1958 Chevrolet 3100 Apache 1/2 Ton Big Window Short Bed Stepside Restomod
Price: US $65,500.00 Item location: Seaside, California, United States
- Make: Chevrolet
- Model: Other Pickups
- SubModel: Stepside
- Type: Standard Cab Pickup
- Year: 1958
- Mileage: 2763
- VIN: V3A580109252
- Color: Jade Mist
- Engine size: 307 ci V8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Power options: Front Power Disc Brakes, Power Steering
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Gray
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: AM/FM Stereo with Bluetooth, Electric Fan, Bed Cover, Bucket Seats with Center Seat
- Vehicle Title: Clean Want to buy? Contact seller!
1958 Chevrolet Other Pickups
1958 Chevrolet 3100 Apache 1/2 Ton Big Window Short Bed Stepside Restomod
For sale is a stunning 1958 Chevrolet 3100 Apache 1/2 ton Big Window Stepside Pickup, finished in Jade Mist metallic and white. Interior is done in gray with new bucket seats and center jump seat with cup holders from a new Chevy Silverado. This pickup is a head turner for sure and a joy to drive! A full restoration with a partial frame off except cab was performed in 2018. A new big-window and windshield were installed. Original ’59 front clip with inner fender wells and core support replaced the old rusty 58 front end, hence why the fender badging is from a ’59. All new bed tins, fenders, all panels, tail gate, steps, and a new Gaylord’s bed lid painted to match. Beautifully refinished oak-wood in the bed fitted with new stainless-steel slats and attaching hardware. Gas tank filler on cab was welded shut and new gas tank located under bed. The factory color was Tartan Turquoise (Code 710A), so I decided to stay in the spirit of a green and picked this Jade Mist color. The chrome bumpers, grille, emblems, and stainless-steel pieces are in excellent condition throughout. New powder coated red Smoothie wheels by Wheel Vintiques with chrome hub caps with classic red block lettering, wrapped with Coker American Classic wide-whitewall tires. Sports it’s original straight axle front end. Power steering and front disc brake conversion makes this beauty drive like dream.
The interior is eye-catching! Custom made door panels and headliner stamped with bowtie, body-colored dash with satin white painted dash top, original speedo gauge & new chrome knobs/switches, new AM/FM digital radio with Bluetooth & four new speakers, pioneers in kick panel and 6X9’s in rear cab corners, American Auto Wire custom wiring harness, chrome column shift tilt-steering column with 14” full wrap Banjo style billet steering wheel, Auto Meter under dash gauges complete with clock, working electric windshield wipers, and new carpeting throughout too include back of cab. Take your time to look closely at the photos to see the beautiful work that was done on this interior.
Under the hood is a fully restored and detailed engine compartment with a 307 cubic inch motor and TH350 automatic transmission from a 1971 Chevy C10 truck. Features include rebuilt 4-barrel Rochester Quadrajet with a working divorce choke & ethanol resistant accelerator pump, new timing chain, gears & crankshaft gasket and seal, new oil pan gasket, new Summit racing billet aluminum distributor and ignition coil, new water pump, Polished Hilborn Style Finned Aluminum Hood Scoop with filter, new Lokar throttle and transmission kickdown cables and brackets, new Lokar throttle pedal, power steering conversion, 2-disc firewall brake booster, front disc brake conversion, new power steering gear box, new water pump, radiator, electric fan with bypass switch, hoses, battery, cables, etc. The 307 ci motor is secured with side and front motor mounts, 10-bolt rear-end. A new rear-frame mounted 16-gallon fuel tank was installed with new fuel pump & sender, new brakes (front & rear) w/ new wheel cylinders, new rear axle bearings & seals, new front & rear shock absorbers.
Body/Paint:The cab and front end is all original steel except a few small patch panels in lower cab corners, lower rear right fender, bottoms of both doors both interior/exterior and bottoms replaced. The body was stripped to bare metal and repaired as aforementioned in a few areas. The body is very straight. The complete bed is all new tins. New hood hinges. Fitted with an original ’59 front clip with inner fender wells and core support to replace the old rusty 58 front end, hence why the fender badging is from a ’59. Replacement original ’58 hood. All new bed tins, fenders, all panels, tail gate, steps, Color is Jade Mist metallic. White paint added behind grille and around windows.
Electrical:Retro blue dot front halogen headlights with a diamond cut feature. Rebuilt electric wiper system, heavy duty headlight harness to support four halogen headlights and American Auto Wire wiring harness. Electric fan relay with 210/190 thermostat, thermostat bypass switch located under dash by toggle switch. Working dome light, controlled by under dash toggle switch. Vintage style back-up (reverse lights). New 150-amp Powermaster alternator. New NAPA Legend battery.
Interior:Very nice and clean looking interior. 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 40/20/40 split-bench front seat, driver’s seat is electric and equipped with electric lumbar. 4-speaker AM/FM stereo with blue tooth in the style of a ’67 Pontiac GTO reproduction radio, in chrome and looks great! Chrome tilt column & shift, Auto Meter gauge package under dash, Banjo style full wrap steering wheel, chrome vent grilles-older chrome finish, kept with the current patina. Both door vent windows, door felts, and seals replaced.
Exterior:U-Haul trailer hitch. New leather tailgate chain covers. All new weatherstripping. New Gaylord’s bed cover, fiberglass, gas shock, and dual locks. Under bed fuel tank with fuel fill behind hinged license plate. New sun visor over top of windshield.
Drive Train:TH 350 auto trans. New aluminum finned oil pan, new speedo drive gear and gasket, locking dip stick. New transmission cooling lines plumbed directly to new radiator. New u-joints and driveshaft yoke. 10 bolt rear differential, rear pinion seal replaced, and differential serviced.
Engine:The engine is a 307 V-8 with a displacement of 5.0 liters, or 307 cubic inches. The engine uses a bore and stroke of 3.875 inches by 3.25 inches. The compression ratio is 9-to-1, maximum brake horsepower of 200 at 5,800 RPMs. Good oil pressure with a reliable range of 30 to 40 psi. Dress up kit with chrome valve covers, Edelbrock fuel pump, Summit Racing electronic billet aluminum distributor. Engine compartment is very nice. Simple and clean pulley system. Aluminum radiator with thermostat controlled electric puller fan, runs cool. Fan relay, Fan On Temperature (F): 210 degrees F, Fan Off Temperature (F): 190 degrees F. New polished aluminum radiator overflow tank.
Suspension:Front dual-flex lowered 3 inch springs, New Western Classics shock absorbers, front lowered, nitro slammers. New power steering gear box. Front frame horns were repaired; the left horn was cut and new one sectioned in. Bright work: All restored and beautiful.Glass: All glass replaced except door windows. Added Power steering conversion.
Exhaust:New Ram Horn exhaust manifold center dump, 2.5 pipes and Flow Master mufflers.
Brakes: Front Power Disc brakes. Drums rear. All new brake lines.
Wheels & Tires:Wheel Vintiques 12 Series Smoothie in red powder coat, rears are 15X8/ 6X5.5 bolt pattern/ 4” backspace, fronts are 15X6/ 6X5.5 bolt pattern/ 3-5/8” backspace. Tires are Coker American Classic Radial Wide White Walls, fronts are 205/75R 15 and the rears are 235/75R 15.
Summary:Like I said before this truck is stunning and underwent a high-quality restoration with a lot of attention from fit to finish in every detail. It is in like new condition. Very nice truck. Actual mileage is unknown. Post restoration (December 2018) mileage is 2,763.
Disclaimer:The truck is for sale locally. The owner has the right to cancel the auction at any time for any reason. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied with the car being sold in "AS IS" condition.
Feel free to call me to ask any questions you may have. Terry 831 236 0355
This is a get in and drive truck and drive it everyday kind of truck.