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210 Pro Street
1955 Chevy 210 Pro Street, Owned by Dave & Kathy Lakatos, Kelseyville, Cal.

We are the 4th owners of the 55

The 55 was built by Petes Fabrications in Bowling Green, Kentucky

It took 3 years to build the car

The car build was completed in 1997

The cost to build the car was over $150k

Time into building the car was over 3500 hours

The 55 was used as their show car for their customers to see what they can build as a complete ground up build or fabricate parts for the customer to use on their own build.

Here are the specs on the 55

Paint --- Viper Red with gold base coat / Clear Coat

Interior --- Beige Leather Bucket Seats, Simpson Safety Belts, Custom smoothed dash, Autometer Pro comp gauges, one off custom console with Autometer speedo and tach, Power Windows, Remote Keyless Entry.

Engine --- Race prepped blueprinted 468 big block, GM Performance Bowtie block with splayed 4 bolt mains, Callies Billet Crankshaft, Crower Billet Rods, Arias Pistons with 11 to 1 compression, Total seal rings, Aluminum Cylinder heads, Full Roller valve train, Milodon 10qt oil pan, Titan oil pump, 2- Edelbrock 4bbl. carbs, MSD Ignition, 2 1/2" Hooker competition headers with 3" exhaust system, Tilton high torque mini starter, Engine builds over 650 horsepower. Engine uses C110 race gas.

Fuel System --- 20 gallon trunk mounted fuel cell, Duel Holley 140 GPH electric fuel pumps, All braided stainless fuel lines and Areoquip Fittings.

Transmission --- ATI Performance Turbo 400, Manuel / Automatic valve body, 3000 rpm stall convertor, B&M Pro Stick Shifter

Frame --- Boxed and smoothed, Beige Powder coated.

Electrical System --- Complete Ron Francis Wiring System, Duel Trunk mounted batteries.

Front Suspension --- Variable assist electric power steering, Heidts Camaro based stainless tubular upper and Lower A-arms. Coil over adjustable shocks, Wilwood Disc Brakes, All front suspension components are chromed.

Rear Suspension --- Adjustable Ladder Bars, Adjustable coil over shocks, Wilwood Disc Brakes, All rear suspension components are chromed.

Rear Axle --- Narrowed Ford 9", Beige powder coated, Strange Engineering Nodular positraction center section with 3.91 gears, Strange Engineering 35 spline axles.

Wheels & Tires --- Billet Specialties Street Lite Billet Wheels, 15"x6" on the front, 15"x15" on the rear, Hoosier Radial front and rear tires.



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