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1977 Chevy Shorty Van on 2040cars

Year:1977 Mileage:86000 Color: Yellow
Location:

Santa Fe Springs, California, United States

Santa Fe Springs, California, United States
Body Type:no window shorty
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:305 V8
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: CGU157U211440 Year: 1977
Exterior Color: Yellow
Make: Chevrolet
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: G20 Van
Trim: sweet
Options: CD Player
Drive Type: Automatic
Power Options: Air Conditioning
Mileage: 86,000
Sub Model: Shorty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

1977 Chevy Shorty Van in almost perfect condition, V8, Automatic, Air Conditioning. I purchased this low mileage van from the original owner in Ohio, it was completly stock and in excellent condition. Since then it has gone through a 70's style restoration. I wanted to customize it the way the Vans cruised in the 70's with a few of the current luxuries. Since the van was originally yellow I painted it a custom pearl yellow. All new chrome, glass and weather stripping. The interior was completely done by El Kapitian Custom Interiors, killer sound system, dual sidepipes, BF Goodrich tires on a set of classic chrome Cragers. Mechancally and cosmedically in great condition. It also has new shocks, brakes, hoses, belts and a fresh tune up. Just in time for summer crusie nights!!! Looks runs and drives awesome!!! No disappointments!!!

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The master fabricators at BigDaddyCustoms are the minds behind what you see above. At first, it appears to be a slightly misshapen custom Mustang, modeled after "Eleanor" from Gone In 60 Seconds, but upon further examination, something appears to be amiss. In fact, the custom shop, based in India, has created an Eleanor replica grafted upon a lowly Chevrolet Optra. While it may take a second for the Optra to ring a bell, you should recognize its badge-engineered sibling, the Daewoo Lacetti, used on Top Gear.
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