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Projects & Customer Vehicles > 1957 CamAir Pickup Yogi Somerville

1957 CamAir Pickup Yogi Somerville

1957 CamAir Pickup Yogi Somerville

The 1957 CamAir is Yogi's total restoration of a 1957 Cameo pickup, including side trim from a '57 Chevy Passenger car and the cargo doorskin from a '57 Chevy Nomad wagon. Started in 2002, it is now on display in the Yogi's showroom in Monticello, Iowa after winning many car and truck show trophies.

The CamAir sports a big block 454 engine and a 700R-4 transmission. Power flows through a Ford 9-inch rear end to a set of Bridgestone tires on Billet Specialties Bonneville wheels.

Project Details

Project Details

The CamAir was featured in the April 2010 issue of Classic Trucks Magazine. The article details the meticulous restoration and modification of the original 1957 truck. Here are some of the restoration details, and project contributors:

Frame: Custom by Total Cost Involved
Rearend: Ford 9-inch, 3.70:1 ratio
Rear suspension: Four-bar, Ridetech Shockwaves
Brakes: Wilwood disc
Steering: Rack & pinion
Front wheels: 18x8 Billet Specialties Bonneville
Rear wheels: 20x10 Billet specialties Bonneville
Tires: Bridgestone Potenza
Fuel Tank: Tanks Inc.

Engine: GMPP 454ci big block - 450hp
Exhaust: Patriot headers with 3" Magnaflow system
Gauges: Classic Instruments
Air Conditioning: Vintage Air
Steering Wheel: Billet Specialties
Interior By: Upholstery Unlimited, Clinton, Iowa
Custom console and door panels by:
Randy Sell and Steve Pearson

 

 


 

 

Come by Yogi's in Monticello, Iowa and see it for yourself.

Come by Yogi's in Monticello, Iowa and see it for yourself.