PENDING SALE TRUCK WILL BE HEADING TO FARGO. You are looking at a Cool little short/wide box 1971 Chev pu. We are getting vin number corrected on title right now. I bouth this truck as a 1969 but turns out the vin has a 5 transposed as a "S" . Corrected title done today 8-22-19. We should see new title back in file by Oct 2019. Truck has a fresh Pro Built 468 BBC , thumper cam and big pistons , it will run on pump gas premium. I would convert to E-85 ,100 octane should I keep this one !! That stuff is 1.80 /gallon!! Burn that corn baby!! This truck will burn the tires as long as you can hold it straight!! lol.. Way to much engine for a beginner!!! hehehehe Anyway , we have all new side marker lights,bezels, antenna coming in and will be installed now . Truck is a cool little ride, 850 Demon ,Aluminum high rise ,Roller rockers ,Hooker headers series 40 Flowmasters , 3 " dump in front of rear wheels. Sound awesome. The color is a lime / gold metallic . Smooth paint , maybe not yr style but it fits this nasty sounding street brawler!! Truck has stock am radio , cloth bench seat , power steering . American 5 spoke mags. We are getting more of the lime green paint and spraying inside of box same color. The holes are there for a snap cover on box. We thought about screwing on all new snaps while it is in shop. Truck does drive down the road very calm at 60 mph. Truck does have a 12 bolt with 3.08 gear. very friendly for street or hwy. Call me for more pics and details. thanks for looking at my website. Brian R Braaten , www.Braatens.com Rochester,Mn 507-208-0040 text or email anytime. call normal hours. we will be uploading more pics once the truck is detailed and fully assembled. Thank you for your patience !!
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