Custom Patina Tribute: 1950 Chevrolet 3100

The Advance-Design Series of trucks and vans were Chevrolet’s first new ones after World War II. Built from 1947 to 1955, they were the market leader at the time whereas Ford dominates that space today. This long-wheelbase panel delivery… more»

Grandpa’s Workhorse: 1952 Chevrolet Half-Ton Pickup

What is it with me and trucks. So many examples still wear the evidence of years of work, punctuated by the styling signatures of long ago. Is it possible to be glamorous and practical at the same time? I… more»

Bell System Truck: 1947 Chevrolet 3100

After World War II, if you had a problem with your telephone connection, a Bell System (aka AT&T) service technician would likely show up in a truck like this one. It’s a 1947 Chevy 3100 (maybe a 3600), part… more»

Barn Truck: 1950 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

The arrival of Advance-Design trucks from Chevrolet caused quite a stir. Chevy was America’s favorite pickup by the time WWII began and with Harley Earl at the helm of the design department, that was set to continue in the… more»

350-Equipped: 1956 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

Classic Pickups are prime candidates for custom builds. The chassis engineering and a generally cavernous engine bay allow an owner to slot something large and powerful under the hood without compromising structural integrity. A previous owner commenced turning this… more»

Snub Nose Project: 1958 Chevrolet 3100 Viking

Chevrolet introduced its Task Force generation of trucks in 1955 and sold them through 1959. The medium-duty version of the vehicle was branded as the Viking. This one has a flatbed behind it which may mean its job was… more»

Old School Street Rod: 1952 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

Chevrolet’s Advance Design trucks, made from 1947 to 1955, were its first all-new post-war model. Changes included headlights set into the fenders, wipers mounted on the cowl instead of the roof, optional quarter windows for the cab, and a… more»

Cool Custom: 1950 Chevrolet 3100 4X4

Up for grabs here is sort of an unusual pairing, but it’s a pretty cool offering and overall the builder seems to have hit the mark.  This is what happens when you combine the chassis from a Chevrolet K15… more»

Former Farm Truck: 1955 Chevrolet 3100

The Advance-Design Series of trucks was Chevrolet’s first after the conclusion of World War II. Introduced in mid-1947, the platform would soldier on until early 1955 when it was replaced by the Task Force Series. This ’55 Chevy is… more»

Excellent Patina! 1950 Chevrolet 3100 Truck

Upon first seeing this 1950 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup, my first thought was I’m guessing there’s probably going to be some sort of a resto-mod in its future.  But the more I look, there’s just something really inspiring about a… more»

No Reserve: 1951 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

Finding a classic Pickup that is an ideal candidate for a project build can be challenging, especially one that is affordable. With values climbing, even the roughest examples can often command surprising prices. Occasionally, Pickups like this 1951 Chevrolet… more»

Older Restoration: 1952 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

The seller refers to this 1952 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup as an older restoration, but I’m inclined to consider that process was more a refurbishment. I draw this conclusion due to the changes it underwent, although reversing them would be… more»

Driving Project: 1951 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

For those considering a first project build, a classic Pickup from the 1950s can be the ideal choice. Locating parts is rarely a problem, while the simple engineering and construction techniques mean that the owner can usually complete many… more»

62k Original Miles: 1952 Chevrolet 3100 Pickup

We see our share of classic Pickups at Barn Finds, with many suffering rust issues. That’s what makes this 1952 Chevrolet 3100 worth a closer look. This beauty is a solid survivor with none of the usual problems, and… more»

Two Owners: 1959 Chevrolet Apache Fleetside 3100 Pickup

In my farm town, if a truck doesn’t have an eight-foot bed, it’s not a truck. Driving a short bed will get you “izat yer grandma’s?” or “where’s the rest of yer truck?” at the local pub. But I’ve… more»

Driving Project: 1959 Chevrolet Apache 3100

When we consider vehicles that consistently perform well in the classic market, muscle and pony cars are the first that spring to mind. However, older pickups continue to hold their own, and many enthusiasts find them satisfying project candidates…. more»