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1949 Chevrolet 3100 Short Bed Rusty Rat Rod Project Or Parts Truck Nr Bid To Own on 2040-cars

Year:1949 Mileage:999999 Color: Patina green / Rust
Location:

Ottawa, Kansas, United States

Ottawa, Kansas, United States
Transmission:Manual
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:Original 6 cylinder
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Owner
VIN: F0405B Year: 1949
Number of Cylinders: 6
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Other Pickups
Trim: 3100 half ton short bed
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Drive Type: Three on the tree
Mileage: 999,999
Sub Model: 3100
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: Patina green
Number of Doors: 2
Interior Color: Rust
Warranty: No
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

Up for sale here I have a rusty original 1949 Chevrolet 3100 short bed rat rod or parts truck.  I would not advise buying this truck if you are wanting to build a shiny show truck it's to far gone but all the fenders are usable if you can work the dents out and the rockers are nice.  There is rust in the frame on the passenger side between the cab and bed (see pic).  The running boards and tailgate have lots of holes in them as we'll.  The hood looks good but I'm sure there is rust in the brace by the hinges.  There is rust in the floor, kick panels, cowl, cab corners, doors, beltline and all the other spots mentioned before.  The truck is very complete and missing very few parts that I'm aware of.  Mainly the top of the seat, the drivers side headlight trim, the carb, the air cleaner, and the hood side emblems.  All the dash parts are on it as well as all the window garnish moldings.  It has its original engine (locked up) and 3 speed trans.  The key is still in the ignition.  The truck has a clear Ks title in my name and is titled to the engine number by the dipstick which is how these trucks were titled when new.  There's no body tag on the truck.  The truck rolls fine and will have tires that hold air for easy loading.  The brakes don't work at all.  The factory bumpers are both on the truck and I think they're pretty straight.  The glass is all in the truck and the only cracked piece is the rear window.  All of the glass is old and the windshield is hazy around the edges.  If you are wanting to build a rat rod that looks like its been in a field for 20 years than this is the truck for you but if your wanting to build a shiny custom it's not unless you want to rob some parts off of it.  This is a no reserve auction and the truck is for sale locally so the auction may end at anytime before a bid is placed.  If the truck doesn't bring the starting bid it will be parted out and crushed.  Full payment due within 7 days and the buyer is responsible for shipping.  Call 785-220-4411 with questions or email.  Thanks and good luck.

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