1955 Bel Air Restoration - Candy Apple Chevy

Take a good look at this 1955 Chevy Bel Air. This pristine ride belongs to Joel Sellers, of Garden Grove, California, and it's a beautiful example of a first-year Tri Five. Of all the details to be found on Joel's '55, the thing that stands out the most is undoubtedly its Candy Apple Red paint. The hue is deep and rich, and the gloss looks so wet you might think it … Continue reading »






'57 Chevy Bel Air - An American Icon

Think of a car that represents American car culture, or even automotive culture in general, and you'll be hard-pressed to find one more iconic than the '57 Chevy Bel Air. From the aircraft-inspired hood ornaments, to the sweeping wheel arches, to the raked tail fins, every element of this car's design is eye-catching and memorable. There really is no angle from which the Bel Air doesn't look good, and that's … Continue reading »






"Dog Days" Photo Contest Winner - Bulldogs Rollin'

Here at Classic Industries, we love dogs. Whether you're wrenching in the garage, going for a cruise, or hanging out at a car show, your four-legged best friends will always want to be by your side. So, in order to celebrate our canine friends and the Dog Days of Summer, we asked fans of Classic Industries' Facebook page to submit photos of their classic cars and dogs together. We got several great submissions, … Continue reading »






Celebrating the Dog Days of Summer for a Good Cause

Cars and dogs just seem to go together. Whether you're washing your classic car in the driveway, wrenching late at night in the garage, or going for a top-down cruise to the beach, your four-legged best friend will always be there by your side. The onset of the dog days of summer reminded us of this connection between man, machine, and dog, and got us thinking about a way to help the … Continue reading »






'56 Chevrolet Bel Air - DIY Success Story

Although there's nothing wrong with leaving your restoration project in the hands of qualified professionals at a trusted shop, there's something truly special about doing all the labor yourself. After countless hours of turning wrenches, and many late nights in the garage, you end up having personal knowledge of every last nut and bolt on your car. This was the case for Larry Richards, of Seal Beach, California, who recently … Continue reading »






Jerry Jacobs' 1957 Chevy Bel Air

Jerry's '57 Chevy Bel Air Hardtop Sport Coupe Classic Industries' Southern California customer, Jerry Jacobs, pulled into the parking lot with his glamorous '57 Chevy Bel Air. This 2-door hardtop sport coupe is a daily driver for Jerry, but looks like it should be pampered at a local car show. He's the second owner for the last 25 years and this Larkspur Blue/Imperial Ivory combination quickly transports us back in … Continue reading »






Classic Industries and Car Chasers at SEMA 2013

The Thrill of the Chase Chasing down a car can be exciting, but upon finally finding that car, you still may have to search for missing parts. This roadblock can turn a once exciting hunt into a frustrating chore. At SEMA 2013, the cast of The Car Chasers—Jeff Allen, Meggan Bailey, and Eric Ables—stopped by the OER/Classic Industries SEMA booth. During their visit, we took the opportunity to talk to … Continue reading »