Rat Rod, Patina, V8, Muncie 4 Speed, 12 Bolt, Muscle Truck, Old School, Hot Rod
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Townsend, Massachusetts, United States
Features and Specifications
|Color:||Grey with Patina|
1948 Chevrolet Other Pickups1948 Chevy 3100 Hot Rod with great "Patina"
-Old School Build. Everything replaced, rebuilt or upgraded
-Original frame (no S-10 frame here), Battery and master cylinder under the floor
-Dropped front axle 4", caster shims, new king pins, doneprofessionally
-lowered front springs 3" drop
-lowered rear springs 3" drop plus three inch lowering blocks, 2 inch shorter hangers
-Rebuilt 12 bolt with new brakes, axles, parking brake, seals, spider gears etc
-Nitro drop shocks front and rear
-Front sway bar
-Complete steering upgrade with bigger joint, rods etc.
-Gas tank under the bed
-Entire steering, braking, suspension and fuel system replaced and or upgraded.
-All lighting replaced or upgraded to LED
-All gauges work and are calibrated properly. Speedo gas gauge etc.
-Heating system replaced and or rebuilt
-Working horn and wipers
-Passes Massachusetts tough safety inspection no problem.
-Clear Title in hand
-Complete component speaker system with 6" x 9", tweeters, and sub. Mono amp
-Blue tooth receiver with USB port. High output
-New bed mounts and bed wood.
-Intro 18" and 20" wheels with custom backspace on Nitto tires. $4500 package alone
-New windshield glass
-New oil pan, starter, ignition, water pump, fuel pump, carb, thermostat, valve cover gaskets, wires, clutch fan
-Motor is super quite, runs cool and make no smoke. Carb tuned and timing set professionally. Averaging 23 MPG!!
-Interior gone through including mat, seat cover, headliner etc. Hard to find radio delete filler panel
-Oversize sport comp gauges fill factory holes.
-Weights only 3300 lbs. Best part of the factory frame. Very light!
-Muncie transmission rebuilt with new clutch and Hurst shifter
-Custom length and balanced driveshaft because the rear axle was moved back 1.5" to center wheels in opening.
-Have driven the truck on many 500 mile trips with zero problems
-Disk Brake conversion, new lines front to back, new dual master under the floor, brakes stop excellent!
-Cruises at 70 mph easy
-New custom exhaust with delta flow 50 Flow-masters and custom tips. No drone inside cab.-hood pins, and latch.-Front and rear bumpers
The stack of receipts tells the rest of the story
The list of needs
-Steering box needs to be adjusted for free play. Not bad or it would have been done already
-Paint engine block and add new dress up kit for the motor if you choose. I like it looking like a barn find.
-Some rust on cab corners and front fenders. In my opinionthe repair would kill the look.-Kicking around theidea or vintage amber fog lights (wired with a switch already) and a new chrome grill
This truck was built to be driven and left outside. People can sit on the fenders and basketballs can bounce into it with no worries. The most fun I have had in a classic including my current 55' Bel Air pro touring and the last 33 cars I have owned. Everyone loves this truck and its about as maintenance free as you can get. Fill the tank, change the oil and enjoy!