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1953 Chevrolet 3100 216 I6

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USD 21,995
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Country State / Province City / Town Zip / Postal Code
United States NC Charlotte 28269

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1950-69 Post-War

Color Exterior: Burgundy/black 
Color Interior: Tan
Odometer: 86437 Miles
Transmission: MANUAL
Convertible: NO
Advert No: 122540


This handsome 1953 Chevrolet 3100 pickup truck is a nice cruiser that''s ready to drive and enjoy today, following a restoration that understands that these are still tools that can do a job. With handsome good looks that are common to all the Advance Design pickups, it''s instantly recognizable and has become one of the driving forces behind the surging popularity of vintage trucks. A lot of guys still prefer the traditional combination of black fenders and a burgundy body, which gives this Chevy an awesome old pickup vibe. The 5-window cab is the one to own, with improved visibility and a bright, airy interior. Well finished, it''s a nice blend of original panels and recent paint that was done not to stun judges at a car show, but to recreate the original finish. Today you can use this truck as a truck without worrying about scratching a $10,000 paint job, and that''s where this truck truly excels. It has just the right amount of jewelry, including chrome bumpers and a polished grille, and thanks to the refinished bed and matching stake sides, it looks like it just came off the farm dressed in its Sunday best. Inside there''s a tan vinyl bench seat that''s comfortable and supportive, and while it''s important to realize that these vehicles were tools, the pleated seat cover gives it an upscale look inside. The door panels are finished in a combination of painted steel that matches the body and cardboard inserts that soften the interior somewhat. Just as it did 60 years ago, a rubber floor mat covers the floor, staying with the truck''s utilitarian roots, and making maintenance and cleaning a snap. The steel dash is intact and full of big, round instruments that are starting to show their age. Radios were still optional in 1953, so while there''s a block-off plate where it might live, it sticks to the original recipe and leaves it to the next owner to decide whether it''s time for an upgrade. The big steering wheel helps make effort light with the unassisted steering, and three-on-the-tree shifting is light and easy to master. Power comes from a reliable 216 cubic inch "Stovebolt" inline-six. The 3100 is happiest when speeds are kept under 50, but easily zips through traffic with a great trucky grumble from the tailpipe. Like the rest of the truck, the engine bay is nicely finished, with a bright Chevy Orange engine, original oil bath air cleaner, and a downdraft carburetor. And in an era when "upgrades" are common, it''s quite refreshing to see the stock generator making electricity and good old points and condenser ignition lighting the fires. The only notable modification is a pair of tubular headers dumping into an interesting exhaust system underneath. The chassis hasn''t been detailed for show, but it is solid with no issues and wears things like new tubular shocks all around and a set of 8.50-16 wide whites on painted steel wheels for a flashy vintage look. Ready to enjoy and still able to do a little work on the side, this Chevy is a great example of a segment of the hobby that will be seeing big gains in the coming years. Call today! This vehicle is located in our Charlotte showroom. For more information, please call (704) 598-2130 or toll free (866) 542-8392.

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