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Offline Tbob

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« on: March 09, 2017, 11:32:41 AM »
Don't see many of these around anymore. This was in the lot at the hospital today. Just beautiful!

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Re: 1957
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 06:13:09 PM »
Great car, great year.... yes, I was born that year, and birthday is on Monday!!

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Re: 1957
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 08:12:56 PM »
Congratulations 57, you came in second place....to 56 :tup:
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Re: 1957
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2017, 10:51:06 PM »
First car was a 57' Chevy Bel Air two door post, somewhat rare compared to the two door hardtop.  Exactly like the one in the picture below except a post in between the front and rear side windows, like the 56' in the above post.  Red and black interior and  that black paint was something special.  Absolutely beautiful. 

Any of the 55'...56'....and 57' chevy's were winners.  Don't make them like that anymore.  Had a high school friend that had a bronze and white 56'....just incredible. 
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Re: 1957
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2017, 11:48:58 PM »
 Beautiful, hope you were just visiting at the hospital and everything is okay!

 My dad has a all numbers matching 55 in his garage that I remember riding in to my grandparents every week back in the 60's. It's not been touched in 40+ years now and needs a complete restoration, but I'm about done with taking on projects like that anymore.
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Re: 1957
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2017, 03:23:15 AM »
beautiful cars,I seen a 57and 56 in a guys shop that grows apples in Wenatchee..Im not sure what he had done to the motor,but it didn't vibrate wobble or nothing..You could hear the car running but zero movement..his cars are amazing...In my 20s those 56 55s and 7s we used in stock car racing,boy wish I would have saved one...oh and 57 was a good year to be born :chuckle:

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Re: 1957
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2017, 04:03:13 AM »
My wife's first car was a 55 back in the early 90's and it's still sitting in the bar and she's hoping one of the kids will want to fix it up one of these days.

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Re: 1957
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2017, 06:40:38 AM »
why is it in the bar ?
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Re: 1957
« Reply #8 on: March 10, 2017, 06:48:06 AM »
Great car, great year.... yes, I was born that year, and birthday is on Monday!!

Happy early birthday. You're far older than me, as I was born in December of that year.  :chuckle:
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