Ride in 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air
This is my 59 Bel Air. I am the second owner, and have owned the car since
March 1978. I paid $75.00 for it, with 58,000 miles at that time. It is
still mostly original, other than it has been repainted, by me, in 1984.
Dashboard still has the factory original paint and gauges. Everything on
the car works great.
Options are, clock, deluxe heater, two speed electric wipers, AM
radio,Tissue Dispenser, parking brake alarm...blinking red light in very
beginning of video... EZI glass...tinted, rocker moldings, vent shades and
license plate pocket guard...gas filler is behind license plate.
The engine is a 348 cid 250 hp turbo
Thrust V-8, that has never been overhauled. It has a 4-Jet Rochester carb.
The power steering is driven off the rear of the generator...yes it has a
DC generator....not a AC alternator with diodes to change the AC to DC
current. Power brakes are Boosted by
factory Bendix Booster. Trans is a 3
speed manual and axle ratio is 3.36 to1.
Driving it from Michigan to Georgia it got 18 mpg and used no oil.
133050 / 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/crs9sac
Decked in a smooth coat of spotless black paint, sporting an attractive
two-tone interior and featuring a modern Chevrolet drivetrain, this super
slick tri-five is an exceptionally restored award winner that is ready for
endless nights of carefree cruising.
Logging just 125 miles since a first class frame-off restoration, this
picturesque '57 Chevy utilizes the highest quality replacement parts on the
market to create a no excuses car with classic good looks. When the
obligations of a "correct" restoration are removed, you'd be amazed what a
seasoned fabricator can do to vintage sheet metal. And during this car's
extensive rebuild, every piece of its body was honed and fine-tuned until
it was as close to perfect as it could get. Once that canvas was fully
prepped, a fantastic coat of jet black paint was professionally sealed in a
thick clearcoat shell, the car's panels were re-assembled into
arrow-straight surfaces, and everything was buffed to a glare inducing
Centered in this hot Chevrolet's glossy black engine bay is a fully
dressed, great sounding 350 cubic inch V8 which produces 330 horsepower. At the top of
that smooth small block a polished, "Heartbeat" branded air cleaner funnels
air into a Holley 4-barrel carburetor that's connected to Russell fuel
lines, a Russell fuel filter and a chrome mechanical fuel pump. At the base
of that free flowing Holley, a chrome Edelbrock intake props an MSD Blaster
2 coil in front of a billet points distributor which shoots sparks through
a fresh set of billet loomed MSD Super Conductor plug wires. At the sides
of that mirrored intake, chrome "Chevrolet" branded valve covers hang above
ceramic coated Street and Performance shorty headers which send spent gases
into a great sounding true dual Exhaust system. At the front of the engine a
modern serpentine system, which is complete with a full set of chrome
pulleys and polished brackets, spins a chrome alternator, a chrome AC
compressor and a small power steering pump behind a giant chrome pulley
fan. And in front of that serpentine system, a polished fan shroud frames
an equally large electric puller fan that's mated to a polished aluminum
radiator which is complete with body-matched corrugated hoses, a smooth
chrome cap and a familiar polished overflow tank.
Behind that engine, a new 700R4 4-speed spins torque through a fully
rebuilt Posi-traction rear end that's packed full of stout 3.73 gears.
Holding that road ready drivetrain in place is a fully rebuilt suspension
which includes correct double A-arms up front, correct leaf springs out
back and a fresh set of Monroe Sensa Trac shocks. Modern car turning
characteristics are provided by a fresh power steering system. Short,
confident stops come courtesy of power front disc and rear drum brakes. At
the center of the floor, a custom mandrel bent Exhaust system sends spent gases through an
H-pipe crossover, great sounding Flowmaster mufflers and spotless Borla
tips. And putting the power to the pavement is a sweet set of 17 inch Boyd
Coddington Smoothie IIs wheels that are outfitted with new 245/45 front and
255/45 rear Kuhmo Ecsta radials.
Climb inside this '57 Bel Air and you'll find a great looking black and
silver interior that's every bit as dramatic and cool as the exterior of
the car. Covered in fresh silver vinyl, traditional black patterned inserts
and bright silver piping, the car's bench seats are all-day comfortable and
free of any wear marks wrinkles or annoying creases. On the doors, two-tone
black and silver panels look great behind a familiar array of stainless
trim and chrome handles; and at the front of the car, a curvaceous black
dash is detailed with traditional tri-five stainless, a fully functional AM
radio and controls for a Vintage Air heat and air conditioning system. In
front of the driver, a retrofitted Impala steering wheel spins around a
chrome column shifter, a trio of Auto Meter mechanical gauges and a
metallic silver instrument panel which features a familiar bowtie branded
speedometer. And behind the cockpit, two great sounding Pioneer speakers
hang over a fully restored trunk which features attractive black and silver
accent panels and a hidden remote controlled 10 disc CD changer.
Call, click or visit http://RKMotorsCharlotte.com for more information on
this awesome car!
2009 Chevy Malibu vs 1959 Bel Air Crash Test
This crash test between a modern sedan and the classic 1959 Chevrolet Bel
Air shows just how far passenger protection has come in the last fifty
years. The Institute for Highway Safety staged the test to commemorate its
50th anniversary. Find more crash tests on our web site:
1959 Chevy Impala Convertible Grn
I thought this convertible looked familiar..I had videoed and uploaded that
video earlier in the year but I think it's deserving of more attention. As
I've said before, this one is absolutely beautiful. It sets a standard for
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Fahrt mit einem richtigen Chevrolet Bel Air 1959 (das Auto der Olsenbande)
Fahrt mit einem richtigen Chevrolet Bel Air (Baujahr 1959) am 5. Mai 2012
zum 3. Fanclubtreffen des Olsenbandenfanclub Deutschland in Radeburg.
Diesen Autotyp fuhr die Olsenbande in den meisten Filmen.
Mehr Infos und Fotos zum Treffen gibt es hier:
Musik: Löhstana David - Bucolique Utopiste (instrumental)
(Album: The Very Best Of Le Moins Pire)
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