1953 Chevrolet 3100 Step Side Pickup
- Condition: Used
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: C-10
- SubModel: 5 Window Step Side Pickup
- Type: Pickup Truck
- Doors: 2
- Year: 1953
- Mileage: 1
- VIN: H53N008956
- Color: Red
- Engine size: 3
- Fuel: Gas
- Transmission: Manual
- Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
- Interior color: Black
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1953 Chevrolet C-10 5 Window Step Side Pickup1953 Chevrolet 3100 5 Window Step Side Pickup
The 1953 Chevy C3100 pickup features an inline overhead valve, six-cylinder Thriftmaster 216.5 cubic-inch engine. Its bore and strokeare 3.5 inches by 3.75 inches, with a compression ratio of 6.6:1. It generates 84 net horsepower at 3,400 rpm. Its maximum torque rating was 170 pound-feet at 1,000 to 2,000 rpm.
The 1953 C3100 half-ton stepside pickup had a ladder-type frame with channeled side rails and five cross members. Its three-speed manual on column transmission uses a single-disc clutch. It has an I-beam type front axle with a semi-floating rear axle. Its rear-end axle hypoid gear ratio was 4.11:1. The brakesare hydraulic expanding-drum types. This truck has been updated to 12 volt electric system and unleaded fuel.
The C3100 has a 116-inch wheelbase. Itis 191.25 inches long and 74.5 inches wide. It rides on 6- by 16-inch tires. The front tread width was 56.75 inches with a 61-inch rear tread.
Older restoration but still in excellent condition. Truck has been updated with a Optima gel cell battery. Engine runs smooth and has plenty of power with no smoke, 3 speed transmission shifts out smooth and pulls strong with no slips, everything seems to work with no issues. Serviced by our VanAuto Service Center and ready to be shown off!