For Sale: 1951 Chevrolet 3100 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Vehicle Description

1951 Chevrolet 3100 - Texas Truck - Professionally Restored - Rebuilt 292ci Inline 6 - Dual Weber Carburetors - Rebuilt TH350 Automatic Transmission - Two Tone Western Brown and Black Paint - 28 Miles Since Restored (Please note: If you happen to be viewing this 1951 Chevrolet 3100 pickup on a website other than our Garage Kept Motors site, it's possible that you've only seen some of our many photographs of the truck due to third-party website limitations. To be sure you access all the more than 140 photographs, as well as a short start-up and walk-around video, please go to our main website: Garage Kept ... the 1948-1953 Chevrolet... pickup models offered a timeless design.... �€" Robert Tate Automotive historian, Robert Tate, tells more of the Chevy truck story of this era: In 1948, General Motors introduced a new line of Chevrolet truck designs. Although Chevrolet automobiles were unchanged until 1949, the trucks were beginning to set a new design trend in the industry. The 1948 Chevy truck designs were so popular that they remained unchanged, except for the front grille styling, through the 1954 model year. GM called the 1948 Chevrolet truck model line the 'Advance-Design,' which led the truck industry in post-war improvements. The pickup truck models offered increased load capacity for the driver. The tailgate and platform cargo area were very strong when it came to hauling heavy loads. Offered here is a superbly restored and respectfully upgraded 1951 Chevrolet 3100 pickup, originally from Texas. (This is the fifth evolution of the Advanced Design trucks.) Metallic Western Brown and Black over black custom two-tone tan interior, a slightly lowered stance, freshened straight-six power, and painstaking attention to detail altogether makes for a very handsome take on a truly classic Chevrolet truck. Just 28 miles have been added since the restoration work was completed. The exterior paint combination was a terrific choice as it perfectly highlights the many curved sheet-metal panels that made the Advance Design of the trucks so timeless. Sadly, curves like these can no longer be found on current trucks. Professionally applied to a very high standard, the finish is uniformly glossy and free of imperfections. (To best assess the quality of the paint and trim finishes, be sure to view the close-up photographs of the truck in the accompanying gallery.) All chrome-including the bespoke five grille slats, front bumper, headlight bezels, window trim, door handles, side mirror, and taillights-is in exceptional condition. Cabin glass-notably the split front windshield-is crystal-clear and free of cracks or other damage. Lighting lenses are similarly pristine. Stock badging, in the form of the Chevrolet-with-bowtie hood-front emblem in its correct colors, Chevrolet hood-side emblems, and Chevrolet-embossed tailgate, is all properly in place and in virtually perfect condition. The truck's cargo-bed floor is beautifully finished in dark-stained wood panels with chrome rub strips (free of any sign of use or wear). Red-painted, stock steel wheels with chrome trim rings and chrome Chevrolet-branded (in red) hubcaps are mounted with wide-whitewall tires. Inside, the truck's interior appointments have been substantially upgraded and refined without losing the appeal of the classic design cues. Red-stitched charcoal leather upholstery with brown, vertically pleated center inserts is very well-crafted and attractive. The door trim panels mirror the upholstery design and materials (including the red stitching). Black carpeting covers the cabin floors. The stock, 3-spoke steering wheel with correct center emblem painted in the Western Brown exterior color fronts the steel dash painted the same color. Classic Instruments® chrome-rimmed analog speedometer and related gauges feature art-deco type on platinum faces. To the right of the driver, the dashboard wears stock, chrome, art-deco-design trim exten

Vehicle Details

  • 1951 Chevrolet 3100
  • Listing ID:CC-1552250
  • Price:$67,900
  • Location:Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Year:1951
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:3100
  • Exterior Color:Brown And Black
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:28
  • Stock Number:21GKM423
  • VIN:JBA66621

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Garage Kept Motors
420 36th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
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