1951 Chevrolet RAT ROD Custom Pickup,All steel bodied pickup,Triples on 239
- Condition: Used
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Other Pickups
- Type: Rot Rod Pickup
- Trim: Chevrolet RAT ROD Custom
- Year: 1951
- Mileage: 646
- VIN: BJCA318377
- Engine size: Performance 235cid Chevrolet inline six engine
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1951 Chevrolet Other Pickups1951 Chevrolet RAT ROD Custom Pickup Description
1951 Chevrolet Custom Pickup Rat RodAll steel bodied pickup, hopped, ectioned and narrowed California “Black Plate” title Residing with the same owner for 9 years! Performance 235cid Chevrolet inline six engine Triple Rochester carburetors T-5 5-speed manual transmission 3 inch drop
MotoeXotica Classic Cars rarely says “one of a kind”, ut that holds true for “Shorty”, 1951 Chevy Rat rod pickup. Originally conceived, esigned, nd professionally built a California Winery owner with a build cost of close to $70,000. Residing with the same family for 9 years this true ground-up custom fabrication, ll-steel body pickup is a member of the SCTA (Southern California Timing Association) and has even been to the Bonneville Salt Flats!
Finished in a Rat Rod preferred Satin black finish. This 1951 custom has a 3 inch chop with a 8 inch channel on the body. A “Oliver tractor” style front grille and hand painted pinstripe details throughout the exterior. The trim (what there is of it) is brilliant with little or no marring. Both pickup doors contain no crank up window glass. The truck pickup bed floor is a two-tier beveled design with fuel filler cap located in the center of the lower level for easy access to the Tank Unlimited fuel tank. Four connecting rods have been welded to the corners of the bed for tie down posts. A lot of quality work, abor, nd fabrication has gone into this one-of-a-kind build.
Inside, he custom aluminum bomber bench seat covered with snap fastened black seat covers. Separated by a custom unfinished metal console that houses the ignition and battery cutoff. The doors are painted black with exposed door handle mechanisms which add to the overall theme and compliment both the seat and exterior. The snap fastened black carpet looks great with normal wear. The pinstriped dash finish matches the exterior, ustom Dolphin gauges with Stewart Warner tachometer compliment the interior, owever, he fuel gauge inoperable and there is no horn. The quick release style 4 spoke steering wheel (great for easy access!) displays well with no real signs of wear. Personal interior touches of the previous owners include, atching custom clutch & brake pedals, otorcycle shifter for the gas pedal, urved, xtended shifter and art deco chrome glove box lid.
This Custom Chevy pickup is equipped with a performance Chevrolet 235cid inline six engine with a Isky cam, ouble valve springs, ardened valves to run unleaded fuel, ertronix distributor triple Rochester carburetors, ffenhauser exhaust manifold, ayne side plate and valve cover, -5 5-speed manual transmission with shift kit, -inch rear end, traight front axle and braided brake lines. 16-inch Vintiques artillery wheels painted red with chrome center caps and staggered Stahle sport radials.
This sweet attention grabbing Chevy custom pickup makes a statement in a crowd either with it’s unique design or it’s distinct exhaust note! With this Gnarly Rat, ou can really GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 646 miles, hich is understood to be mileage since completion. It is sold as is and is mileage exempt. The truck is being sold on a clean & clear California title.
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