Chevy Delray Pro Touring, Street Rod, Resto Mod, Bel Air, 383 Stroker, Custom

Price: - Item location: Island Lake, Illinois, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Bel Air/150/210
  • Type: Sedan
  • Doors: 2 Doors
  • Year: 1956
  • Mileage: 2,061
  • VIN: B56L017299
  • Color: Orange
  • Engine size: 383ci/510hp Chevy V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Brown
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1956 Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210

• Professionally built 383 cubic inch Chevrolet V8 / Apx 510 HP / 480 ft LB Torque

• Ford 9-inch rear axle

• Currie rear end

• Chrome ladder bar trailing arms, ith pan hard bar

• CPP Power disc brakes

• ABS Electric Brake / Rev Limiter

• Vintage Air conditioning system

• House of Kolor Two-Tone Paint

• Custom Electric water pump

• Ceramic coated exhaust system with electric cut-outs

• modified tubular chrome front suspension

• 18 & 19-inch Budnik wheels

• GM Turbo 400 automatic transmission / with Gear Vendors 6 speed under/overdrive

• B&M shifter

• Custom aluminum fuel tank

• Matson’s Radiator with Dual cooling fans

• Custom Armando’s leather interior

• Power windows, ower Seats

• Power Steering

• Ididit polished tilt steering column

• Custom Alpine Sound system


• Restored in 2007 / Stored in a climate-controlled California garage since restoration

• Only 2000mi since restoration

• Professionally built 383 cubic inch Chevrolet V8 / Roughly 510 horsepower

• GM Turbo 400 automatic transmission / 6-spd Gear Vendors over drive

• Custom leather interior / Air conditioning

• Power steering / Power disc brakes

• Our sale includes huge stack of restoration receipts and any component manuals

• Custom exhaust system

• Modified suspension

• Ford 9-inch rear axle 3:70 gears, ith 4 link rear suspension.

• 18 & 19-inch Budnick Billet wheels

• Hankook Sport Tires 235/40 ZR 18 fronts, 55/40ZR 19 rears

This beautiful ‘56 Delray spent its entire life in sunny California. The original owner bought it new, nd drove this car into his 80’s until he was no longer able to drive. The car was then willed to a relative, ho then sold it to the gentleman that built it up as you see it here in these pictures, ith a project that started in 2006 and didn’t end for another two and a half years, nd tens of thousands of dollars.

We build cars like this all the time for our customers here at Custom Classics and If you were to commission us to build one for you, t could easily cost well over $240,000 to build something of this quality with these kinds of parts … if not more. Here is a great opportunity for you to own something that someone already poured their own time and money into for a significantly lower cost (and less stress) than building it yourself.

Over the past several years, any of the world’s finest tri-fives have graced Custom Classics' showroom. According to sales, 55-‘57 resto-mods are often considered our best offerings. And, t’s certainly easy to see why when cars like this slick ’56 Delray sedan, hich combines a professionally assembled 383 stroker motor with a carefully planned restoration. It’s pretty evident that the goal of this Chevy’s build was to create one of the coolest cruisers the hobby has ever seen. And, udging by initial knee jerking reaction, hat mission was certainly accomplished! If you’re looking for an over-the-top, ull custom that mixes fully sorted mechanicals with great aesthetics, ou’ve found your next ride!


We could ramble on and on about what your seeing here in these jaw dropping pictures, ut no use making this write up any longer than it needs to be…The pictures and the car speak for themselves! This car is silky smooth coated in House of Kolor’s Orange and black two-tone and all the trim and chrome is in fantastic condition.


Pop the hood, nd a breath-taking, early all-chrome engine appears. Hold onto your hat, ecause this isn’t just all show and no go… this little beauty is packing a punch, ith all the paperwork and receipts to back her up. Let’s just take a few minutes here to run through it all for you:

Eagle crank 3.750-6

Eagle rods 5.700XL19 rods

Roller cam R-80 106l/c.960

ARP Head studs

Milodon Oil Pan

DUAL Quad Edelbrock high shine Aluminum Intake

Edelbrock 500 carbs

Meziere electric water pump

Zoops polished posi-track belt drive system

Vintage Air Polished A/C Pump

Engine was built by Heads Up Performance out of Fullerton CA, ith receipts totaling over $13,800.00. All receipts for the complete build come with the car.


Combining tubular chrome control arms with small lowering blocks and drop spindles and QA1 coil-over shocks, his Delray provides a comfortable, urable ride that’s spiced by improved handling. At the center of that satin black skeleton, proven GM Turbo 400-Trans, ith a Gear Vendors 6 speed under/overdrive sends torque from a 2,800RPM stall converter to a stout Ford 9-inch. with 3:70 gears by Currie. At the front of that awesome drivetrain, power-assisted Unisteer Rack & Pinon steering makes quick work of tight spots and sharp turns. At the corners of the car, odern, ower-assisted calipers squeeze a combination of vented and drilled and slotted rotors. At the center of the floor, he spent gases flow from custom made jet hot coated headers in to flow master 40 series mufflers and aluminized pipes. Lets not forget the electric exhaust cut-outs, very guy with a pulse likes those. And all this mechanical greatness rolls on polished Budnik wheels, hich spin the aggressive looking Hankook tires 235/40ZR18 fronts, nd 255/40ZR 19 rears designed to display, his Chevy’s clean floors were expertly restored to perfectly match its super slick body. And everything, rom the car’s stainless fuel tank and polished transmission pan to its CVR starter and Milodon oil pan, nites to create one sharp and dependable cruiser.


Peer through the car’s smoked windows and you’ll find a full custom leather interior that was installed and built by Armando's Custom Interiors of California. Luxurious power front buckets and a fixed rear custom seat has soft hides that display no significant wear. Between those seats, contoured console hides controls for the aforementioned power windows, nd Electric cut outs behind the convenient center arm rest and storage compartment. Above that console, leather wrapped dash hangs attractive, earview mirror over the Classic Instruments telemetry, ustom Alpine audio system and controls for the car’s heat and Vintage Air air conditioning. At the sides of that dash, ustom door panels anchor sculpted armrests between polished trim and an array of polished handles. At the floor, uality Dynamat insulation balances the leather flooring under billet foot pedals. In front of the driver, classy Budnik steering wheel spins around a polished, ilting column. And behind the passengers, n Armando’s upholstered trunk hides the battery. There is so many fine touches of class inside this interior, ith twin dome lights and custom headliner, o the fine touches on the door panels, his interior was one over-the-top job.


• Restoration receipts

• Restoration notes

• Mechanical & engine receipts

• Dyno info and paper work

• Component literature

With a detailed, rame-off restoration that would probably cost a small fortune to duplicate, his fine 1956 Delray surely makes the top of anyone’s search list. It’s a highly desirable tri-five that’s been carefully fitted with all of the right stuff to be one seriously cool cruiser. If you’re dreaming of the perfect blend of lavish ‘50s style and modern, eliable performance, ou’ve found the ultimate classic!

Call today for more information on this stunning car!