1949 Dodge 1/2 ton 5 window Short Bed Pick Up

Price: - Item location: Traverse City, Michigan, United States
  • Make: Dodge
  • Model: B1B Pilot House Deluxe 5 Window
  • Type: Standard Cab Pickup
  • Year: 1949
  • Mileage: 62,400
  • VIN: 9236381
  • Color: Beige
  • Engine size: Straight 6
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual 3 Speed
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Brown
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1949 Dodge B1B Pilot House Deluxe 5 Window




★3rd OWNER~ Well Cared For Rust Free Truck from the California High Desert★

Original CALIFORNIA titled 1949 Dodge Pickup with the original Dodge Brothers VIN on the registration

This is a DRIVER that is driven regularly, ONLY ON GREAT WEATHER!!!

This is a LOW RESERVE, straight-up auction to give any Buyer a fair chance to take home a GREAT truck at a great price.

Questions? Call: (215) 378-7303

100% STOCK withOriginalSerial Numbers - original engine, original VIN plate on driver doorA-pillar, etc.

This is the highly sought after SHORT BED PICKUP (6-1/2 ft. bed); the short 108" wheelbase makes this a very nimble truck to drive

(vs. the more common 3/4 ton trucks). Dodge VIN =Los Angeles, CaliforniaDodge factory.

•This is the really hard to findNO RUSTLos Angeles, CA made, 100% stock, unmolested, 69-year-old DodgeB-Series,5-Window pickup that is regularly driven by the 3rdowner.

It has low 62,400 original miles and has lived almost its entire life in the desert (on a farm west of Mojave, CA& in Valencia, CA), before being brought to Traverse City, MI to usefor our brewery marketing.

As much fun as it is to drive, I have too many vehicles and storage will be an issue this winter soI’d rather give it a good home now while there is still car show season for a new owner.

The prices of these RUNNINGvintagepickups are booming,oftendoubling from what they sold for just five years ago!

Work done includes:

· Newer Authentic Style $$$ Wiring Harness(bumper to bumper)
byRhode Island Wiring ServiceInc. made fromfactoryschematic,
includes turn signal harness(for future turn signals,re: truck needs
front turn signals and the turnswitch that mounts on steering column)

•Passenger Door Locks with KEY as it should.
Driver Door locks with interior handle as it should.
Door Interior Remotes & Exterior Handles work perfectly.

•100% Stock,218 ci, Straight 6 flat head engine.
95 HP at 3600 rpm & 175 ft-lb of torque at 1600 rpm.
Only Lucas zinc hot rod oil used (to avoid flattened cam lobes)
Nice 60 to 75 #’s oil pressure is normal (depends on rpm)

•3-Speed Manual transmissionshifts effortlessly (see video).
New brakes, new wheel cylinders, new master cylinder &
new brake lines (easy to stop). E-Brake works as it should.

• Routine maintenance this past year includes: lube, oil change,
NOS Amp Gauge, kill switch, new battery cables, new 6v coil,
new 7mm plug wires, newVR25 Voltage Regulator, new Gates
23936 Fuel Neck Hose, rebuilt 15 gal gas tank, new radiator
hoses, new Gates fan belt, new 1.625in freeze plugs, 2 NOS
canvas hoodstraps, new M16186 fuel pump, NOS door lock,
new GL-5 gear oil in rear pumpkin & transmission ... you see
we take VERY good care of this truck; it just wants to run!

•T-142 Straight 6 flat head engine.
Every tank of fuel gets premium 92 octane + Lucas Oil 10929
Safeguard Ethanol Fuel Conditioner + Lucas Oil 10020 Fuel
Additive & Upper Cylinder Lubricant
•The original owner restored this truck about 14 years ago
and he gave it a simple paint job then. We kept the paint
for a no-worry daily driver finish; or Buyer can clay bar it for a
mirror finish if they want a Sunday truck.

•Window crank mechanisms work perfectly; rolls up / down.
Installed all new glass weather-strips throughout. L&R vent / wind wing widows operate & latch just fine.
New L&R door windowglass & ventglass.

•STRAIGHTBODYas shown in photos; no bondo anywhere!
Doors are SOLID with NO rust & rock solid bottoms.
Cab floor is rockSOLID - see close up photos
Doors open & close effortless; are perfectly aligned to cab.

·5-Window "Deluxe" Cab with corner quarter windows.
Rear wall of cab is Sound Insulated and Lined (see photo).
Bench seat has ORIGINAL mohair padding & slides easily.

•NEW 30" Tall 30 x 9.50 / R15 Tires
on Stock 1940's MoPar 15x5.5" Rims, 5 on 4-1/2" lugs
(Rims were professionally trued before installation)
With four 1948-50 correct hubcaps as shown. New Spare tire, OEM rim and carrier.

·New Bumper, optional in 1949!

·Tailgate operates smoothly, asitshould; NOcreaks & NO squeaks.

·Truck bed is one solid sheet of 5/32" galvanized steel, see photo.

·Windshield wipers don't work (suggest converting to electric).

·Glove box has the original interior box still in great condition.

·Speedometer & odometer both work.


Seller also has truck listed locally and reserves the right to end auction at any time if reserve is not met.

Good luck bidding. Don’t miss out on a great piece of American automotive history you can drive, enjoy and keep as an investment.