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  1. Trifive Parts for Sale
    I have just completed a rebuild on a '56 sedan and have the following parts for sale: 55-56 PICK-UP ash tray complete - nicely restored & painted black - $50 55,56,57 Radiator 4 tube brass construction - very nice no frame rust or tank damage - $150 55, 56, 57 Sedan windshield to dash garnish...
  2. Wanted/WTB/Trade/Free Stuff. Cars & Car Parts Only
    I am installing Classic Instruments Bel Era Gauge setup and need a gear selector bracket for an automatic transmission car. Does anyone know where I can find one?
  3. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    Up for Sale are a set of Classic Instruments Gauges for 1955-1956 Chevy Belair. Condition is Used. This unit was installed in 2012 when my car was built. I am doing a LS Engine swap and the computer requires different gauges. This unit works perfectly. The odometer reads 23,400 miles. The unit...
  4. Electrical Questions and Answers
    i just got done rewiring my 57 bel air, and now for some reason the gauges stay on even when the key is off! I must have something wired wrong somewhere but I cant figure it out. in the next picture, you can see an orange and a white wire left from when I tore out the old harness. I suppose they...
  5. Interiors Questions and Answers
    ive been meaning to get real gauges in place of the idiot lights, i think that would look much nicer and more factory. i found these,made by east coast chevy but they were discontinued, does anybody know where i could still get some?
  6. Interiors Questions and Answers
    Looking to change from the Dakota Digital dash back to original or Con2R gauges. With an Automatic transmission, has anyone done an on the tree gear indicator or similar as new gauges won't have the PRND21 indicator in the gauge area. Any suggestions or photos are appreciated.
  7. Electrical Questions and Answers
    More of a cautionary tale than anything.. If you have a Raingear electric wiper assembly on your 56 Chevy, and you're looking at the Autometer Old Tyme gauge set that uses the original bezel, be advised the mechanical speedometer is a problem. I bought kit # 1601 5 pc set. The wiper mechanism...
  8. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Does your temp and fuel gauges cast light from underneath? Mine are painted but im wondering if i removed the paint if i would get light.
  9. Trifive Trucks Suburbans & Panel vans
    I have been looking for sometime for a 57 that was driveable, affordable, and not a rust bucket. Let me first say I have always loved classic cars and trucks, having owned a 65 Mustang 2+2, a Datsun 240z, a Triumph TR6, and a '52 Chevy 5 window truck, but like many of you I owned them and sold...
  10. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    Hello, I have three new-in-box Autometer Phantom II gauges that I am looking to sell. 3-3/8" Electronic Speedometer (Autometer 7588) - $175 2-5/8" Full Sweep Electronic Oil Pressure (Autometer 7853) - $175 2-5/8" Full Sweep Electronic Water Temperature (Autometer 7855) - $135 I bought them...
  11. Super Stock/Pro Street & Modified Disc. 55-56-57
    Has anyone did this before and have any plans they wouldn't mind sending me. I have located a cowl actuator that I think I can mount and have the gauge pod under the speaker cover and make it come on when the key is on. :p3:
  12. Interior structure under construction

    Close-up shot of the dash and instrument panel
  13. Interior structure under construction

    A shot of the mods to the dash and instrument panel
  14. Interiors Questions and Answers
    Hey, has anyone tried one of these yet for a 55-56? It's the first aftermarket gauge cluster for a '55 that I actually like. I was just about to drop ~$300 on a Cable X setup to connect my t-56 to the stock speedo when I found out about this. For $450 more, I could have my entire gauge...
  15. Chit Chat Area, Anything on your mind goes here.
    I just want to thank and give credit to Gary Beck who restored my gauge cluster and steering wheel for my 57.Great guy to deal with and great lookin work. Real reasonable time frame also,Does this as a hobby Hes not a member here YET,but if you need this type work done, pm me Ill hook you guys...
  16. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I did use the search function here but didn't find any threads related to where to obtain replacment original factory gauges. My temp gauge is inop and I want to keep the gauges stock. I'm trying to keep her all original. I've been watching ebay but the pickings are quite slim. Thanks for...
  17. Bella57

    Interior of the Pink Bel Air
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