Purchased Oct. 1965. Bought with money from the sale of 4-H club dairy cows. Daily driver for school/work.
Was stolen in LA, returned a week later in good condition.
Restored in 1988. Mary did all the interior work herself.
1968 Chevelle SS396 – Les Heilmann
Frame-up restoration completed in 2003 included replacement of roof, all glass and trim.
Complete new OE style interior with buckets and console, new dash and the addition of a tilt column.
New heat/air system by Air-Tique was also installed. Drive train is a built 396 with Turbo 400 trans.
Car painted two stage silver blue with ghost flames and rides on Weld wheels.
She bought this car new in 1965 in Salinas. It was a daily driver untill about 1980.
The paint color is the original color called "Honey Gold", but has been repainted several times.
The seat covers were replaced, but the carpet and headliner are original.
1956 Chevy Bel-Air 2 Door Sedan – Bob & Judy Sherwood
Acquired in latter part of 1986, fully completed in mid-1988.
Color: Polar White over Park Maroon lacquer. Paint is by Bob Davidson, San Luis Autobody.
Interior: Gray clothe pleated seats, and sculpted panels. Interior is by Jerry Webster, San Luis Obispo and Trunk Matches Interior.
Engine: 283 C.I., bored, mild cam, balanced. Engine has an abundance of chrome, polished aluminum and stainless steel. Generator driven power steering has been retained.
Transmission: Turbo 400 w/B & M shift kit.
Other features: AM/FM cassette, FOB, remote entry, "WELD" brand spoke wheels