1959 Chevy Bel Air, Kustom, Ratrod, Street Rod, Custom
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Boise, Idaho, United States
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1959 Chevrolet Bel Air/150/210
Make: 1959 Chevy Bel Air Theme: 1960s Custom Hardtop Name: “Green Onion”. Named after Booker T and the MG’s 1962 #3 hit “instrumental” song Improvements Custom Body Work: • Rear fins – Extended and lengthened • Rear tail lights • Front head lights • Front fender body lines removed • Front fender (top) molding removed • Shaved door handles • Hood scoops • Removed hood and grill vents • Molded lake pipes – non-functional • Custom Bellflower exhaust pipes • Rounded doors • Recessed antennas (non- functional) Paint: • Eastwood – Base/Clear – Green Metallic • Metal flake dash • Chrome Tape – Metal flake roof • Custom pinstriping Motor/Transmission: • Jegs Long-Block crate motor (350) • Aluminum Offenhauser Tri-Power intake manifold • Three-deuce Rochester carb set-up • Rebuilt Turbo 350 transmission (Wayne’s Transmission) • New transmission mount • New water pump • New starter • Shortened driveline (Idaho Drive Line) • Custom finned valve covers • New aluminum radiator • New harmonic balancer • Generator to alternator conversion • Lokar floor mounted shifter • Stewart Warner gauges • New driveline U-joints Other: • Custom Mooneyes gas pedal • Front air bags • Rear suspension lowering • New interior (Chip Knight – Fine Auto Trim) • New door, window, trunk, and other rubber seals • New floor, seat and roof insulation • New wheel bearings • New brake pads • New brake wheel cylinders • Power brake booster and dual master cylinder conversion • New bias ply “pinner white” tires • Used Cragar five spoke wheels • New dual exhaust system (Boise Clutch and Automotive) • New front end ball joints and tie rod ends • Silver flake trim • Swivel seats • Original grill Other: • Gas tank is empty at ¼ tank on the gas gauge – Potentially install new sending unit • Speedometer works for MPH but odometer is stuck at 84,000 • Some paint drips – could be sanded and buffed out • Small cracks/chips in some body areas • Some heater levers stuck – floor/dash heat only • New CD player – original radio does not work • Visors need to be tightened Car runs great, looks great, and fun to drive. Call or text Sid @ 208-841-5808 if you have any questions.