Rare 1211B utility sedan or "salesman special ". Stripped down,
lightweight no frills car, not even a back seat! With factory dual
quads, overdrive manual 3-speed and a 3.70 you have yourself a
muscle car. Perfect for hauling moonshine, cases are Ball jars are
EXTERIOR: I think the body is amazing. I don't see any rust or
damage. It's absolutely straight, the body panels fit precisely.
Just let go of the doors and they click shut. Repainted it's
original surf green color, it has a very smooth and glossy finish.
There are no significant flaws that I have noticed. There are a few
small nicks on the edge of the doors. Upfront has optional bumper
guards. All of the chrome was most likely replaced years ago with
reproduction, now there is pitting on some pieces. The stainless
moldings look new. Windshield has been replaced, the rest of the
glass is very nice. Jambs are painted very nicely, the weather
strips and window seals have been replaced. It has 15 inch steel
rims, about 8 inches wide painted to match the car. The poverty
caps are showing some age
INTERIOR: It's as basic as it get. A rubber floormat, no carpet.
The door panels don't even have armrests, only a visor for the
driver. There's a block off plate for the heater controls, radio
and clock. Seat upholstery and door panels are correct
reproduction. Handles and cranks were replaced. The metal trim was
repainted. No back seat, it has a platform with a rubber mat and
black panels around the sides. The rear windows are fixed in place,
no window cranks! Nice cloth headliner.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT: It has an upgraded 350 motor but it's dressed
up to look stock. It has the Chevrolet script valve covers and a
factory alluminum intake with dual Carter 4 barrel carbs. It even
has the correct fuel line, glass bowl and "bat wing" air cleaner.
Stock exhaust manifolds. The generator was upgraded with an
alternator. It also has a newer power brake booster. Optional
electric wipers. It has heater delete plate on firewall. The metal
surfaces are painted clean and smooth. Hinges are detailed.
TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Clean as a whistle. Dry metal was completely
repainted the color of the car. It has a spare on a painted rim.
Replaced weatherstrip and seat divider.
UNDERSIDE: Looking up at the motor it looks spotless, has a new
high torque starter and flywheel cover. The manual 3-speed trans
has optional overdrive. In back is a 10 bolt rear end with 3.70
gears. It appears to be very solid original metal. The floors,
rockers and and braces look good. The bottom of the car is
undercoated. Custom dual exhaust with Flowmaster mufflers. The fuel
tank, sending unit and straps have been replaced. The shocks have
been replaced. Some miscellaneous new bushings in the front end. In
back it has helper coil springs in case your hauling a full load of
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
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815 385 3644 9-5 central
We sold this car a couple years ago to our truck driver. He
thoroughly enjoyed it, taking it to many cruise nights and car
shows. Won many awards. It was trouble free. It also was a great
conversation piece, people were really intrigued by it. He only
traded it in because it was time for a change. It is someone else's
turn to enjoy this rare 57!
Rare utility sedan muscle car with dual quads! Rust free.