1951 Chevy Truck 3100 Hot Street Rat Rod Patina Shop on 2040-cars
Carthage, North Carolina, United States
1952 Chevrolet Pickup
This is a complete truck with great patina perfect for a rat rod or traditional hot rod. It is waiting for a frame swap or clip to get back on the road. A picture is worth a thousand words so study the pictures carefully. The window regulators and door mechanisms are there and functioning they could use a good greasing to work better. There is rust and lots of it, but this is not a junk truck and it is worth the time to put it back on the road. I am selling it because I have 4 of these and I need the room. I planned on putting in new front floor pans (the seat pan is solid and does not need replacing) and leaving the fenders and cab corners as they were, then shooting it with a flat clear. Included in the sale is another un-cracked rear window and the driver's side window with a crack in it. The engine is still in the truck. I assume it is stuck, but have not checked, I planned on pulling it out anyway. There is no transmission. The truck is a roller and needs to be trailered home. I can assist with loading.
I DO NOT have a title for this truck. There was no option on the drop down. This truck will be sold with a bill of sale only. If you have any questions please contact me through eBay and leave your phone number. Let me know if texts or calls are better for you. Full payment is due with the Buy it Now option, a non-refundable deposit of $500 will be due within 24 hours at the end of the listing with the remaining balance to be paid in cash within 7 days in person on pickup up. Please ask any and all questions you might have. I can take specific pictures upon request.
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Scroll down for the official NHTSA statement.