This is an "Absolutely Gorgeous" 55 Bel Air that has had a complete nut and bolt rotisserie build, done in a "Show Quality" Arrival Blue & Pearl White 2 tone, base coat clear coat, sanded and wheeled smooth - slick as glass, straight as an arrow, new weather stripping and window sills, new tinted glass all around, original window stainless trim has been re-polished, new door handles with accessory guards, new hood jet, new emblems, new correct side view mirrors, original side stainless has been re-polished in excellent condition, new grill moldings, original grill in excellent condition, has been nicely outfitted with a 1 piece front bumper, new tail light bezels, re-chromed rear bumper and bumper guards.
Very nice gray & cream custom interior, dash has been repainted as well as garnish moldings, new dash trim, nicely updated with Dakota Classic instrumentation, new updated wire harness through out, nicely updated with 2 speed electric wipers, billet AC & heat controls - nicely mounted in dash, retro-fit stereo system - AM/FM with IPOD capability, front and rear speakers, billet Ididit tilt steering column with column shift, billet steering wheel, AC vents nicely mounted under dash, new headliner, original stainless headliner moldings in very good condition, new factory type Bel Air door panels, new window cranks and handles, original seats have been redone with a gray & cream vinyl and leather 2 tone, updated with front seat belts, 1 piece carpet with matching floor mats, new sill plates, matching carpet in trunk.
Under the hood we have a fresh 350 with Edelbrock polished aluminum AirGap intake, Edelbrock 4 barrel carb, updated electronic ignition, billet aluminum valve covers and breather, Hi Flow aluminum water pump, March billet aluminum serpentine front drive kit, 100 amp chrome alternator, polished AC compressor, chrome power steering pump, heavy duty aluminum radiator with thermostatic controlled electric fan, Vintage AC and heat, has also been nicely updated with a 605 power steering gear box, power front disc brakes, front suspension has been gone through, nicely updated with side mount motor mounts and trans cross member, this strong running 350 is backed up with a 350 turbo trans, set of Hedman ceramic coated headers into 2 1/2 inch Magnaflow stainless exhaust with "X" pipe, stainless mufflers out the back with stainless tips, new rear springs and shocks, new fuel tank and sending unit.
Rides on a set of new Ridler Ramblers 17x7 225/55/17 front and 17x8 235/55/17 rear.
This "Gorgeous" 55 is ready to show and cruise.
Still an enduring favorite among aging Boomers, the ’55 Chevy was the automaker’s first “modern” design, the first of a trio of model years known collectively as the Tri-5 Chevys. This also marked the GM brand’s departure from its somewhat stodgy image. But you probably knew all that. What you might not have known is […]
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