Customized and Updated 1958 Chevrolet 3100 Stepside with V-8 Power
There’s a lovely strong motivation behind why Chevy Apache pickups from the late Fifties are such a draw for authorities—they’re verifiably attractive trucks. Take this 1958 Chevrolet 3100 Apache half-ton, huge window, stepside pickup, completed in Jade Mist Metallic with a couple of contacts in Antique White. Newly reestablished in 2018 and fitted with a later V-8 motor and three-speed programmed transmission, it likewise has a custom inside and heaps of other customized contacts. However it never loses that particular character of a 1950s-period pickup.
In the engine of this Apache is a 307-cu.in. V-8 from a 1971 Chevrolet pickup. The motor highlights a reconstructed Rochester Quadrajet four-barrel carburetor with a separated from gag, an ethanol-safe gas pedal siphon, another Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake Manifold, new planning chain and pinion wheels, driving rod gasket and seal, new oil container gasket, new Summit dashing billet aluminum wholesaler and start loop, new water siphon, cleaned Hilborn-style finned aluminum breather scoop with a channel, new Lokar choke and transmission kickdown links and sections, new Lokar choke pedal, new water siphon, radiator, electric fan with sidestep switch, hoses, battery and links. The motor is gotten with side and front engine mounts, and another back, outline mounted 16-gallon gas tank that was introduced with another fuel siphon and sender. As per the merchant, the motor conveys great oil pressure with a dependable scope of 30 to 40 psi. Like the remainder of the truck, the motor sound gives off an impression of being wonderfully definite and cleaned.
A similar 1971 Chevrolet pickup gave the Turbo-Hydramatic 350 three-speed programmed transmission that currently guides capacity to the back pivot. The transmission incorporates another aluminum finned oil skillet, new speedometer drive stuff and gasket, and locking plunge stick. New transmission cooling lines are plumbed straightforwardly to the new radiator. The vender’s notes demonstrate that the truck has gotten new U-joints and a driveshaft burden. The back is a 10-jolt differential, which has been as of late overhauled with another back pinion seal.
Invest some energy going through the provided photos of the edge, underbody and suspension. They show a truck that gives off an impression of being liberated from rust or any consumption. The merchant calls attention to the new force directing stuff box with power-controlling siphon, pulley, sections, and belt. Suspension work incorporates front double flex springs, bringing down the front end by three inches. New Western Classics gave the safeguards. The front edge horns were fixed, incorporating segment in the left casing horn, and fixing the correct side. The brakes are power helped, and updated with circles in advance and drums in the back, with all new brake lines. The wheels are Wheel Vintiques 12-Series Smoothie powdercoated red. The front wheels are 15×6, and the backs are 15×8, fitted with trim rings and focus covers. The Coker American Classic Radial wide whitewalls, are stumbled, with 205/75R15s in advance and 235/75R15s in the back.
The dealer’s notes say that the taxi and front clasp are generally unique steel, except for a couple of little fix boards in the lower taxi corners, the lower back right bumper, and the bottoms of the two entryways. The taxi remained on the truck during the reclamation, however the remainder of the sheet metal fell off. The body was stripped to exposed metal and fixed. The load box sheet metal is all new. The truck was done in Jade Mist metallic, with Antique White behind the grille and around the windows. The wood in the bed is restored oak, with new tempered steel braces and connecting equipment. The fuel filler on the taxi was welded closed and the gas tank was migrated under the bed, with the filler behind the tag. The bed includes a fiberglass tonneau cover painted to coordinate with the outside. The chrome guards, grille, images, and tempered steel have all the earmarks of being in phenomenal condition. The truck is outfitted with retro blue speck halogen headlights with a jewel cut element. The wiper framework was remade and the truck was fitted with a hard core front light tackle to help four halogen headlights.
The inside got various custom updates, including a 40/20/40 split seat from a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado. The upholstery appears to be in great condition without any tears, stains or clear harm. The seat is changed electrically and incorporates a lumbar help. The scramble likewise gives off an impression of being in astounding condition with chrome vent grilles with their unique completion, AutoMeter checks, and an AM/FM sound system with Bluetooth usefulness. The head unit is a 1967 Pontiac GTO proliferation radio in chrome, and plays through four speakers. The vent windows, entryway felts, and seals were totally supplanted during the reclamation, as per the vender. The entryway boards and arm rests seem to be in phenomenal condition with no noticeable harm.
This vehicle will be sold on a clean California title in the seller’s name. A copy of the previous owner’s title showing his 1973 purchase and receipts for parts and work done the last four years will also be included.
This 1958 Chevrolet 3100 Apache has been seriously customized, but it never strays far from its roots as a 1950s pickup. The color scheme is spot on and the modern updates are sure to be appreciated.