1950 Chevy Deluxe Kustom


1950 Chevy Deluxe Kustom – Chopped & Bagged – FullResto

1. Suspension – Independent front suspension (IFS), 4-linked, step hitched, air-bagged (full AccuAir eLevel setup), fully boxed frame, all new motor mounts and crossmembers

2. Brakes – Power brakes, rack & pinion steering, new rear end and drive line, new tilt column

3. Motor & Trans – Brand new 5.7L Chevy V8 with 4L60E 5 speed auto, computer ECU trans, new Edlebrock carb and manifold, headers, exhaust system (Ed Hanson), New motor hardware all in chrome

4. Interior – all new, new stereo with custom kicker panels, new shift knob, new wiring harness

5. Wheels – original 15-inch steelies wrapped in 670 Firestone Bias Ply with prominent 3 1/2-inch white walls. (Radial tires also included in the sale)

6. All new glass, new window cranks, all new rubber seals, custom cut glass for the chopped roof, new chrome everything, new steering wheel

7. Roof chopped, shaved door handles and fuel door, custom body work throughout

8. Paint brand new (candy green roof with Loose Cannon artwork), body of the car is painted a metallic grey (Lexus IS-F color)

Description of the details:
Built by Eric Conner’s, owner of SoCal Suspension in San Diego, CA

The Chassis features air suspension on all four corners and mustang 2 style front suspension with tubular a-arms. The rear is a work of art all its own. It features a 4-link with a notched frame, deletion of the quarter wheel wells and trunk floor to accommodate ride height, and an accuair air management system complete with copper lines to give the setup a rugged look.

The body has been smoothed in kustom fashion–nosed and decked to give it a streamline feel as well as extended rear fenders to give the car some serious road prowess. The roof is chopped 4 1/2 inches which is modest enough to make it easily street-able but still noticeable enough to give the roofline some aggressive flow.

The bottom half is a dark gunmetal grey which happens to be a factory color off a Lexus IS F. The roof, which has been the subject of attention at many shows, was also performed by Nick Battaglia of Loose Cannon Customs and is a silver base flake with a green candy top coat from House of Kolor.

Drivetrain is genuine to Chevy’s tried and true 350 that was pulled out of a ’97 Chevy Silverado. The 350 is mated to a 4L60E transmission. Bore and stroke are stock on the block but a mild cam was added. The engine still features the stock Vortec heads for some dynamic flow while an Edelbrock intake manifold feeds it. A Holley 650cfm sits atop the Edelbrock. Custom headers were fabricated and to round out the rear portion of the drivetrain, the rearend was pulled from an ’85 El Camino.

Inside, the original front bench was used but the rails were cut down 1 1/2-inches. In the rear, a ’76 Camaro rear seats which fit perfectly like they were meant to be there. Lindy’s Auto Upholstery performed the classy diamond stitching on the benches and door panels. The center gauge is the original, heating and a/c are original, with an addition of an Alpine head unit in the glove for some updated tunes.

VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): 5HKJ80617
Year: 1950
Interior Color: White
Make: Chevrolet
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: Other
Transmission: Automatic
Trim: Coupe Deluxe
Body Type: Coupe
Engine: 5.7L V8
Vehicle Title: Clear
Drive Type: Automatic
Options: Leather Seats
Mileage: 1,000
Fuel Type: Gasoline
Sub Model: Deluxe
For Sale By: Private Seller
Exterior Color: Gray

Item location: San Diego, California, United States

 

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