To swing open the barn doors to find an iconic Corvette that has been stored inside for years is an amazing rush to those that have experienced it. While we can’t always be there in person to watch as an old Corvette that’s covered in a layer of fine dust is pulled from the barn to outdoors, perhaps for the first time in decades, we can relive that feeling though pictures.
The Corvette in the pictures is a Mosport Green 1966 Corvette Convertible. The hood is that from a big block and when it’s opened, we think we are looking at the big dog L72 – the 427 ci 425 hp V8 engine. The engine is in very rough condition and a full restoration would be needed before this thing ever fires up again.
Looking at the front of that engine where the frame rails are, there is quite a bit of surface rust and so it’s safe to assume that rust may be an issue on the frame of the stored Corvette. There is air in the tires which is a good thing and an auxiliary hard top is on the car which hopefully prevented some deterioration of the interior.
What you don’t see in the photo set is a picture of the Corvette outside the barn. We believe it may be still tucked away inside until someone can come along and free her. Unfortunately, the location of the car is unknown so perhaps the images are just a tease for a barn find that is still waiting to be found.
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