BUILD PHOTOS

  • DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME3:12
  • Teenager In Love2:34
  • Runaway2:17
  • Stranded in the Jungle3:07
  • Dream Lover2:49
  • No Particular Place to Go2:41
  • GREAT BALLS OF FIRE2:09
  • Freeway Jam4:57
  • Save The Last Dance For Me2:33
  • Jailhouse Rock2:28
  • The Weight2:34
  • Hot Rod Lincoln2:43

1955 Chevy bel air 2 door hardtop

"The attention to detail built into the vehicle by Ramsey's is unbelievable!  Every wire, tube, and hose routing was carefully thought out, with the final product being the ultimate testimonial to their creativity and craftsmanship."  Proud Owner - Russ Fielding

RAMSEY'S RODS AND RESTORATION

CHOSEN BY GENERAL MOTORS - THE BEST 1955 CHEVROLET RESTO MOD!


One of two vehicles chosen to be displayed at General Motors World Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the 1955 Chevrolet.  This vehicle was a custom built resto mod frame-off restoration by Ramsey's Rods and Restoration.

633 AVIATOR DRIVE   FORT WORTH,  TX  76179


817-439-1567


1955 CHEVROLET BEL AIR 2 DOOR HARDTOP

CUSTOM BUILT BY RAMSEY’S RODS & RESTORATIONS, FORT WORTH, TX

COMPLETED IN JANUARY of 2003

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION:

GM Crate Engine – 502 Cubic Inch / 510 Horsepower Ram Jet Fuel-Injected

Polished Aluminum 100 Amp Alternator, AC Compressor & Dryer, Water Pump, Overflow Bottle

Polished Aluminum March Accessory Drive System / Serpentine Drive

Borg Warner Super T-10 4-Speed Transmission

Hurst Competition Plus Floor Shifter

Classic Instruments I.P. Gauges & Clock

Old Air Brand R134a Air Conditioning System

Painless Wiring System

Hottronics Master Disconnect Switch

Autoloc Power Front Window Switch with Crank Handle Control

Newport Windshield Wiper Motor

Rock Valley Fuel Tank and Fuel Level Sending Unit

Master Power Brakes 4-Wheel Disc Brake System

Lakewood Bell Housing with Scatter Shield

Sanderson Headers, Flow Master Mufflers, 2 ½ “ Aluminized Exhaust System

Ididit Chrome Steering Column

Polished Aluminum Mattson Radiator & Air Conditioning Condenser Assembly with Dual Cross Flow Electric Fans

Vintage Sun Tachometer Converted to Solid State by Williamson Instruments

Currie Build 9” Ford Style Rear Axle Assembly, 3:25 Ratio with Posi-Traction

Air Adjustable Rear Shock Absorbers

2” Dropped Front Wheel Spindles and 1” Rear Spring Lowering Blocks

Budnik GTX Aluminum Wheels, 18” Front & 20” Rear


BFG Tires 245/40ZR18 93Y / 275/35ZR20 98Y

Matching Budnik Steering Wheel

Neutral Safety Switch on Clutch

Trunk Mounted Yellow Top Heavy Duty Optima Spiral Cell Dry Battery

Trunk Light with out of sight control switch

Solid State AM / FM / CD Sound System – Pioneer Amp / Boom Box / 10 CD Changer with Remote Control

Entire Interior Insulated with Foil Backed Fiberglass Sound Deadener

Exterior Color Combination is Black over Canyon Coral 

PPG Base Coat / Clear Coat 

(Stock 1955 colors but not available in this combination)

Interior Seat Covers / Trim Panels / I.P. are all 1955 stock Coral colored vinyl, but in sew pattern only offered in Bel Air convertible model with black carpeting and floor mats

Super Bright LED Tail Light Assemblies