1966 ChevroletMalibu SS 396History TheChevrolet Malibuis amidsize carproduced by the American manufacturerGeneral Motorsfrom 1964 to 1983. The Malibu began as a trimlevel of the Chevrolet Chevelle but became its own model line in 1978. The first Malibu was a topline subseries of the midsized Chevrolet Chevelle from 1964 to 1972. Malibus were generally available in a full range of bodystyles including a fourdoor sedan twodoor Sport Coupe hardtop convertible and twoseat station wagon. The Malibu was genuinely created and marketed for Chevrolet. Interiors were more lavish than lesser models thanks to patterned cloth and vinyl upholstery deeptwist carpeting deluxe steering wheel and other items. The Malibu SS was available only as a twodoor Sport Coupe hardtop or convertible and added bucket seats center console engine gauges and special wheelcovers. The Malibu SS was replaced in 1966 by a new Chevelle SS396 series that included a bigblock 396ci V8 engine heavy duty suspension and other performance equipment. Other SS396 equipment was similar to Malibu Sport Coupes and convertibles including an allvinyl bench seat. Bucket seats and console with floor shift were now optional on the SS and for 1966 with the SS now denoting a car with a bigblock engine the bucket seats became a new option on the regular Malibu Sport Coupe and convertible upon which any sixcylinder or smallblock V8 could be ordered. Also new for 1966 was the Chevelle Malibu fourdoor Sport Sedan hardtop. Styling revisions on all 1966 Chevelles including more rounded styling similar to the fullsized Chevrolets with sail panels and tunneled rear windows featured on twodoor hardtop coupes.VIN 613617006918This nut and bolt restored factory 396/360 4speedMalibu SS was completedin 2005 to exact factory standards. With a total of 43270 documented originalmiles thisMalibu SS certainly deserved the 1000 man hours spent on theprofessional restoration. Besides the performance options that were standard onthe Super Sport option this rareMalibu came equipped with tintedwindshield sports equipment option wheel trim covers andpushbutton AM radio. Most important to its originality is the drivetrainwhich is completely original to the car as well as all of its correctdatecoded auxiliary parts. This exceptionalMalibu SS has been verified byGeorge Zapora of General Motors has complete owner history as well as verificationof its original miles. It is most certainly one of the finest examples inexistence. The previous owner of this beautiful SS was from Utah. He purchased the car out of Arizona in 2005. A CDcontaining 275 pictures of the restoration and the historical documentationfrom GM Canada are included in the sale.MechanicsNumbers Matching 396ci EngineNumbers Matching M20 4Speed Manual Transmission12 Bolt PosiTraction Rear End with 350 Gear Ratio4 Wheel Drum Brakes New Ball JointsNew Brake LinesNew Dual Exhaust SystemNew Steering GearHolley CarbChrome Air CleanerCorrect Clamps Hoses and WiringBeautiful Paint Job Under the HoodGreat Looking RadiatorNew Rear Shocks New BushingsBeautiful Gas TankBodyRotisserie Restored with Correct Stickers and TagsAll Original Sheet Metal Beautiful Regal Red TwoStage PaintFirewall and Undercarriage are Painted Regal Red Gorgeous Chrome BumpersTinted WindshieldAntennaGreat Looking Polished Stainless TrimEmblems are in Great ShapeDoors Fit and Operate ProperlyDoor Lips and Jambs are Clean and SolidRockers are SolidBeautiful Rocker MoldingFrame is Solid and Nicely PaintedAll New Rubber Body MountsWheel Wells are Clean and PaintedFirestone BiasPly Red Line Tires 7x14Correct Hub CapsSolid Trunk with Nice Splatter PaintSpare Tire and Jack IncludedInteriorBeautiful Black Vinyl InteriorBucket SeatsConsole with Shifter and ClockTachometerWood Grained Steering WheelTilt Steering ColumnInterior Chrome Trim is BeautifulDash Pad Looks NewBeautiful Door Panels Handles and Cranks Look NewHeadliner Fits Tight AcrossSeat Belts Front and Back Carpet is in Great ConditionGauges Work Wipers WorkOriginal AM Radio is InoperableDon't Miss Out Call Tom 7 Days a WeekIncluding Holidays 2489749513VanguardMotor Sales started 25 years ago as a part time hobby. Within the last 8 yearswe have become the premier seller of classic and muscle cars both locally andinternationally. Vanguard Motor Sales is an experienced seller with integrityand our 100 positive feedback on eBay supports that Click the eBay Feedback button on the home page of our website or the number next to our name on eBayvanguardmotorsales and you will be able to read all of the positive feedbackwe've received over the last 8 years Ourinventory is always stored indoors We have a brand new stateoftheart 30000square foot facility that is open to the public. We would love for you to stopby and see us We are located 20 minutes away from Detroit MetroAirport and would behappy to pick you up and drop you off if you fly in. New cars arrive daily andour i
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