Frame off restored big block with a 4-speed, a/c, power steering,
power disc brakes and leather interior. California car with an
exceptionally clean body.
EXTERIOR: The body and paint is exceptional on this car this car.
It is absolutely straight, no signs of damage or rust. The body
gaps are precise. The doors, trunk and hood click shut like a new
car. The copper metallic is laid out evenly and has a polished,
shiny finish. The white pearl metallic is also laid out beautifully
and is smooth and glossy. Only 2 minor flaws that I could find. The
exterior chrome and trim has been replaced or restored, it's all
shiny and straight. It has new glass all the way around. Weather
strips were replaced, door jambs are slick. The Torque Thrust
wheels have some fat tires on them.
INTERIOR: It has pillow top, genuine leather seats. Both buckets
are power, it has a fold down armrest in the back. The headliner
and visors are new, there's a working dome light. The interior trim
is all painted as slick as the car. It has billet trim across the
dash and a chrome tilt column with a custom steering wheel. Down on
the floor it has reproduction floor mats and a Hurst 5-speed
ENGINE COMPARTMENT: They stuffed a 454 big block motor in there
with square port heads, Edelbrock intake and carburetor with an
electric choke and an HEI ignition. It also has a modern heat and
air conditioning system, power steering and power brakes. It is
dressed up with extra chrome and a set of vintage style finned
aluminum valve covers. The radiator support is custom polished
stainless steel. A big aluminum radiator and overflow bottle keep
it cool. There is a new set of horns and electric wipers.
TRUNK COMPARTMENT: It has been boxed and upholstered including
under the trunk lid. New carpet on the floor, the weather strip was
UNDERSIDE: The body was removed from the chassis for a complete
restoration. The floors are clean metal all painted the color of
the car with a glossy smooth finish. The chassis is semi gloss
black. The front end was rebuilt including steering components,
shocks, bushings, ball joints etc. The brakes were redone, it has
disc in front with drilled and slotted rotors. The e-brake assembly
is all hooked up. It has a polished fuel tank. The dual exhaust has
big chrome tips. Looking up at the motor it is painted the color of
the car and has a high torque starter. They used a Muncie close
ratio 4-speed trans.
This 55 checks the boxes- big block, 4-speed, a/c, pdb, ps. Did I
mention how impressed I am with the body? Watch the video I think I
said it 10 times!
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.
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your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do
a walk around video that explains the car's condition in
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815 385 3644 9-5 central
Power disc brakes