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1957 Chevy Restoration, Suspension, Gauges, Lokar Shifter, Engine Upgrade

1957 Chevy Restoration, Suspension, Gauges, Lokar Shifter, Engine Upgrade
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1957 Chevy Upgrades: Steering Column, Wheels

1957 Chevy Upgrades: Steering Column, Wheels

1957 Chevy, if you look at the earlier posts, came to the shop in pretty great shape.  Older restoration, just needed some things brought up to date, and some upgrades.  This entry shows the new wheels installed, the new exhaust installation, and a tilt/telescoping column upgrade.

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1957 Chevy Engine Upgrade, Headers and Battery Relocation

1957 Chevy Engine Upgrade, Headers and Battery Relocation

Pretty headers!  Open the box, modify them for 3 hours, and they fit perfectly! The battery got moved to the trunk for several reasons, among which are it’s easier than fabricating a new battery mount under the hood, it makes for a better underhood appearance, and it’s […]

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Engine Upgrade Installed In 1957 Chevy

Engine Upgrade Installed In 1957 Chevy

This is a terrific car, and we’re putting a great engine in it, as well as the other upgrades.  Accessory drive put together,  fuel pines and filters installed, Headers, plugs,  and plug wires installed, new kick down bracket with throttle return springs, new Lokar TH400 kick down […]

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1957 Chevy Custom Disc Brake Upgrade

1957 Chevy Custom Disc Brake Upgrade

1957 Chevrolet Custom Brake upgrade.  The master cylinder is installed, custom brake lines as well.

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New Engine All Dressed Up, New Engine Mounts, New Steering Box Installed 1957 Chevy

New Engine All Dressed Up, New Engine Mounts, New Steering Box Installed 1957 Chevy

Yep, I guess the caption says it all…

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1957 Chevrolet Restoration Engine Upgrade

1957 Chevrolet Restoration Engine Upgrade

1957 Chevy getting an engine upgrade: New roller cam 350 crate engine and the nifty dyno sheet the builder supplied.

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Rear Brakes Done, Front Suspension Done, Fuel Tank Being Repaired

Rear Brakes Done, Front Suspension Done, Fuel Tank Being Repaired

The rear disc brakes are installed on the 1957 Chevy, new master cylinder/booster going in.  This will be safer, easier to operate and way cooler looking. 1957 Chevy front suspension installed. The drain bung broke off of this 1957 Chevy when being removed for draining, and you […]

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Really nice 1957 Chevy getting nicer

Really nice 1957 Chevy getting nicer

Customer brought us this car in good shape.  We’re going through a number of details to make it just a little bit nicer, more pleasant to drive.  So, new 350 engine, 357 HP, rebuilding the front suspension, brake system overhaul including power front disc brakes and dual […]

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