CHEVROLET FIRENZA CAN AM IN SOUTH AFRICA
Price: R 420.000
Chassis # . Car number 18 of 100 built in South Africa in as homologation cars in order to allow the legendary Chevrolet Dealer Team race cars to be based on the road car. Whilst the three Dealer Team Cars were massively successful in their short racing careers, none of the original Dealer Team Cars exist anymore. It is estimated that around 38 of the 100 original numbered road chassis remain in the world. Of these approximately 28, five are located offshore (Australia, UK, Sweden, USA) and the remainder are in South Africa This car has been owned by our family since and was converted by the late Owen Ashley to race spec in as a tribute to the Chevrolet Dealer Team cars. The car has since been raced for 16 years and has been very successful at Killarney, Zwartkops, Kyalami, East London, Aldo Scribante, Wesbank Raceway, Gydo Pass Hillclimb and Knysna Hillclimb. The vehicle was deregistered from the South African eNatis system as a road car in and all paperwork / registration papers are available. The original matching numbers DZ302 block has suffered damage and the car now campaigns with a replica engine built to DZ302 spec. The damaged, original DZ302 matching numbers block, along with the original large valve Camel Heads, DZ 302 Intake manifold and bellhousing are included in the sale. Current engine spec as follows: Dart Little M block - 3 inch stroke, bore Wet Sump, Milodon Oil Pan with gates / baffles, High Volume Pump, Milodon Pick Up and Shaft Scat Forged Crank to original DZ302 spec, Eagle H Beam Forged Rods Venolia Dome Pistons - compression, GM Aluminium Fast Burn Heads Roller Cam, Solid Lifters, Roller Rockers MSD 6AL Ignition, Blaster Coil. Moroso Plug leads. Edelbrock Victor Junior Intake Manifold Holley 750 Double Pumper, Holley Electric Fuel Pump ARP bolts / Studs throughout, Clevite H Series Bearings, Felpro Gaskets throughout Original Muncie M21, 4 speed gearbox with Hurst shifter. QuarterMaster Lightweight Flywheel Matching QuarterMaster Bellhousing, Reduction Starter, QuarterMaster 7.25 Clutch Ford 9 inch rear, 3.25 ratio with Detroit Locker. Original LS rear axle / diff. Needs a service - included in sale Multi-link rear suspension setup, designed and installed by the late Owen Ashely. Fully Adjustable Gaz Gold Pro Shocks / Coil Overs all around. 8 Pot Praggia front calipers on 280mm rotors (ex GT40) Single pot rear calipers 1.5 ratio Quicksteer, Roll cage, Race fuel cell, Electrical cutout switches, Race Seat with 6 - point HANS compatible harness, fire extinguisher. Currently running REAL 15 inch rims with brand new Avon slicks. Plus a further set of 15 inch REAL rims with used slicks, plus a further set of Compomotive MiniLite 15 inch rims with wets. 12 x 15 inch Race rims and tyres in total Original road car seats, 4 x original Magnesium Alloy Personal 13 inch road rims and other spares included. The car is in Cape Town, South Africa Price Negotiable, dependent on whether all spares are taken.
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