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  1. WTB - Passenger rear corner under tail light

    Wanted/WTB/Trade/Free Stuff. Cars & Car Parts Only
    My corner was crushed in under the tail light and looking for a piece to replace the entire curved corner from the trunk pan to the rear quarter. Passenger side.
  2. Measurement

    Metal Fabrication and Repair Questions
    1957 2 door hardtop trunk pan. Can anyone tell me the distance, center to center between the 2 trunk to frame mounting bolts holes. I am replacing a complete trunk pan (Golden Star) to a custom frame. the distance between the holes is off by about a 1/2 inch and I don't know if it is the new...
  3. Trunk brackets

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    Trunk brackets I have just bought a 57 Bel Air Sport Coupe and are currently restoring it. A previous owner has changed the trunk and removed the well to the spare tire. I am about to change it back to original, but have discovered that there are a few bracket to fix the spare wheel and to the...
  4. 1955-1956-1957 Chevy Trunk Latch

    Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    1955-1956-1957 Chevy Trunk Latch This 1955-1956-1957 Chevrolet trunk latch is an original part. Don't be duped into buying the reproductions that fall apart and malfunction. We have a limited supply so order the trunk latches while we still have them. If you're going through the trouble of...
  5. Stiff ride and body cracks

    Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    I installed new leaf springs and shocks in my 57, and it was nice and level. I drove to town and and besides the much stiffer, bumpier ride i also noticed thst my rear end sagged again. Ive retightened everything, so im confused as to why it would sag again. Also, ive notived a large crack in...
  6. My Trunk Treat by "The Beast"

    Project Update Section, Post Project Updates Here
    Took my 56' to Sound Source in Macon Georgia...spoke with Trevor what I would like to do...he made up his own plan and made it happen..."after all...it's a 56' Classic and needs something Special (Trevor)" None the less...I love it! My Speaker Box and Amp were taking up the trunk floor...and...
  7. Trunk Emblem Mod - Concealing the Trunk Keyhole

    Paint & Bodywork Questions and Answers
    I ran across a couple cars that appear to have a 62 trunk emblem or 62 hood emblem surrounding the trunk keyhole. I was wondering if anyone had experience with this modification or a similar way to conceal the trunk keyhole. The first example is Clayton Moorman's '55 written up in Custom...
  8. 57 Trunk gap adjustment

    Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I just had my trunk latch re-tacked into the floor pan and do not know how long it had been broken. Now I need to adjust the gap. The lower left side is almost touching the opening leaving a large gap on the right. The alignment pin is hitting the left side of the alignment slot so you would...
  9. 1955-1956 Chevy Original Bumper Jack - Restored

    Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    This 1955-1956 original jack has been completely restored to original specifications. The set includes the jack, base, and lug wrench. The final touch for any serious restoration. Rebuilt and Restored to Factory Specs For Display ONLY Some jacks may have pitting COST: $325 + Shipping Have...
  10. Electric Raise and Close Trunk

    Chit Chat Area, Anything on your mind goes here.
    Anybody experiment with an electric trunk opener/closer from a Caddy or Buick? If so...can you share info on year model used for the donor...and any particular issues to deal with to adapt it to a 56'. I have a set of Amplified Enclosed Tens in my trunk and would like to be able to share my...
  11. Painting the inside of the trunk?

    Interiors Questions and Answers
    Hi there, just purchased my 4 door 55 bel air (yes I know 2 doors are more desirable, I just happen to like the 4 door models). The exterior paint is good driver quality paint, I put a nice carpted matt down in the trunk, and a new divider in the back, is there a place you can recommend to get...
  12. Trunk

    Trunk

  13. 55 Trunk Spring Installation

    Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I need help with my trunk spring. My brother removed it years ago for a fiberglass trunk lid. I have the steel on back in place and cannot figure out how to get the spring back in. It is a 55 Chevy 2 door hardtop.
  14. Paint progress

    Paint progress

    4 tone paint job
  15. '57 Belair 2dr HT Inner quarter walls

    Metal Fabrication and Repair Questions
    I bought a 57 hardtop a guy started tubbing but did not know how to begin. He cut the inner quarter walls out on both sides as well as the outer wheel houses. I cant find these pieces,price is not an option as I need these to complete my car. Ecklers has them for a 2dr sedan, but they are...
  16. Who here wants some FREE PARTS?

    Official Sponsors Announcements & Parts for Sale
    Vintage Air now available! We have added Vintage Air to our growing list of vendors for 2009. It will take a few weeks to get their product online, but until then we will be running a special on orders placed for the month of January.
  17. 57 CHevy Convertible Trunk panels trutemplates

    Interiors Questions and Answers
    HI all Does anyone know where I can buy the templates, for the trunk panels in my 57 belair convertible, to make and carpet / upholster them? I know I can buy the panels ready made for about 170 bucks, but thought if someone has the templates for sale, I can use that and cut my own. thanks for...
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