Price: - Item location: Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Chevrolet
  • Model: Fleetline
  • SubModel: Fastback
  • Type: Fastback
  • Trim: Fastback
  • Year: 1949
  • Mileage: 32,288
  • VIN: 21CJE14550
  • Color: Green
  • Engine size: 1957 235-6
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Brown/Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1949 Chevrolet Fleetline Fastback


This is a 1949 Chevy Fleetline Fastback 2-door sedan that a buddy asked me to list because he has decided to sell this car and work on other projects. The car starts right up and runs well and it is a driver - I would call this car a running driving project vehicle. The engine is a 1957 Chevy 235-6 with chrome valve cover. It comes with an uninstalled chrome side cover. The engine has a split exhaust manifold going into dual exhaust with two glass pack mufflers. Transmission is a 3-speed on the column manual shift. The car has a State of Virginia inspection sticker valid until the end of August. The owner has replaced these items recently: new shocks, new brake shoes and wheel cylinders, master cylinder, brake lines, fuel lines, brake cables and headlight switch. Tires are a couple of years old but only have about 500 miles on them. The car passed inspection which means all the lights, horn, steering and suspension are in good working order. The body is a light green and has some primer spots where the paint chipped. Rockers on both sides have filler. Owner says the floor braces for front floor are weak and a small patch needs to be made to the floor near the opening for the master cylinder. Stainless trim looks very nice and I didn't spot any dings. Chrome has aged. Grill is straight. Interior is original with the exception of two Scat Procar bucket seats with head rests installed by the previous owner. Headliner and sun visor look original. Under the car the frame looks solid - underside photos are below. Trunk has tire changing tools and a spare. This is a nice old car that is a running, driving project that you can drive and work on to bring it to another level. Email me any question and you can call me to set up a time to view the car: 804-five nine zero-0718.

Car is a running, driving project that has new brakes and shocks.

This is the famous fastback that is desirable.

Note dual exhaust with turn downs

Thin white wall tires are P205X75X15 with dog dish hub caps and trim rings

She's ready for a new home

All lights work including turn signals

Trunk opens and closes easily

Interior looks original with original brown paint on the dash

Only change from original are the two bucket seats the previous owner installed. We do not have the original seat.

It has a large by today's standard steering wheel

Seats feel comfy

Scat Procar seats

Original 3 on the tree shift

Speedometer and gauges - the temperature gauge doesn't work but the others including speedometer do work

AM radio buzzes sometimes, may need tube(s). Clock doesn't work. Under key is a switch for electric fuel pump. Engine has mechanical pump. Owner says he uses electric pump to prime and start engine when cold, then switches it off. Car has 6-volt system.

Glove box opens, closes correctly

Back seat

Headliner looks original - dome light cover is pictured below

Dome light lens

It came new with only one sun visor

Driver door panel

Passenger door panel

The engine is a 1957 235 inline 6 cylinder

Engine has chrome valve cover and Accel wires

Original air cleaner

Split exhaust for the duals

Chrome side cover is pictured below. Battery is 6-volt.

Underside of hood

Trunk opens and closes properly

Underside of trunk lid

Trunk has an old mat


Tire changing tools

This is a chrome side cover for the engine - comes with car, needs to be installed

This is a VIN tag on the door jamb: 21CJE14550

Clear title with matching VIN

Trim plate - model is a Fleetline. Trim code 156 Tan Striped Pile Fabric and Paint code 391 Satin Green Metallic

Passenger side front suspension - you can see fresh rust on new wheel cylinder

Under the engine

Driver side front suspension

Passenger side frame

Exhaust - you can see fiberglass muffler on left

Driver side

New bolts are for the seats - transmission and drive shaft

Frame and muffler

New shocks on all four corners

Grill has no damage - chrome is aged

There are no pits or damage on hood ornament

Driver side fender - you can see it has a crease

Driver side windshield has wiper marks, passenger side is in great shape

Driver door will need adjustment to shut properly. It does open and shut.

Driver side rocker and you can see it has filler and there is a place hit something on the right

Side glass is good

Driver side rear quarter - note crease behind wheel

Back glass for the fastback

Trunk will unlock with key

Dual exhaust

Passenger side rear fender

Hub cap and trim ring on wheel with new tire

Rocker on passenger side also has filler but not as much as driver side

Passenger door opens and closes correctly

08/18 inspection sticker - car has two exterior mirrors

Passenger side front fender

Passenger side front wheel and tire

If you are seriously interested in this car my advice is to come and see it. The car is located in Chesterfield, Virginia. Car is about short drive from Route 288 which connects I-95 and I-64. Serious bidders can email me any questions or call me at 804-five nine zero-0718.

Terms of sale: winning bidder should contact me within 24 hours of the auction’s end. If you cannot pick up the car right away send a 10% deposit within 3 days and make arrangements to pick up the car or have it shipped. I would like the car picked up within 14 days. If you need help with having the car shipped email me.