1948 3100 Chevrolet
Customer: I purchased the pickup from Cloud 9 in Georgia, this 1948 3100 received an extensive frame-off restoration about 7 years ago. We have a binder full of pictures from the restoration and and it is clear that this was a very rust free truck to start out and was completely disassembled and restored properly. It is an all steel body!!! No fiberglass!! The body is extremely straight and the paint quality is excellent. The color is called Monarch Orange and it is a PPG paint in base coast/clear coat. You do not see very many trucks done in orange which helps this one really stand out. As you can see the door handles were shaved and electronic door poppers were installed and of course there is a hidden emergency switch if needed. The side vent windows were eliminated and one piece power windows were added. The windshield was replaced with a beautiful one piece glass windshield. Side view mirrors are vision contoured mirrors that look great on this truck. Custom rear roll pan with recessed license plate holder. Overall the body is in near flawless condition although there are a few minor flaws I noticed. There are a few tiny rock chips that have been touched up and a very small hairline crack in the paint on the drivers side door. Body panels are extremely straight and overall body panel fit is excellent. The passengers side door is out just a bit at the bottom. Great looking steel running boards with Chevrolet step plates! Custom tonneau cover over the pine wood bed with painted metal strips that match the truck. Headlights are upgraded with tri-bar headlights with blue center dots and additional brake lights in the bed inserts. \r\nThis truck runs and drives as good as it looks!! Pop the hood on this Hot Rod and you will find a ground pounding, nicely built small block Chevy 350 that we were told is putting out 370 horsepower. some of the details we were given on the build include: 4 bolt main, bored . 40 over, Comp cam, 10:1 compression, hydraulic tappets, Edelbrock performer intake and Edelbrock 600cfm 4bbl. carburetor. This motor breathes out a great set of Hedman headers through an awesome sounding dual flow master super 44 exhaust. GM 5 1/2 qt. oil pan with high volume oil pump. This motor runs nice and cool thanks to the Billet Specilaties aluminum radiator and electric fans. Completely rebuilt Turbo 350 Automatic transmission with B&M shift kit and 2400 rpm stall converter. This truck shifts strong and smooth launching you to speed when needed and capable of cruising at highway speeds with ease. This truck handles the road beautifully thanks to the Chevy S10 front clip integrated in to the stock frame, as well as the 3:23 posi rear end. Front suspension has coil overs and shocks and rear has leaf springs with adjustable air shocks. ECI engineered power front disc brakes have this truck stopping with ease. Power steering makes handling a breeze and this truck has an awesome stance thanks to being lowered 5" up front and 4" in rear plus a gorgeous set of practically brand new 18" American Racing Tinted Torq thrust wheels wrapped in practically brand new Sumitomo Radials. As you will see the frame was stripped and painted body color when the frame off restoration was done and it still looks fantastic underneath this truck. You could put mirrors under this one at the shows for sure. The engine bay is nicely dressed up and detailed as well. We have a huge binder with photos of the restoration and details of all the work done plus quite a few receipts from the previous owner of what he did to the truck. I have imported this truck to Australia back in 2015, my wife and I love driving this pickup. We have purchased some parts from the Filling station to finish the build on the 3100. Thanks for your time. Regards
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