1966 Chevelle Malibu: Got The Guts?

1966 Chevelle Malibu

This 1966 Chevelle Malibu was once equipped with a 327 and a 4-speed so the thought of rescuing it will probably creep into a few people’s minds. Would it be worth all the effort though? The drivetrain is gone and the floors are rotted out. This could be a handsome and fun to drive car though. Values are decent, but I’m doubtful that they are high enough to justify the cost to do a full restoration. The $1,200 asking price here on eBay does make it tempting though. It will be interesting to see if anyone has the guts to take it on.


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  1. Rich

    I’m usually very optimistic, but I gotta admit this one is all but clapped out. This is a 400.00 parts car at best.

  2. don

    rich, agree, 400 parts car is being very generous, scrap at best.

  3. JW

    OMG did they pull this car out of a swamp and if they did I hope they actually found the skeleton remains of Jimmy Hoffa, at least the car would be worth something then.

  4. randy

    I bet he gets his money in all of the “mania” lately, it would make a great parts car, if nothing else. I like this way better than the shelled out fastback mustangs from a few days ago.

  5. Ed P

    Parts car at best. Don’t break it loading it on a rollback.

  6. Tom Member

    As Chris Farley once said….”Holy Schnikes!” I think those spending big bucks on junk with buyers remorse today call this “Patina”. Al Gore should buy this one….its the most “green” I’ve seen in a muscle car in a long time! Hmmmm….I have heard of a glass bottom boat, maybe this is a candidate for a street version!?

  7. JW454

    Fred and Barney will be coming to pick this one up. It’s just Fred’s style.

    I do think this will sell though.

  8. GOPAR

    I don’t think anyone has the guts for this one. Not enough left for a rebuild, or even a parts car at $1200.

  9. Michael Ponsano

    WOW! being from California, I just don’t get the rust thing. REALLY!? is there a car there ?? what is left ?? axle?

  10. Mike

    This car is not past repair as all the comments suggest. It’s a matter of the end product having a value worth the effort. I have replaced every panel on a car but the roof,but the car value was worth it!

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