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1949 Chevrolet 3100 for sale by Owner - Buffalo grove, Illinois

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FOR SALE: Good Condition - 1949, 5 window Chevy 3100 Truck $32,500 USD
Buffalo grove, IL

5 window truck features its original and restored 216 six-cylinder engine and 3-speed manual transmission with upgraded ring/pinion gear set, (with 3.55:1 gear ratio), allowing the truck to cruise at freeway speeds. Rebuilt head includes hardened seats, allowing the vehicle to use modern unleaded fuel. Frame and suspension are original without upgrades or modifications.

Other features include:
• original restored 216 engine (re-painted, new seals, honed cylinders, piston rings)
• original re-manufactured 216 head (re-painted, valves, springs, hardened seats)
• original rebuilt transmission and drive-train, featuring a new high speed ring & pinion gear set with 3.55:1 gear ratio, so the truck can be used at highway speeds
• original re-manufactured Carter carburetor
• original re-manufactured babbit main bearings
• original re-manufactured water pump
• original re-manufactured master brake cylinder
• original restored generator
• original restored heater
• original restored oil bath air filter
• original restored AM radio, (new speaker, knobs, tubes and other electronics)
• original radiator overflow tank, (very rare)
• original under bed mounted spare tire with lock (exceptionally rare)
• original restored battery access panel
• original restored after market dash fan
• restored dealer/aftermarket accessory AC oil filter/canister
• restored interior bench seat
• steel powder coated wheels
• new oak hardwood bed
• new steering wheel
• new transmission floor board access panel
• quick disconnect for battery
• repainted exterior (black)
• chrome running boards and gas cap
• chrome front and rear bumpers
• original glass windows (no cracks)
• drivers side chrome exterior mirror
• working original interior/dash gauges
• working exterior lighting
• driver and passenger lap belts (required by law)

Other items included with this vehicle include:
• assembly manual, reprint
• service manual, reprint
• original ring/pinion gear set
• original replacement clutch plate
• original roadside tool kit set, with new canvas pouch, (very rare)
• tuneup kit with compression tester, dwell meter, timing light, (very useful)
• battery trickle charger, (ideal if truck is in storage)
• other miscellaneous truck parts and tools, (including jack stands)

Interior is clean and comfortable and partially restored. This working and nearly all original vehicle is being sold "as is" with no warranty. JD Power lists the value for this vehicle in good condition as $35,600. This vehicle with all the upgrades and restorations is easily worth that price, but it's being priced to sell quickly, below the JD Power value.

Please ask all questions first as I am not offering warranty or returns on this item. Mileage on the odometer is 44856.


  • Price$32,500 USD
  • Odometer44856
  • Body StyleTruck
  • VIN9GP-G 8479

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