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1955 Big Back Windowed Truck Somewhat Restomoded on 2040-cars

US $20,000.00
Year:1955 Mileage:2844

Kingston, Tennessee, United States

Kingston, Tennessee, United States

 Total Frame off restoration. '73 Nova front subframe with power disc brakes and power steering, all rebuilt. Truck is lowered about 5 inches all around and rides and drives very good. Everything has been replace on this truck: reconditioned American Racing "Daisies" wheels and new tires all around. Complete boxed frame plus extensive rust preventive treatment throughout chassis. Truck drives and handles very nicely. It has a 300 hp 327 ci engine taken from a 1965 Chevy Impala with only 56K original miles on it. I put an additional about 3k miles  myself on it. It is a joy to drive. It has a late'90s 5speed pickup truck manual transmission that works flawlessly and fits the trucks character perfectly. It has Magnaflow stainless steel mufflers on it along with a complete new dual exhaust system. The wiring has been completely replaced with an "easy wiring" wiring harness. The 4 gage instrument set are Autometer with the speedometer bein a very close matching electronic programmable model all on a new billet custom dash panal. It has a modern GM tilt steering column along with a new Grant Mahagany wheel. All chrome on the vehicle except the center grill section is new from Brother's Trucks. The bed has been done in treated pine 5/4" decking planks routed to fit the stainless strips, but before assembly the were coated with a deck restoration product you can get at Lows, it's called RESTORE. It can be mixed in ANY color, is easy to roll on and is the best wearing bed liner material I have ever saw. Plus if it did somehow get discolored just roll on a new coat.

The truck has new carpet and newly recovered door panels. It has a new headliner in it. It has all new rubber seals and wheatherstripping. I did not put a heat/air system in it. I meant to, just didn't get to it. The seats are out of a late 90's Chevy car, I think a lumina or something like that. But they fit the truck perfectly and are sooo comfortable. The truck has all new glass, tinted grey in back and on the sides, clear with green upper boarder on the windshield

This truck is a joy to drive and gets more thumbs up and approval than any car I've every had (and that has been quite a few).

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