This is a beautiful 55 Bel Air 2 door hardtop with 4 speed (previous owner - owned for over 25 years), painted Gypsy Red & Indian Ivory, re-chromed front and rear bumpers, new parking lights, new grill trim, grill is original in excellent condition, new hood bird, new side view mirrors, new door handles, deck lid and taillight housing appear to have been replaced, all original side trim and window stainless have been re-polished in very good condition, new tinted windshield, tinted side glass, original back glass in excellent condition, during restoration weather stripping and window felts where replaced.
"Cool" custom Red & Ivory bucket seat console interior, padded dash, billet dash trim, Impala steering wheel, tach nicely mounted on steering column, trio of gauges nicely mounted in console, stainless headliner bow's and side trim, factory appearing Bel Air door panels, updated with front bucket seats which are 6-way adjustable, matching center console with 4 speed shifter and cup holders, factory rear seat with matching custom upholstery, carpet looks new, billet sill plates, custom upholstered trunk.
Under the hood we have a nicely built 350 4 bolt with Edelbrock aluminum intake, Holley carb, billet valve covers and air cleaner, aluminum high flow water pump, chrome alternator, updated with power steering, power front disc brakes, updated with electric wipers, set of headers into 2 1/2 inch dual exhaust out the back with chrome tips, 4 speed Saginaw trans with Hurst shifter, new gas tank and sending unit.
Factory jack and spare, also has car cover.
Rides on a set of new Rev Classics 17x7 215/55/17 front and 17x8 235/55/17 rear.
Everything works as it should. Ready to show/cruise and a "Blast" to drive.
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In 1958, I turned 16 and got my first car, a ’50 Chevy convertible my two older sisters had abandoned.