1951 Chevrolet Thriftmaster 3100 Pickup
(Featured on 15th February 2012)
Sellers original description:
1951 Chevrolet Thriftmaster 3100 stepside bodied pick up, definitely one of the best examples of this ultra cool and absolutely gorgeous shaped 1950's Chevy 3100 Thirftmaster stepside bodied pick up, much sought after split screen classic 5 bar grill model, dry state californian truck from new which has recently undergone a sympathetic and professional full frame off rebuild/restoration, done in the states to a show winning standard with a open cheque book approach, (virtually concourse) this is a totally genuine matching numbered truck finished in correct colour Caribbean Turquoise, powered by its original but fully rebuilt stovebolt 235 ci 3.9 litre in-line 6 cylinder motor with 3 speed manual column shift transmission, all steel rot free cab with arrow straight panels and high gloss wet look show quality paint .all new glass/window rubbers and felts throughout, newly re-upholstered interior done to period and correct factory spec, new oak beamed/stainless striped pick up bed with period hand carved side greedy rails, all new chromework throughout, fully detailed engine bay inc lots of extra chrome and polished stainless components, correct steel wheels fitted with chrome beauty rings and smooth chrome chevrolet hub caps shod with new period Coker Candy Classic tyres. the full underside of the truck is also fully detailed and rust protected, this is a turn key truck that is totally reliable and runs/drives absolutely superb, comes fully UK road registered on age related pre-fix number inc long mot and free historic road tax, so she's good to go, these early 50's split screen chevy stepside trucks in this sort of condition are now becoming very rare and highly desirable even in the states and are starting to command very high premiums, hence this is a surefire blue-chip investment for the future that can only appreciate in value as you own and drive it.