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Lot F904 – New Orleans, 2018 Auction


This is an ARCHIVE listing, this car ran at our New Orleans, 2018 Auction


Lot F904 – 1961 CHEVROLET BELAIR BUBBLETOP


  • Year: 1961
  • Make: CHEVROLET
  • Model:BELAIR BUBBLETOP
  • Status: N/A
  • Mileage: 9999
  • Body:2D
  • VIN:
  • Exterior: RED
  • Interior: RED / GRAY
  • Transmission: 4-SPEED MANUAL
  • Cylinder: 409
The 1961 409 Bel Air bubbletops are rare because in the 409s first year of production, only 142 cars emerged from the factory so equipped.
The VIN number on this Bel Air is #11637S128521 shows that it is a real V8 Bel Air too.
The only interior addition is the column-mounted tachometer that was standard with the high-output 409.
The 409 W-head big block features dual quad carbs on an aluminum intake manifold, high performance cam and high-flow headers and dual exhaust system, red spark plug wires and hoses, Edelbrock polished valve covers and air cleaner, performance coil and distributor, and a very detailed engine compartment.
The motor is out of the 62 Chevy bubble top it had 425 hp, but it had a performance rebuild and it was bored out 30,000, with a new aluminum Edelbrock heads, 2 four barrell set up with carburetors and linkage, Albert Rock installed 4 inch stroker kit, Eagle crank pistons and rods balanced and blueprinted, Isky cam and Scorpion rocker arms, kakes this engine now put out over 525 horsepower!
The rear end is a posit traction with 373 gears, ram clutch kit with aluminum flywheel the best of everything in this motor which has $11,000 in it.
shocks and redone suspension, performance tires mounted on period correct black 5-spoke mags.
has been meticulously restored, interior is a great color combo of red/grey vinyl with red carpets.
It has a red painted dash with performance gauges and plenty of chrome and polished aluminum trim.
An AM/FM Stereo in the dash compliment a set of dual antennas on the rear fenders.
It even has a trunk custom finished in gray.

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