Greg James'

1954 Chevy 1/2-Ton 3100


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01 August 2006
# 1609

From Greg :

          Hi. I'd like to have my truck listed in your Gallery. I'm the third owner of this classic 1954. I've only owned it for a short time, but I am totally obsessed already. It's kind of funny, as I never really cared for the '54 body style and I always wanted a '50 or '52, but I saw this one listed on Craigslist and I just couldn't pass it up. Now, I can't believe I ever thought the '54 wasn't as stylish as the earlier models.

          The engine and drivetrain in this truck are bullet proof, but she still needs a few this to make it right. Brakes are next on the list (power disc conversion) and then some sporty wheels. I have a feeling this 1954 is going to put me in the poorhouse, but I don't care!

SPECS:

  • 1954 CHEVY 1/2 TON 3100
  • Chevy 400 Small Block
  • bored 0.60 (406CID)
  • est. 425hp & 450 torque
  • Eldelbrock high-rise manifold
  • Summit Racing Cam
  • Turbo 350 transmission with B&M shift kit
  • B&M MegaShifter Floor Shift
  • Power steering with tilt steering wheel (Toyota)
  • 12 volt electric
  •  
    • New rear-end gears
    • Exposed driveline
    • New brakes and drums
    • New king pins
    • Rare custom clock on dash
    • Custom bucket bench seat
    • New brake lines
    • New 3 core radiator
    • Electric cooling fan
    • Dual 2-1/2" exhaust system with headers and Flowmasters

              If you want to see more picture, you can find them on this picture page.

    Love your site!

    Greg James
    Seattle, Washington



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