| 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop Coupe|
You are viewing a privately owned 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Coupe! 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Hardtop Coupe Paint / Body: The two-tone paint on this vehicle is called "Tropical Turquoise" with "India Ivory" on the roof. The vehicle was originally Red then Black before it was repainted (In 1995) to its current color. The Acrylic Enamel paint is holding up ok with no checking and cracking. At the time when the vehicle was repainted, the front two floor pans were replaced. Currently the vehicle is in "fair" condition. If someone wants to restore the car, the rest of the floor and trunk pans will need to be replaced due to rust holes. The lower section of the vehicle, (fenders, doors, quarters, and rocker panels) have the same rust issues. Body filler was used when it was repainted and some of it is starting to fail.
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This is one of the most sought after, and well known "Collector Car" in existence.
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Chrome / Trim: Most, if not all of the exterior and interior chrome/stainless trim pieces are still on the vehicle. They are all original will need to be replaced or replated due to pitting and rust issues. Some of the stainless trim pieces have some dings and dents that will need to be straightened and gone over. There are some pit marks on the mirrors, door handles, taillights and headlight bezels along with the hood bullets.) The aluminum side Bel Air inserts panels are little faded but in good shape with no major dings or scratches. It still has the golden Bel Air grille. The reverse lights housings are missing along with the "Chevrolet" script lettering on the hood.
Interior: The interior was gone over and freshened up in 2011. It received new seat covers, door panels, headliner, and black carpet. Not sure what type of vehicle the bucket seats are from. They are in good shape with no holes or rips. After market gauges were installed into the dash area. The factory steering wheel was replaced with a modern wood wheel. The factory radio is still installed. (Not working) The heater control bezel were disconnected and removed. The speedometer/odometer is working and showing 6,504 miles. The actual mileage is unknown.
Engine Compartment: Under the hood sits a 350 Cu. In. Chevy small block engine. (Not sure of the year.) It was rebuilt years ago (Minimal miles) but still runs great with no problems. It doesn't tick or smoke. There are a few minor oil leaks from not being driven that frequent. Bolted to this power plant is a 3-Speed manual transmission. (Not sure what type.) It is also working great. It shifts nice and smooth with no known problems or noises with the clutch. The original generator was updated with an alternator that is keeping a newer battery charged. Feeding the engine is a Holley carburetor.
Trunk Compartment: The trunk pans are original and are weak with rust holes. There is a 14" spare tire in the trunk. The original style jack/tools are missing. A car cover will also go along with the sale of the vehicle.
Glass: All of the glass pieces are still original and have the typical aging problems. The right rear side window is cracked. The side windows are working along with the two vent windows. The chrome trim around the windows are pitted a little.
Wheels and Tires: The car has 15" black side wall tires that have a lot of thread. They are in nice condition. The tires are mounted on Mickey Thompson Classic aluminum rims which are true and straight. No Vibrations at high speeds.
Undercarriage: From the pictures, you will see that the original floor/trunk pans have some rust holes. The vehicle has headers feeding into a dual exhaust system. The exhaust system is in great shape with no leaks or holes. There are air shocks installed on the rear along with some traction bars. The stock drum brake system is working with no leaks.
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If the "Reserve Price" is not met,
we will contact the highest bidder FIRST to see if we can negotiate a price.
So, make sure you place your bid. Sorry NO TRADES! All information supplied is correct to the best of our knowledge and will not be responsible for any errors in the script. Vehicle Photos: (Scroll down to see all 89 photos!) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 Quick Summary: The vehicle is located in North Royalton, Ohio. (44133 Zip Code)
North Royalton is located near the Cleveland, Ohio area.
You will be purchasing this vehicle directly from the private owner who has owned this classic for 28 years.
The odometer is working and showing 6,504 miles. The actual mileage is unknown.
The vehicle has a free and clear Ohio title that is ready to signed and notarized.
This Bel Air coupe would make a great restoration project or just have some fun with as it is now. This classic will never go out of style or lose popularity.
If the "Reserve Price" is not met, We will contact the highest bidder FIRST to see if we can negotiate a price.
So, make sure you place your bid, or call us with your offer. Sorry, NO TRADES!
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