1957 Chevrolet 150 2 Door Sedan Supercharged Gasser Blown Pontiac Drag Race Car For Sale
1957 Chevrolet 150 2 Door Sedan Supercharged Gasser Blown Pontiac Drag Race Car
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|Car make & model:
||Chevrolet Bel Air-150-210
||389 C.I.D. (397 C.I.D.)
||Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
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SOUTH NEW STREET, STAUNTON, VIRGINIA, U.S.A. 24401
Chevrolet 150 2 Dr Sedan B/Gas Supercharged
C.I.D. / Horsepower Supercharged Pontiac V-8 Engine
Motors Corporation, Detroit, Michigan U.S.A.
V.I.N.: A57S253030 (150 Series,
6Cyl, St. Louis, Car #: 153,030)
Mileage: EXEMPT (no Speedometer)
Color: Chevrolet Hugger Orange
price when new: $1,996.00
1962 389 C.I.D. Pontiac V-8 bored to 397 C.I.D. Paxton SN series
supercharged and equipped with dual Carter AFB 4Bbl. Carburetors on a
rare alloy intake manifold (#54299). Internally, the engine was
fitted with a .540 lift Crower roller camshaft. Fabricated individual
1956 Oldsmobile 4-Speed Hydromatic Transmission with floor mounted
Axle and Suspension:
1957 Oldsmobile with 4.56 ratio. Original springs with coil-over
shocks and traction bars. Cragar Street Pro 15x10 wheels with M&H
Racemaster 10.50x15 slicks.
Axle and Suspension:
Fabricated tube straight axle on parallel elliptic springs mounted to
a fabricated frame stub. American Racing Torq Thrust wheels. Moroso
Drag Special 5.50x15 tires
Original Chevrolet body with modifications for drag racing. Rear
wheel openings have been enlarged for tire clearance. Tilting, one
-piece, fiberglass front fender and hood assembly. Plexiglass
windows. Roll bar. Engine and transmission relocated rearward by 18
inches. Interior trim removed and replaced with simple aluminum
paneling. Stewart Warner tachometer. Moon style fuel tank. Trunk
mounted battery. Relocated steering and master cylinder. Van type
bucket seat with 4-point harness.
have displayed this car in our showroom for the last several years to
the delight of old racers and fans from the period, and young folks
who have seldom seen one of these legendary quarter mile monsters in
person. Because of the unique combination of period elements that
have obviously been with the car for decades, this car has unlimited
potential in the hands of an enthusiast. Whether it be a collector
who will continue to show and run this awesome car, or a builder who
has the skills, time and dedication to convert it to a period style
street and strip car, this is a unique opportunity.
that came with this car is somewhat limited. Until recently, it was
believed to have been built at a famous Chevrolet dealership in
Chicago, IL. It was thanks to the hard work of an interested 3rd
party that we were able to determine this was not the case. The
earliest paperwork we have is a copy of the title, dated 1971, in the
name of Edward Nicholas Sciacca from Berwyn, IL. It was found at a
gas station at 110th and Halstad in Chicago, IL. Ed raced the car
with dark red paint from 1968 through 1970. The car was then in
storage for 35 years.
Ed sold the car,
refinished in Hugger Orange to collector Ralph Thomas, BAT
Competition Museum, of Highlands N.C. in 2005. The car sold again to
gasser enthusiast Larry Small of Stuarts Draft, Virginia in 2008.
Larry showed the car and made a few passes at nostalgia events before
selling the car to our client, so he could pursue another historic
race car. While the car still wears decals of the dealership from
it’s fanciful history, we have digitally removed those decals in
our photographs in order to show the blank palette and to avoid any
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are located in
a building originally built in 1911 as a Ford Dealership. We
invite and encourage you to visit us for a personal inspection of the
car, or to send your mechanic or appraiser prior to buying.This
car is sold as is and with no warranty. If you have any questions or
would like to see further pictures, feel free to call or message us.
If you are the buyer, a
non-refundable deposit of $500.00 via Paypal is expected within 24
hours of purchase. The balance, by wire transfer within five
business days. We cannot and will not consider any trades.
This car is also available for purchase locally in our
showroom. As such, we reserve the right to end the listing
early and with no notice.
You can buy with
confidence as I am a Licensed Virginia Dealer.