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  1. Headers and Exhaust System
    Hi All, I apologize if this has been asked and answered but I'm stuck. I'm building a '55 Bel Air Sedan hot rod from the rails and I went the rack & pinion route. We mounted the dummy small block (front mount) and trans and when we put the headers on, we had clearance issues on the left side...
  2. Interiors Questions and Answers
    Good Day All, I'm from Alberta, Canada & I'll be visiting Las Vegas. I was hoping to find a Steering Wheel suicide/spinner knob for my '55 Chevy. Preferably a "vintage" knob, like the Brodie, but maybe one where I can pit my own photo in? Regardless anyone know of some places I can visit in...
  3. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    1955-1957 Chevy Standard Drag Link With Pitman Arm - Rebuilt This original 1955-1956-1957 Chevrolet standard center link with pitman arm has been fully rebuilt. We disassemble, clean, and replace any faulty parts and repack them so that they work like new. Often the ball stud is worn out or...
  4. Wanted/WTB/Trade/Free Stuff. Cars & Car Parts Only
    TriFive, New member/first post. My father is restoring a "55 Bel Air hardtop and we are hoping to get in on the road for the 2016 summer. I'm in search of a company that restores original steering wheels. Trying to make it this years Christmas present. The steering wheel that is currently on...
  5. Project Update Section, Post Project Updates Here
    Hello everyone, love the site! I have a sweet 55 two door post. She's robbins egg blue and white and almost perfect. This month, new CPP 500 power steering, complete steering links, shocks, 2" drops, and springs. Last month, dropped rear, replaced with original type, new disk brakes. Car...
  6. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    includes drag link and full kit, originally from ecklers and never used. for non power steering vehicles. link to the part is as follows http://www.classicchevy.com/chevy-front-end-rebuild-kit-except-original-power-steeringand-without-coil-springs-1955-1957.html $220 for whole thing...
  7. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hello! I have a loose idler arm that needs to be replaced. Looking on Ecklers, ive found one that converts the original to bearings to make for better steering. (called the "poor man's power steering") im just asking to make 100% that it would work with an original non-power steering setup...
  8. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    After a couple surgeries and several months since I have laid a hand on my '57, I dusted her off today and opened a few boxes that have been laying unopened since they arrived back in the fall. I am listing the LS eng/trans combo as well as a list of parts I currently have in my possession and...
  9. Trifive Trucks Suburbans & Panel vans
    Looking for a lower steering spring that connects at the lower bracket. Any ideas?
  10. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hi, I'm a new user, my grandpa has a 1957 Bel-air 4dr sedan with post, just recently got car running and driveable, next on our list is to rebuild front end, and have questions bout the ball joints, what is the difference between low dome and hi dome ball joints, not sure which one's we have
  11. Transmission and DriveLine Questions
    I have a 57 Chevy 210 wagon. I want to put in an updated automatic transmission and retain the original steering column. Can this be done?
  12. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Can the steering rod that connects the steering wheel to the steering gear be removed without removing the gear from the frame? The previous owner of the truck removed apprx 1/2" of thread from the top of the rod to install an after market steering wheel. I removed that wheel and installed an...
  13. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    I have been looking but cannot seem to find a complete 1957 Bel Air steering wheel. Many of the repros are all 15" and I am looking for the full original diameter. I am interested in repros or originals can anyone help out?
  14. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    Hi Everyone. I have a 57 4 door 150 with a 235 engine and i am currently installing a 700r4. i would like to know if i could gut my exsisting manual steering column and put in a rebuild kit for an automaic steering column. I do not want any tilt column or power steering but open to suggestions...
  15. Big Block Install Questions and Answers
    Hi everybody im looking for a manual rack and pinion setup for my 55 210 2 door wagon 490 cid big block. I already have the ididit column and the stock manual box. I'm trying to get the clearance of the headers on the steering. i have had heddman hustler in frame headers and I had to beat the...
  16. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hi guys, I have a 57 bel air in the transmission shop. They are telling me that the steering column is loose (has too much play) that it is not putting the tranny into gear properly and resulting in burning out the transmission. The linkage is pretty secure now and I had them replace the upper...
  17. Metal Fabrication and Repair Questions
    i have just uploaded some pictures in my album, i need help to find out what part this is and how/ where i can replace it. i have circled the part i think i need in the photos. thanks for all the help. Mark Bruno
  18. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I have put together this book. It is 160 pages of exploded views of almost all parts of the car. ID numbers and tons of important information.Ever take something apart and wonder how to get it back together, well with these exploded views its easy to see what goes where. Has steering, brakes...
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