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1955 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Truck- Vic Scott

Vic Scott purchased this 1955 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Truck Because he liked the shape, so much that he had it shipped all the way to Ireland! Read below to see what Vic has done to his 3100 and make sure to go all the way down to see all of the pictures!

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What type of vehicle is this?: truck

Make, Model, Year of Project

1955 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup Truck

What stage is this in?

Completed Project

Why did you choose this vehicle?

I liked the shape of this truck

What sort of condition was it in when you started the project, what was wrong with it, etc.

It was drivable, but needed a renovation.

The body was in great shape but needed a lot of TLC throughout.

What, specifically have you done, or had done to it?

I rebuilt the 350 SBC and replaced the transmission with a Jaguar 5 speed manual. Popped in a new clutch.

I put in a completely new wiring loom from American Autowire

Gave it power brakes with disc brakes on the front

Power steering

A new American Oak bed with SS strips and bolts

LED headlights, stoplights and indicators

A rest fuel tank

Autometer gauges,

Ididit chrome adjustable steering column with a Grant steering wheel

One piece door glass with the vent windows removed

Boyd Coddington smoothie 17” wheels

Complete color respray

Custom SS exhaust

Custom driveshaft

Autosound replica 50s style radio and CD player

New carpet and interior trim complete with roof cowboy hat holder

Brake light tow bar

Chrome cheese grater grill

New radiator

SS hugger headers

Power antenna

Where have you purchased your parts?

LMC

Brothers

What about you?

I am just a petrol head

Any stories regarding this project?

Bought it in CA on New Year’s Day 2004. Had it shipped to UK and then to Northern Ireland.

I didn’t do much work until 2016 when I retired and had plenty of free time.

Any garages, parts stores, fabrication shops, etc you want to call out specifically?

No all done by myself


Check out the pictures below, make sure to click on the picture to see the full version.


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