This is a beautiful 55 Bel Air 2 door post with lots of upgrades, painted Burgundy Metallic & Silver 2 tone base coat clear coat, new tinted windshield and rubber, new weather stripping and window felts, tinted side glass, all the original stainless has been re-polished in excellent condition, new door handles with accessory fingernail guards, new side view mirrors, new emblems, new parking light housings with LED lights, new grill and grill moldings, optional rocker moldings and accessory gas door guard, new taillight housings with LED taillights, front and rear bumpers are original in excellent condition - but do show some age.
Custom leather interior 2 tone tan with Burgundy accents, car has been completely updated with new wiring, dash has been redone with Dakota Digital Instrumentation, billet dash trim, retro-fit AM/FM stereo with IPOD connector, front and rear speakers, digital clock, Vintage air and heat, vents nicely mounted under dash, Ididit billet tilt column with shifter, cruise control, Grant billet steering wheel, LoKar accelerator pedal assembly and billet brake pedal, leather headliner, factory front and rear seats have been recovered with 2 tone tan leather, front seat belts, custom front and rear door panels which are also leather, new window cranks and handles, burgundy carpet with billet sill plates, Bel Air floor mats, trunk has also been nicely upholstered.
Under the hood we have a nicely built 350, Edelbrock durashine intake, Holley 4 barrel carb with electric choke, chrome valve covers and breather with K & N filter, set of stainless headers into 2 1/2 inch dual exhaust, stainless muffler out the back with chrome tips, updated with CPP power steering, CPP power disc brake conversion, Vintage air - which blows cold, chrome compressor, 1 wire 80 amp alternator with billet brackets, updated with 2 speed electric wipers, also has cruise control, heavy duty radiator with 7 blade clutch fan, this 350 is backed up with 700R4 4 speed automatic transmission, factory rear end with 355 gear.
Rides on a set of 17 inch American Racing wheels with Toyo tires 17x8 225/50/17 front and 17x8 235/55/17 rear.
Everything works as it should. Ready to show and go.
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