IT'S A DRIVER!!
'55 Chevy Bel Air 2 door post ProStreet Muscle Car. Exterior Yellow with Fancy Line Detail Accents. The words 'Thunderstruck' painted on lower front fender and a Tasmanian Devil on the Trunk corner. This FUN cruiser has tinted windows, 50" tubbed Mickey Thompsons on Craiger Wheels. 2" drop spindles lower the front end for that sleek Cruiser look. The interior is cloth and fusia color with bucket seats, cloth covered door panels and headliner. Carpet is Black with a fusia Chevy emblem stitched into the back.
The engine is a 454, bored over 2 (per cylinder) making it a 470. The 600 Holly Carb with 9:1 compression sends it's power to the 9" Ford modified rear end. It can run on standard gasoline or racing fuel. There is a Line-Lock feature for burnouts. Aluminum intake, Turbo 400 transmission power brakes and steering. Shifter is automatic and on the floor. Suspension is coil in rear and shocks in front. There is a gas pump toggle under the dash as a safety feature. Battery is in the clean detailed trunk, with a shutoff outside mounted to the rear fender.
The car's exterior handles are 'shaved'. Access is by Key-Bob. There is a custom homemade center console for a cup holder and CD storage. (No rear seat between extended wheel wells) AM/FM Disc Player, otherwise all gauges are original. The steering wheel is Engraved Metal. There is a Tac installed near visor. Body is all steel. Only 'mud' used was to address a minor fender ding.
Great for Sunday Cruises and Car Shows. Reasonable Offers Considered.
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