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  1. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hello everyone, I installed an American Autowire Classic Update series kit (AAW), Dan #17799, in my '57 Bel Air. Their ignition switch and lock cylinder do not interchange with originals according to AAW. Was wondering if it is possible to make a short wire adapter of sorts to use the...
  2. Interiors Questions and Answers
    Ok bit if a long post with several questions so bare with me here. I hate interiors and steering and suspension. 😂 the 2 things I seem to be constantly working on. Unfortunately the headliner is ripped and I can’t put it off any longer. I’ve read several posts here that seem like it’s a...
  3. Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers
    I am a bit confused by this paint code on my 57 Bel Air. I know the 808D is Imperial Ivory over Inca Silver. I cannot find any info on the "TG" that follows. Any help would be appreciated.
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi All, If there is anyone in the nearby area, please message me. Met a couple of people at the last Event at Sterling Hot Rods. I just bought technically my second 1957 Chevy Bel Air. First was in College, a 210 4 door sedan. I quickly ran out of tools and skills. No garage to leave things...
  5. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    Hi there, thanks for your time. I have a 1957 Chevy Bel Air post car that I bought a tilt steering column from the Pomona Fairgrounds for. The guy I bought this from says this is the correct column but has given us no support. Does anyone see anything that is not correct and why is the column...
  6. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    Have a brand new Willwood disc brake conversion kit for sale. Still in the box, in un-used condition. $600 for an $800 kit. Link to the description: SOLD
  7. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hello I have a 1957 Bel Air Townsman that I am working on and i can't find this certain part. Anyone know where i can find this part also the name of it? Thanks! Below is the link where the photos are.
  8. New Member Introductions
    Just joined up and saying Hello! I'm looking for some parts help getting a completely original and completely rusted '57 BelAir 2dht Power Pack Powerglide back into the land of the living! My name's Tim and I've been building different cars for over forty years, which makes me a pretty old sob!
  9. Project Update Section, Post Project Updates Here
    Going to bring this car back to life. We picked up the car a few weeks ago and just started on it this week, we currently have the car mostly tore down and ready to begin it's restoration. We are going to strip down some of the panels to make a evaluation of what direction to take the car but...
  10. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    Hello All, I'm rebuilding/converting (power steering) a 1957 Chevy truck and long story short, I have the wrong steering column and power steering box, and i have waited to long to place a return with the vendor. I need to sell these items so i can purchase the correct items and finish the...
  11. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hello all :) I recently purchased a 1957 Chevy Bel air, and I'm in the process of restoring it. It's got a 283 under the hood, and it runs, but there's not reverse and it smokes like a *******. After putting upwards of $500 dollars and 50-60 hours of labor into reviving it, I've given up (for...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hello everybody! I'm new to the forum. I just purchased my first "Trifive" (a 1957 Chevy Belair 4dr Sedan) I'm new at this.
  13. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    I HAVE SOME OLD CAR PARTS. I HAVE 1965 BEL AIR PARTS, 1957 BEL AIR PARTS, 1964 LEMANS PARTS, AND 1962 IMPALA 4 DOOR PARTS. HIT ME UP WITH WHAT YOU NEED I MIGHT HAVE IT. 270-703-6305 :blowtiedb: I have other old cars as well But I have to get make and models at a later date.
  14. New Member Introductions
    I've received my fathers 1957 Chevy Bel Air 2 door hardtop last summer. I'm a hands-on car nut and I already have a bunch of questions. I'll be posting some soon
  15. Trifive Nomads, Sedan Deliveries & Station Wagons
    Does anyone know what year ,or car for that matter, that these lift gate supports will fit on? I bought them and was told that they would fit a 1957 Nomad. Wrong. They do not fit. They have the wrong brackets on one end. I cannot tell if someone had altered the support arm by adding the...
  16. Trifive Stories
    Here is a story that you may enjoy. 57 Years In The Making...
  17. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hi All. A question about my wiper switch. The car has a electrical wiper. See picture one. But I don't see any wires going to the motor it self from the switch. Its not the best picture though. The switch does do something, since the wipers work. Only the fast speed doesn't work. Also...
  18. Transmission and DriveLine Questions
    I have a clutch in my big block 57. The guy who installed it was an idiot and welded in some mount that wont allow the assembly fall out. luckily im taking the engine out anyway. Are there any kits I can use to switch to hydraulic clutch from "manual" clutch? I have pics of what he did, and...
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