1961 Chevrolet Bel Air 2-Dr Coupe.
This car has been frame off restored. Virtually every part on this car has been replaced or rebuilt. The paint is especially nice, it is an original color - Honduras Maroon but done in modern clear coat.
The 348 cu in engine has been professionally rebuilt. The power train includes an aluminium body 4-speed transmission and a 355 positraction rear axle. I have recently added up grades to the engine in the form of a new valve train. this car is in outstanding condition and is now even better. the owner is 71 years old drives the car ocasionally and takes great pride in the vehicle. the car is being sold by the owner.
The asking price is 35000.00 Price Reduced. Please serious inquirys only. I have an original 3x2 manifold with three 2 barrel rochester carbs. I also have an original 4 barrel intake manifold. currently the engine has a comp cam, comp hydraulic lifters and hardend .080 pushrods. It has a jegs high energy ignition. also doug thorley headers.It has the 9.5 compression ratio pistons. runs very well on pump gas. all original parts go with the car. The cylinder heads were rebuilt by WALDEN AUTOMOTIVE. To include new stainless steel valves,bonnet sealson both intake and exhaust valves, and a multiangle valve job. This car is not raced or abused in any way. The engine modifications were done for efficiency and longevity. I am currently running an edelbrock 4bbl carb and intake manifold.
This is the 12th vehicle in the 30-day Countdown to Barrett-Jackson’s 47th annual Scottsdale auction.
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