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Make: Chevrolet
Model: Nomad
Type: Wagon
Doors: 4
Year: 1961
Mileage: 35,990
Color: Red
Engine: 350 V8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Local pick-up only

1961 Chevrolet Nomad Additional Info:

Wagons remain red-hot, nd few are redder or hotter than this 1961 Chevrolet Nomad. A famous name on an equally appealing hauler, his Nomad offers a host of upgrades to make it a great cruiser without losing that vintage feel that will take you back to your childhood touring the countryside in your family's station wagon.1961 Chevys are pretty conservative but there's no denying that a bright red station wagon makes a statement. The brilliant Roman Red finish was correct for 1961 and the wagon wears it well, ith very straight sheetmetal that doesn't look like it was neglected and abused like so many other station wagons of the period. There are five doors to make fit, ut it looks like they spent the time to get them all right, hich is especially critical with the spear-shaped side trim streaking across the flanks. Details like the dogleg-shaped A-pillar, mall chrome ornaments atop the fenders, nd the V-shaped trim on the tailgate are instantly recognizable Chevy trademarks, ll of which are very nicely done. The chrome and stainless was likely refinished when the rest of the car was restored, iving it a very crisp, inished look that doesn't stray too far from the factory recipe.The interior was completely restored using tan fabric inserts on the original bench seats, ffectively updating it without changing its personality in any significant way. New door panels were used that match the vinyl portions of the seats and there are new dark brown carpets on the floors for some contrast. The gorgeous two-tone steering wheel looks original and frames an instrument panel that's the best of early '60s design, ith chrome and stainless trim but no fake wood to be seen anywhere. You'll note that this car carries ultra-rare factory A/C, hich is functional but perhaps in need of a top-off of R12. The original AM radio is still in the dash, ut given the road-trip possibilities of a car like this, t's been fitted with a modern AM/FM/iPod stereo in a box under the dash. The back seat is in excellent condition and the cargo bay is not only cavernous, ut beautifully finished in matching materials to give this wagon a very polished look. The window felts are new and the glass is tinted for a semi-custom look.Thanks to the wonders of the small block Chevy V8, here are now 350 cubic inches living under the hood, et the look is pure 1961. Performance enhancements include a Weiand intake with a Holley 4-barrel, n upgraded camshaft, long with the requisite dual exhaust with glasspack-style mufflers, hile it's dressed up with chrome valve covers and air cleaner. Original parts like the A/C compressor and generator give it an authentic look, nd with Chevy Orange paint nobody will mistake this for anything else. The original PowerGlide was dumped in favor of a 3-speed TH350 automatic which is a better choice for today's traffic. Power steering is another welcome option and it sits on handsome Rally wheels and staggered 215/70/15 front and 235/70/15 rear BFGoodrich T/A radials.Join the wagon movement and find out just why these cars are more popular with each passing year. Beautifully finished and ready to go, his Nomad delivers on the promise of first-class road trips. Call today!