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Year
1956
Make
Chevrolet
Model
210 Beauville 9 passenger wagon
Originally acquired in 2002: 305 cu in engine, TH350, floor-mounted off-brand floor shifter, brought to Virginia from California by the Witte family in 1992. They were 2nd owners of car.

Drivetrain restoration and modifications begun in 2002 for purposes of resolving any difficulties prior to starting on sheetmetal replacement in late 2003. Bodywork, paint and reassembly completed in 2005.

Currently (2013) equipped as follows: .030 over '63 327ci with 30-30 cam and '72 over the counter BowTie angle plug heads, 10.5-1 compression, E-brock Performer RPM and 750 Street HP Holley; MSD Pro-Billet distributor, MSD 6-AL ignition, Hooker Super Comp headers, Moroso crankcase evac system plumbed from road draft boss in block to collectors, B&M TH#350 with 2800 rpm stall converter, SFI-approved flexplate, B&M Starshifter, 3.5" Inland Empire aluminum driveshaft, shaft loop; Moser 9" at 58" rear, 4.11 gearset on Detroit TruTrac limited slip, 31 spline axles, 4 wheel SSBC disks, 9" booster, Hurst LineLoc, rear brake pressure adjustable proportioning valve, SSBC vacuum pump, tubular upper and lower control arms, 605 steering box, Classic Fab traction bars on 6 leaf rear springs, Monroe air shocks mounted to shock bar.

Original front fenders, reproduction windshield and all door glass, original 3rd windows and liftgate window, basecoat and clearcoat paint, sheet metal repairs include A, B and C pillars, floors, inner and outer rockers, driver side rear corner of roof and D pillar, cowls, reproduction visors, door panels and headliner, front seat recovered to match existing 2nd and 3rd seats.

CJ Rods tilt column, Grant steering wheel, Mooneyes tach and gauges (AutoMeter): oil, water, vacuum, oil temp. Dual spal fans, Vintage Air AC, Raingear wiper system, Alan Grove brackets, Lokar throttle pedal, brackets and cable including kickdown.

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