1951 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup                    Payette, ID,Other Pickups,n/a- Schwanke Engines LLC

1951 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Payette, ID

1951 Chevy 3100 1/2 Ton Pickup

"Low-Life Special"

We came across this Truck in Salem, Oregon last September. There was very little rust, and what was there was on the floorboards and they have been completely fixed up!

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Truck has had all rust areas fixed and has been through our Body shop and received a fresh coat of Single Stage Flat Black Paint, Looks great with the subtle hints of Chrome and polished Truck is very straight  and all the major dings and dents have been taken care of, but the Tailgate and Running boards are original  but look good on the Truck.  Rear Fenders have been Narrowed 2", Running Boards have been Tucked under the Truck to match and modified to attach to the Front Fenders for a Nice Sleek Look from front to rear, Has a Roll Pan on the rear with 47 Chevy Car LED Tail Lights installed. Sits on 15" Rev Aluminum Wheels with New Tires. Tires are 215/70R15. Bed floor has been fabbed to have a storage area with 5/8 green treat plywood front and rear and has a custom removable Tonneau Cover. New 16 gal tanks fuel tank located rear center of bed Has a Visor and non functional Spot Lights, sits this thing right back in the Late 50's Early 60's Era of Hot Rods. 

Fully Rebuilt Disc brakes front Drum rear New on all four corners. 8" Dual Master Cylinder and Corvette Dual Booster mounted with a custom Fire wall Mounted Pedal assembly. All New Teflon Coated Brake Lines. Stops Very Well.

This sweet Hot Rod sits on a Modern S10 Chassis that has had all the steering components replaced with New.  Has 2600lb Firestone Bags on all 4 corners rear is setup with a 8" Step Notch and a Triangulated 4-Link.  Has Ride Tech Air Management system with presets and digital display. Truck Lays Frame and Looks Killer while doing it.

1998 Chevy Vortec 350 Engine completely Rebuild with a Choppy Camshaft, New Carb intake and 600CFM Edelbrock Carb, New HEI Distributor.  Has Serpentine Belt system with Power Steering and power brakes. Mated to a 700R4 OD Transmission, Factory S10 2WD rear with a Spool and 3.42 Gears. Truck has a killer Idle and scoots right along with the Hyd Roller cam 350 Engine.

Interior is All new Headliner. Door Panels, Recovered Ranger Bench Seat. Dolphin Gauges, Bluetooth Radio custom mounted in Dash, New speakers front and rear, New Carpet. Fresh painted Dash and Interior .new glass and Windlace. Has New Vintage Air under Dash Unit that looks period correct.

This thing has a Killer Vintage Hot Rod Look, Awesome Paint and Trim pairing and has a Killer Stance, plus it gets up and scoots. Will get good Mileage with the New Roller Engine and Overdrive.

Schwanke Engines is a custom fabrication shop and engine performance experts. If you would like the car but would like any modifications to the vehicle just give us a call and we can talk about what it would take to get the car looking the way you want.

Like what you see? Have a vision in mind for your next hot rod? Contact us today and let us build you the car or truck you have been dreaming about!


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