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1953 Corvette - Serial #077 History Profile


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1953 Corvette - Serial #077 History Profile

Last Update as of 2003-02-08:
Vehicle Identification Number: E53F001077
Engine Stamping: NA
Casting Date: NA
Casting Number: NA
Current Owner: ProTeam Corvette Sales
Current Location: Napoleon, OH, USA
Current Mileage: 0 miles
Current Status: For Sale
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11-24-2003:  The car is currently up for auction with Barrett-Jackson. It has been highly customized. The auction ad reads as follows:  "COLOR - RED, TRANS - 4-SPEED, CYLINDERS - 8, ENGINE SIZE - 265, HORSEPOWER - 300
THIS CAR WAS PURCHASED NEW AT BEATY CHEVROLET IN KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE. ORIGINALLY CUSTOMIZED IN 1959 BY BUSTER DOBBS. TOTAL RESTORATION OF THIS CUSTOM CAR WAS COMPLETED BY ITS OWNER, STEVE MCCAIN. IT HAS HAND CRAFTED FIBERGLASS FINS, CANTED 58 LINCOLN HEADLIGHTS, CUSTOM HOOD SCOOP, 56' STUDEBAKER HAWK GRILLE, FRENCHED 56' DODGE TAILLIGHTS, 3 TWO BARRELL RODCHESTER CARBS., 283 C.I. ENGINE, A 4 SPEED MUNCIE TRANSMISSION, STOCK WHEELS, GAUGES, RADIO AND STEERING WHEEL. THE INTERIOR IS STOCK 1953 WITH SHORELINE BEIGE VINYL SEATS AND TAN CARPET. THIS CORVETTE WAS NAMED HARERAZN BY THE OWNER BECAUSE OF ITS RADICAL CUSTOM DESIGN. HARERAZN HAS BEEN FEATURED IN SEVERAL MAGAZINES TO INCLUDE "AMERICAN RODDER". THIS CORVETTE HAS BEEN RECENTLY ON LOAN TO THE KLASSIX MUSEUM IN DAYTONA, FLORIDA. HARERAZN HAS ALSO RECEIVED THE BOYD CODDINGTON PRO PICK AWARD AT THE INDY GOODGUYS SHOW, TOP 25 KUSTOMS OF AMERICA AWARD AND ISCA BEST RADICAL CUSTOM. IT WAS DISPLAYED AS A FEATURE CAR IN CORVETTES OF CARLISLE, BLOOMINGTON SPECIAL COLLECTION, EYES ON THE CLASSICS AND THE STRAIT'S AREA AUTO SHOW. THE CAR HAS BEEN DRIVEN LESS THAN 10 MILES AND HAS BEEN IN A CLIMATE CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENT SINCE IT'S RESTORATION."

02-08-2003:  From ProTeam Corvette's web site: "120T..1953 Corvette Convertible, VIN #77, 283 with 3 two barrel carbs, 4 speed. Sportsman Red paint with Ivory/Red combo interior. This well known restored custom/classic is nicknamed "HARERAZN" due to it's radical custom design. Featured car in American Rodder, Bloomington Gold Special Collection, Chip's Choice at Carlisle, Eye's on the Classics, and Mark Martin's Klassix Museum in Daytona Beach, Fl. Originally purchased new at Beaty Chevrolet in Knoxville, Tn. and customized in 1959 by Buster Dobbs. "HARERAZN" has also received the following awards and special recognition: Boyd Pro Pick - Indy Good Guy's, ISCA Best Radical Custom, Chip's Choice - Corvette's at Carlisle - Carlisle, Pa., Bloomington Special Collection - Springfield, Il., Top 25 Kustom's of America - Pigeon Forge, Tn., feature car at Eyes on the Classics - Grosse Pt., Mi., feature car at Strait's Area Auto Show - St. Ignace, Mi., feature car in American Rodder Magazine, feature car in Vette Magazine, featured in Corvette Fever magazine. Driven less than 10 miles and has been in a climate controlled environment since it's restoration. Looks, runs, and drives excellent. Own a piece of true Corvette Americana. CC:1 $120,000.00 VERY UNIQUE!!! Must seen to appreciate."

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