1955 CHEVROLET HANDYMAN CUSTOM WAGON - 65811 Sold* at Las Vegas 2008 - Lot #825 1955 CHEVROLET HANDYMAN CUSTOM WAGON https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/65811/65811_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #825

1955 CHEVROLET HANDYMAN CUSTOM WAGON

Auction Las Vegas 2008
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 825
Year 1955
Make CHEVROLET
Model HANDYMAN
Style CUSTOM WAGON
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 0068980F55Y
Exterior Color PURPLE
Interior Color CHAMOIS/GARNET
Cylinders 10
Engine Size VIPER V-10
Transmission 6-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #825 - A full restoration of the body with minor custom modifications including hidden tailgate hinges, shaved emblems, sunken bird hood ornament, oval gas door, one piece front and rear bumpers, and contoured exhaust outlets. The car is powered by a second generation 465hp R/T Dodge Viper V10 engine with a fully polished intake manifold, color-matched valve covers, custom air plenum outfitted with K&N filters and a 6-speed manual transmission with hydraulic clutch for ease. Other notable features include full 2-1/2" stainless exhaust with Borla mufflers, custom stainless steel fuel tank, power rack & pinion steering, Heidts tubular A-Arm front suspension, chrome arms and coilovers which were expertly installed, tubular snout grafted to stock frame, 10-bolt GM rear end with 3.08 gears, polished Wilwood disc brakes front and rear with Kugel hidden power booster and master cylinder, 17" Billet Specialties wheels with Potenza tires, aluminum radiator with air conditioning unit by Air-Tique, custom one-off fill tank for coolant, two tone simplistic design interior done in chamois and garnet leatherette which is stock seating and Pacific West Design wiper assembly. The dash features handmade stainless grilles as inserts and all switches are hidden in enlarged glovebox. Sound system, ignition and climate controls are located behind the glovebox door for a clean look. The dash is padded and upholstered. The car has many one-off features and has not been shown all over the country. This car has incredible power with a touch of class.
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