1956 Chevy Build Off

JohnRestorationAugust 28, 20140 Comment

Hello ” My Friends This Post Is [ #1  ] of the 1956 Chevy Build off  ..

VOTE  in the  comments @ the Very End of the Post    Color and Rim style ” interior etc ..

This First post is to come up with some different color options  As you already Know I’m looking for suggestions from everyone  on some color options this is just to get a Start and Get some input

We will be adding future posts Keeping everyone updated  on the 1956 Chevy Build off   as we Move forward with the Project ..

It will most likely consume somewhere around 2000 hours and we have plenty of time before we need to Mix Paint 🙂









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Here is the Beast Before we start as a matter of Fact we will be going out west to pick this Baby up the first week of September

And I will add a few pictures of the trip Its a true Barn Find Having been tucked away for 30 plus years

1956 Chevy Build off
The Project 1956 210 Chevrolet

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Please VOTE  in the  comments @ the Very End of the Post    Color and Rim style ” interior etc ..

Do you know about the 1956 Chevrolet History?

Among the many Chevrolet that have ever been made, the 1956 Chevrolet was the first one in history to receive a face-lift.

The face lifting that the Chevrolet got gave it a straight full width grill, pleasing all the customers who did not favor the Ferrari-inspired 55 front end. The Chevrolet two-tone body side treatment it had, explained a look of motion even when it is standing silent.

The lovely front and good contoured rear wheels openings completed the speed line style of the Chevrolet 1956.The single housing integrated the taillights, the back light, stoplight and the left one held gas filler.

This was an idea that was accepted on Cadillac.
Among the best 1956 Chevrolet History was a new sport Sedan, this Chevrolet had pillar less doors and looked really handsome with the windows rolled down.

It allowed easy entry in to the back seat since it was very spacious. There came the two doors Chevrolet 1956 that topped the price. The rear wheel sheet metal and the interior were just like the Bel Airs, but it was lacking the uniqueness of the original trim. The company manufactured only seven thousand eight hundred and eighty six cars only. The Bel Air was the least costly which was going at a cost of $2025.

One could get a full sized car that had a very strong horse power engine of 265. The Famous 283 came out a year later in the 1957 corvettes and the Belairs

The 1956 Chevrolet History car was tested and was very powerful since it could go for 12 miles ascending up Pikes Peak in United States of America. It was one of the known cars to keep a legacy. The Chevrolet 1956 is very popular even today since it was a unique model that has been evolved to make the new car models.

Many pictures came from other sources Just to get some Ideas Going and give some credit to the builders on these pages

some Images were from unknown sources







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