FRESH NUT AND BOLT RESTORATION, BIG BACK WINDOW, 235 SIX, 4 SP, IMMACULATE 3100
Nostalgia is all about delivering an authentic experience that's sometimes even better than it really was. This frame-off restored 1955 Chevrolet 3100 delivers on that exact idea where there have been big investments to deliver a period-correct feeling in a package that's nicer than anything Chevy ever delivered from the factory when new.
Truck people know '55 is an importantly year for Chevy. The new Task Force design was introduced mid-year making these quite special. But the appeal of this one is more than just its history... it's about how it showcases this history. They spent time, effort, and plenty of money getting the sheetmetal looking great. That way when they applied the teal paint, the light would roll evenly across the panels. And the sunlight really does love this truck. It's finished in a deep clearcoat, so it can shine like proper nostalgia. And you know the invested in the brightwork on the bumpers, grille, and even details like the wheel covers to keep them looking mirror-like. This is truly a truck of distinction, that's why you have everything from fresh lumber covering the bed floor, to the ultra-desirable wraparound rear glass on deluxe cab.
Inside is more investment in keeping this one looking like a time machine. Glossy paint on the doors and dash give this a bright attitude, and the bench seat is covered in a comfy cloth. Even the heater works, so you can stay warm while getting to the car show at dawn. And if you're truly nostalgic, we know you're going to love driving this one. There's nothing quite like the feeling of the classically grippy large steering wheel. And this gives you a great view of the factory gauge package and the road ahead.
Under the hood is exactly what you want to see. Glossy black fender walls, an oil bath air cleaner, and gray paint on Chevy's trusty 235 inline-six. It really is an industrial work of art. And as you look at the undercarriage photos, you can tell the difference a frame-off restoration makes. You get a clean underside with color-matched body panels and glossy black chassis/suspension pieces. So you know this is ready to have a mirror under it. But this is also meant for drivers. They upgraded the electrical system in '58, so it accepts this standard alternator better – and that's exactly what you want when you're looking to drive your nostalgia. The motor fires up nicely and has the smooth feeling of a proper inline setup. The four-speed manual transmission is geared for truck duty while also giving you a wide control over the motor.
It took years to restore this truck to such a superior level, but you get to skip the hard work and just get right to the fun. Isn't nostalgia great. Call today!!!
- Seatbelts (None)
- Vinyl Interior
- Cloth Interior
- Short Bed
- Exterior Color
- Interior Color
- Rear End
- 10 Bolt
- Front Brakes
- Rear Brakes
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