Muscle Car Report Sample

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Coupe

1970 Chevrolet Chevelle Coupe
VIN:
136370I555224
Engine #:
T0424CRQ | 101555224 
Mileage:
53,277 
Paint Color:
Red 
Trim Color:
Black 
Body Type
SedanCoupeConvertibleOther
Number of Doors:
2
Number of Cylinders:
8
Condition of Paint
Excellent Very Good Good Fair Poor
Chipped Scratched Cracked Dull Orange Peel
Poor Preparation Polishing Req. Part Re-spray Req. Full Re-spray Req.
Alignment of Body Panels (gaps)
RegularIrregularWhere?Headlight bezels and grille.
Upper Body Corrosion
F/DS Fender F/DS Door DS Rocker (Sill) Hood
F/PS Fender F/PS Door PS Rocker (Sill) Engine Bay
R/DS Quarter R/DS Door F Valence Trunk
R/PS Quarter R/PS Door R Valence Roof
None Seen
LEGEND: F=Front R=Rear DS=Driver Side PS=Passenger Side
Upper Body Dents/Dings/Cracks
F/DS Fender F/DS Door DS Rocker (Sill) Hood
F/PS Fender F/PS Door PS Rocker (Sill) Engine Bay
R/DS Quarter R/DS Door F Valence Trunk
R/PS Quarter R/PS Door R Valence Roof
None Seen
LEGEND: F=Front R=Rear DS=Driver Side PS=Passenger Side
Collision Damage
Is there any obvious collision damage?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Re-spray
Check under the hood and dash, in the trunk, around the doorjambs, bottom of doors and on the weather stripping.
Do you see any signs that the car was repainted? (i.e. over-spray, tape-lines, or unpainted surfaces)
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Body Filler (a.k.a. Bondo)
Did you notice any ripples in the body finish?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Did you detect any Bondo in the upper body?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If so, state where:See below.
Did you detect any Bondo in the lower body, like Floors, Rockers or lower valences etc.?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If so, state where:Some filler in lower quarter panels.
*Ask the owner if the car while in their possession or, to his/her knowledge:
Has it ever been in an accident?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Was it totalled/written off?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Signature on file?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Exterior Chrome / Stainless
Is this section applicable to this automobile?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
On a scale of 1 to 5 with 1 being 'Excellent' and 5 being 'Poor', rate the overall condition of the chrome:
1 = Excellent 2 = Very Good 3 = Good 4 = Fair 5 = Poor
Some re-plating required?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Some replacing required?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Some polishing required?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Are there any dents?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there any pitting/rust?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there any cloudiness or tarnishing?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is it all there?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Glass and Rubber Gaskets
What is the overall condition of the rubber gaskets / weather-stripping?
GoodFairPoor
Are any parts ...
DamagedDried-out/AgedLooseMissing
What overall condition is the glass in?
GoodFairPoor
Is the glass ...
BrokenCrackedScratchedChippedDelaminating
Soft-Top (If the car is a convertible)
What condition is the soft-top in?
Very GoodGoodFairPoor
Is it the original top?
YesNoUnsureNot ApplicableSee Notes
If a replacement, is it ...
Factory OriginalAfter-MarketUnknown
Does it seem to seal well around the windows when in the up position?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is the top taut when in the up position?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Are there any rips or tears?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is the stitching coming apart anywhere?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is the rear window ...
ClearScratchedDiscolored
What is the condition of the top frame?
GoodBrokenRustedRequires Painting
Is the top ...
PowerManual
Does it operate smoothly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
From inside the trunk, look up under the rear parcel shelf where the trunk lid hinges are.
Do you see any rust?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is the paint of a different color than the body?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there a jack?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is it the correct one for the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there a lug wrench?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is the the correct one for the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there a jack bag?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there a Tool Roll/Kit?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If yes, do all the tools appear to be present?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there a spare wheel?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the rim match the other wheels on the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Grade the condition of the carpet in the luggage area:
GoodFairPoorNone
How many keys (per set) are there?
1234 or more
Does one key operate both front door locks?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the keys fit and operate the locks as they are meant to?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Did the hood / engine cover open easily?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is the underside of the hood / engine cover:
CleanSomewhat DirtyVery Dirty
Is the firewall and inner fenders the same color as the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If not, what color is it?Black
Is the engine and bay:
CleanSomewhat DirtyVery Dirty
Do any numbers stamped on the engine match those on the VIN or ID plate?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Are any wires or electrical cables loose, cracked, brittle or frayed?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there oil visible anywhere on the engine?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If yes, is there alot?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there any oil visible on the floor beneath the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If yes, is there alot?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there transmission fluid on the floor beneath the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If yes, is there alot?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there any coolant on the floor beneath the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If yes, is there alot?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is the amount of oil in the engine at the manufacturers recommended level? (check dipstick)
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the oil look:
Old/Black/Dirty Recently Changed In Between
Do you see any evidence of cross-contamination of fluids (coolant in the oil)?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If the transmission is automatic, does the fluid look:
Pink/RedBrown
Does either the engine oil or transmission fluid smell burnt?
EngineTransmission
Look inside the brake fluid reservoir. Is the level correct?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is the fluid clear?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Did the car start easily?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Were there any 'clanks' when the car first started up?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the car have an Oil Pressure Gauge?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If Yes, what does the oil pressure gauge read?
LLNNNHH
or enter lbs:60
(From beneath the hood)
Does the car idle:
SmoothlySomewhat RoughlyVery Roughly
(While the engine is still cold)
Is there a cap on the radiator?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If yes, remove the radiator cap. Is there coolant visible?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If yes, do you see any air bubbles surfacing in the water?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do you see any oil in the water?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Remove the valve cover cap
Do you feel any 'blow-by'?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does any smoke blow out?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Rev the engine a few times
Do you notice any smoke coming out of the tail pipe?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If yes, what color is it?
BlackWhiteLt. GrayLt./Dk. Blue
*Slowly bring the car up to operating temperature. Once you've reached this point, gradually depress the accelerator, as the car comes up through the rev. range listen very carefully to the engine.
Do you note any 'Growls', 'Rattles' or 'Knocks'?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Automatic Gearbox
From a standstill with engine running, apply the parking brake firmly, put the car in 'Reverse' and then in 'Drive'
Do you notice any 'clunks' from the drivetrain?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Now gently depress the accelerator while in Drive. Note any delay between your pressure on the accelerator pedal and the cars movement. This would indicate slipping clutches, worn bands etc.
Do you feel any slippage?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the car immediately try to move?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
With the parking brake release, begin the road test, but 'manually' shift through the gears and note the smoothness or the 'change'.
Do the gears engage and disengage smoothly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
With the parking brake release, begin the road test, but 'manually' shift through the gears and note the smoothness or the 'change'.
Do you notice any 'clunks' or 'harsh-shifting' from the drivetrain?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Manual Gearbox
With the car at a standstill, but with the engine running, apply the handbrake, depress the clutch, and engage second gear; now try to drive off.
Does the brake hold the car from moving?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do you notice any slipping of the clutch?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Now depress the clutch and select each gear in turn.
Does the clutch seem to operate correctly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the gears engage easily and smoothly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do any of the gears/syncros seem noisy?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the throw-out bearing seem noisy?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If 4x4
Do both boxes engage Low Range?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do both boxes engage High Range?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Note any unusual noises?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Once on the road, check the foot brakes.
Do you feel the brakes pull the car to one side?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the gears still engage and disengage smoothly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the care have Overdrive / Turbo / Supercharger?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If the car has Overdrive / Turbo / Supercharger, does it operate correctly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
How is the oil pressure now?
LLNNNHHNo Gauge
or enter lbs:60
Does the car run ...
SmoothlySomewhat RoughlyVery Roughly
Did you notice a misfire?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
With hands momentarily off the steering wheel, does the car keep going in a straight line?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Were there any other 'odd' noises you heard while driving?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Were you able to test drive the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Did you drive it on the road?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Did you drive it in a Parking lot/Driveway?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Approximately how far did you drive it?
2 miles
Who drove?
I (the inspector) didThe seller did
Note: If we did not actually drive the car several potential sensory issues like vague steering, shifting, clutch or brake pedal "Feel" will NOT be reported. Therefore DO NOT ASSUME THAT THERE ARE NO ISSUES in this area.
Do the turn signals work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If the car has covered or pop-up headlights, did they work as intended?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the parking/side lights work?
YesNoNot ApplicableN/ASee Notes
Do the headlights (hi-beams) work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the headlights (lo-beams) work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the instrument lights work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the interior lights work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the brake lights work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the rear lights work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the back up/reversing lights work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the license plate lights work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the windshield wipers work correctly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the horn work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the car have electric windows?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If the car has electric windows, do they all work correctly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the car have an electric sunroof?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If the car has an electric sunroof, does it work correctly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do all the switches and gauges appear to work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do all the instruments look to be the original items?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do any switches or instruments appear to be missing?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do all 'power options' appear to be working?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the car have Air Conditioning?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If the car has A/C, does it blow cold?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the car have Heater?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If the car has a heater, does it blow hot?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
What are the seats covered with?
VinylLeatherClothSome Other Material
Does it appear to be original as installed by the factory?
YesNoUnsureNot ApplicableSee Notes
Has the original material been ...
RepaintedRestoredRepairedReplaced
What condition is it in?
Very GoodGoodFairPoor
Are there any ...
Rips/TearsBroken StitchingBurnsDirt/Stains
Do both front seats operate easily, front/back, recline etc.?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
(If there is REAL wood trim):
Is it all there?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
What condition is the wood in?
ExcellentVery GoodGoodFairPoor
Do any pieces appear to need ...
Sanding and VarnishingReplacing
Is the veneer damaged?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Or is just the clear-coat damaged?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
The interior chrome fittings look ...
ExcellentVery GoodGoodFairPoor
Is there any ...
PittingFlaking or RustOxidation or Tarnishing
Do any fittings appear to need plating or replacing?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do any fittings appear to be missing?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
What condition is the headliner in?
Very GoodGoodFairPoor
Are there any rips or tears?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is it dirty/stained?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is it sagging or poorly fitted?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If there is a sunroof or T-Tops, do they open/close properly?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do you see any sign of leaks?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
What condition are the carpets in?
Very GoodGoodFairPoor
Are the carpets ...
FadedWorn
Do they need cleaning?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
or do they need replacing?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
*(Lift the carpets)
Is there any rust in the floor pans?
YesNoNot CheckedSee Notes
Were the carpets held down?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is a Radio fitted in the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is it original?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the radio work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do all of the speakers work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Is there a power antenna?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does it work?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
What condition are the interior door panels in?
GoodFairPoor
Are the interior door panels ...
WarpedDamagedLooseWorn
What is the dash condition?
GoodFairPoorDamagedCrackedWarped
Do the doors open easily from inside the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do all the windows operate easily?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the door locks work and operate smoothly from inside the car?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do the doors drop when you open them?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Do they align correctly from the outside in order to close?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
What wheels are fitted to the car?
SteelAlloysWires
Are they original?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
What overall condition are they in?
GoodFairPoor
Is there any Curb Rash?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If Chrome, what condition are they in?
GoodFairPoor
If Painted, the finish is?
GoodFairPoor
If Wires, are there any spokes missing or damaged?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Are the knock-offs damaged?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If Hubcaps/Wheel Trims are fitted, what condition are they in?
GoodFairPoor
What make and size of tires are fitted to the car?
Goodyear: F70 - 14 RWL
Are all four tires the same size and make?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Does the spare match?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
How worn are they?
Like NewPart-WornBarely-LegalCrackedCut/Damaged
If unevenly worn, was the wear on the ...
FrontRearOutside EdgeInside EdgeCenter or Sides
Look carefully at the wheel wells, especially in front and back of the tire and the outer lip
Do you see any signs of ...
RustBondoRepairs/PatchesExcessive Undercoating
Check for sagging springs by looking at the profile of the car from a distance. It should sit level, front to rear and side to side.
Does the car sit level?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
If no, does it seem lower ...
BackFrontLeft SideRight Side
Press your weight on each corner of the car in turn, bounce the car three times and let go
Does the car continue to bounce?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
or is the suspension too stiff to test?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
What did you use to inspect the underside?
A LiftRampsFloor JackNothing
Is there rubberized under-coating beneath the car?
SomeA LotNone
Do you see any signs of rust, a bent frame or patches that have been welded in?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Check the oil and Transmission pans, the rear end, steering rack and front cross-member etc
Do you see any fluid leaks?
YesNoNot Applicable
Check the underneath whenever possible. Stab around with an awl or screwdriver, especially the frame, dog legs, jack points and structural sections (where body, axles, springs attach to the frame) if anything looks rusted, patched or suspicious, write it down.
The rear cross member joint has been re-welded on one side.
Note: If no lift was available at the time of the inspection any comments made are based on observations from a prone position. As it is impossible to inspect the underside of a vehicle thoroughly without a lift, DO NOT ASSUME THAT THERE ARE NO ISSUES in this area.
Body
OS561438
Style
70 13637
Trim
756
Paint/Color
7575
Acc/Other
4C | D55C50Z15Q51M4
Check the VIN on the title against the VIN on the car for accuracy and proof of ownership.
Is the title ...
RegularSalvageOtherN/A
If a title was not available, did you see a ...
Bill of SaleCertificate of Registration
Does the VIN on the vehicle match the title or registration certificate?
YesNoNot CheckedSee Notes
Are there any receipts, service records etc. to look at?
YesNoNot ApplicableSee Notes
Enter any comments here:
The Title was not present at the time of the inspection, Seller said it was at home. The Seller presented a build sheet, it is attached to your Order. Rear differential number: CRV - 0410 - K E Transmission number : 73 - 259 73 - CS - 1351
The passenger side fender has a small chip that has been filled. The quarter panels appear to be original. The headlight bezels are pitted. The underside of the rear parcel shelf is speckle painted. After-market gauge cluster under dash. The drivers seat track is not working.