1956 Chevy Custom Panel truck, there is over 120k spent on this one of a kind example, Wither you are looking for a cool one of a kind cruiser or something to put your company logo on that will be sure to get attention this one has it all. This Panel has 4000 Miles on it, I will list everything on the truck and there are over 60 Hi Res photos.
EXTERIOR: Chopped 2.5 inches to the rear section, Body has been channeled 4 inches, Cadillac tail lights molded, all trim removed and body smoothed, New handles for all doors custom made, House of color Tangerine with lots of leak and hand painted accents, the paint is very nice as seen in the photos, all exterior chrome has been triple plated, Double rear doors have been converted using an 02 Suburban, Fully Polished 20 Inch Colorado customs on Pirelli tires, all glass in good condition. The body is very straight. Custom Exhaust exits on both sides of vehicle.
Amos Satterlee Built
Motor 460 Cu In W Hampton Blower, Clay Smith Cam,J&E
Pistons, Manley Rods
Summers Brothers Front Mag and Gear Drive ,Roller Rockers and Manley Valves, Hampton Blowers 14-71 Supercharger ,Holly Annihilator Ignition, Sanderson Cast Iron Headers
3” Stainless Steel Exhaust Dual out of each side Flowmaster mufflers,
Griffin Radiator, The truck has always ran cool never dyno but estimate 650Hp boost 3-4 w the belt on now you can make more boost but we are ok w the power it makes, 700R 4 overdrive transmission, four wheel disc brakes, TCI Independent front end w power steering. The truck sounds killer. It is very easy to drive, it has air ride on all four corners. The first photos show it in the up position not all the way up and the other side is with all the air out so it is at its lowest position.
Interior is finished as well Leather Suede, etc., power windows and locks, an upgraded sound system with everything hidden, flip down head unit with back up camera, TV, Cd etc., center console holds the IPod, Rear seating has a large flip down tv, rear seating has been re configured, there are mood lights, LEDS, and even a laser light machine, storage throughout the truck, tilt wheel, Vintage AC and upgraded gauges. Below is a little Bio on the Engine builder he is a legend.
? Amos Satterlee: “Famous Amos” Satterlee has been setting records for a long time. He’s just not in the car – or boat – when the records are set. Like many, he started as a driver, but soon found out that his talents were in engine building and tuning. The La Habra, Calif.-based Satterlee’s engines are world famous. “My engines and tuning have 16 world championships,” Satterlee said.
With Art Chrisman and Frank Cannon, he built Hustler 5 – which, according to Satterlee, ran the unofficial first 200 mph Top Fuel dragster on Chrondek clocks in July, 1964, a feat generally attributed to Don Garlits. “We did it before he did. Garlits’ claims it. I hate to embarrass the old man, but facts are facts. Frank Cannon deserves the recognition. Art Chrisman knows about it. He was part of the deal then,” he said. “ I run a Top Fuel sand dragster now. We hold all the records in sand drags.”
Satterlee is proud of his accomplishments in NHRA Funny Car competition as well. “We won a whole bunch of races with Craig Epperly in a Funny Car. We worked with Mickey Thompson and Danny Ongais and won almost everything. We won Indy that year. It is a very big race. Back in those days, it was a very big race.”
He was known as the “guru” of Ford fuel altered as far back as 1976, when he tuned John Aleman’s SOHC 23T. He’s been married to Armida, who most of the old-timers call “Billy,” for 55 years. “She’s a good woman, put up with me and racing all these years.” He has two sons, three daughters, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He’s still an engine tuner, both in cars and drag boats and currently wrenches on a 1995 Oldsmobile Funny Car and on a Top Fuel Hydro boat for Speed Sports
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