Tri-Five Chevys are the epitome of style some might say, and Tino Salvia would well and truly agree with that sentiment.
“I have owned a few hot Commodores in my time, but as I matured, so did my taste. I found myself really digging older cars, stuff from the 50s and 60s. It was around seven years ago that I found this ’55 for sale and I just had to have it,” explained Tino.
“I loved the colour combo, that got my attention to be honest. The clean white over the Tropical Turquoise Blue was just perfect. I wasn’t keen on the wheels, so I swapped those over to a set of Billet Specialties Vintec rims with the knock off caps, for a vintage-type look. I then fitted the QA1 coilovers and control arms to get the ride height to a more respectable level.”
The car runs a 350 Chev, Turbo 700 and 9-inch combination. “I fitted a full stainless exhaust for a slight visual and aural improvement but at some point, I would like a performance improvement too, so I reckon I will slot in a hotter motor shortly.”
Prior to the images being shot, Johnny Ielati from Benzenes Detailing (https://www.facebook.com/benzenesdetailing/) gave the car the once over and let me use his premises for the evening.
If you want to get your pride and joy detailed to perfection contact Johnny and ask to book a shoot with me too – his facilities are A1!