I thought you might be interested in seeing my take on a 1957 Chevy. I have driven the car on seven Hot Rod Power Tours and three Canadian Street Rod Nat's. I've won several awards, including Goodguys Homebuilt Heaven trophy's twice. This isn't just a looker, and runs 11.20s in the quarter-mile and gets around 20 mpg. I should mention that I also added power seats, power windows, and cruise control. Under the hood is a 427ci aluminum mill with 11:1 compression, Edelbrock 200cc cylinder heads, a COMP Cams Thumpr cam, and 7 psi of boost through a 177 blower with a Snow boost cooler and a 75hp nitrous shot. For the suspension, I use QA1 coilovers, tube control arms, and Hellwig sway bars for the front and rear.
Robert, you have one incredible 1957 and should be proud of your ride. Thanks for sharing, and that's pretty close to what we're looking to do with our own Tri-Five. It'll mostly be a driver, but we certainly want to hit a variety of track days, including the dragstrip and autocross.