1955 Chevrolet 2-door Belair Hardtop

Owner: Stanley Mowre, University Place, WA.

This is a 55 Chevy Bel Air 2 door hardtop. It is a complete Frame off Custom restoration. The paint is Ford Laser Red with 6 coats of clear. All the floorboards and floor braces were replaced. The rear wheel wells were replaced. The hood was replaced. The right rear quarter panel was replaced. Front wheel wells were powder coated. The doors had new door skins put on. The lower inner door panels were replaced. Spare tire well replaced. All new body mounts. New inner and outer rocker panels. There is no bondo in this car. All grommets and seals were replaced. All glass was replaced. Hardtop flippers were rebuilt. All door and window handles in and out were replaced. All the stainless was either replaced or polished. Bumpers were rechromed with show quality chrome. It has new tail light, parking light and head light bezels. New carpet, Ciadella Interior, new firewall pad, new cardboard in back of back seat, new foam on all seats. Doors and rear panels are insulated. New Quartz clock. Instrument panel has Autometer gauges and steering column mounted tach. Steering column and steering box were completely rebuilt. The car was completely rewired. Radio is a pioneer AM/FM Stereo cassette with front and rear speakers. It has a new grill. Front seat belts were installed. Every screw and bolt has been replaced with mostly stainless.




         The rear end was completely rebuilt with an Auburn Posi, US Gear 3:70 ring and pinion, and all new bearings. It has welded in adjustable traction bars. It has a new balanced drive shaft. The trans is a 350 and was completely rebuilt with heavy-duty parts to handle the horsepower, with a B&M “Hammer” floor shifter. Torque converter is 2400. The Engine is a .030 over 350 four bolt main engine. It was completely rebuilt with a TRW 327 350 HP kit and was balanced. It has a Comp Cams Extreme Energy Cam #CCA-CL08-432-8 which is a hydraulic roller cam, lift is .510 intake .520 exhaust. It has 1.6 roller rockers. The heads are Trick Flow 23 deg. Aluminum Heads #TFS-30400002 with 2.02 intake and 1.60 exhaust valves . The intake is an Edelbrock RPM Air Gap EDL-75011 (polished). Carb is an Edelbrock Thunder Series 800 CFM with dual feed line. Distributor is electronic. The engine has about 450 HP. It has a Powermaster gear reduction starter. It has polished ceramic coated headers with aluminized exhaust. The radiator is a new four core. Radiator support is powder coated. The water pump is a high volume polished aluminum. There are lots of chrome goodies under the hood.


         The Chassis has heavy-duty 7/8” anodized sway bars front and rear. It has a tubular rear shock relocation kit installed. The A-arms are polished tubulular stainless. Front suspension is Coil over Shock with 2 7/8” drop. Springs are Chrome. The brakes are a new power front disc brake kit with self-adjusting rear shoe breaks. Wheels are 7 inch Player 80 spoke chrome with BF Goodrich 225 700R 15 Comp T/A tires. All new gas line and brake lines. It has a new gas tank.