Today we go old school for a 1956 Chevrolet 150 that has 100,000 miles on the clock and looks ready to drive.
If you can drive a car without modern power-assist systems, that is. This bad boy is old school.
It has drum brakes all around no power steering, power brakes, or air conditioning. Underhood is a 235 cubic-inch inline-six and the transmission is a three-on-tree automatic.
The carburetor was rebuilt last year, and there is a new fuel tank, sending unit, and fuel pump.
There are some issues, such as taillights that don’t work. The brakes might need adjusting, and a rear brake cylinder might be leaking, though the seller says the car does still stop well.
Reading through the listing, the car does seem to need some work, especially if you want it to be as close to original and/or show quality as possible, but most of the work it does needs appears to be relatively minor.
This could be a fun classic for someone who wants to go to local cruise nights or just get some positive attention while driving around town instead of winning awards at uptight car shows. That said, it looks to be in good enough quality for the smaller car shows that are more about fun that awards, and it doesn’t seem like it would need a ton of wrenching if you really want to get attention at some poorly lit convention center.
It’s in Missouri and the ask is $15,500.
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