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sweet score on the 57 belair 4 door

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by gilby's garage, May 30, 2013.

  1. gilby's garage
    Joined: Oct 12, 2011
    Posts: 380

    gilby's garage

    i am working on a sweet deal on this 1957 belair 4 door, original paint two owner var, factory 283 with a slip and slide powerglide.. very nice interior and under 100 miles on the rebuilt motor, runs and drives anywhere.. not bad for $2,500.00 i think it's a great 1st project for my 17 year old son, now he won't have to settle for one of those Honda wannbe's that his mom wants to get him...
    Last edited: May 30, 2013
  2. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 18,501

    from California

    original paint = no suprises. nice looking car and a good price.
  3. SteppinOut
    Joined: Jul 19, 2008
    Posts: 542


    Wow you Cali guys get all the good stuff!!!
    Classic Car in an affordable body style with easy to learn/work on mechanicals.
    Lucky kid to have you for a dad. Remind him on Father's Day
    Good Luck
  4. tfeverfred
    Joined: Nov 11, 2006
    Posts: 15,792

    Member Emeritus

    Not a bad first car. Looks solid.

  5. von zipper
    Joined: Nov 23, 2008
    Posts: 1,014

    von zipper

    He'll! I'd drive it! And I'm a Ford Guy!
  6. gilby's garage
    Joined: Oct 12, 2011
    Posts: 380

    gilby's garage

    it's not my first choice but i can't beat the fact that it's all original and runs and drives.. the owner told me it was a 1954, silly old lady...
  7. it looks rusty, ... ok i'll give you 2,600 so you dont lose out ;)
  8. I drove that car!
    Well, one like it I mean. Second car I ever had. More door post, three on the tree and black. Put a Hurst floor shifter in it and thought I was super cool!!!
    Traded my 31 Model A for it. Wish I still had both cars now!!!!!
  9. fsae0607
    Joined: Apr 3, 2012
    Posts: 872


    Hell yeah that'll make a bitchin' first car! That's good because SBC parts are dirt cheap and there's a load of repop tri-five parts. He's gonna have some fun! :D
  10. david_mark
    Joined: May 28, 2013
    Posts: 50


    looks like a solid score, congrats
  11. gearhead78
    Joined: Aug 27, 2006
    Posts: 145

    from Dallas TX

    Cool as hell for a kids first ride.
  12. chstitans42
    Joined: Feb 7, 2011
    Posts: 717


    Nothing like a chevy 4-door! Check out my threads, I have a 1958 Chevy 4 door hard-top with original paint and interior, similar to yours!
  13. Shaner's74
    Joined: Dec 19, 2011
    Posts: 76


    I looked at one just like that but in far worse condition for $2500.

    30 years ago. Good deal.
  14. Thanks for posting the license number, i am on my way over there right now! Hope you get to it before me.

    Just kidding but you might want to block out the license number, had i wanted i or anybody else could have found out where it is at.
  15. davidh73750
    Joined: Apr 21, 2009
    Posts: 1,592


    I've put over 5500 miles on my 55 more door in 13 months drive it!
  16. chopped
    Joined: Dec 9, 2004
    Posts: 2,127


    Outstanding deal.
  17. gilby's garage
    Joined: Oct 12, 2011
    Posts: 380

    gilby's garage

    no worries... pink slip is in my hands..
  18. rld14
    Joined: Mar 30, 2011
    Posts: 1,609



    $2,500? Nice score. And any time you keep someone out of a Honda or Toyota its a good day.
  19. TexasDart
    Joined: Oct 11, 2007
    Posts: 853


    Wow really nice a good candidate for a 2 door sedan conversion. :)
  20. That baby would be a snap to do a 2dr conversion on.

    Damn it TexasDart beat me to it!

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