Cars

1956 Chevrolet Bel Air
SELLER INFORMATION

VOLO AUTO MUSEUM
27582 VOLO VILLAGE RD
Volo, IL
815-385-3644

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MILEAGE
--

YEAR
1956

ENGINE
100

LOCATION
Volo, IL

STOCK
V19402

FULL SPECS

Year 1956
Mileage --
Engine 100
Doors --
Transmission --
Make Chevrolet
Model Bel Air

Bel Air 1956

Title Status --
Exterior Color Tropic Turquoise
Interior Color Turquoise And White

DESCRIPTION

Here is a real sleeper! A true Bel Air with a big block, 5-speed and 4.11 posi lurking underneath it. Also upgraded with 4 wheel disc, rack & pinion steering and air conditioning. Right out of Arizona, this is an original metal, rust free car!! Not many of these still exist. The vin # tells us this was born in California as a Bel Air with a V-8. Ground up restoration finished in 2017. We have a flash drive of pictures and 2 folders stuffed with receipts documenting the restoration.



EXTERIOR: What gorgeous colors on this Bel Air. We have photos showing it stripped down to bare, it's an all metal car with no rust. The body is absolutely straight top to bottom. All the panels fit square and flush. It's completely smooth everywhere. No bubbles, no damage, no cracking that I could find. The paint is a very glossy finish. I did find a few small nicks touched up. We have the paint formula in the receipts. The bumpers are both smooth 1 piece, no bumper bolts showing. Up front the grill bar and bezels look new. The bird on the hood has some minor wear. The stainless trim down the sides, around the windows and doors looks new. The emblems and tail light assemblies are new. The door jambs are painted real nicely. The latches, weather strips, sill plates and window seals are new. All new green tinted glass. It has painted steel rims with poverty caps for that sleeper look. The extra wide rims with Mickey Thompson tires in back might tip off that there isn't a 265 under the hood.



INTERIOR: It was completely gutted to a bare shell. There are pictures and the floor is clean. It was then lined with Dynamax sound deadener. The dash and trim was repainted turquoise. New carpet and matching mats down on the floor with a Hurst shifter sticking out of it. The seats have been completely rebuilt. New cushions and upholstery. The door panels are upholstered to match. New seat belts in front with retractable shoulder belts. The gauge cluster is very clean. There is a new tachometer mounted on the column. The clock was rebuilt with quartz movement. It is a new tilt column with a reproduction 16 inch steering wheel. A Vintage Air unit neatly hangs below the dash. Overhead it has a new perforated white headliner, reupholstered visors, a day night mirror and a working LED dome light. It has a radio delete plate but there is a stereo hidden in the glovebox. New power front windows, the rears roll up smooth.



ENGINE COMPARTMENT: A 454 motor was rebuilt and installed in 2016. Has Comp roller cam and aluminum roller rockers. On top it has a polished intake Edelbrock carb and HEI ignition. In front it has a serpentine belt system, modern a/c system, power steering and nee alternator. A set of Heddman headers are on each side. An aluminum radiator keeps it cool. It has electric wipers and a dual reservoir master cylinder. The whole front clip was off the car so the engine bay is all painted very nicely. The wiring is run very neatly, it has new hood hinges.



TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Completely clean solid metal. Under the trunk lid has been repainted, it has the new insulation kit and weather strip. The trunk floor is carpeted.



UNDERSIDE: The front end has been completely rebuilt. All new ball joints, bushings, shocks etc. It has an upgraded sway bar and drop spindles. Also upgraded with a rack and pinion steering system. All new rear suspension too- leaf springs, bushings, shocks, tubular control arms, upper panhard bar. The springs were relocated inward for mini tubs and a wider tire. The brake system has been upgraded with disc at all four wheels. It looks like the hoses and lines were replaced, the e-brake cables are hooked up. New fuel tank, straps, sending unit, lines and pump. Looking up at the motor it still looks fresh. It has an extra capacity oil pan and a high torque starter. The transmission is upgraded with a Tremec 5-speed with Hurst linkage. New heavy duty drive shaft. In back it has a Ford 9 inch rear with new 4.11 posi gears and 31 spline Moser axles. Custom made exhaust system has Flowmaster mufflers and resonators. Look at how clean the original floors are. They purposely have not even painted over. This way you can see they have not been worked on. They appear to be bone dry, rust free original floors, braces and rockers.



I, Jay Grams, take pride in personally writing the descriptions for virtually every car for about the last 30 years now. A significant amount of effort goes into fact checking. What I am offering is my professional impression of the vehicle.

Our salesmen are happy to assist with descriptions and making sure your questions are answered. One great suggestion is letting us do a walk around video that explains the car's condition in detail.

Don't be intimidated, contact sales now for a no pressure, no hassle experience!



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