For Sale: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air in Volo, Illinois

$59,998  

Vehicle Description

Only 114 miles since it underwent a body off frame restoration. Original colors according to the trim tag, its beautiful! This is a real Bel Air V8 hardtop.

EXTERIOR I will say the body is laser beam straight. Really, whoever prepped this car did a great job. The panels all fit square and flush. The paint is a literal mirror. You can read the Sunday paper in the reflection. Repainted it's original Onyx black color. All of the chrome and stainless has been restored or replaced. Up front all the chrome, headlight bezels, emblems, lenses hood rockets look new. The gold anodized grill and emblems look new. The stainless moldings down the sides, on the rockers and around the windows are straight and polished. It has new mirror, handles and rear mount antenna. In back all the chrome, lenses and emblems were replaced. Looks like all of the glass except the back window his been replaced. The door jambs are painted real slick. New weather strips and sill plates. It was given a set of custom wheels with radial tires. For about $2000 a new set of reproduction wheels, hubcaps and white walls could be installed.

INTERIOR: The red really pops,, original colors according to the trim tag. Restored from carpet to headliner back to factory condition. All the metal inside the car including the dash is painted a smooth gloss red. The factory gauges have been replaced, there is only 114 miles on the odometer since restoration. The dash trim is new. It is upgraded with a retro stereo, steering wheel is restored. The seats are rebuilt- painted springs, new burlap and padding. All new reproduction upholstery on the seats and door panels. It has the cool chrome buttons and piping. The window cranks, armrests, mirror, speaker shelf are new. Overhead is a new red headliner and matching visors, dome light works. I even looked up under the dash. It all looks new- heater box is restored, new firewall insulation, new wiring, brake light switch etc. New carpet.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT: The motor compartment is completely stock except for an upgraded Edelbrock 4 barrel carb with electric choke. It has stock manifolds and valve covers. Features include power steering, power brakes and electric wipers. It has nice smooth black finishes on the metal. The battery is bolted down and has a disconnect switch. The hinges are new.

TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Very clean metal was painted a smooth gloss black. It has new rubber mat, decal, hinge bolts, latch looks new.

UNDERSIDE: The body was removed from the frame for restoration. The bottom of the body is all metal and was painted red oxide primer. The chassis was taken apart, prepped and painted black. The suspension and steering was restored. It has polyurethane bushings in the front end. The body was reunited with new bushings. Bottom of the motor is clean Chevy orange with correct canister type oil filter. It has correct date coded Powerglide transmission. It has an original 3.36 posi rear end. The dual exhaust looks new, it has polished stainless mufflers. The fuel system was replaced- tank, straps, insulators and sending unit. The brakes were rebuilt, hoses and lines replaced, e-brake assembly is hooked up.

I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my professional impression of the vehicle.
Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do a walk around video that explains the car's condition in detail.
Don't be intimidated, contact sales now for a no pressure, no hassle experience!

815 385 3644 9-5 central
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Power steering
Power brakes
Electric wipers
Rear antenna
Retro stereo
Dual exhaust
3.36 posi

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1448647
  • Price:$59,998
  • Location:Volo, Illinois
  • Year:1957
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:Bel Air
  • Exterior Color:Onyx Black
  • Interior Color:Black And Red
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:V19471
  • VIN:VC57A1

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Volo Auto Museum
27582 Volo Village
Volo, IL 60073