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Reserve Removed: 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

Winning Bid:
$65,000

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Reserve Removed: 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

High Bidder:  timb2239

Auction Type:  No Reserve

Winning Bid: $65,000 (USD)

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Location:

St Augustine, Florida 32092

Seller:

Private Party

Engine:

Motown 427 Holly Sniper

Transmission:

Manual

Odometer:

789 (Mi)

Chassis/VIN:

c56k022899

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Winning Bid: $65,000 (USD)

High Bidder:  timb2239

Auction Type:  No Reserve

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Location:

St Augustine, Florida 32092

Seller:

Private Party

Engine:

Motown 427 Holly Sniper

Transmission:

Odometer:

789 (Mi)

Chassis/VIN:

c56k022899

Carfax:

Lot Number:

41037651

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Vehicle Story

OVERVIEW

This 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air is a stunning car with impressive upgrades. It features a powerful 427cid V8 engine built by Bill Mitchell Racing Products, paired with a Tremec five-speed manual transmission and a Hurst shifter. The car rides on a full Art Morrison replacement chassis and is equipped with a Holley Sniper fuel injection system. For added convenience, the Bel Air comes with power steering, power windows, and remote keyless entry. The interior boasts bucket seats, a center console with cup holders, and a tilt steering column. An AM/FM Alpine stereo provides entertainment. The car's exterior is finished in a striking two-tone combination of Tuxedo Black and Platinum, perfectly complementing the black glove leather interior. Notably, this Bel Air is rust-free and comes with a clear title. 

EXTERIOR – FEATURES

During the build in 2016, the exterior of this vehicle received a striking Tuxedo Black and Platinum finish. Notable features include chrome bumpers with shaved bumper bolts, a chrome grille, full-length body side trim, electric windshield wipers, shaved door handles with remote keyless entry, a shaded windshield, and shaved emblems. Additionally, the rear license plate frame has been shaved for a sleek appearance.

EXTERIOR - WHEELS AND TIRES

This vehicle is equipped with a stylish set of Boyd Coddington aluminum wheels. The front wheels measure 17 inches in diameter, while the rear wheels are slightly larger at 18 inches. They feature a classic five-spoke design. These wheels are fitted with high-performance Nitto NT 555 radial tires, with the front tires measuring 245/45/17 and the rear tires measuring 285/40/18.

INTERIOR – FEATURES

The front bucket seats, as well as the rear seat, are luxuriously upholstered in black glove leather, adding a touch of elegance to the interior. This car is equipped with convenient features such as power windows and power steering for ease of use. To keep occupants comfortable, there is air conditioning to provide a pleasant driving experience. The center console of this vehicle houses a Hurst manual transmission shifter, allowing for precise gear changes. For entertainment, an Alpine AM/FM stereo system is installed, ensuring a high-quality audio experience. Additionally, a Holley EFI digital display is included, providing important information and enhancing the overall functionality of the car.

INTERIOR – GAUGES

The instrument cluster features a set of Classic Instruments analog gauges, conveniently positioned ahead of the driver. These gauges include a 140-mph speedometer, an 8,000-rpm tachometer, as well as gauges for monitoring the fuel level, voltage, oil pressure, and temperature. These gauges provide important information for the driver's convenience and awareness. As for the mileage, the odometer currently displays 789 miles. However, since the true mileage history of this vehicle is unknown, it is important to take this into consideration.

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION

Powering this vehicle is a robust 427cid V8 engine, expertly crafted by Bill Mitchell Racing Products. It is paired with a Tremec five-speed manual transmission featuring a Hurst shifter, allowing for precise and exhilarating gear changes.The engine bay is well-appointed with notable features. It includes aluminum valve covers and an aluminum intake manifold, which enhance both performance and aesthetics. The installation of a Holley Sniper fuel-injection system ensures efficient fuel delivery and optimal engine performance. To further enhance reliability, a serpentine belt engine accessory drive system is in place. This system efficiently powers various engine accessories. Keeping the engine operating at optimal temperatures is an aluminum radiator paired with dual electric fans, ensuring excellent cooling performance. Additional enhancements include tubular exhaust headers that optimize exhaust flow and a K&N air filter that helps deliver clean air to the engine.

UNDERCARRIAGE

To enhance its performance and handling, this Bel Air is equipped with a complete replacement Art Morrison chassis. The chassis features a tubular independent front suspension, which provides improved stability and responsiveness during driving. The rear axle is a solid nine-inch Ford axle, ensuring durability and strength. Braking capabilities are upgraded with manual Wilwood four-wheel disc brakes. These high-performance brakes offer excellent stopping power and reliable braking performance. Completing the package is a stainless steel dual exhaust system, which exits at the rear of the vehicle. This exhaust system not only adds a stylish touch but also enhances the engine's sound and improves exhaust flow.

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Comments & Questions

August 01, 2023
11:59 AM

BID: $63,850

August 01, 2023
11:57 AM

BID: $63,100

August 01, 2023
11:57 AM

AUTOMATIC BID: $62,500

August 01, 2023
11:56 AM

BID: $62,250

August 01, 2023
11:52 AM

BID: $61,500

August 01, 2023
11:52 AM

AUTOMATIC BID: $61,000

August 01, 2023
11:26 AM
Seller

Guys the frame for this car costs 40K. We are just a few thousand dollars away from lifting the reserve. Someone is going to be the lucky new owner!

August 01, 2023
11:17 AM
Seller

@DAM51 – Another important question is there any rust? It looks like a very nice car, however looks can be deceiving. How does that old saying go, something about putting lipstick on a pig. ...

This is no PIG

August 01, 2023
11:16 AM
Seller

@DAM51 – (Seller) there has been a lot of flooding in Florida. Is there ANY water damage or has the car been submitted to ANY flooding? I have a friend that purchased a car out of Florida and you would cringe at what he wound up with. ...

Like I said you will not regret buying this car

August 01, 2023
11:16 AM

BID: $60,750

August 01, 2023
11:15 AM
Seller

@DAM51 – (Seller) there has been a lot of flooding in Florida. Is there ANY water damage or has the car been submitted to ANY flooding? I have a friend that purchased a car out of Florida and you would cringe at what he wound up with. ...

Absolutely NO water damage. See the picture below as the car is stored in a climate control warehouse. No rust.

August 01, 2023
11:12 AM
Bidder

@Dstring, are you going to answer my question about rust and water damage?

August 01, 2023
11:07 AM
Bidder

Another important question is there any rust? It looks like a very nice car, however looks can be deceiving. How does that old saying go, something about putting lipstick on a pig.

August 01, 2023
11:01 AM
Bidder

(Seller) there has been a lot of flooding in Florida. Is there ANY water damage or has the car been submitted to ANY flooding? I have a friend that purchased a car out of Florida and you would cringe at what he wound up with.

August 01, 2023
10:49 AM

AUTOMATIC BID: $60,000

August 01, 2023
10:49 AM

BID: $59,500

August 01, 2023
10:49 AM

AUTOMATIC BID: $58,250

August 01, 2023
10:49 AM

BID: $57,500

August 01, 2023
10:43 AM
Seller

@2007busdriver – Met? Do I know when reserve is met? ...

The reserve is not met but we are getting close!!! We are in the last hour of this auction and someone just might get a great deal today. Good Luck and thank you for bidding on this awesome 56 Belair.

August 01, 2023
10:41 AM

BID: $55,000

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