Chassis and suspension components manufacturer Art Morrison Enterprises (AME), Fife, Wash., has produced its 1,000th Tri-5 GT Sport chassis.
Introduced in 2004, the bolt-on high-performance chassis for 1955-’57 Chevrolets was developed to provide owners of “shoebox” Chevys an easy way to get sports car-like handling and a contemporary stance, according to the company.
The GT Sports chassis for the Tri-5 has remained virtually unchanged through its production run. It features a computer-designed IFS with adjustable coil-overs, triangulated four-bar rear suspensions and through-frame exhaust passages that facilitate a lower stance and improved handling.
“The credibility earned by AME’s GT Sport chassis has resulted in cars equipped with it gaining top-dollar at major auctions,” the company stated. “Without a doubt, it has proven to be a worthwhile investment for builders of 1955-’57 Chevrolets.”
The first GT Sport chassis was in installed in Art Morrison’s personal ’55. “Project GT55” went on to be the runner-up in the Goodguys “Street Machine of the Year” competition. Over the years, Morrison has expanded the chassis line to include first-generation Corvettes and Camaros, 1949-’54 Chevys, 1947-’53 Chevy/GMC trucks, 1964-72 GM A-bodies and 1959-’64 Chevys.