O Fallon, IL
Black · 350 CID V8 · 13,000 miles
Gateway Classic Cars is proud to present this 1948 Chevrolet #3100 ton Pickup. This 1948 Resto-mod is equipped with A/C, State of-the-art Alpine Stereo System, AM/FM radio, CD player with a 200-Watt power amplifier and subwoofer speaker system, 8-way power, custom leather seats, with Lumbar, seatbelts, power steering, power brakes, tilt wheel, period correct chevy moon hubcaps, that complement the red trimmed black, new Rally Wheels, and wide white wall tires. This gorgeous pickup truck is fitted with custom durable and stable running boards with eye catching bowtie foot plates. The bed of this truck is covered with a beautiful custom, very expensive, fiberglass Tonneau cover to keep your contents dry and to protect the bed s beautiful custom white-pine wood floor & to keep it in pristine condition. Chevrolet was the first of the big three manufacturers, to roll out an all new line of vehicles after World War II in 1947. These new, model #3100 trucks, would be called the Advanced Design Trucks. They were fitted with new, larger, one-piece front windshields, bigger side windows with fold out latching window vents, and rear windows. Taller and wider cab doors for ease of entry and exit. The Advanced Design also featured an all new, fresh-air heater/defroster system which would pull fresh air in from the front of the cab and force used air out through vents in the rear. The entire cab of the truck features an all new welded construction, to make a much stronger cab and a three-point type of suspension system, resulting in a much smoother, softer ride. Although this truck still has its classic and timeless styling exterior, it features the beating heart of the highly detailed and chromed, customized legendary, 350 Cubic Inch, legendary small block Chevy show and go, highly tuned engine with 4-barrel carb and is mated to a TH350 turbo hydramatic transmission. This classic and dependable hot-rodding combination sports an upgraded frame, suspension and shock system, which effortlessly moves this truck down the road, in comfort and style, while producing a nice deep throated tone from the custom dual exhaust system. Its recent, extremely rare and expensive, custom Black, clear coated, paint job, looks spectacular! Allowing the emerald green metal flakes, to really glisten in the sunlight, transforming this custom finish in to a gorgeous and deep emerald green. Most of the chrome and stainless are either recently re-chromed or new and are free of any pitting, giving a mirror like shine! All the emblems, are new and beautifully detailed, and are free of any pitting and age. The wide-white wall Tires and Hub Caps are free of any marks or curb rash, (front wheels and soft tires are brand new) keeping the trucks styling firmly planted in 1948. The Custom interior is Black Leather w/green piping and features 8-way, Caddilac Eldorado, Power Seats with lumbar, allowing you to ride in luxury and comfort. Pair this with a flawlessly working Cold A/C, this pickup truck is ready for any road trip. This truck also features a hidden battery shut-off switch for theft prevention, and a custom hidden fuel fill pipe behind the license plate. The power steering and front disc brakes, allow you to forget you are driving a beautiful classic truck, as your motor to your destination in extreme luxury and comfort. This 1948 has it all, from classic styling to modern driving comfort, and is truly a one of a kind, Resto Mod Gem. From its flawless new custom, clear coated paint, beautiful chrome, and deep rumble from its custom dual exhaust system, this truck is ready to turn heads on every street corner and car show. It even has an underneath custom show light system and is a show winner of numerous, professionally judged, First Place Awards. (several Best of Show and Best Truck trophies, details and trophy photos upon request) This 1948 Chevy 3100 pickup is for sale and ready to be inspected by you, in our Indianapolis Showroom, including a HD video you can view at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. Call now at (317) 688-1100 or email us at INDY@gatewayclassiccars.com for additional information.