1956 Other Makes

1956 Other Makes

Condition: Used
Make: Other Makes
Type: Convertible
Year: 1956
Mileage: 100
VIN: 281212T56FB
Color: Blue
Engine: SB Chevrolet 265 cu.in.
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Gray
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Clermont, Florida, United States
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Description for Other Makes 1956

The description here is short as there are all the details of the car and build on the links provided below. These links will take you to further links on the car including videos.

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https://www.undiscoveredclassics.com/showcase-best-of-the-best/forgotten-fiberglass-feature-cars/showcase-1956-byers-sr-100-guy-dirkin/

For chassisand build photos click here:

https://www.undiscoveredclassics.com/showcase-best-of-the-best/forgotten-fiberglass-feature-cars/showcase-1956-byers-sr-100-guy-dirkin/restoration-photos/

This Byers SR-100 was built as a vintage race car, but was so nice it has been a show car, so far. The car has been in several Concour events, including The Amelia Island Concour, where it won an award. The car was professional built. The chassis was designed and built by a degreed engineer / chassis builder. Currently the engine in the car is a stock 1956 265 cu. in. Chevrolet, but is is mated to a Muncie M21 transmission and 8 inch Ford axle with a limited slip differential.

The rear suspension was upgraded to a four link. Front suspension is independent, 1949 Ford. The car has no doors, which allowed the used of side impact protection on both sides of the car. The stance of the car in the photos is in street suspension configuration. For racing purposes, the ride height is lower.

All in all, this car is ready for a suitable race engine and ready to compete up front. Or, keep the car in show status and be accepted in major concours, world wide. The professional engineering in this car and the development time is expensive to replicate. This car will get you down the road, or track, fast and safe!