Engine: Big Block Chevy
Transmission: 2 Speed Manual
Mileage: 0 ( undocumented )
Body Style: Coupe
Rear End: Posi-Traction
Exterior Color: Purple
Interior Color: Tin
Gateway Classic Cars of Fort Lauderdale is excited to offer a new racing addition to our Inventory. You are looking at a 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air 2 door Hardtop Drag Car. This Bel Air is no joke and means business. If you are looking for a classic Drag Car with top of the line, modern performance and excellent build quality, you’ve found it.
The heart of this Classic Dragster is a professionally built 476 CI big block Chevy with 15:1 compression ratio. This engine has been decked, squared, and align honed. The top of the block is O-ringed with copper head gaskets. The engine has an 1150CFM Barry Grant Dominator with Barry Grant Fuel Log on a Holley Strip Dominator Manifold. This has Top Proline 360 cylinder heads and Ferrea Valves. This bad boy has a Crane mechanical roller cam with Pete Jackson gear drive, Harland sharp roller rockers, and Smith Bros pushrods. This big block Chevy engine has forged rods, pistons, and crankshaft. The hardware and fasteners are ARP, and the ceramic coated headers have a 5 inch turndowns. This engine is internally balanced and the flywheel is SFI.
Mated to this monster engine is a professionally built ATI short shaft, 2 speed Powerglide transmission with ATI trans brake and Big Planetary gear set. You will also find a PCT 5000 torque converter with fluid diode as well as an SFI flywheel housing shield and SFI oil pan shield. The trans fluid lines are steel braided #6 and Russel fittings with a remote Hayden trans cooler and clip down positive seal trans fill tube.
With regards to the rear end, there is a Dana 60 with Strange Spool and 456/488 gears. There Strange axels with big end bearings. The brakes have Strange calipers and gun drilled rotors with stainless steel braided flex hoses.
You will also find the following:
-Dual Stage Master Cylinder with back flow checks and adjustable proportioning valve
-Adjustable wheelie bars with quick disconnect pins
-14x32 Hoosier Slicks wrapped around Weld wheels in the rear
-Moroso frontrunners on Super Trick wheels
-2x3 Mild steel chassis
-Mustang front suspension
-Adjustable coil over Strange shocks on front and rear
-Top Gun four link rear suspension with chromoly rod ends
-Diest parachute with release cable by the shifter
-Kurkey seat with vinyl cover and Cam Lock harness
-Cheeta shifter with reverser and line lock in handle
-Harwood fiberglass hood and insert, hood scoop, doors, trunk lid
-Ed Quay rear wing
-Fiberglass front and rear bumpers
-All Lexan windows
-The factory dashboard is still in the car!
-House of Colors paint with plenty of Clear Coat
-All autometer ultralite gauges, pro comp tachometer, oil pressure, fuel pressure, water temp, and voltage meter
-Competition Biondo onboard big Digitel engine bracket racing computer system
-MSD 7AL computer with adjustable timing control
-Soft touch rev limiter and starter saver timing module
-MSD pro coil with MSD slip collar Crab Cap P/S style distributor
-MSD Flying Magnet crank trigger and fluid dampener
-Moroso 15mm Blue Max plug wires
-Holley Blue high volume fuel pump with filter
-3 Gallon Jaz fuel cell located in center rear of car
-CSI water pump and CSI Mountain Motor starter
-Griffen radiator with electric fan
-Ultima red top batteries
-Professional wired care with all circuits fuse protected
If you’re looking for a top quality build, a beautiful paint job, and a really, really fast bracket racer, you’ve found it. This will scare the pants off of most people, but if you can handle it, this is the car for you. Get this one of a kind race car while you still can!
To see 100+ HD pictures and a video of this 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air drag car, please visit http://gatewayclassiccars.com/fort-lauderdale/1955/chevrolet/bel-air-S608.html . For more information or to schedule an appointment to view car in person, please call the Fort Lauderdale showroom at (954) 227-4202 or email us directly at fortlauderdale@GatewayClassicCars.com
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