Frame off restored. A/C, ps, pdb. Real Bel Air.

Body off frame restored. It's beautiful in and out, a lot of time and money was spent. It comes with a pile of receipts. Very desirable combination of 4-speed with air, ps and pdb. Real Bel Air, born a V-8 hardtop.

EXTERIOR: This is a slick Bel Air and no signs of rust or damage on the body. It's straight and it fits nicely. The paint is smooth and glossy. It looks like all of the chrome and stainless was replaced. Up front the entire grill, bumper, headlight bezels, lenses,, emblems were replaced. It is updated with HID headlights. New rockets on the hood, antenna, door handles and dual mirrors. All the stainless trim around the windows has been replaced. All the Bel Air trim down the sides is new. In backed the bumper, bezels, emblems have been replaced. All new glass, the windows roll up and down nicely.. Upgraded modern electric wipers. Door jambs are painted real slick. The weather strips and window seals are replaced. It has 15" rally wheels with smoothie caps and Cooper tires. It has a 3rd brake light in the back window.

INTERIOR: It's been redone from carpet to headliner. Down on the floor is new black carpet and rubber floor mats. There's a Mr Gasket 4-speed sticking out of the hump. All new red seat belts front and back. Reproduction upholstery with the silver piping and buttons. New matching door panels with new armrests ,window cranks and handles. The metal trim is painted slick gloss red. The chrome trim on the dash has been replaced. New heater control panel looks original and it does control the a/c system too. It has a retro stereo with kick panel speakers. The a/c vents are under the dash. It has a cushion grip steering wheel with a vintage Sun tachometer mounted to the column. The headliner is new and fits tight, visors and mirror were replaced. The interior lights work. New dimmer switch on the floor.

ENGINE COMPARTMENT: It's been completely disassembled and restored. The motor is a rebuilt 350, it has a 4 barrel carb stock manifolds and it is dressed up with polished aluminum valve covers and a chrome air cleaner. They did away with the generator and it now has a new alternator. It also has an updated power brake system with the dual reservoir master cylinder. It features a modern power steering as well. It has a new fan shroud and fan. Mosern heat and air conditioning system. The battery is secured properly, has new cables. The engine bay is all clean metal, firewall is painted gloss red. The inner fenders are glass black, hinges were replaced.

TRUNK COMPARTMENT: It's all painted gloss red even under the mat. New correct rubber mat, seat divider and weatherstrip. Rally wheel with a new Cooper tire for a spare and it has as a floor jack neatly stored in a box.

UNDERSIDE: The body was taken off of the frame for a thorough restoration. The entire chassis was stripped and painted. The front end was all rebuilt. New control arms, bushings, springs, shocks, upgraded with a sway bar and drop spindles. The steering system was rebuilt, new center link tie rod ends. In back shocks, springs and bushings and it's also upgraded with the sway bar. The fuel system was replaced including the tank, straps, sending unit and lines. The brake system has been completely rebuilt, upgraded with disc in front. New hoses, brake lines and the e-brake assembly is hooked up. New dual exhaust system. Looking up at the motor it's spotless Chevy orange, the starter and motor mounts are fresh. It has a Muncie 4-speed transmission. The clutch and shift linkage was replaced. The rear end was completely rebuilt. The floors are all metal, any rust was cut out and and replacement sections welded in.

This one is nicer than I first thought. The restoration was pretty extensive. Very desirable Bel Air hardtop with 4-speed, air, ps and pdb!

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Options and Accessories
  • Air conditioning
  • Power steering
  • Power disc brakes
  • Sun tachometer
  • Retro stereo
  • Seat belts
  • Cushion grip wheel
  • Electric wipers
  • 15" rally wheels
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