American Dream Machines occupies the historic 41,000 square foot Packard Dealership. This American Dream Machine is r iding high on correct new Firestone Super Traxion tires on painted factory steel wheels and finished off with chrome caps and trim rings. Unfortunately, Houston did in a few years what North Texas didn't do in 30 - rust. These models were the first to focus heavily on sportiness. Luckily there's no shortage of '57 hoods out there but still - Houston is so damp my stuff rusts in the garage. Getting it right was a challenge.
The car is currently being restored, but is used every day in Norway by Kevin. This is thick and has the same black color all the way through. Anyway, my son wants this truck he says. Knoop from New Jersey for this 1968 or 1969 Pontiac. Every component was chosen for its superior design and quality rather than a low cost. We found ourselves always traveling through the Texas panhandle into Colorado on our way to Oregon.
I couldn't help noticing the absolute plethora of old iron once we hit Wichita Falls. Chevrolet marketed two Suburbans in 1957. I now have a rust hole on the passenger side hood over the hinge support. Covered, the steps stayed a lot cleaner, and free of snow or ice. Still, it was all steel, and a lot easier to maintain than the conventional woody wagons of the time. Also introduced in the spring of 1955 was the Cameo Carrier, Detroit's first truly stylish pickup. Please give us a call and we will be happy to help get your dream car to almost any location worldwide! This is my 1957 Chevy Suburban Carryall.
Torque tubes were out, meaning owners who were seeking a taller or deeper rear axle or any powertrain imaginable could easily undertake an engine swap. If I recall, this was the first time Stageway installed the power door locks on a stretch, and they did not quite figure it out correctly so they installed an extra switch. Chevy's 1935 Carryall predated the modern all-steel station wagon by over a decade. We saw it for the first time about 1994, shortly after its total ground-up restoration. Suburban options were numerous: , power , Hydra-matic, overdrive, chrome trim, electric wipers.
It took 10 years to restore this limousine and is the only known 1957 Chevrolet Stageway that has been restored in the United States. We do this because of our commitment to the authenticity and quality of the cars we sell and commitment to our customers. Only 2 of these were produced, the production number from Armbruster is: 89501X 1969 Pontiac in New Jersey Update Feb 2010: This is now owned by Skip Powelson in the Detroit area. The finished product is just like it rolled off the assembly line. I got a phone book and called the first used car dealer who sounded like a classic car enthusiast. Highly optioned with V8, 4 speed, heater, radio, turn signals, three row buckskin seating, rear barn doors, locking hubs for highway use and all new exterior chrome for a show truck appearance.
The more Norm looked at it at home, the more he liked it. Owned by Kirk Hackworth in Evergreen, Colorado. Can't be many of these around! We gave or sold it to one of my patients who was going to restore it. Of course, having been driven daily in Denver winters, the 25 year old vehicle was full of rust. But for today, I've got enough projects to keep my great grandkids busy.
Back then, it was nothing more than a panel delivery truck with windows in place of solid panels. You can contact Norm Smith at his email address; snecorp aol. The truck didn't run and after I got the gas tank boiled and rehung, replaced all the plugs and rotor etc. Found in a local newspaper ad in1983, it was in such poor condition Norm had questions on owning it. He had always wanted a Suburban and only he saw the potential of making it look excellent. The last registration was in 1968.
We photograph our cars in our professional photo studio for the best possible image accuracy and representation of the cars. The bumper and grille were integrated and a new gauge cluster was introduced. Model Identification Guide courtesy of Classic Industries. Electrical shorts in the old wiring prevented it from starting after the battery lost its charge in about 12 hours. The separate coils improve the cooling and heating capacity of the total system. Time was not a problem. First, extensive research would be required to not make mistakes.