1957 Chevy Bel Air 2 Door Hardtop LS 1

Posted on: Wed, 01/11/2017 - 19:36 By: admin
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WOW! Modern Street Rod builders of today have come a long way towards capturing an esthetically pleasing specimen and creating a finely bred automobile! I like to call them Y2K era rides, offering functional operation, luxury comforts and modern technology! Essentially adding all the items the Manufacturer would have placed if it would have been available at the time! Let's face it, today We are Spoiled with today's advances, why not incorporate them with our toys?? Step Up and try this model on....

Not too long ago, just about the time Y2K techies had us worried that things may Crash, this spectacular 57 was in the throws of a complete and thorough high tech restoration/modernization! Y2K came and went and it's cutting edge automotive advances were being transferred into this beauty! Classic Style equipped in comfort, drivability, reliability and safety! STOP, If you have not taken the time to review the 3 web pages of highly detailed photos, GO do it now! Done? Let's get on with the show...

The professional builder of Kanab, Utah went the extra mile to create an exceptionally smooth high tech beauty while retaining her classic lines! Top to Bottom, the body was massaged to perfection and treated to lick-able Red PPG basecoat/clear coat finish. Show Quality plated and polished factory trim. Subtle body appointments include California one-piece bumpers, Smoothed Hood & Deck w/ Power Open Actuator & Power Sensitive Close feature and Shaved Door Handles with custom trim-fitted push button exterior latches w/ remote lock.... Let's get on with the rolling stock...

The factory chassis was stripped, smoothed, modified for upgrades and treated a durable show quality Powder Coat finish. During the assembly process all stainless hardware was utilized. Back to Front, upgrades and features include center-frame relocated rear leaf springs, Currie equipped Ford 9 Posi Differential w/ 370 gears, Traction Bars, Aluminum Driveshaft, 25 Gallon Stainless Fuel Tank w/ electric pump, 605 Power Steering, Polyurethane Front Suspension Bushings, 2 inch Dropped Spindles, Anti-Sway Bar andSTOP 4 Wheel Power Disc Brakes w/ stainless fluid lines! Rolling on a huge set of Coddington polished billet wheels (front 17x8 & rear 17x12) and fat BFG Radial Rubber. Let's move onto power....

Resting under the hood and between these well thought out legs is a fully computerized, multi port, fuel injected 99 Chevy Corvette LS-1 V-8 hooked to a 4L60E 4-speed Automatic Transmission. Noted features include smoothed firewall, hidden wires, braided stainless hoses/lines, fender entry air induction source, serpentine belt drive system, Griffin Aluminum Radiator w/ Bug Screen, computer controlled electric cooling fans, A/C Compressor and Power Steering Pump! The spent exhaust is dispelled thru custom 3 inch HPC Coated 2 into 1 system that sports Flowmaster Muffler, Catalytic Covnerter and computer read Oxygen Sensors! Yes, computer controlled environmentally friendly emissions! Let's explore the creature comforts....

Hop inside to a lavishly appointed interior with finely sewn tan "Scottish Leather" aromas and "Weaved Wool" Carpet! Features include 6-Way Power Eldorado Split Bench Seat w/ armrest, custom/contoured Rear Seating, Cadillac Tilt Steering Column, 94 Z-28 Instrument Cluster, Air Conditioning, Power Steering, Power Side Windows, Power Vent Windows, Power Locks, Cruise Control and "Wiper Specialties" Wipers. Loaded? We can't hit the road without tunes which include AM/FM In Dash Tuner, 12 Disc Changer (trunk), 650 Watt Phoenix Gold Amp, 10 inch Sub Woofer and 4 Speakers. I would bet you are ready to Cruise...

In closing, if you are looking for a modern classic and are the type that will settle for only the best, this may your ticket to yesterday, today! Study the Photos, Read the Text Clearly, Check our Reputation for Safe and Secure Transactions, Call yer Banker, Get yer Bid Finger Ready! You will not be disappointed! GOOD LUCK!!!!

Known Items: Free and Clear Titled in the State of Texas. Professionally restored and modernized by a well known restoration shop in Kanab, Utah. Completed in 2000/2001, tested and enjoyed approx. 5,900 miles. Noted verbal references include, 2001 Super Chevy Feature, 2001 Winner Las Vegas Super Chevy Show, ESPN Award of Excellence, 2001 Utah Autorama, 2002 SW Good Guys Boyd Pros-Pick. Now as I always say, Not Perfect and Not New (none are) but this one is superb, about as clean and operational as it gets!  We offer No Guarantees, Only Opinions!