With World War 2 over, the time for rebuilding was in order. The American car industry was charging towards towards post-war production, and demand for trucks was at an all-time high thanks to their practicality and reliability. Fast forward to today and trucks from the 40s are hot property in the custom build market. Wondering how you can get in the fun? This 1946 Chevrolet 3100 we have today is a 40s beauty with performance to raise eyebrows and looks that ensure you stand out, it's time you spiced up your Sunday cruise and drive off in style.
While this 1946 Chevrolet 3100 sports a whole lot of custom features it's nice to note that the original design hasn't been lost in the process. The exterior of this truck is finished in black and is in great condition. Looking closer at the body of this vintage truck and you would realize the absence of chrome components, the chrome delete gives better visibility into the upgraded power available with this truck. Giving this truck a low-down appearance is an air ride system in the front, this coupled with the teardrop headlights and chrome Cragar-styled wheels give this truck a lovely stance. The interior of this 1946 Chevrolet 3100 is where you would find the most custom upgrades. The beige custom leather interior means the old-school bench seats are swapped out for more comfort and luxury. The absence of chrome components on the exterior means the interior sees more chrome components in the form of a custom chrome steering wheel and dashboard elements.
While the redesigned hood gives you a taste of what powers this 1946 Chevrolet 3100, pop it open, and you are treated to the site of a crate ZZ4 350ci V8 engine. The big change-up in power from the factory inline offerings means that you have a mighty 355hp on tap. Power is sent to the truck's rear wheels through a Turbo 400 automatic transmission. The massive upgrade in power is brought to a steady halt thanks to disc brakes on all 4 wheels. Other upgrades include the battery being relocated to the trunk to ensure better weight distribution.
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