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Craigslist Find: A 1957 Chevy Kit Car Based Off Of A Fourth Generation Camaro?!


Craigslist Find: A 1957 Chevy Kit Car Based Off Of A Fourth Generation Camaro?!

We owe BangShifter Brandon Jones a thank you for the tip off to this creation that he found on the Olive Branch, Mississippi  Craigslist. Our lives were probably better before we knew that there was (is?) a kit on the market to “transform” a fourth generation Camaro into a “1957 Chevy”. After all, we didn’t have to sleep with the knowledge that there’s a Camaro weeping tears under this bizarre body kit and that there’s a 1957 Chevy somewhere that served as the model for the body panel molds to be pulled off of. While opinions were split on the Camaro wagon last week, we’re thinking they they’ll be a little more one-sided with regard to this car.

There are lots of weirdo variants of 1957 Chevy out there today and mostly they appear on drag strips in the form of Top Sportsman and Pro Modified machines but even those “creative” interpretations of the classic shoe box Chevy don’t have friggin’ T-tops! They also have tighter hood gaps that those in the first photo below which seem to indicate that one could feed a phone book under the hood without actually opening it.

We’re just going to let the photos speak for themselves. You tell us what you think. Seriously…get it off your chest, it isn’t healthy to walk around with this stuff.

SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE PHOTOS AND THE LINK TO THE CL AD – IF YOU BUY IT LET US KNOW….actually don’t. 

CL LINK: A 1957 CHEVY KIT CAR BUILT ON A 1995 CAMARO


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15 thoughts on “Craigslist Find: A 1957 Chevy Kit Car Based Off Of A Fourth Generation Camaro?!

  1. weasel 1

    are you friggin kidding me!!! what a travesty to both cars. granted the 95 Camaro was not the best of the line, but this thing belongs in a horror film. Kill it before it reproduces!!!!

  2. doug smith

    There are 57 Chevy owners everywhere that are pukin’ on their shoes right now. I’ve seen the one that takes a newer ford and transform it into a shoebox Ford.. That’s fuggley too.

  3. Robert M.

    No, no, noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

    And we had to see this on a Monday morning no less.

    Mr. Lohnes, where is your decency???

  4. Joe Henderson

    I saw one of these at the dealer’s booth last month at Daytona Speedway.
    EasyRods.com

    Joe

    1. luke

      I love how easy rods website says

      “After 30 years of building hot rods and race cars, we learned what to do, and more important, what NOT to do. When building a street rod, you have to take components out of late model cars and add those parts to your vintage hulk.”

      priceless!!

  5. C.Millar

    I think that 49/50 Ford T-bird conversion in the background is far more offensive. On the 57 210, the split fender/ hood is a terrible design, but if the car was a convertible it might not look so tarded. Also BelAir side panels would be an improvement… But again, WHY?!

  6. memikeyounot

    Someone here in Las Vegas has one of those T-Bird -to ’49 conversions that I’ve seen at several car show. It’s really well done and very well finished. But it still looks odd. This Chevy wouldn’t look good if it they spent tons of money and time on it.

  7. Larry

    Having seen the best example (down to the most intimate detail) of this endeavor, I’m sorry I have to agree, this is an abortion gone horribly wrong. Thank God somebody did it right! but if I could get this for $200.00 It would make a great parade car.

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