Photos in the “Pennys transformation” Album
- Description: YEAR: 1957
MODEL: D100 Custom cab
ENGINE: 360ci engine rv cam, .30 over, edelbrock aluminum intake, edelbrock 600cfm performer carb, headers, 2 1/2 dual exhaust with electric cutouts.
TRANSMISION: 727 torqueflight,
REAREND: 8 3/4 rear 3.55 gears with a sure grip.
WHEEL/TIRE: Torque thrust II polished wheels 8 inches wide on the front 10 inches in the back.
MODS: Mopar "tuff" steeringwheel with original forward look factory horn button custom fit in, orange halo headlights. 1930s dodge truck taillights, billet polished L.E.D. reverse lights mounted into the bed side holes, custom interior with mopar forward look emblems w/1957 embosed in the door panels. also Custom made "Auto-grip" Hurst automatic trans Cuda/Challenger style Pistol Grip shifter w/ trigger for reverse lockout safety switch. Cal-Customs original 70's foot print gas pedal, sony xplode stereo system hidden in the glovebox/under dash.
INFO: this truck is extremely rare. It was a one year only frontend. only year with single hooded headlights also has dodges signature "Crosshair" grille used on all the modern dodges, 1957 was first year with rear hinged single piece hood, 12volt electrical and sweptside option (not on this truck). it was also the first year 0f a 3/4 ton powerwagon, using this body. being the fist time the POWERWAGON name plate had been put on a vehicle other than the traditional "military" body. This truck im trying to stay stock with the body but shes my everyday driver so i need some modern luxeries.
This truck is ALL MOPAR! not a single chevy or ford part used, I made sure of that.
- By: MoparJoel
- Filed under: 1957 Dodge D100 Custom (Penny)
- Number of photos: 64
- Updated: Fri Mar 29, 2013 8:43 pm
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