Classic Car Facts
Awesome restomod ... LS5 5.3 Liter Vortec V-8 ... Automatic ... Power steering ... Wilwood power disc brakes ... Air Ride ... Black Satin ... Red interior ...
If you’re looking for a custom pickup truck with the styling of yesterday and the power and conveniences of today, you will love this 1949 Chevrolet 3100 Restomod.
Built as a driver six years ago and driven less than 2,000 miles since, this truck’s Black Satin finish has an undeniably cool vibe. Patina on its finish and chrome give this pickup give it just the right amount of ruggedness; it is a truck that is meant to be driven and enjoyed. Built on an S-10 chassis, this pickup still sports its original cab. Its solid oak bed with polished stainless hardware and 18” rally wheels provide plenty of additional pop.
This pickup’s interior is equally eye-catching, featuring a newly recovered bench seat in poppy Red leatherette with matching door panels. Its original dash features a full array of Classic Instruments gauges that will keep you fully informed about what’s going on under the hood. You will also appreciate its 300 watt 4 speaker stereo system with subwoofer, including a Retro Custom Autosound USA-630 receiver OEM facia, modern electronics with USB connection, and digital readout.
Under the hood you will find a 5.3L LS5 Vortec 5300 fuel injected computer-managed motor mated to an overdrive 4L60 automatic transmission from a 2007 Silverado. This truck benefits from several other mechanical and performance upgrades, including the following:
This beautiful truck runs and drives as well as it looks.
One item of note is that the passenger’s side window is cracked, but is still intact and functioning. In addition, the fuel tank always reads half full.
This pickup has always received the best of care, and has been properly stored indoors. It has never seen rain or snow since completed, and has been stored in a heated garage on jack stands in the off-season.
If a pickup with a retro look and modern power and reliability is what you desire, this awesome 1949 Chevy 3100 Restomod is the one for you!