Outstanding Chevy 210 Resto Mod recently completed with only 1050 miles. Exterior finished on a perfectly straight body in Black and Red two tone paint. Body modifications include smoothed drip rails, smoothed hood with full length hood seam, smoothed panel under head lights, gas door removed and trunk smoothed. One piece bumper accents the front end, all new stainless and chrome exterior finish off the bright work. The engine is a Chevy 496 big block chromed and finished to perfection from top to bottom with a special crank developing 550 h.p., Aluminum heads, Dome 100 pistons, stainless valves, 2.250 intake, 1.880 exhaust. Sealpower cam with 576 lift/304 duration and 3/8 push rods. Smelling hv pump, double roller timing chain, 750 Berry Grant carb., Air gap intake, Crane roller rockers, Clevit 77 bearings, Felpro gaskets and a high volume water pump. Griffin polished radiator and condenser and Billet serpentine pulley system finish off the engine. Power is distributed thru a built 350 trans. with a Stahl 2800 converter, 9” Ford rear with 355 gears. Mandrel bent 2 1/2” stainless exhaust, Heidt’s tubular A arms, 4 link rear, convertible X member are on a smoothed frame. The just right stance comes from coil over suspension on all four corners. Interior features include Red and Black leather seats accented with Black carpeting, trunk finished in Black leather and carpeting, Vintage A/C, heat, Classic gauges, Alpine Stereo with double mps., switches, power front windows, Flaming River tilt column and Painless wiring. Stopping is made easy with big Wilwood disc brakes with slotted cross drilled rotors and master cylinder. Dual optima batteries make starting easy every time with hidden battery disconnect and outside jumper posts.
Resto-mods have become hot commodities in the collector car market, offering the style and splendor of vintage vehicles with the drivability and reliability of the modern stuff. And while mid-century American cars are fading in value as their constituency ages, there are those 1950s cars that still excite any generation, such as the ‘55 Chevy. […]
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The Pick of the Day combines Chevrolet big-block power with classic American styling for a visually stunning custom creation built to perform on the street.
Talk about a case of deja vu! So here I am, clicking through the classified ads on ClassicCars.com, searching out my Pick of the Day.
Vintage cars with movie or celebrity history often sell for over-the-top prices, far more than they would without the connection to fame.
When the Chevrolet 201 rolled out in 1953, the car was considered to be the midrange model for Chevrolet and proved to be one of the best-selling Chevrolet models of the ’50’s.
“This 1955 Chevrolet 210 demonstrates why it’s always good to have a plan.