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Year
1957
Make
Chevrolet
Model
150
This is the previous version of the car. Late 70's 350 punched out to a 355. Tuned port fuel injection. Tremec TKO 500 Five speed. Heidts (one inch narrower), tubular control arms, drop spindles, coil-over shocks and a NASCAR heavy duty anti-sway bar in front. Flaming River Rack and Pinion. Narrowed Ford Nine-inch posie rear end, (3:36 yes GM), with spring pocket kit installed in rear. Wilwood 12 inch disc brakes at all four corners.

Also a custom fabricated dash with Auto Meter gauges. Wipers, ignition, lights and accessory plug, stereo, heat and A/C Controls all hidden in the over-sized glove compartment. Completely rewired the car from bumper to bumper with painless wiring harness. Motorcycle tri-bar headlights with Piaa H4 bulbs. Carriage Works black powder coated grille.

The car was a super-nice driver. But....I still wanted more......(sigh).....
In September 2018, the car went into the body shop for a long awaited resto-mod.
Schwartz Performance frame and suspension. GM LS3/495 HP Crate motor. Completion date is Summer 2021.

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