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For Sale: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

468, A/C, Show Stopper, 4 Speed, Disc, Trades


Ad #182260786   Posted:2014-08-10 18:53:28

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You are viewing a show stopping, crowd pleasing, gorgeous example of a 1957 Chevrolet 2 Door with Bel Air Trim. Car underwent a complete restoration 3 years ago that included New PPG Base Coat Clear Coat, New Interior, New 468 Big Block, Rebuilt T-10 4 Speed, Rebuilt 8.5 Rear, New Fuel System, New Brakes, New Suspension, New Glass, New Chrome, New Stainless and Emblems, New Wiring Harness, New Vintage A/C, just about everything was gone through and replaced, there has only been 3000 miles put on the car since restoration mostly driven to shows and a lot of trophies have been won.
Paint is PPG Base Coat Clear Coat, it was done right everything was removed taken down to metal and any rust which wasn’t much was cut out and metal was welded in, car is laser straight and has a showroom shine, no bondo, no waves, no rust, and all the gaps and panels alight and fit as they should.
The 468 was Dynoed at 373 Horse and 417 Torque to the rear wheels, Holley 750 with Mechanical Secondaries, was completely gone thru with #72 jets in the front and #79 jets in the rear and all blue non-stick gaskets were used, Edelbrock Ceramic Intake, Oval Port Heads with Oversize Valves Installed, Comp 282 Duration .555 Lift Camshaft, Forged Crank, Forged H-Beam Connecting Rods, Forged Pistons, New Ceramic Headers, Mallory Ignition, new chrome 100 Amp alternator, March Brackets, Engine compartment is completely chromed out with stainless throughout, always draws a large crowd, Vintage A/C was added for those hot Summer days and blows Ice-Cold. Chrome Fire Extinguisher was added and custom whistle horns. Brakes were converted to Disc and are all new and stop extremely well.
Trans is a complete rebuilt Super T-10 with 2.43 1st Gear, 1.61 2nd , 1.23 3rd , 1.00 4th, New High Performance Clutch, Pressure Plate, and Throwout Bearing were installed, Hurst Linkage with Hurst Shifter give it that old school shift, New Driveshaft was installed as well, Rear is a 8.5 that was completely redone with 3:27 Richmond Gears, Eaton Posi, Hardened Axles, Heavy Duty Bearings and Seals. With the 3:27 gears and T-10 the tall 4th gear is like overdrive.
Interior was completely redone with new seats front and rear, new gauges, new wiring harness was installed, new headliner, new door panels front and rear, Vintage A/C was added and blows ice cold, new carpet, new package tray, new vintage style radio with modern FM was added with new speakers, new emblems and new modern seatbelts were added for safety.
All the lenses were replaced, Chrome and Stainless were replaced and are in superb condition and show minimal wear, the back bumper shows very minor surface rust and the corner shows slight sun fade but not really noticeable I am just picky but as you can tell from the pictures it is still extremely nice, all the glass was replaced with custom etching done on the passenger windows. All the emblems and interior trim were done in 14K Gold plating and look amazing even the Chevrolet V emblem on the trunk was done in 14K Gold and third brake light incorporated.
Entire fuel system was replaced with new gas tank, new fuel lines front to back, new Holley blue electric fuel pump, new Holley regulator, and carb was completely gone through as mentioned earlier.
Cooling system consists of custom built 5 Quart radiator with heavy-duty water pump, new hoses, new electric fan was added because of Vintage A/C, doesn’t run hot never got above 200 with A/C on in rush hour traffic.
Full 3”exhaust with crossover and Flowmaster 3 chamber 50 series mufflers give it that deep rumble and with the cam and everyone turns to look if you do not like attention you will not like this car.
Suspension was all redone with all new bushings, completely rebuilt front end, new heavy duty 5 leaf springs in rear, new front disc brakes as mentioned earlier were added, new shocks and springs, etc.
Underneath is super solid as is the trunk and floor pans, any rust was cut out and replaced correctly which wasn’t much, and then the entire undercarriage was painted jet black and cleared over to preserve it.
If you have been in the market for one you do not want to overlook this gem. Any questions call Frank 863-381-3499 clear Florida title in my name. I have owned this car for over 4 years it is coming out of my personal collection and only reason for selling it is I just got a 1960 Corvette and want to finish it out.
May take trade plus cash...

Seller Phone Number: 863-381-3499
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Trades ACCEPTED: Maybe with cash my way, may do even trade if car is nice enough like cuda, challengers, camaros, novas, chevelles, fastbacks, etc. No trucks unless you want to put a lot of cash with it
Item Location: SEBRING, FL Get Directions To This City
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Phone Number: 863-381-3499

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