A complete meticulous restoration 30 years in the making! This was a lifetime dream project now completed and we are looking for the right buyer who appreciates this car. We are willing to negotiate but not in a hurry to sell. ** FRAME OFF RESTORATION.
4,000 miles on re-built engine.
Proper numbers on powerpack engine, overdrive transmission, and 411 rear axle.
We have kept meticulous documentation of the restoration with pictures and paperwork!
The car’s original vin tag is VC 57 S 231871. This “V” indicates that the car is a V8, the “C” that it is 2400 coupe, “57” is the year of production, and the numbers 231871 are the serial numbers.
The cowl tag shows the follow: Style 57-year; 1037D is a Sport Coupe Bel Air Body “S” built in St. Louis; 11692 is the numerical production number Trim 673 medium turquoise vinyl with black and turquoise pattern cloth Paint 811D indicates the colors India ivory upper and Tropical turquoise lower
The engine is a Super Turbo Fire 283 V8 / 9.5 compression / 3 7/8” bore and 3”stroke / 220 HP @ 4800 RPM / Four barrel carburetor / 3 speed manual transmission with overdrive / 4.11 rear axle.
The engine stamped number is F130EC indicates the following: F = Flint, 1= January, 30= thirtieth day, EC= 283 - 8 cylinder - 3 speed , overdrive – dual exhaust – 4 barrel carburetor Radiator code R 106 E 57 3133044 = V8 with standard transmission Distributor tag 1110890 Delco Remy 7A7 = 1957 V8 4 barrel carburetor