Are you looking for a unique truck for your service business? If so, check out this 1953 Dodge B4-B with a Powers Service-Master utility box on the back! This green beauty is listed on Hemmings with a negotiable asking price of $ 8,900 and it’s located in Madison, Wisconsin.
I have seen this truck for sale in the past couple of years, I would have a hard time giving it up if I owned it. The white walls aren’t factory correct, of course, but they give it a bit of oxymoronic class, I think. A fancy utility pickup, that’s like jumbo shrimp! But, given all of the posh and pampered pickups of today, this thing is like it’s from the stone age. It has worlds more soul and character than a GPS with backup camera, heated and cooled latte-holders, power windows, mirrors, seats, locks and dual climate control modern pickup has.
I love the stubby look of this photo, it really has a ton of character. And, you can see the non-white-wall tires; a look that I much prefer over the wide whites, but that’s just me. My grandpa used to drive Ford pickups from this era with similar utility boxes on the back and this one really reminds me of those. They were green, too. There is a lot of usable space in that Powers Service-Master utility box. There’s also a lot of surface rust in those compartments that you’ll want to head off at the pass. This truck has obviously been restored, or at least repainted at some point, and it looks like a nice enough job.
The interior looks fantastic to me. I can’t really see any huge problems inside this truck, or really anywhere outside, either. Well, the headliner and a few details related to that could use some massaging. The seller says that it has new upholstery and could use some interior cosmetics. There is a regular, non-utility box that comes with the truck if the next owner wanted to restore it back.
This half-ton pickup has Dodge’s 218 cubic-inch inline-six with around 95 hp. This truck has a three-on-the-tree manual transmission. This is the last year of the B-Series pickups from the Dodge boys and the seller says that this flathead-six runs great. Would any of you have a use for a utility-box pickup like this nice Dodge?