1953 Chevrolet

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Bill Hoffman's 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air of Portland, Oregon as it appeared in 1959.
Sandy Kroll's 1953 Chevrolet, of Lakewood, California was restyled by Frank Sonzogni and Schelhaas Custom Shop. The painting was done by George Newton, and striping by Dean Jeffries.
Walter Leeman's 1953 Chevrolet Bel-Air of Paonia, Colorado. Walt restyled the Bel-Air in the early 1980s, and it was completed in the later part of 1983.
Mikko Kiviniemi's 1953 Chevrolet of Örebro, Sweden. The body on Mikko's in-progress custom has been sectioned 3 inches. The top has been chopped 3 inches as well, reducing the height with a total of 6 inches.

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The 1953 chevrolet model-year production was 1,375,403 cars. Chevrolet sold in 1953 24,08 percent of all the new cars in America.

The Chevrolet came in three body styles: 1500, 2100 and 2400 also known as Bel Air.

The Chevrolet was powered by a 235 cid "Blueflame" overhead valve in-line six and offered 115 hp.

New body style changes: All 1953 Chevrolet's featured a new curved one-piece windshield. The marking lights was moved inside the grille.


1953 Chevrolet Customs

Bill Hoffman's 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air
Bruce Firpo's 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air
Gary Musselwhite's 1953 Chevrolet
George Dias' 1953 Chevrolet
Jim Lucenti's 1953 Chevrolet Convertible
Mikko Kiviniemi's 1953 Chevrolet
Patrick Morales' 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air
Richard Relph's 1953 Chevrolet
Ronnie Leal's 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air
Sandy Kroll's 1953 Chevrolet
Tom Røine's 1953 Chevrolet
Walter Leeman's 1953 Chevrolet Bel-Air


Cars Using 1953 Chevrolet Parts

Engine
Frank Deaton's 1951 Chevrolet


Grille Shell
Larry Watson's 1950 Chevrolet - The Grapevine
Santo Vasques' 1950 Chevrolet
Lowell Helms' 1950 Ford Tudor
Pete Angress' 1952 Ford


Grille
Buster Litton's 1949 Ford
Robert Martinez' 1949 Ford
Larry Watson's 1950 Chevrolet - The Grapevine
John Cassaubon's 1950 Ford Club Coupe
Lowell Helms' 1950 Ford Tudor
Roger Cunningham's 1950 Ford Convertible
Stanley Bennett's 1950 Mercury - The Scorpe
George Cerny's 1950 Plymouth
Mal Ryals' 1951 Chevrolet Roadster
Ron Thronson's 1951 Chevrolet Fleetline
Bob Bean's 1951 Ford Victoria
Kelly & Mark Skipper's 1951 Ford Victoria - The Royal Victoria
Ken Szekretar's 1951 Ford
Dick Kardas' 1951 Pontiac Convertible
Ken Atkinson's 1952 Ford Club Coupe
Douglas Yeager's 1953 Nash Rambler Country Club
Gerald Twamley's 1954 Chevrolet
Barry Atkins' 1955 Chevrolet
Errol Huttle's 1957 Chevrolet Convertible
The Hansen Cobra


Corvette Grille
Erik Lind's 1950 Chevrolet


Headlight Rims:
The Hansen Cobra
Bill Hoffman's 1954 Chevrolet


Side Trim
Mal Ryals' 1951 Chevrolet Roadster


Taillights
The Hansen Cobra
Art Lehner's 1939 Ford
Tad Hirai's 1950 Ford Coupe - The Del Mar
Dale Beck's 1951 Plymouth Convertible
Rod Robinson's 1959 Chevrolet


Trim Teeths
Frank Sonzogni's 1950 Mercury
Dave Burgarin's 1951 Mercury


Parking Light Housings
Gene Harkins' 1949 Ford Club Coupe
Frank Sonzogni's 1950 Mercury


Rear Window
Santo Vasques' 1950 Chevrolet
George E. Goodhead, Jr.'s 1951 Henry J Corsair Convertible


Instrument Cluster
Bob Davis' 1935 Ford 5-Window Coupe


Source

Standard guide to 1950s american cars by John Gunnell





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