1957 Chevy 1/2-Ton Short Bed Step-Side

1957 Chevy 1/2-Ton Short Bed Step-Side

This beauty was built by Hot Rods for Mike Hale. Finished in PPG Turqoise Blue (which shades a bit to green under the bright sun of these photos), this '57 Chevy is a real eye catcher.

1957 Chevy, front view. 1957 Chevy, tail gate.

It sports a Heidts independent front suspension and a 4-bar rear suspension, attached to a Currie Enterprises Ford 9-inch rear-end w/posi. Wilwood power discs put the brakes on all four wheels.

1957 Chevy, left rear quarter.

A custom tonneau cover and front hood flip-kit keep everything looking nice and sporty.

1957 Chevy, hood up.

Chevy ZZ3 V8 with an Edelbrock carburetor

The motor is a Chevy ZZ3 V8 with an Edelbrock carburetor. The tranny it drives is a B&M TH350 automatic.

ididit steering  column.

The stock gauges were refurbished by USI and the steering column is from ididit.

Door panel. Seats - gray leather and twead.

The interior work, done in gray leather and tweed, is the work of Gabe Lopez of Auto Upholstery & Auto Interiors in Bloomington, CA. Creature comforts include a Vintage Air AC system and Specialty Power Windows connected through a Painless Wiring electrical system.

Forward hood flip. Tonneau cover.


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