The post-World War 2 era saw the economy booming and manufacturers switching from strictly utilitarian to venturing into luxury. With that in mind, Chevrolet introduced a light and medium-duty truck series called the Advance-Design from 1947 until 1955. These trucks became the number one truck in sales in the United States. A favorite among hotrod builders, this range of Chevrolet pickups is versatile and can be created into unique pieces, which is what we have on offer today. A 1951 Chevrolet Pickup Hot Rod, with a tasty design and available to be seen in the Golden State, California.
This immaculate-looking 1951 Chevrolet Pickup Hot Rod looks like that for a reason, and that is because reportedly the vehicle has just finished a frame-off build, and with some of the work reportedly done by the seller. The chassis is painted in a fresh coat of white paint. This Hot Rod is built on a custom-made chassis with a chopped 5” front and a shortened bed that hosts the custom-built chrome gas tank. A 9” Ford rear end with a custom 4 link is in place, while the front sports a 1936 Ford grille. The whole thing is finished off in a Commando Green color with a set of red-painted wheels and white-walled tires. The rear hosts' taillights on each end, with a Mercury chrome bumper and a ‘Chevrolet’ embossed tailgate. The wood and aluminum finished trunk holds a compartment for the battery. The front features round headlights on both sides of the green and red finished grille. A crosshair behind a .50 cal bullet is used as the car's hood ornament, while the engine compartment is fully open to the elements. The interior is finished off in brown color, with a set of new upholstery. Power windows have been added for extra functionality. A Chrysler Corporation Fluid Drive 3-spoke vintage steering wheel finished in brown and chrome, and behind which rest the speedometer. The center console features a trio of gauges along with a trio of switches and ‘GENERAL MOTORS TRUCK’ stamped on the chrome plating.
This 1951 Chevrolet Pickup Hot Rod is powered by a Chevrolet Big Block 396cu 6.5L V8 engine whilst mated to a Muncie Rock Crusher M22 4-speed manual transmission. Air Ride on the front and rear greatly improves the suspension. Disc brakes on all four corners assure the stopping power of this hot rod.
Car Location: California 1951 Chevy Hot Rod Pick Up Reported to just have finished a frame off build Chopped 5" Bed shortened Custom built chassis Air Ride front and rear Disc brakes on all four corners Muncie M22 4 speed transmission - Rock Crusher 9" Ford rear end w/ custom 4 link New wiring harness 36 Ford Grill Power windows New Upholstery Seller reports to have done some of the work themselves Commando 2C green paint code Brown interior