Project ’55 Bel Air: August 2014 Update

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Project ’55 Bel Air: August 2014 Update

(continued from Project Car: ’55 Bel Air, 2 Door Hardtop)
Project ’55 Bel Air: April 2014 Update
Project ’55 Bel Air: May 2014 Update
Project ’55 Bel Air: June 2014 Update
Project ’55 Bel Air: July 2014 Update

Now that the rear suspension is almost complete, we decided to add a front sway bar for better handling. Part # 57-10298 sway bar works perfect with CPP lower control arms–Part # 21-186. Installation was a breeze, just drill some holes in the frame and mount.

Since we installed the Classic Chevy 2” drop spindles we are going to use the Classic Chevy rotors part # 20-126 along with new front wheel bearings part # 21-104. Be sure to grease the bearings and spindle before installation.

We will be installing front disc brakes, but will do that at a later date. 

Now with the front rotors and bearings installed, we can install our “roller” wheels.

The front modern suspension is coming together nice! This ’55 will handle like a new car!

Eckler’s Classic Chevy does also offer quality original replacement suspension for those who are going original. Mild, wild, or somewhere in between– your choice!

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Now we are at the official “Rolling” Chassis stage!

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