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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Features and Specifications
|Model:||L-110 Pickup with Provenance|
|Color:||2002 Ford truck chrome yellow|
|Engine:||220 ci Inline 6|
|Interior color:||Black Vinyl|
|Drive side:||Left-hand drive|
1952 International Harvester L-110 Pickup with Provenance
Here’s why the restoration required 10 Years and hundreds of hours:
The owner was an aviation mechanic who restored Vintage Airplanes.
The original silver diamond 220.ci inline 6-cylinder engine was rebuilt with .30 over pistons and balanced. The stock 3-speed column shift transmission rebuilt, flywheel, clutch, and drivetrain are all balanced.
The frame, front end, rear end, and suspension were all rebuilt and powder coated, stainless steel “allen bolts” used in re-assembly see photos. When the dash was out, it was chrome plated along with the bumpers and many trim pieces
New diamond tuck interior
New glass (driver’s side window small chip on the edge) and weather stripping.
All gauges rebuilt.
New 12-volt wiring harness.
New tires, rims, hubcaps and rings.
Heater, wipers, turn signals, lights and horn work as they should.
The brakes are like new and steering is very tight.
New truck cover by California Car Cover (Top of the line)
Current mileage is 53442 original miles, that’s only 1,397 miles since the restoration was completed.
Runs all day at 55-65 Mph with the 4.11 gears.
The truck is a 1952 Model sold in 1953 and registered as a 1953. this is a two owner Southern California truck bought new at Leo Bourcher IHC of Long Beach CA. owned by an electrical contractor and was extremely well cared for through the years. It was sold to a family member and it went into warehouse storage for many years and the in 2003 the owner started a complete body off, every nut and bolt restoration that was completed in 2013.
Information provided by the son of the person that restored this pickup
“1952 International Harvester L110 Pick Up I’m selling this truck for my Dad. This is a 63-year-old 2 owner truck! Complete frame up restoration completed approx. 2013 and always parked back in the garage after a drive. Incredibly low 52,045 total original miles. Yes. 52,045 total miles! The truck was bought new by my father-in-law in 1953 and was used in his electrical business until it needed a head gasket. The truck then sat in his company yard until around 1986 when my Dad bought it from him. We towed it home. rebuilt the head and carburetor and used it for every day, everything pickup out at the desert until Pops started restoring it in 2003. The truck has won trophies at car shows! Beautiful yellow paint and black diamond tuck interior. Cherry original bed and tailgate. All body parts and major components original. Even has the original International truck jack! Truly an amazing looking truck. The truck is located in Yucca Valley. CA”.
On Apr-07-18 at 14:34:30 PDT, seller added the following information:
My Truck is insured through HAGERTY for "Guaranteed Value $39,000", my Reserve is considerably less,the premium is $394.00