1952 Chevy (Chevrolet) Deluxe Custom Street Rod
(Featured on 1st April 2011)
Sellers original description:
1952 Chevy (Chevrolet) Deluxe
"Built to be driven!"
BODY: Clean original California body that was stripped to bare metal and painted a custom mix of chrome yellow. Body and paint work was handled by Darryl Hollenbeck. One-piece wraparound 1950's Olds windshield. Chrome by Sherm's in Sacramento. Excellent glass. Very nice and straight.
ENGINE: 454 GM crate engine. Edelbrock intake manifold and carburetor. Power steering works great. Runs great.
TRANSMISSION: 700R4 overdrive transmission. Shifts great. Custom driveshaft.
EXHAUST: Custom exhaust by West Coast Muffler. Jet Hot coated exhaust manifolds with dual Flowmaster mufflers. Sounds great.
FRONT SUSPENSION: Art Morrison tubular control arms with Bilstein coilovers. Mustang II power rack and pinion. Rides and handles great.
REAR SUSPENSION: 4 bar with Bilstein coilovers. Ford 9" rear with 3:73 posi.
BRAKES: 4 wheel disc brakes with Hydra-vac brake assist. Brakes work great. No parking brake installed
INTERIOR: Interior by Ron "The Stitcher" Mangus in a 1950's style white naugahyde tuck and roll with yellow piping. Power windows work great. Vintage Air heat and A/C system. All gauges work. Custom steering wheel using an original center. Stereo installed but currently not hooked up. Door locks removed but could be reinstalled.
WHEELS/TIRES: 15" Buick outers with Chevy centers. 1956 Chevy hubcaps. Coker wide whitewall radials.
TRUNK: Custom upholstered trunk. Removeable tuck and roll panel hides battery, stereo equipment and some storage. No spare tire or jack.
OVERALL CONDITION: Incredible driver that is ready for any show.
SUMMARY: This Bob Dron custom was built in the spirit of all of his customs, it was built to be driven. $130k invested to make this car drive as good as it looks. Custom Rodder cover car. Incredibly clean and reliable. Incredible custom Art Morrison Chassis. Approx 4k miles on the car since built 10 years ago.