Home Customers 1953 Chevrolet 3100 Truck – Classic Parts

 

Here is Ernie’s 1953 Chevrolet 3100 that was recently completed. He purchased this truck back in 1993 from a high school senior who needed college tuition money.  Long story but he ended up giving a few hundred dollars more than his asking price because he was enrolling at Texas A&M University … same place Ernie went to college.

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“After purchasing the truck, I immediately took it apart and started buying parts from Classic Parts. Off the top of my head I could not tell you how many parts I have ordered from Classic Parts of America.  Even though it took more than 20+ years to finish, I’m grateful for the helpful staff at Classic Parts of America, Stovebolt forums, and local truck buddies for all of the help along the way”, said Ernie.

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“As much as I would like to keep this truck (hate seeing a part of the family go), life has changed dramatically since the birth of my son February 1, 2015. I just hope the new owner will love it as much as I do.”

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Complete Frame-off Build

 

  • 1954 Chevrolet 261 engine professionally rebuilt
  • All new internal parts
  • Fenton Dual headers
  • Offenhauser Split Manifold
  • Offenhauser Aluminum Valve Cover
  • Custom Double Groove Harmonic Balancer
  • Old Air A/C System w/ custom mounting bracket
  • Custom T5 5 speed transmission
  • Jeep 10 spline input shaft
  • Aluminum spacer between housing 
  • Modified input shaft collar
  • Camaro Rear End 3.73 posi-traction
  • New Brakes, Bearings and Drums
  • Custom Driveshaft 
  • Custom Power Steering and Alternator Brackets
  • Rev C101 Wheels: 17×9
  • New Cooper AT3 tires
  • Foot Pedal Starter
  • Custom Seat & Headliner
  • Red Oak Bed Wood
  • New Glass – Smoke Tint
  • All New Rubbers & Seals
  • Ididit tilt steering column
  • New radiator
  • Custom dual exhaust 
  • Custom AutoSound stereo with kick panel speakers
  • New Vintage Woodward gauges
  • American Autowire Wiring Harness
  • Power Steering – custom fabricated
  • Power front wheel disc and rear drum brakes
  • New shocks
  • Stainless Steel bolts
  • All new brake lines and fuel lines
  • New gas tank