1957 Chevy BelAir

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

VIN: VC57F183157

No bolt was left un-turned in this build. This 57 Chevy was owned and restored by an Auto Tech teacher with 45 years of experience. He had owned this car since 1976 and took the time to restore it back in 2006. The Car was painted by a former student of his who became a professional painter with McLaughlin Auto Body in Indiana. The interior was done by Clever Creations, another regionally well knowns shop. Since the car was finished, there have been less than 800 miles put on the restoration.


350ci V8 Engine

  • #: 3970010
  • Date Code: L68
  • Stamped Serial #: VO209TBF
  • Aluminum Intake Manifold
    Edelbrock Single 4-Barrel Carb w/ Electric Choke, 600cfm
    Muncie M21 4-Speed Manual Transmission
  • #: 3925661
  • Suffix: P3A03B
  • VIN: 23N111397
    Front Independent Suspension
  • All New Steering Gear
  • New Shocks
  • New Springs
  • New Bushings
  • New Sway Bar
    Rear Leaf Spring Suspension
    Aftermarket Cross-Member
  • New Shocks
  • Lowering Blocks
    Original Style Rear End
  • Open Differential
  • Date Code: F217
  • Ratio: 3.31:1
  • Open
    Power Brakes:
  • Front Disc Conversion Kit
  • Rear Drum
  • New Soft and Hard Lines
  • Chromed Power Booster and Master Cylinder
    NEW Dual Exhaust System
  • ¾ Length Headers
  • Smithy Mufflers
    Wheels: 15” – American Racing 5-Spoke
    Front Tires: 225/60R15 – Goodyear Eagle GT
    Rear Tires: 225/60R15 – Goodyear Eagle GT
    Key Components:
  • Vintage A/C
  • Aluminum Radiator w/ Chromed Electric Fan
  • NEW Gas Tank
  • MSD Distributor
  • MSD Box
  • High Torque Starter
  • March Pulley System
  • Aluminum Water Pump
  • Polished A/C
  • Polished Valve Covers


Deep Crimson Pearl Metallic Paint Finish
All Chrome and Stainless are In Great Shape
Body is Nice and Straight
New Door Handles
Doors, Hood and Trunk Fit Nicely w/ the Body
Door Lips and Jambs are Nice and Clean
New Rubber Seals
Inside Trunk Is Nicely Finished to Match Interior


Nut and Bolt Rotisserie Restored – Painted to Match Topside
California Frame – 1 Piece
Quarters Are Nice and Clean
Body Mounts are Nice and Fresh
Inner Wheel Houses Nicely Painted


Custom Interior
Stitched Bench Seat
Headliner is Nice and Tight
Floor Shifter
Tilt Column
Aftermarket Retrofit Gauges are Clean and Clear
Aftermarket Retrofit Radio

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