Art Morrison 1955 Chevy Bel Air - Faster Than a Ferrari?
The Smoking Tire hits Supercar Sunday and the canyons with the Art Morrison
1955 Bel Air, one of the best handling hot rods around. We toss this 55
year-old car through some of the tightest curves in California to find out
if there really is such a thing as a Hot Rod for drivers.
1955 CHEVY - NICK's BLACKTOP BANDIT
Nick enjoyed watching the movie American Graffiti when he was quite young.
He just loved the black Chevy that Harrison Ford drives in the movie and
drag races near the end .. where it crashes and burns. Nick would always
say, What a terrible waste of a good car! So he set off on a journey to
find a 1955 Chevy. At the age of 11-½ he found it in southern PA. Now he
had to sit back and wait until he turned 14 to begin restoration. On the
DAY of his 14th birthday, he started! We are proud of the work you did
Nick, and glad that, yes, 16 years later you still have Blacktop Bandit.
1955 Chevrolet 2 door post gasser
Here's an outstanding 1955 2 door post gasser with big block power and a 5
speed! This beauty was a featured build in issue 77 of Gasser Wars
magazine! It's powered by a 1970 LS6 block 468ci V8 and a Tremec TKO 600 5
speed manual transmission! The engine was built proper with a steel crank,
CP pistons, Comp 595 lift solid lifter cam, Merlin iron heads, an Edelbrock
Air Gap intake manifold, a Holley 800cfm carburetor, Smith Bros 7/16 push
rods, Pete Jackson gear drive, Weiand aluminum water pump, Harland Sharpe
roller rockers, ARP head bolts, Melling AV oil pump, an 8 quart oil pan, a
Hays clutch, Taylor wires and Raja ends, and M/T valve covers! It also has
an additional electric pusher fan to keep this thing nice and cool! The
rear end is a 12 bolt with Richmond 3:73 gears, an Eaton posi unit, and
Dutchman axles. It has front and rear 11 inch disc brakes from Speedway,
and a Lakewood straight axle with 1949 Chevy spindles. The interior has
full diamond tuck upholstery, new carpet, 66 Chevelle bucket seats, Stewart
Warner gauges, and a Moon tachometer. There's also an aluminum fuel cell
and an Optima battery in the trunk. This is an incredible 60's style build
with a fiberglass tilt front end, cheater slicks, huge dual Exhaust, and extremely nice paint, glass and
chrome! This one is already done and ready to drive!
640hp! 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Pro Touring FOR SALE TEST DRIVE flemings ultimate garage
Show and Really Go '55 Belair.
Spectacular frame off restoration (Look underneath this car), 505 cid
Chevrolet Stroker @ 640 hp! Hand built by master engine builder Gunther
(Gunner) Guering, professionally built TH400 auto transmission w/ HD B&M
clutched/shift kit/shifter, HD 3.73 Posi-Traction rear differential, mirror
finish Black Cherry metallic/Pearl White metallic two tone paint, new
chrome & polished stainless trim, all new 6 passenger interior, disc
brakes, full gauges, polished 18"& 20" Coys alloy wheels w/ hi-speed
radials, great sounding 3" Flowmaster dual Exhaust, aluminum radiator w/ dual fans, Jensen
digital sound w/ AM/FM/CD/MP3, super smooth, super strong power train and
drives so easy!
Beware: More children have been conceived in 1955 Belairs than any other
car in American history.