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1977 Chevy Corvette 1977 Chevrolet Corvette
1977 Chevrolet Corvette



The third generation of Corvette, known as the C3, was introduced in 1967 and continued to be produced until 1982. Corvettes have always had a huge following with the C3 being no different and actually setting sales records in 1979 when just under 54,000 units were produced. While the motors and chassis components were carried over from the previous generation the C3 introduced a completely restyled exterior and interior. This generation also introduced the T-Top style that would give owners the option of cruising in a coupe or popping them off on fair weather days. This '77 is a good looking driver classic that has had 1 repaint in its life. It is a factory dark Corvette Red making 1 of 3,434 in this color combo. It has a nice Black accents on the low rise cowl hood and it also wears its original luggage rack on the rear deck. It is a nice little car that rides on a set of Rally wheels with Legend GT Eldorado tires.



It is an original L82 car with its stock 350 ci V8 motor. This was the higher HP motor for the year and is combined with an automatic transmission. The car has a new dual exhaust system and sounds great. It has 4 wheels power disc brakes as well as power steering and AC making it a comfortable classic to cruise around in. In 2020 the car was gone through with various repairs including a new wiper motor, horn, hood latch, hood release, fuel gauge, and speedo cable.


Check out some stock Engine Specs from Corvettestory.com

Type: V8

Valve Location: In Head

Bore / Stroke: 4.00" / 3.48" (Standard, L82 350 Cubic Inch)

Displacement: Standard, L82 Engines: 350 Cubic Inches

Compression Ratio: 8.5:1 (Standard Engine)

9.00:1 (L82 Engine)

Crankshaft Material: Forged Steel

Camshaft Material: Cast Modular Iron (Standard L48 Engine)

Forged Steel (L82 Engine)

Oil Pump Type: Gear

Normal Oil Pressure 32 - 40 psi @ 2,000 RPM

Oil Pressure Gauge Electrical

Crankcase Oil Capacity, Standard, L82 Engines 4.0 Quarts, Less Filter

4.5 Quarts, With Filter Change

Recommended Oil Grade Above 20°F: SAE 20W-20, SAE 10W-30, 10W-40

20W-40, 20W-50

0°F to 60°F: SAE 10W, 5W-30, 10W-30, 10W-40

Below 20°F: SAE 5W-20, 5W-30

Fuel Filter Mesh Strainer

Fuel Pump Mechanical

Fuel Pressure 7.5 - 9.0 PSI

Cooling System Capacity 350 cubic inch Standard, L82 Engines

20.7 Quarts (with heater)

Thermostat Type Pellet

Radiator Cap Relief Pressure ~15 PSI

Battery 12 volt - 78 plate

3,500 Watts Heavy Duty (RPO UA1)

12 volt - 90 plate

4,000 Watts

Thermostat Opening 192° - 198° F

Fully Opened at 227°

Brakes

Type Caliper Disc, Four Wheel Hydraulic

Lining Area 43.15 Square Inches

Swept Area 249.14 Square Inches

Disc Vented

Horsepower

Standard Engine (350 cubic inch) 180 hp @ 4,000 RPM;

Torque: 270 lb-ft @ 2,400 RPM

RPO L82 (350 cubic inch) 210 hp @ 5,200 RPM;

Torque: 255 lb-ft. @ 3,600 RPM

Ignition System

Ignition Timing Centrifugal Advance Distributor | 1103246 | Base Engine

Start: 0° @ 1,200 RPM

Intermediate: 12° @ 2,000 RPM

Maximum: 22° @ 4,200 RPM Distributor | 1103248 | Base Engine

California, Automatic Only

Start: 0° @ 1,200 RPM

Intermediate: 12° @ 2,000 RPM

Maximum: 22° @ 4,200 RPM Distributor | 1103256 | L82 Engine

Start: 0° @ 1,200 RPM

Intermediate: 13° @ 1,600 RPM

Maximum: 16° @ 2,000 RPM

Ignition Timing Vacuum Advance Distributor | 1103246 | Base Engine

Start: 0° @ 4 inches Hg

Maximum: 18° @ 17 inches Hg Distributor | 1103248 | Base Engine

California, Automatic Only

Start: 0° @ 4 inches Hg

Maximum: 10° 8 inches Hg Distributor | 1103256 | L82 Engine

Start: 0° 4 inches Hg

Maximum: 10° 8 inches Hg

Spark Plug AC Spark Plug

R45TS

Spark Plug Thread 14 mm.

Spark Plug Torque 25 lb.-ft.

Spark Plug Gap .045 inch

Firing Order 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2

Idle Standard Engine, Manual Transmission:

700 RPM (In Neutral) Standard Engine, Automatic Transmission:

500 RPM (In Drive) L82 Engine, Manual Transmission:

800 RPM (In Neutral) L82 Engine, Automatic Transmission:

700 RPM (In Drive)



The interior of the car is done in Black which is stock for this car. Everything has been kept very original except for an aftermarket Alpine AM/FM/CD receiver with Bluetooth, Aux connection and USB. Behind the bucket seats are the standard C3 storage compartments, 1 of which houses the battery. Other nice features include the power windows and the car does come with its original jack setup.



These Corvettes are fun cars and always prove to be popular classics to own!






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