1951 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM - 180675 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #1012 1951 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/180675/180675_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #1012

1951 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM

Auction Scottsdale 2015
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1012
Year 1951
Make CHEVROLET
Model BEL AIR
Style CUSTOM 2 DOOR HARDTOP
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 20JKL4511
Exterior Color BLACK
Interior Color BLACK
Cylinders V8
Engine Size 348
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #1012 - Roof chopped 6", quarter panels extended 20", deck lid welded to body, new deck lid fabricated, 1941 Buick rear window opening installed. Quarter panels reworked at doors. Hood pancaked. Front fender and hood welded to form one-piece front end. New hood fabricated new front grille opening, nose of car reworked, and firewall filled and reworked. Frenched headlights and custom vertical taillights installed. New rear floors fabricated and installed. New metal center console fabricated.1961 Chrysler 300G dash installed. Custom Continental kit built into body. One-piece door glass, all moldings and trim removed. Jaguar rear end cradle grafted onto factory chassis. All factory mounts welded on original chassis, new Fat Man front end grafted onto factory chassis, chassis sand blasted and all factory rivets removed, welded and filled. Chassis primed and block sanded several times. Drivetrain and Mechanicals: 1958 Chevrolet 348 with factory Tri-Power, Chevrolet turbo 400 transmission. Front and rear independent suspension, rack & pinion power steering. Front disc brakes, rear inboard disc brakes, rear coilover shocks, power disc brakes. Custom exhaust and tail pipe. Air ride suspension. Complete custom leather interior, 1965 Ford Thunderbird front and rear seats with modified center console. Custom wire harness. Dash switches and gauges from 1961 Chrysler 300G. 1963 Chrysler Imperial steering column with oval steering wheel. Navigation system, full custom sound system, custom trunk area with electronics.
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