1956 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM 2 DOOR SEDAN - 82166 Sold* at Scottsdale 2010 - Lot #1344 1956 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM 2 DOOR SEDAN https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/82166/82166_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1344

1956 CHEVROLET BEL AIR CUSTOM 2 DOOR SEDAN

Auction Scottsdale 2010
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 1344
Year 1956
Make CHEVROLET
Model BEL AIR
Style CUSTOM 2 DOOR SEDAN
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN VC56B156734
Exterior Color BLACK & WHITE
Interior Color GRAY
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 327
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #1344 - True black/white standard shift car. Now has a 327cid with World Product heads, Thumper hydraulic cam from Comp. Hilborn electronic fuel injection, polished intake chrome 2 3/8" stacks. Polished Tru Tac serpentine system with air and billet power steering pump with 605 box. Chrome billet valve covers, polished remote thermostat housing. MSD billet distributor with 6AL box and MSD coil. Griffin aluminum radiator, 2 1/2" exhaust with Flowmaster mufflers. Motor built by Wesmar Racing Engines in Okahoma. The injection setup was tuned by Andy, flown in from Pittsburgh. He does computer boards for Hilborn. 4-speed transmission built with all new bearings, gears, synchronizers and seals. Hurst Comp Plus shifter. Original 1956 housing with Eaton posi-traction and Richmond 4.11 gears. All new bearings and seals. Hays clutch and pressure plate. Chrome Fatman upper and lower tubular A-arms. Heidts 2" drop spindles and lowering springs front 3 1/2" and rear 2 1/2", dropped springs and blocks. Aerospace 4-wheel disc brakes drilled rotors. Wheels are by Chip Foose, they are his Nitrous polished 2 piece wheels, 18x8 front, 20x9 rear, tires are Nitto directionals. Paint was done by Bob, Jeff and Eddie Landers (Carefree Trucking) in Tulsa, OK. Black & white clear coat. Custom interior was done by The Trim Shop in Iowa. IDIDIT tilt steering, Vintage Air and smoothed firewall retaining original seem. Battery in trunk, rechromed bumpers front and rear. Repolished all original stainless, car was restored at the end of 2007. Car was driven to 2 different car cruises 150 miles one way. Car has around 1000 miles since restored. Very drivable and dependable. It's won Best of Show 2009. It's won Best Interior 2009. It's won Best Engine at Darrall Starbird Car Show 2009 Tulsa OK. Current owner will retain awards. The Hilborn set-up was put on at the end of 2008.
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