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    1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Custom Convertible

    Consignment #: 8787 Sign In to View Price


    Vehicle to be offered for Auction sale January 19th 22nd, 2017 at Russo and Steele’s 17th Annual Scottsdale Arizona Auction at the Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Please contact us for more information.

    1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 2 Door Convertible
    Wheelbase 115 Overall Length 195.6, Approximate Weight 3,124 lbs.
    Base USA factory price, new, 1,987 V8 Six cylinder 1,888.
    8ase Canadian price, new, 2,566 V8 2,447 Six cylinder.
    Production 47,562 Convertible’s Built.
    The Bel Air was Chevrolet’s top series. Standard equipment included most features found on the lower priced lines plus carpets on closed body styles; chrome ribbed headliner on sport coupe; richer upholstery fabrics; horizontal chrome strip on sides of front fender and doors; narrow white painted Insert on rear fender horizontal side molding; gold ribbed vertical trim plate on sides above rear bumper ends; wide chrome window and door post reveals and full wheel discs.
    This is one of the most popular 1955 Chevy’s the most popular are the convertible and Nomad.
    The Bel Air came with a 123 horsepower 136 hp with the automatic 235.5 cubic Inch six. The new 162 hp 265 cubic inch V8 was available at extra cost. With the optional power pack dual exhaust and 4-barrel carburetor; this engine was rated at 180 horsepower. Late In the model year a 195 hp power kit was offered. A three-speed manual transmission was standard.
    Overdrive and Powerglide automatic transmissions were optional.
    Top of the line Classic Chevy and one of the most standard Chevrolet’s on today’s market. Outstanding styling, high performance potential and fine built quality have created a huge collector following and are tremendous investments. The Bel Air was Chevrolet’s top series available.
    High Show Quality Pro Touring Design, Complete bumper to bumper frame off restoration New Morrison Frame Only the best components and craftsmanship went into creating this awesome vehicle. This is one of the Highest Quality restorations you will find.
    A new Chevrolet 572 engine was installed, the engine has been Tuned and Dyno’d by well known Engine Rebuilder and Drag Racer Allan Lee. The engine has been dyno’d to 689.7 Horse Power.
    New Custom Built Gas Tank, Electric Fuel Pump and Stainless Steel Lines installed.
    New Custom Built Aluminum Radiator Installed, with new cooling and heater hoses Installed,
    New Vintage Air Conditioning Heater / Air combination Installed.
    New Power Window motors and mechanism installed, Complete New Wiring harness and wiring installed In car, Digital Custom Gauges installed in the dash duster. New Group 78 Optima Battery Installed,
    New 3 Stainless Steel Exhaust and Tall Pipes installed with new Dyno Max Mufflers by Tim Toys In Red Deer.
    New Tremec 5-Speed Standard Transmission Installed, with Hydraulic Clutch and Scatter Shield Installed.
    New 9 Ford Rear Differential Installed with 388/1 Gear Ratio.
    Compete New Drive Shaft and Universal Joints Installed.
    Complete Wilwood 4-Wheel Disc Brake Kit Installed, with Stainless Steel Brake lines New Master Cylinder and Brake Booster installed with 13 Drilled Rotors.
    New AGR Power Rack and Pinion w/20l Ratio Installed, with Strange Coil Over Shocks, 2.5 x 9 C/O Springs 650 for Big Block, TR15 Upper Control Arms & IRS Lower Control Arm Kit, TR15 Steering U Joint Kit Front and Rear Sway Bars Installed.
    This car has a Complete New Art Morrison AM Frame 55-56 Bolt on TR15 FRM HDT/CON Body Mounts OEM CTR Frame XMBR TRI4B Note Crossmember w/EXH Holes, Front and Rear Bumper Mounts, Core Support, Engine Towers, Transmission XMBR Tabs.
    New Custom 5-Spoke Foose Wheels installed with New 245/45R17 Front 275/40R17 Rear Tires.
    The Body a Paint Work took hours to complete on this car and was accomplished by Comfort
    Sound System
    Vibe Stereo System, Focal 160×4 Channel Amplifier w/2-10 Performance Series Sub Woofers, CD, MP3 Player, Amplicd Window Antenna, Fabricated Speaker Mounts, Custom Built Enclosure w/Amp Rack. Cost of System 5007.50



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