1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

Volo, IL

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Volo, IL



Year 1957
Mileage --
Engine 100
Doors --
Transmission --
Make Chevrolet
Model Bel Air

Bel Air 1957

Title Status --
Exterior Color Harbor Blue
Interior Color Black - Blue


This is a real V-8 Bel Air car. Ground up restored to look stock but has a few nice upgrades. A fuel injected 327, 4 speed and power disc brakes make it a whole lot more fun to drive! It looks great in Harbor Blue too.

EXTERIOR: Very impressive fit and finish on the body. It is straight from any angle you look. All the gaps line up square and flush. I don't see any signs of damage, cracking or blisters. The doors shut like new. Beautiful Harbor Blue metallic paint is laid out evenly. The clear coat is polished very smooth and glossy. Door jambs are painted real nice. All of the chrome and stainless was redone or replaced at time of restoration. It's still overall very good condition. It has optional rocker moldings and dual mirrors. The flippers over the door windows work. The windshield was replaced, the rest of the glass is very good original. Weather strips were replaced. It has a set of chrome 15 inch rally wheels with spinners. They've got reproduction BF Goodrich Silvertown blackwall tires, fatter and taller in back.

INTERIOR: Restored from carpet to headliner back to original condition. Down on the floor is new blue carpet with Bel Air embroidered floor mats. A new Hurst 4-speed is sticking up out of the hump. In front of me is a restored dash. All the metal has been repainted. The trim looks like it's been replaced. It has a new speedometer showing only 5,080 miles since the car has been restored. It also has a mini tachometer mounted on the column. A digital retro stereo fits in the factory hole and also has auxiliary plugs. The clock is ticking! The upholstery and door panels were replaced with correct reproduction. The headliner is new and the dome light works. New glove box liner and it has an owner's manual and working light. The heater control panel looks like new. It has seat belts replaced in the front.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT: Rebuilt 327 motor with double hump heads and the famous Rochester fuel injection system on top. The FI was completely restored and is complete with correct fuel pump, air cleaner etc. It was also upgraded with an alternator instead of the generator. Modern power brake system with a dual reservoir master. Optional electric wipers. Dressed up with finned aluminium Corvette valve covers.

TRUNK COMPARTMENT: Solid metal has been completely painted Harbor blue. The correct rubber mat, weatherstrip and wiring harness was replaced. A radial whitewall spare tire is on a blue painted rim. The original jack assembly is included.

UNDERSIDE: The front end has been completely rebuilt. I can see fresh bushings, shocks, springs, steering components etc. The rear suspension is also rebuilt with new springs and shocks. The fuel system has been replaced including the tank, straps and sending unit. The brakes have been rebuilt and upgraded to disc in the front. The dual exhaust system has crossover pipe and Flowmaster mufflers. Bottom of the motor is clean, has a chrome oil pan and a rebuilt starter. The trans is a Muncie 4 speed, new shift linkage. The frame is clean and smooth. The floors appear to be very solid original, braces look good.

This is an exceptionally nice Bel Air. I think the vintage fuel injection, 4 speed and colors make it special. Did you know that complete injection system is worth 9-10 thousand dollars?

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.

**These cars are displayed in a museum. If interested in a particular car make an appointment with a salesman to see that car. Without an appointment there is an admission fee to enter the showroom. If you buy a car, your admission will be refunded and you will be given a 1 year membership.

815 385 3644 9-5 central

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Fuel Injection

Power disc brakes

Retro stereo

Mini tachometer

Embroidered mats


Electric wipers

Chrome rallys

Reproduction tires

Dual mirrors

Reverse lights


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