coast FL to Southern CA.

Seller is private owner since 2013. All parts and maintenance receipts back to 2011 included. Car was just recently inspected with minor maintenanceperformed a few days before auction start(replaced one Inside Door Window Handle Crank, both Outside Door Handle Springs, Accelerator Cable Retainer, Oil Pressure Gauge Line). Inspection found minor (but important to disclose) leaks that must be immediately addressed in Power Steering (Valve and Actuator), Transmission (Pan and Front Pump), and Brake (right rear line on swing arm)Systems, Buyer's responsibility after purchase.Brake line needs repair before being driven on street.

Easy pickup or shipping access for auto transport or trailer.

Vehicle available for inspection.Buyer responsible for all inspection costs.No test drives (PNO). Contact seller for appointment.Serious inquiries only.

Buyer will pay deposit (non-refundable) of US $500 to Paypal within 24 hours of auction end and contact seller.Seller will then provide buyer with bank contact information. Buyer will contact bank after sale to pay balance by bank wire transfer or cashier's check and finalize sale, prepare title transfer (FL title), and obtain release of vehicle from bank.Payment balance to be paid by bank wire transfer or cashier's check within 3 business days.Seller will not release vehicle until bank notifies seller that sale is finalized and vehicle may be released.Buyer is responsible for vehicle pickup or shipping and all related costs. Buyer responsible for any taxes or fees. Vehicle sold as-is. No warranty intended or implied. No return or refund. All sales final.

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