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1957 Chevrolet Bel Air150210 Bel Air on 2040-cars

US $19,300.00
Year:1957 Mileage:4900 Color: Red /

Spokane, Washington, United States

Spokane, Washington, United States

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This gorgeous 1957 Chevrolet BelAir 2-door Sedan was built from the ground up with the idea of creating the
“perfect” compromise between a factory original 1957 model car, with the conveniences, drive ability, and
reliability of a newer car. That idea was achieved perfectly in this vehicle, and it has to be one of the finest of
its type in existence.
This beauty was built from a very original, solid, complete, and dry local vehicle, adhering to a plan that was
developed, supervised and/or actually executed by a very meticulous hobbyist/craftsman (who happens to be the
current seller since the car was actually built for his own use and enjoyment). The attention to detail and
perfection in this car is absolutely stunning!
The restoration work began with a complete disassembly of the vehicle and inspection of ALL original parts. The
body was removed from the frame and mounted on a rotisserie for a thorough and complete
restoration/refinish/replacement of every part on the car as required to insure that no detail, however small, was
overlooked. It would be impossible to include all of the details of the restoration in this paragraph, so the
highlights are listed on the bullet chart below. Suffice it to say that this car is a knock out from any
perspective, be it the underside, the interior, the body and paint, the trunk, the engine compartment and any other
area, as shown in the photos in this listing.
Engine: GM 350 cu in ZZ4, 355 HP, 405 Ft-Lbs Torque (Turnkey crate engine).
Transmission: Professionally rebuilt 700R4 automatic with floor mounted Lokar shifter.
Frame factory boxed and powder coated.
Axle housing powder coated.
All suspension pieces powder coated, including inner fender wells, front support bar, and bumper brackets.
Underside of body color coated same as exterior of the car.
Ididit tilt steering column and Grant Custom steering wheel.
Dakota digital/analog instrument cluster.
Lokar throttle and pedal assy.
Doors (inside), floor, and under dash fully lined with Dynamate.
Vintage heat and air conditioning.
Aluminum radiator.
Raingear 2-speed wiper system.
2” dropped spindles with CPP Tubular upper A-Arms.
CPP series 500 power steering box.
Four wheel CPP disc brakes with drilled and slotted rotors.
New brake and fuel lines front to back.
Eaton posi-trac rear end.
BFG Radial TA tires (P225/60R15 front, P245/60R15 rear) mounted on American Racing Torque Thrust Aluminum
Original Bel Air stainless steel molding reconditioned and polished.
All NEW glass with vent-window mechanisms totally reconditioned and sealed.
New door and trunk rubber seals.
Car completely rewired front to back.
Sanderson ceramic coated headers.
2 1/2” stainless steel exhaust with Flowmaster mufflers.
Custom pleated upholstery on original seats.
Car painted with top coat/base coat PPG Red Flame Pearl with White Pearl top. Inside of doors completely
painted as well.
New gas tank and lines.
Original one-piece front bumper re-chromed.
New front grille, hood bar, and bumper extension.
This list could go on and on, but it shows the detail and quality put into the restoration. Since completion of
the project, the seller/owner has driven the car approximately 4900 trouble-free miles, mostly to car shows (where
it has won many awards) and on short “Sunday drives”. It never ceases to draw attention and compliments where
ever it goes.

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