1957 Chevrolet 3100
Deluxe Cab 1/2 Ton Pickup



The Paint: “Deep Purple” custom color finished in base/coat, clear/coat, smoothed and highly polished to a show shine.

The Engine: Small black Chevrolet 283 CID rebuilt to a stock configuration with aluminum intake, 4 bbl carburetor, HEI electronic ignition, Ram horn exhaust manifolds, starts and runs excellent.

The Transmission: GM 700R4 Automatic with overdrive, shifts excellent.

The Differential: 1984 Jaguar XJS with 2.88 gear ratio, and Posi-Traction.

The Suspension: 1984 Jaguar XJS 4 wheel independent suspension:

Front: Tubular A-arms, rack and pinion power steering,11” vented rotors, 4 piston calipers

Rear: 2.88:1 gear ratio with Posh-Traction, in-board disc brakes, custom trailing arms, and tie-rods.


Original frame painted to match the exterior of the truck.


The Interior: Factory Bench seat, rebuilt and reupholstered in “Sapphire Rave” blue to compliment the exterior color, factory door panels, custom paint white inserts, new stainless fasteners throughout, black cut-pile carpeting, fully insulated, painted and polished original metal dash with new gauges, and all new chrome accessory controls.


Chrome tilts steering column, billet steering wheel with leather grip


Power steering


Power 4 wheel disc brakes


“Vintage Air” Air conditioning and heater system, and softly lighted controls


“Brothers” complete wiring kit with new style fuses


Electric Windshield wipers


“Nordskog” white-face gauges in original bezel, and all function properly

Aftermarket stereo to fit original dash space (inoperable) speakers included


Deluxe Cab with all deluxe trim, and tinted big back window


Original fuel tank


All interior and exterior chrome is excellent


Aluminum radiator with thermostatically controlled engine cooling fan


Polished alternator, A/C compressor, chrome valve covers and air cleaner


All glass is nice, and side windows roll up and down easily


All lights work


Turn signals work and cancel


Beautifully finished step-side bed with fender beading, stainless fasteners, oak bed wood planks and stainless slats.


All original 1957 exterior emblems are excellent as is all exterior trim.


Nice sounding dual exhaust with coated Ramhorn manifolds, performance mufflers, and chrome “Pencil-tip” extensions


17” “Coys” Chrome 5 spoke wheels, with 235 X 45 X 17 radials front255 X 45 X 17 radials rear


I can’t get enough trucks! And when I get one like this in here I just want to keep it! The ever popular ’55-’59 Chevy truck series are certainly one of the best classic trucks one can ever hope to get ahold of.  Why, well, they have the cool, tough classic look we all love of course, but, equally important is, they have room in the cab for actual driving comfort. Love the earlier body styles as well, but as truck manufacturing progressed to this series, use-ability, and driving comfort brought trucks to the forefront for daily use. I may lean a little in favor of these truck as I have personally been driving a’56 for nearly 30 years, so I know from where I speak... They’re truly an excellent truck.

This particular truck was treated to a frame-off restoration, and a very quality build with the purpose in mind to drive and enjoy it. All facets of the truck function and perform nicely, and the overall presentation of this truck will draw you in to the point that you will want to drive it everywhere.

The Deep Purple base/clear paint over the extremely clean and smooth body, and all of the beautiful trim and brightwork makes this truck difficult to turn away from. But, that’s just the beginning really. Open the driver, or passenger door and gaze in the interior, and you’ll find a clean, simple interior layout that’s hard to improve on. Pop the hood to reveal the clean, tight engine compartment with it’s smoothed firewall, painted inner fenders, and sweet running 283 loaded with all of the accessories we all desire in our classic vehicles.

Power 4 wheel disc brakes, Jaguar front and rear suspension, column shifted overdrive automatic transmission, not to mention power steering and air conditioning, and you have an over-the-top functional, fun to drive classic truck that anyone would be proud to own.

This is a truck that will look good sitting in your garage/shop, sitting at a car show/cruise-in, and of course, driving down the road. This truck was well built, fully functional, easy and fun to drive, and you’ll get so many thumbs up on the road you won’t be able have both hands on the steering wheel from waving back...Beautiful truck! Remember, I know from where I speak!

*Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Interested parties should confirm all data before relying on it to make a purchase decision.

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