Purchased this mostly original '56 Chevy in December 2014. It has many options such as Wonderbar Radio, windshield washers, PowerGlide, grill guard, trailer hitch, door handle guards. Current 327ci engine will be swapped for original 265ci.
Purchased Chevy 56 Bel Air 2 door hard top, with 3 speed manual with overdrive in August 2014.
Restoration began September 2014. Completed December 2015.
Rebuilt original 265ci to PowerPack 220HP. Overhauled 3sp tranny and O/D, and converted 3:08 rear end, to 3:74 rer end with 60's Corvette Positraction.
Restored interior to original spec, and repainted to original all black color.
Swapped engine to a rebuilt 300HP+ 327ci.
Converted sound system to RetroSound 2, with nine speakers and subwoofer. Electrical is by 95amp PowerMaster Alternator.
Original265 Chevy has now been boiled out, mag'd, and bored .060 over. Converted 2bbl carb to 4bbl Edelbrock 500cfm carb. 3sp tranny and overdrive have both been overhauled with another overhauled unit on the shelf. Heads are now Power Packs triangle over rectangle box(3725306). Valve action provided by Comp Cam 12-230-2. Restoration 90% complete. Installed dual master brake cylinders, and front disk brakes. Music by RetroSound II. Four speaker sound system with subwoofer. Beautiful paint job. Upholstery by Ciadella Interiors.