Zenon C’s 1969 Chevelle Malibu

Built From The Ground Up

Zenon C’s 1969 Chevelle Malibu

Zenon bought this 1969 Chevelle Malibu brand new off the showroom floor with his father after Zenon’s service in the Vietnam War.

Zenon had saved some money before going off for the Chevelle, and what he didn’t have his father helped him out with. From the day he bought it, he had one thing in mind: for the car to be driven, and so it was. He drove it, his father drove, his wife drove it, and his daughters drove it too. It is considered a part of the family, even his dog likes rides on the passenger seat!

Fast forward to today, Zenon is now retired from the airline industry and realizes the true value of what this once daily driver ’69 Chevelle has to offer.

The Chevelle Malibu is a V8 bored .30 over with headers and dual exhaust along with a high rise manifold and Holley 600 cfm carb. Gears are selected through a Powerglide 2 speed automatic.

He plans to replace the rear with a 12 bolt posi unit in the future, as well as upgrading the factory AM radio to a modern aftermarket unit.

“I’m retired now and that’s my baby. I’m the only one to drive the Chevelle nowadays and only take it out to car shows and club meets. I’m so happy with my one-owner 1969 Chevelle Malibu and when I drive, it brings me back to the ’60s.”

– Zenon C.

Great story Zenon, we don’t often get to hear about these original one-owner stories, so we thank you for that! -Team Ground Up!

"My shopping with the company is a rewarding high quality parts that will fit my car always. Very happy."

-Zenon

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1968-1972 Chevelle Windshield Wiper Arm And Blade Kit

Part #: LWA-68K

$99.95

You Save: 20%

1964-1972 Chevelle Front Disc Brake Conversion Kit w/ 11 inch Booster

Part #: FM-1790AS

$583.85

You Save: 20%

1969 Chevelle Grille Extensions

Part #: LGX-112K

$32.95

Best Price Available

1968-1969 Chevelle Rectangular Mirror Kit

Part #: MIR-69K

$44.85

You Save: 25%

Shop our huge selection of Chevelle Parts!

1964-1977 Chevelle & Malibu Parts

We want to see your Built From The Ground Up Ride!

Submit your car to be featured here!

Share this car with your friends!

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on email
Email

More Articles From Ground Up SS396.com

1970 Chevelle

Benny D’s 1970 Chevelle

When he was just 15 years old, Benny’s Great Grandfather was going to sell him this 1970 Chevelle Malibu for $300. That was on a Saturday, so Benny had to

Read More »
1972 Chevelle

Kelly L’s 1972 Chevelle

Kelly inherited this 1972 Chevelle from a long time family friend back in August of 2003. The original owner’s wife passed the Chevelle along to Kelly after her husband had

Read More »
1972 Chevelle

Tony A’s 1972 Chevelle

Tony’s 1972 Chevelle is a dream ride for 18 years in the making. He purchased this Chevelle back in 2001 after an exhaustive, yearlong internet search for a specimen that

Read More »
1972 Chevelle

Al Alkins 1972 Chevelle

Al came upon this 1972 Chevelle after his mother whom he held dear told him to get wants he wants and live for today because tomorrow is not guaranteed. Al’s

Read More »

Shipping Delays

See what brands are experiencing delays

Operation Status

See what we're doing at Ground Up SS396.com

Parts Catalog

Chevelle & El Camino, Camaro, & Nova
Free

We Want To See Your Car!

Submit your car to be featured today!

Follow Us On Social