59 CHEVY BISCAYNE 2D SEDAN, UNRESTORED ORIGINAL PAINT, STREET/STRIP SLEEPER
- Condition: Used
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Other
- Trim: 2 Door Sedan Biscayne
- Year: 1959
- Mileage: 65,462
- VIN: A590126068
- Engine size: 402 Big Block Chevy race motor
- Transmission: Automatic ( powerglide )
- Drive type: 2 wheel Dr.
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1959 Chevrolet Other
This is an original unrestored car with the original paint. It’s not perfect but is it ever nice! Bought it over 22 yrs. ago with a 6 cyl 3spd O.D..
Drove it home, onverted it to a big block 402 with Power Glide. Raced it for a number of yrs. in the 12 sec Street Bracket. It has evolved over time to be the Crowd Please’n Tank it is today. 3,940 Lbs. – best run 10.68 @ 123 mph . Runs high 70’s to high 80’s.
It’s a 700 lift roller withrev kit-roller rockers Crane Stud Girdle, nbsp;oval port Edellbrock aluminum heads with 2.250 intakes, .19 exhaust valve and Manley Nexttec spring, olley strip dominater, uel curve engineering prepped 850 Holley. It’s a .060 over 402 with TRW 12.1 forged pistons Scat crank and rods. Milodon Pan (Chevelle) home made custom Step Headers with Merge Collectors 2 1/8” to 2 ¼” Tubes and 4” Collectors. Aluminum Cross Flow radiator, eadenbear electric water pump and 19” electric fan. Runs 5,000 Stahl A1 converter with power glide 9” Ford, oser 31 Spline axles, trange carrier and spool with 5.13 gears.Glide has Hurst quarter stick-line lock-front disc brakes. Long reach QAI 90/10 shocks on front (outside of spring) for maximum lift – Rear weight Jacks and 50/50 shocks. Custom modified upper control arm and traction bar.
Will hook in a car wash. this car is NHRA legal for 10.00's has 5 point roll bar & still uses 2 PIECE DRIVE LINE AND X frame center baring and slip joint in rear section . CAR LEAVES FLAT WITH NO ROLL OVER !!! SET UP BY THE LATE GRANT SPRINGER (PERSONAL FRIEND ) NO BETTER WORKING X FRAME CAR AROUND
Has a Fuel Safe 5 gal cell-Magna Flo Fuel pump all braided lines #10 to pump #8 pump to motor and #6 from regulator to carb. MSD Crank Trigger – Mallory Tack drive distributor with Crab Cap.. and MSD wires.
15 x 10” Monococ aluminum wheels and 9”x 30” Hoosiers Radials, 5 x 4” Monococ front runners with 7.60x15 Moroso Tires. One off custom built hub cap adapters for that grandma look.
Foot brake at 4,000 RPM-Shift at 7600 goes through eyes at 76-7800 RPM.
1.46 to a 1.50 60 ft times Pacs front wheelsREAL CROWD PLEASER!
IT’S FUN, USTCAN’T THINK OF EVERYTHING TO SAY………….
Vintage Sprint Modified forces sell, nbsp;I have to make a choice.
This unit could easily be converted back to a street car, r restored back to its originality.
Minimal Trimming, t has not been radically modified.
Got the old girl out and won the pro bracket September 19th at Madras OR. hadn't run it for over 2 yrs, t still has it !!! 6 rounds --felt good !!! last run at Bakersfield Hot Rod Reunion Oct 2013 ( SEE PICTURE )
Just a few Accomplishments of the Ole 59…..Race car
1996Goodguys Fuel & GasChampionship Event SM1 1st Place
1997 Firebird RacewayOldies 1st Place
1995 Gearhead Nationals Woodburn 1st Place
1996 Oldies But Goodies Woodburn 20th Annual 2nd Place
1998 Pro Stock Invitationals ProBracket1st Place
1998 Hot Rod NationalsWoodburn1st Place
1998 Oldies But Goodies Woodburn 22nd Annual 1st Place
The Car was featured in the following magazines:
DragRacingUSA January 2001
DragRacingUSA March 2001
GoodGuys GoodTimes Gazette March 2001
THIS CAR WAS ON EXIBIT ANDPERFORMED IN SOMEEXIBITION RUNS AT THE NHRA CALIFORNIA HOT ROD REUNION 2013
ON OCTOBER 18TH & 19TH INMCFARLAND, ALIFORNIA NEAR BAKERSFIELD.
A CROWD PLEASER IT IS!! 1.49 60 FT AND 10.75 ET, 22 MPH LAST PASS CAR MADE.
TURN KEY AND READY TO GO....TWO TONS OF FUN....
For more information please contact me, NO Peter Pullers)
Bob@graffitialley.com 541-689-7334 Mon-Fri 9-5pm, at 10-2
OR my Cell phone: 541-953-1207
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