1957 Chevrolet Bel Air User Reviews

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    It's In Need Of A Full Restoration - Project Car With Lots Of Potential! — Project car with lots of potential!

    Pros: Real Belair!!

    Cons: 4-door!

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    It Was A Big, Gas-guzzling Car But I Loved It (maybe Because All The Boys Loved It). — The steering wheel was too big for me. I needed a pillow behind me so I could see over the steering wheel. I believe the car was green and white.

    Pros: I used to drive up and down Main Street to show off.

    Cons: It used a lot of gas.

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    I Love My Car — wonderful car, i am restoring it now, i am going to put a big block chevy in it. (454 or 427, or if i win the latto a 720)

    Pros: classic hot rod will collect the girls :-p and has lots of power.

    Cons: It is a money pit and it has bad gas millage and insurrance is high (but thats my own fault...)

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    My 57 Belair — Love to drive and wave back at everyone. Feels good to finally own one. Becoming more rare. The 57 rides very well and has good acceleration and class, but it loves gas stations. Have considered selling it because I don't drive it enough, but hate dealing with people who try to low ball. It's not worth the trouble.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: A great antique classic 57 Belair with 288 engine, PS, PB, and 3spd Automatic. Rare Desert Sand original color. New interior. Rode a bus all the way to El Paso from Arkansas to buy a rust free car and drove it back.

    Cons: A constant project as all antique cars. Needs PS rebuild (leaks) heater repair, Bumpers really need to be re chromed.

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    Beautiful Peace Of History — I like the color choices for this car. I also like the four door design which makes it easier to get others in and out of the back seat. The car is comfortable to ride in and has plenty of room. It still needs some more work but it looks to be minor fixes. The car accelerates easy and it stops easily when the brake is applied. I feel safe riding in this big car due to the heavy material it is built out of.

    Pros: The ride is smooth. Good excelleration. Easy handling.  

    Cons: Needs some work.

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    One Of The Nicest Unrestored 57 Chevy — Wish I had a 4:56 posi rear because it has 200 r 4 transmission would make it more fun to drive . Would drive it across country without a bit of worry a very dependable car I've owned it for 25 years and will be passed down to my grand kids .

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Really  was a preachers car was a 6 cylinder changed it to almost correct 57 dual quad 245 hp because it's a automatic

    Cons: Bad gas millage

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    57 Bel Air Sport Coupe — Straight bodied 57 2dr sport coupe, the best shape of this 50's icon car. The performance built 402 big block / TH400 combo makes sure this car pulls really well. Hae also now fitted servo disc brakes, upratred springs and HD anti roll bar to improve stopping and cornering. Electronic bypass valves allow exhausts to be either open header or through flowmasters so noise wise, this is a real jeckyll and hide. The wide overlap cam gives an excellent V8 burble on idle and on full throttle the noise is somehwere between epic and biblical.. Gets looks and thumbs up wherever it goes. Not for Wallflowers!

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Epic noise and acceleration, a complete escape from the normal world

    Cons: 11 mpg average..

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    Powerful, Hot And Tough 57 Chevy — 8+half years and a small fortune to fully rebuild from scratch. Black cherry pearl paint. Cream & Burgundy Italian leather interior. Rockford Fosgate sound system loud enough to be heard over the loud & lumpy 454 Big Block V8 bored and stroked to 503 with TH400 trans. 12.6 seconds on 1/4 mile. Foose mags. Smokes (tyres), Drinks (fuel) heavily! This is maxed out fun on 4 wheels and we love cruising in her most weeks.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Love everything about this car!

    Cons: Hate nothing about this car!

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    1973 Chevrolet Bel Air Reviews

    1973 Chevrolet Belair By SIPLOWGUY

    I bought this car to replicate RMP 4003. RMP 4003 was the only 1973 Chevrolet Police Car New York City has at the 120 Precinct in Staten Island. This car is in great condition and drives great. For a ... Read More

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    Betty The Big Blue Chevy By jheibel123

    i would never trade this car for anything, i only about 6500 into her and i'd pay for it again if i had the chance. i only wish it had a working radio in it and got better mileage, but i understand wi... Read More

    Bel Air By Carlton36

    Good car, loved it. The 350 engine was strong and reliable. It finally submitted to cancer (rust) with over 250K miles on it. Never touched the engine or drive train and only small repairs and mainten... Read More

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    A Perfect Blend Of Beauty, Performance, And Economy By HarvardBlue

    I am absolutely thrilled with this car. This is a car that won't let you down as long as you take care of it. Sure, it was in a small fender-bender at some point during its life, and the cheap paint a... Read More

    Very Good And Very Fun To Own By Derek

    these cars have quite abit of power. their qualiy is very good and they are strongly built. cost is kinda high to own one. but aint to bad. these cars a very fun to drive especially if u turn them int... Read More

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    Teen Age Kid Thought It Was A Sports Car. By Fulcrum

    4 doors, 283ci, 2 speed powerglide transmission, single exhaust with single cherry bomb glasspack. I drove it like an MG midgit and my dad wondered why I couldn't keep tires on it. Go figure. Read More

    Style, Comfort, Performance.. The Full-size 1967 Chevrolets Have It All By Rocko

    Styling: Long, low, wide and curvaceous. 1967 is easily the best-looking model-year of the full-size Chevrolets of the 1960's. Comfort: The coil-spring suspension provides a smooth "glide" ride, and ... Read More

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    Sleeper In Progress By Nathan

    I like that it has lots of room for speakers in the trunk and a big power plant under the hood. I also like that the cabin is roomie and just a solid car.I cant wait to get the motor for it. Read More

    A Great Classic By David

    thats lookin' good after 41 years. fast car with a high revving 350 small block screamer. Read More

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