Location: Rochester, USA
Joined: 07/12/2008
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"LNOR"     1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

Introduction / Overview:

Original Detroit built Pro Street from 1978 thru 1980 before any pre-fabbed Pro Street Kits. Trying to keep it real and authentic to the era. 

Belair Hard Top. Car was restored, very clean with original sheet-metal. Car has been a local Icon as a poster car for Woodward Dream Cruise as well as appeared on Hot Rod TV next to famous Project X.

Drivetrain: Engine is 350 small block built for 6-71 BDS Blower. Fast and Fun. 4 speed Jerico speedway transmission, 9 inch Strange Rear end with Moser axles, and a detroit locker. 
Chassis: Original frame that was narrowed for super large tires. Rear is a 3 link style coil-over configuration. Unusual but effective, built like a mid-west dirt track style suspension. Axle is very narrow for the tires. Upgraded brakes and steering.
Wheels and Tires: Mickey Thompson 33x22x15 on Weld Racing wheels. 15x8 Fr, 15x14 rr. Traded in the old Bias Plys for their new radials. Made the car safe and a the ride a whole lot better. I love to drive this thing.
Body & Paint: Custom mix Tomato Red, modified from Chrysler 1957 red paint. Body original sheet-metal, straight and clean. Amazing since this car was a Mid-west car. Must have lived a pampered life to remain this rust free.
Interioir: Color matched stock looking interior with all the nessecary chrome auto-gages. I love the bright-work and metal in the interior. I use a Hurst Indy style long shifter and love the experience of the long knuckle-busting throw. 
Lifestyles: Builder, Restorer, Old-School, Hot Rodder, Street Rodder, Custom Rodder, Build-It, Drive-It