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55Stepside

M –71
Charlotte, North Carolina
United States

 
 

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DollarB2
Mar 18, 2014 at 8:39 am
Sweet, I have a soft spot for those trucks. Looks great!
 
 
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Fanooki12
Jan 30, 2014 at 3:19 am
The yellow rose is just a beautiful truck!
 
 
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carlsnovas
Oct 20, 2013 at 2:07 pm
I love the story behind this build. I'm pushing 3 years on having my truck sitting outside my shop waiting for the chance to turn it into an awesome ride. NICE RIDE YOU GOT THERE!!!!!
 
 

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1955 Chevrolet 3100 Step Side ("The Yellow Rose")

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Photo of a 1955 Chevrolet 3100 Step Side ("The Yellow Rose")

About

Bought the truck back in 1999 for $400.00. Sat in driveway until I could make room in the garage to work on it. Been working on it since 2001.

Specs

383 crate motor with 425 HP, 700R4 Transmission, 9" Ford rear end with 3:90 Positraction, 4-Link coil over shock rear suspension, Mustang II front suspension, 4 wheel power disc brakes, 20 gallon fuel tank mounted behind rear axle, 2008 Malibu bucket seats, Flaming River tilt column, Flaming River Waterfall steering wheel, Lokar throttle cable, Lokar trans TV cable, Lokar Nostalgia Shifter, Lokar LED shifter boot, Lokar hand brake. American Torque Thrust 15x7 front, 15x8 rear. BF Goodrich 235/60R15 front, 255/60R15 rear. More to come.

Factory Options

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Mods

383 crate motor with 425 HP.
700R4 Transmission.
9" Ford rear end with 3:90 Positraction
4-Link coil over rear suspension.
Mustang II front suspension.
4 wheel power disc brakes.
Dual power brake master cylinder.
Replaced dash with smooth dash kit
Frenched antenna in gas filler hole.
New 20 gallon gas tank behind rear axle between frame rails.
Hilborn style air cleaner.
Color: Millineum Yellow (2002 Corvette) Code 423G
Lokar nostalgia shifter
Lokar trans TV cable
Lokar oil dipstick
Lokar LED shifter boot
Lokar hand brake
Flaming River Waterfall steering wheel and adapter
Billet Specialties wire looms
Painless Wiring system
Hooker Super Comp ceramic headers
American Torque Thrust wheels 15"x7" on front, 15"x8" on rear
BF Goodrich Radial T/A P235/60R15 tires on front P255/60R15 on rear

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