Tri-Five Chevrolets

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  1. artiesoffspring

    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

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    Talk about yours or a family member/friend's '55-'57 Chevy. 150, 210, four-door, two-door, hardtop, convertible, wagon or Nomad.
     
  2. Butcher

    Butcher ?

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    This will end in tears :emperor:
     
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    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    I love my aunts 57 Chevy!

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  4. artiesoffspring

    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

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    I'm not a fan of '57's
     
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    artiesoffspring Hugs and kisses

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    I wish you could contribute.
     
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    Hateman Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Why not?
     
  7. nserafini

    nserafini Well-Known Member

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    Car weighs almost as much as Baltimore Mike
     
  8. babybear

    babybear r.i.p 8/3/15, Wherewolf of AZ VIP

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    my brother bought a '57 2-door post in 1967 for 300 hundred dollars,sold it a year later for 100 dollars.
    that is all.
     
  9. Skyway

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    Best car ever made.

    When I was little my cousin had a blue 57 Bel Air convertible and would take my sister and me for rides in it.
     
  10. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    When I was 14, my brother (older than me by 14 years) and I bought a '57 2 door hardtop to restore for me for when I got my driver's license. We got all of the body work completed and had some of the interior done, nice leather seats. We got a 283 bored out to a 304 with a hot cam. It came from the parents of a kid who was killed racing it. About that time my dad sold his business and we moved to another state. Dad wouldn't let me bring the chevy. My brother still talks about his '57 chevy. And I still want one but I'm not going to restore it. It's cheaper to let some other person restore it and then sell it to me at a giant loss.
     
  11. ralphberries

    ralphberries Well-Known Member

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    This is a pic of my Dad's 57.It has 51.3 miles on it.Its all original except a newer top and tires.

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  12. Capn Crud

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    Even though i doubt the 51 original miles, that car is worth some serious money
     
  13. Markijuano

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    I've loaded the board with pics of my '55, if I could hustle up a Nomad that'd be the dream
     
  14. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Nice!
    You know, you can find hubcaps pretty easily.
    You know, you can find cameras that actually focus pretty easily.
    Is that a paint booth in your old man's garage???
     
  15. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

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    Artie's a father? :wtf:
     
  16. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    '74 Nova

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  17. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    No that's not
     
  18. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I'm not going to go to a lot of work to narrow it down but that's closer to a 78 or so.
     
  19. ralphberries

    ralphberries Well-Known Member

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    We took the hucaps off to clean the whitewalls.Yes that is a paint booth.My dad has owned that car for a long time.He bought it off the original owner who was a chevey dealer in fulton county Georgia.He had a 55,56,57 in red and black.A few nomads and 2 El Morocco's.He would buy new cars from his dealership and drive them to his shop and cover them.He started selling them off in the mid 80's.That 57 still has all the original tags under the hood.As well as original markings underneath.
     
  20. gwartney

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    Whoa - Tell me he still has the El Morocco's. I've never even seen one irl. Those things would be worth a fortune! If he sold them I hope he made some major $$$.