1955 Chevrolet 3100
1955 Chevrolet 3100
$97,900
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1955 Chevrolet 3100

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Classic Car Overview

For consignment, a nicely buttoned up and truly one of a kind 3100 series pickup from Chevrolet and right out of 1955. Some major changes to the body, in our consignors words, creating a fully miniaturized version of the original with a AirMaxxx air ride slammed stance, some chopping, channeling, shaving and pie-cutting of the steel and fiberglass. Hundreds of man hours went into the shrink fitting and panel alignment alone to make this truck stand out from your run of the mill street rod truck, if there is such a thing. A fully custom frame, fabricated rear axle, a huge boost in the powertrain department and some convenience options added to the interior keeping you a notch above the rest. Exterior A fully customized hue of Corvette Switchblade Metallic Silver covers this step side version of this 3100 series hauler and presents beautifully with its tinted bronze hue and 4 coats of clear. My reflection in the paint was nearly mirror-like and I was tempted to break out my Remington Lectronic shaver for a quick touch up. Single chrome bezel headlights reside under a very 1950s eyebrow at the front of each fender and a fantastic custom horizontal and vertical barred chrome grille floats just above the Switchblade Silver roll pan. A bulbous hood sans badges or ornamentation now is electrically operated to tilt forward exposing the eye candy underneath, more on that treat later, and is flanked by the sleek swooping fenders on either side. We note this hood has been pie-cut to produce the wonderful lower meaner look. A wonderful wrap-around Lexan windshield and all other glass surrounds the passenger compartment and is looking just dandy. A slight chop was given to the roof to keep the proportions just right and we note the fiberglass doors have been shaved of their handles and are made of lightweight and durable fiberglass. Right behind is the step side bed with bolt on fiberglass rear fenders, all of which have been treated to the skillful custom touches during the 10 year long build. Speaking of the bed, it too has been given the full custom touch with a hand fabricated bed floor that holds the air tank for the air ride system as well as having slots cut for the upper control arms to travel when the bags are fully drained. We also note a custom rolling sectional bed cover and the bed floor has been lined with coarse finish Raptor bed lining. The entire exterior of the body and bed are razor straight, and gaps are well minded. The tailgate has been blended into the body and there is absolutely no rust on the exterior of this truck. 18 and 20-inch Chicago Mob wheels in red are wrapped by low profile radials on all 4 corners. Interior The hits keep on coming with a complete redux of the inside. Red heavily padded leather with vertical ribbed stitching, padded armrest, and a black speaker give some definition to the smooth panel shiny handles. Inside, late model red leather wrapped bucket seats with tuck and roll inserts and smooth body hugging oversized bolsters flank a custom red leather console. Within the console is the semi-gated shifter, polished cup holders, toggle switches for the air ride and power windows and AM/FM/Sirius/Bluetooth capable radio by Clarion. All of this is floating in a sea of clean black carpeting. Fronting all of this is a retina searing red painted custom full metal jacket dash with centralized AutoMeter brushed aluminum bezel round gauge clusters with black faces and white lettering. Polished billet wing-like trim flows out from the gauges toward the doors and adds some class to all the red. Above is a custom headliner in red leather that does a perfect job of disguising the integrated roll cage and its decorative bracing. Drivetrain A push of a button and the big hood floats itself forward exposing even more bling in the engine bay. More coarse finish Raptor liner coats the inner fenders and firewall and compliments the 468ci Mark IV V8 nicely. This is a 4 bolt main block fitted with a Crower hydraulic street roller camshaft and a Lunati valvetrain with 1.7 roller rockers. MSD ignition is in charge of lighting the fire within and a Holley 850cfm double pumper carb feeds the precisely tuned mixture of air and fuel through an Edelbrock Torker aluminum intake manifold. A TH400 3-speed automatic transmission is on back which pushes power rearward through a custom high performance driveshaft to the rear tires via a Ford 9 Speedmaster TDS rear axle housing. Power steering is on, and power brakes are also a welcome upgrade. Undercarriage Underneath is painted in black coarse Raptor lining finish for the custom steel framing, floors and suspension all showing not even a spec of surface rust. An independent airbag suspension is on front and a 4 link and airbags are on for the rear with QA1 shocks all around. Wilwood disc brakes are now on the front and rear and we note professionally done wiring with underbody and underhood LED accent lighting. Headers snake their way down to custom hand built stainless steel dual exhaust complete with stainless mufflers integrated into the custom made side exhaust. Drive-Ability This truck roared to a start and accelerated like it was on fire to the test track and on it as well. It handled beautifully and came to a quick stop. The leather seats are a plus, and there are plenty of gauges to distract your attention on the dash. One must be careful to pay attention to the tape lines on the power windows as to not over extend them and the same goes for the power hood that was built without stops. A nice build with all the boxes check on the fit and finish, paint, interior and drivetrain. A neat looker and a hot cooker, we give you the 1955 3100 custom hauler ready to haul the goods and all the while hauling ass or even when riding low and slow.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    H2550022952
  • Classic Car ID
    101805268
  • Stock Number
    4524
  • Category
    Classic Trucks
  • Body Style
    N/A
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    4 miles
  • Engine
    468 V8
  • Transmission
    3 Speed Automatic
  • Exterior Color
    Silver
  • Seat Color
    Red

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