what anyone who has owned a classic 55, 56 or 57 Chevy
will tell you usually accompanied by their regret over letting
their Shoebox Chevy pass to another owner.
my 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air two-door hard top in October 1979. It became
a labor of love (and money). My dad, who opposed my purchase of such
an old car, later came to appreciate it, even helping me with its restoration.
chronicles the 31-1/2 years I owned the car; yes, I finally decided to sell the car, which I did on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012. This ends a chapter in my life, but starts a new one -- and creates a new beginning for the car with its new owner at the car (and former owner) push into their 50s.