1957 Chevrolet 3100
Car for sale by Specialty Sales Classics in Fairfield, California 94533
The Dodge Li'l Red Express set a standard on how to make a great performance truck. All Dodge Li'l Red Express trucks came from the factory painted in Bright Canyon Red in 1978 and Medium Canyon Red in 1979. Every Li'l Red Express was a regular cab Adventurer with a stepside bed.
Classic vintage Chevrolet pickup trucks are receiving growing interest among car enthusiasts. The most collectible muscle cars are numbers-matching survivors; the most sought-after vintage trucks are full custom builds.
Classic Car Overview
This 1957 Chevrolet 3100 1/2 Ton Shortbed 2 Door Pickup (Stock # B11521) is available in our Benicia, CA showroom and any inquiries may be directed to us at 707-748-4000 or via email at Sales@SpecialtySales.com(mailto:Sales@SpecialtySales.com).
Beautiful Custom 1957 Chevrolet 3100 Shortbed Pickup
New to our Benicia showroom is this highly impressive 1957 Chevrolet 3100 1/2 Ton Shortbed 2 Door Pickup with excellent Turquoise exterior paint and a grey vinyl / cloth interior. You’ll find a 396 cid V-8 engine under the hood with a 11-443-8 Comp Cams, an aluminum intake, a quick fuel carburetor, a MSD Billet distributor, dual exhaust and a TH400 automatic transmission. Take a look at the partial build sheet below to get a sense of the extensive upgrades and customizations-
- 396 big block V-8 motor, TH400 automatic transmission, Lokar shifter
- Ron Francis Wiring system, Ididit tilt steering column
- Ford 9" with 31 spline axles and 3.80 Posi gear set
- Aluminum Intake, Quick Fuel Carburetor , MSD Billet Distributor
- Comp Cams 11-443-8 Cam, Headers, Dual Exhaust with electric cutouts
- March serpentine belt system, Eddie Motorsports Valve Covers
- Power Steering, Wilwood 4 wheel power disc brakes, Front Coil overs
- Custom grill, tailgate, tonneau cover, Eddie Motorsports hood hinges
- Shaved front bumper, frenched front blinkers, shaved door handles
- Remote control door poppers, Air brushed chrome moldings
- Custom overhead console, Smoothed dash, tinted windows
- Chevelle front clip, Chris Alston 4 link coil over rear suspension
- Dakota Digital analog gauges, 400 Amp Stereo with sub-woofer
Extensive High End Customizations Inside & Out
This impressive 1957 Chevrolet 3100 1/2 Ton Pickup has been enjoyed by 5 lifetime owners and it underwent a complete frame off restoration back in May of 2009 to bring it to its present condition. As you can see from the photographs, almost every inch of this highly desirable show truck has been customized at extremely high levels with extensive chrome work and show quality paint. You’ll also find a custom tonneau cover over a carpet-lined bed and a truly immaculate engine compartment with steel braided lines and ample chrome. Even the undercarriage is new in appearance- the build quality truly goes above and beyond.
The interior of this 1957 Chevrolet 3100 Shortbed Pickup is equally as impressive with plush bench seating, custom embroidery and a truly awesome instrument cluster. The quality of this pickup is certainly on a different level and this example has best in class potential on virtually any stage. The performance is also excellent with world-class acceleration, handling and stopping power- it’s one of the most impressive show trucks we’ve come across in quite some time.
Outstanding Value for a Best in Class Candidate
Overall, this 1957 Chevrolet 3100 ½ Ton Shortbed Pickup is a true investment grade example that’s ready to drive and enjoy right away. With extensive upgrades and tasteful customizations, you simply won’t find a more outstanding classic pickup at the current asking price. This one is ready for the open road today! For more information about this vehicle, visit our Benicia, California showroom, give us a call at 707-748-4000, or email us at Sales@SpecialtySales.com(mailto:Sales@SpecialtySales.com). Be sure to mention Stock # B11521 as well.
Legal Disclosures: Specialty Sales Classics has advertised and sold thousands of classic cars since our founding in 1978. We strongly encourage any and all buyers who are unable to view the vehicle in-person to perform a Pre-Purchase Inspection (by an independent party of their choosing) prior to the purchase. Given the age of many of our vehicles, it is extremely difficult to adequately describe all aspects of each vehicles condition in the limited space available and we have learned that these Pre-Purchase Inspections are helpful to all parties involved.
The information for this vehicle was provided by the current owner and it is not certified by Specialty Sales Classics. Therefore, it is in no way guaranteed as a basis of purchase. Any statements such as original or numbers-matching should be verified independently by the buyer prior to purchase.
Classic Car ID101136423
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