1957 CHEVROLET NOMAD Hawkins 57 The truly iconic 1957 Chevrolet Nomad is presented here exhibiting exemplary quality, performance, drivability, and comfort. The exterior is finished in laser straight mirror like black and the interior is presented in complimenting red with black. Exceptional features abound throughout this professional build, focusing on retaining all the classic lines of the Nomad, yet providing modern performance. Starting with the chassis that was carefully modified, deleting all superficial holes and welds, it was smoothed before being powder-coated in black. The chassis was then fitted with rack & pinion steering, 4-wheel Wilwood power disc brakes, a powder coated Ford 9" rear end that has been expertly tubbed to accommodate the beefy 245/40/R20 rear tires, custom design fuel tank that features an inboard "tool box" under the rear cargo area carpeting, which also includes the battery, additionally, all new suspension components and new 3" stainless steel seamless exhaust. Noted engine builder Clay Smith built the stout Corvette 454ci LS-6 engine, with a focus on performance and reliability. Full engine build specifications data sheet accompany the sale. A moderate cam provides for the sounds that attest to the performance. Compression was kept at 9.2:1 in order to utilize pump fuel yet provide response sufficient to cruise the highways. Moderate use of polished billet aluminum dresses the engine. A billet aluminum front runner supports the AC, power steering and belt system. All engine wiring and hoses are tastefully concealed to present a very clean appearance. The custom design core support for the radiator also houses dual electric cooling fans and integrated transmission cooler. A custom designed front cowl support finishes the clean look under the hood. The transmission is a 4L60 with overdrive. The stunning interior, utilizing OEM styling and materials is exceptionally comfortable and beautiful. The era correct styled steering wheel sits on a custom steering column. The center console features the transmission shifter, power window switches, AC controls and a convenient beverage holder. Windows are power assist as well as the driver and passenger vent windows. The dash has been retrofitted with Dakota VHX-57C gauges and a radio that features USB connection and cell phone capability. All wiring is expertly installed and easily identified. All glass is brand new. A subtle touch is the delete of the glove box, creating a smooth dash. AC ducts are placed in the dash and center console. The body is all original rust free components that was fitted with steel rails backing the "spear" trim molding to assure optimum fit and stability. The front wheel openings feature custom inner fenders. The interior is completely lined with Dynamat to assure a comfortable and quiet environment for driver and passengers. ***If you are viewing this on Facebook Marketplace, be sure to visit our website to view all photos. (www.amclassiccars.com)*** GIVE US A CALL @ 909-596-5700 WITH ANY QUESTIONS THAT YOU MAY HAVE. OUR BUSINESS HOURS: MONDAY-FRIDAY 9AM-5PM
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