VIN #: B57245672
DETAILS: MILES: 1,000 break in miles since completion
ENGINE/PERFORMANCE: LS1 5.7 Litre Stock Spec engine transplant.
Engine had 5,000 miles when put into Wagon
TRANSMISSION: 6 Speed
OPTIONS: Power Steering
The Following All Work
Headlights Taillights Brake lights
Wipers Heater Blinkers Air Conditioning
SPECIFICS/ BUILD INFORMATION:
OVER $100,000 INVESTED INTO THIS RESTORATION
NOT INCLUDING PURCHASE OF A RUST FREE 1957 CHEVROLET
TO START THE PROJECT!
This is the finished product of a 10 year build restoration project.
You will not find a nicer 1957 Bel Air Handyman wagon.
This car is made to win car shows, complete collections,
take on a pro touring road trip, and or
be the coolest daily driver out there.
Painted in Pearl Viper PPG Blue after 100's of man hours
this car is laser straight and a 10 of 10 in show.
There are no flaws to disclose in the paint on this Tri Five.
Custom body work includes but is not limited to:
Brand New Bel Air trim and cladding
All new glass and rubber
Custom 1 piece tailgate on remote popper
(all poppers have back up releases in gas filling hidden compartment)
Rear floor raised so that air ride can tuck into car frame and body properly.
Created rear raised cargo area.
Entire body is shaved of handles.
All doors open on powered 7 way remote control.
Fabricated by hand and smoothed firewall for show quality presentation.
Battery relocated to custom compartment in back.
Inner fenders were also hand fabricated to trim fit the engine transplant
Forward "Smoothie" tilt hood using stock reversed 1957 hood latch
All original GM stainless steel was kept.
Smoothed and polished by hand at a cost of $3,500 in labor alone
keeps new flimsy aftermarket trim off the car.
Its the cars original parts!
Custom fabricated rear bumper is also a "Smoothie", no bolts
New front bumper kit, Front grill bar, hood bar, and fender ends
Smoothed and filled front doors have all Bear Claw latches
One piece front windows with vent/wing window delete option
( all glass in the car smoke tinted to match the theme)
This car performs as good as it looks!
After all what's the point of having a car this nice
if it is not fast!
The chassis and modifications are: LS1 Transplant backed by a 6 Speed Manual Transmission
(Billet motor bases, Mass Air inlet intake manifold,
cable mounted throttle body, reflashed ECM,
serpentine belt driven pulley system)
Twin 40 Series Flowmaster exhaust system.
Cooled by a custom aluminum electric twin fan radiator set up
The rear end is a narrowed Ford 9 IN Connected to Moser Axles
with a Ride Tech 4 Link and Panhard floor.
9 inch comes fitted with 3:70 gears and a posi
Custom drive shaft by Rides Custom Shafts
20 gallon custom aluminum fuel cell replaces the stock gas tank.
Using an F1 pump, filters, and AN lines and fittings.
The front has a Fatman suspension with power rack and pinion.
Polished SS A-arms
Full Air Ride Ride Tech Shock Wave air shocks suspension with dual tanks.
The car is stopped by 4 wheel disc power brakes by Wilwood brake company
(Mounted under dash is the Kugel Komponents power brake and pedal assembly,
SS-AN brake line kit,
Triple Billet remote brake and clutch reservoirs also neatly hidden behind smoothed firewall)
Car is wired to an American Autowire 18 fuse panel and loom.
Finishing the car off is the custom show quality interior including the following upgrades:
VERY custom one off REMOVABLE 1955 dash was hand made.
Smoothed and extended 6 inches.
50 hours of fab to fit the dash!
Classic Industries digital instrument cluster,
Danchuk Chrome Speedo bezel and lower trim
Lokar Emergency Brake Cable Kit
Billet rear view mirror
Billet Vintage air conditioning/heating.
4 Billet AC vents with Billet dash trim
Lokar brake pedal assembly
Ididit Steering Column
With this much invested into the car,
the quality of the car, and the build, it simply will not last long.
If you are interested please call to set up a showing or
answer any of your questions.
For Sale by Owner,
Located in Denver, Colorado USA
Over 100K Invested
More Information Call Michael Runnalls at
(F) 631-389-2605 Or
Click Here for a detailed Inspection Report on this vehicle
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