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General Information

Year
1955
Make
Chevrolet
Model
210 Coupe
Color
copper and cream
History
This was my very first car. I bought it when I was 14 using the money I earned from my computer business that I still own a part of today. I drove it every day in high school that it was not raining. It originally started off with a 235 hot water six and a two speed powerglide. My junior year of high school I swapped to a GM ZZ4 350 with trick flow twisted wedge 2.02/1.60 aluminum heads and a turbo 350 trans. Senior year of high school I converted to the newly released Edelbrock Pro Flo multipoint fuel injection mounted on the Victor Junior intake. Somehow along the way I was never put in jail and did not die. In 2006 it began a 4 1/2 year full restoration where every single screw came out. Today it is a completely different vehicle, yet still my first car. Never sell your first car!
1955 Chevrolet 210 Coupe (copper and cream)

Modifications

Drivetrain
408/6.7L LSx stroker motor - forged internals - balanced - ported LS3 cylinder heads - LS3 smoothed intake - LG Motorsports G5X3 camshaft - Comp Cams 921 springs - Vintage Air Serpentine LSx Polished Accessory Drive - Vintage Air Gen-IV air conditioner and heat - custom induction tube - Built 4L60E loaded with goodies, Sonax input drum w/ extra clutchs, billet output shaft, super hold servo, etc. – Precision Industries Vigilante 3000 stall – long tube ceramic headers

Chassis Dyno at rear wheels: 500HP/455TQ
Interior
Complete custom interior. Factory rear seat. Custom buckets in the front with a handmade sheet-metal center console. The seams in the dash were smoothed. Air-conditioning vents frenched into dash to appear as if factory. Dakota Digital analog style gauge cluster. B&M Quick Silver console shifter with optional handle. Lap belts added front and rear.
Exterior
Full restoration. Many hours of block and prime. Bird removed from the hood and placed on garage wall. Center ridge on hood and fabricated to look like bird was never there factory. Chevrolet scripting removed from front fenders. Chevrolet emblem on rear of trunk converted to third brake light. All brake lights LED conversion.
Audio
Alpine 1000-watt sound system. Front and rear 6.5" coaxials. Alpine five channel amplifier. Wireless head unit controller mounted in the center console. Head unit mounted under front seat. Earthquake CPDS-12 subwoofer.
Suspension
Art Morrison GT Sport full rolling chassis package – 2 inch drop spindles – rack and pinion steering – independent front suspension – triangulated 4-link – 9 inch rear – 3:70 posi – 31 spline axles – Strange adjustable coil over shocks and springs – Wilwood 13" 6-piston front and 12" 4-piston rear - pre-bent stainless steel brake lines - power brake master cylinder using electric vacuum pump
Wheel and Tire
Custom ordered American Racing Torque Thrust II wheels following the same size and offsets used in Art Morrison's GT55 project. Nitto 555 235/40/R17 front & NT01 275/40/R18 rear.

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