| ENGINE |
|Original matching-numbers engine; Internal engine components manufactured by Chevrolet Division, General Motors Corporation |
|TYPE || Overhead-valve V-8, Chevrolet Mark IV series, RPO L36 |
|BORE/STROKE ||4.25/3.76 (inches) |
|DISPLACEMENT || 427ci (6.99 liters) |
|HORSEPOWER || 390 (advertised) |
|COMPRESSION || 10.25:1 |
|BLOCK ||Original cast-iron, No. 3858174 |
|CYLINDER HEADS || Original cast-iron, No. 3872702 |
|INTAKE MANIFOLD || Original cast-iron |
|CARBURETOR || Holley No. R3370A four-barrel |
|ORIGINAL ENGINE ASSEMBLY SITE: ||Chevrolet's Flint, Michigan, engine plant |
|DISTRIBUTOR || Delco No. 1111141 |
|ALTERNATOR || Delco No. 1100693 |
|EXHAUSTS || Original factory option (RPO N14) side exhausts, one of 2,823 '66 Sting with them (and one of an estimated 30,000 left!) |
Details And Date Codes :::...
Details And Date Codes ::: Earning Top Flight certification required attention to the fine details, such as date-coded hoses, correct parts, and the L36 427 the car was built with.
Every Piece Tells A Story...
Every Piece Tells A Story ::: Original warranty book, plus the previous owner's pinks are just part of the original documentation that this Top Flight midyear has.
| TRANSMISSION |
|Original transmission; Manufactured by GM's Muncie Gear Division, Muncie, Indiana |
|TYPE || Four-speed manual, Muncie M-21 (RPO M21) |
|SHIFTER || Stock, console-mounted shifter with reverse lockout |
| INTERIOR |
|Original '66 Corvette Sting Ray interior with partial restoration by previous owner Dick Simonetti, Rochester, New York |
|COLOR/UPHOLSTERY || Bright Blue vinyl (code No. 414) |
|CARPET || Nylon loop-pile |
|STEERING WHEEL || Optional (RPO N32) teakwood steering wheel |
|SOUND SYSTEM || Interior - Optional (RPO U69) Delco AM-FM radio with single speaker |
| ||Exterior - See RPO N14. |
|WINDOWS || A02 tinted windshield |
Factory options that this car was NOT built with and were not added on during restoration, include: C07 auxiliary hardtop;P48 cast-aluminum knock-off wheels; L72 450 HP 427 (very early production); L72 425 HP 427 (after air cleanersticker change early in model run); M22 close-ratio, heavy-duty, four-speed manual transmission; C48 heater/defrosterdelete; C60 air conditioning; K66 transistorized ignition