Tech Specs

Fifty-8 / Fifty-9

Vehicle: 1959 Chevrolet Impala Convertible

Engine: This 350-c.i.d. V8 engine features plenty of chrome accessories, dual exhaust with FlowMaster stainless steel and chrome pipes.

Interior: Davalos of Davalos Upholstery in Chula Vista.

Body: Armando spearheaded the body's makeover at his own Nice & Easy Auto Body Shop. Mario Lemus sprayed a Sherwin Williams iced Green Pearl coat and VictorCordero.com of Chula Vista added the final touches of pinstripping.

System: Jorge over at Audio Xperts in Chula Vista installed a Kenwood head unit with the iPod hookup, a DEI 5-channel amplifier, 6.5-inch Alpine and 6x9-inch Orion mid-range speakers, and Pioneer 10-inche flat woofers.

Setup: Brent Greer over at Pitbull's Hydraulics in Louisville, Kentucky, installed this eye-catching custom hydraulic suspension setup. Chad Furman at Mr. Hardline in Hamilton, Ohio added his magic, running several stainless steel oil lines, fittings, and valves between the four hydraulic pumps and dumps. Eight 31-Series deep cycle batteries power the entire system. Mario Molina of Molina's Welding & Chrome Plating did the chrome plating.

Wheels: 13x7 100-spoke all-chrome.

Tech Specs

Fifty-8 / Fifty-9

Vehicle: 1958 Chevrolet Impala Convertible
Owner: Armando Medina
City/State: Chula Vista, CA
Club: Individuals of San Diego

Engine: 2000 LS1 V8 Corvette crate engine with a 700 transmission and dual FlowMaster exhaust.

Interior: Davalos of Davalos Upholstery in Chula Vista handled all interior needs, reupholstering the OG style in a three-tone Green color scheme with fresh Green carpet.

Body: Armando spearheaded the body's makeover at his own Nice & Easy Auto Body Shop. Mario Lemus sprayed a Sherwin Williams iced Green Pearl coat and VictorCordero.com of Chula Vista added the final touches of pinstripping.

System: Jorge over at Audio Xperts in Chula Vista installed a Kenwood head unit with the iPod hookup, 6.5-inch Pioneer and 6x9-inch MTX mid-range speakers.

Setup: Neto over at BottomsUp Custom Hydraulics in Spring Valley, California, handled the custom hydraulic suspension, reinforcing and molding the frame and installing eight-inch cylinders in the front and 10-inch cylinders in the rear. Four Showtime pumps and four Adex square dumps were hooked up to eight deep cycle batteries. Mario Molina of Molina's Welding & Chrome Plating did most of the aftermarket chrome plating.

Wheels: 13x7 100-spoke all-chrome true knockoff.

Tires: P155/80R13 whitewall.