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1955 Chevy 3100 Truck Barn Find 327ci Older Restoration Great Condition Southern on 2040-cars

Year:1955 Mileage:58748

Swisher, Iowa, United States

Swisher, Iowa, United States

 I recently acquired this 1955 Chevy 3100 truck, has been in storage for 15 years. Truck is very solid, was restored approx. 30 years ago and is showing its age, there are a couple of rust bubbles starting but are very minor. There has been some sheet metal patching done on the floor in the area of the foot wells, this is very typical for these trucks. All of the cab mounts are 100% solid and the bed of this truck is immaculate! there is only one small rust spot in the drivers side rear fender, there is no body filler in that area, it is right where the wheel well opening is rolled and there is a spot where the roll is tighter than everywhere else and that is where the rust spot is. The wood floor in the bed is 100% solid and all of the steel strips are there and are in great shape.

The front fenders seem to be in great shape as well, only very minor rust bubble starting.  The cab corners are very solid as well, there is evidence of some body filler but must be minor, a weak magnet test reveals good metal. there is some minor rust bubbles in the cab corner. The inner fenders are all solid. the drivers side door needs a new upper hinge, the door edge and fender are rubbing.

The glass is all in good shape,

I ran the casting number on the engine and it is a 1962-1967 327ci engine, the previous owner installed a brand new intake, Edlebrock 1405 carb and a Accell HEI super coil and distributor. from what I can tell the carb has not ever had fuel in it. The previous owner died and never finished hooking everything up.

The transmission looks to be a TH350 but I haven't confirmed. It has a kick down cable.

I have not tried starting the truck, the gas tank needs to be drained and cleaned, it is full of 15 year old gas. I changed the oil and the old oil looked good. The engine does turn over freely.  

The tires are dry rotted, they hold air but will need to be replaced.

Stock suspension with drum brakes all the way around.

 The odometer shows 58,748 I have no reason to believe that this isn't accurate.

The truck has ALABAMA license plates on it. 

Both the previous owners are now deceased, I purchased the truck from the widow of the most recent owner. The truck will come with a Iowa Bonded Title. The most recent owner did not transfer the title when he purchased it 15 years ago and he died 10 years ago. The guy who owned it prior to the previous owner has also died and we attempted to contact his family to see if they could do a duplicate title but we were never able to make contact. The bonded title is transferable and you will have no issues transferring ownership. I have done all the required work to obtain a title and have a written notarized bill of sale from the widow explaining the circumstances and verifying ownership.  

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at (319)631-2009 of email me and I will do my best to answer the question.

On Apr-22-14 at 14:41:48 PDT, seller added the following information:

 I have some more pictures of the cab and inner fender wells showing how solid the cab and fenders are, if you email me and leave an address of where I can send some pictures to I would be more than happy.

My email-

thank you

On Apr-23-14 at 17:01:20 PDT, seller added the following information:

 If you have a 0 or excessive negative feedback you need to contact me prior to bidding or I may choose to cancel your bid.

Thank you

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