1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible. Body, Paint & Assembly

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air, bodywork. 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

Once the metal repair and replacement is finished, it's time to hit it with the filler and sandpaper till it's smooth enough for a show quality paint job.

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air in bodyshop.

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air in paint booth. 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

Into the paint booth. Our booth features a filtered downdraft system and temperautre control.

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air in paint booth.

Lizard skin insulation. Painless wiring.

Once out of the paint booth we sprayed the interior of the body with Lizard Skin ceramic insulation. Strips of Dynamat will be added to augment heat and noise reduction.

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air with 383ci motor. 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air in assembly.

The engine goes in as final assembly progresses.

Dynamat strips in trunk. Dynamat insulation.

Dynamat insulation goes in along with the wiring from Painless.

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air in final assembly. 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air on lift.

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air - almost finished.

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