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This truck ran and drove well with some other issues of noted. It is painted flat black. Paint is delaminated on roof. This truck shows wear on the panels and paint chips/scratches all over. Bed has plywood instead of planks and the plywood is starting to dry rot. I noted a solid but rusted rear bumper. The underside shows areas of minor surface rust. See pictures.
Windshield is delaminating and weather strip around is dry rotted. Weather strip on passenger door loose. Passenger door not aligned sticks out even when slammed. Hood is high at the back by the cowl.

Has modern drive train that runs and drives as it should. No issues with when driving down the road. No leaks and all fluid full and clean. Horn and turn signals do note work. The brakes work but it has a large amount of pedal travel. Has had power steering and brakes added to vehicle.

There is no heat on this vehicle. Carpet loose on driver side. The seats show moderate wear. I noted no smoke or odd odors inside. The windows and gauges worked.

Please see below for pictures and more info.

Vehicle Info

Year 1949
Make Chevrolet
Model 3100
Mileage 84640
Transmission Automatic
VIN Number 3gp-122162
Stock Number 1949 CHEVY3100
Interior Cloth
Interior Color Maroon
Body Color Black
Engine 8 Cylinder
Drive Type Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel Type Gas

Exterior

Wiper Blades
Body Alignment
Passenger door not aligned sticks out even when slammed. Hood is high at the back by the cowl.
Scratches
This vehicle has excessive scratches all over the exterior.
Dings
Dents
Paint Condition
Flat black finish with no gloss was noted. I also saw it had delamination on the roof.
Body Seals
The body seals are loose on the passenger door and dry rotted around the windshield.
Rust
Rear bumper and front bumper show rust. The underside shows areas of minor surface rust. See pictures.
Exterior Lights
Turn signals are not hooked up and are inop.
Door Mirrors
Bumpers The rear bumper shows rust.
Side Moldings
Frame Damage
Glass
Delaminating windshield around edges
Body Filler?
I checked the vehicle with a magnet and found it to stick all around but was weaker in the lower panels. Not excessive.
Hood Poorly aligned in rear
Doors
Floors
Rockers
Quarter Panels
Chrome Rear bumper rusted

Interior

Steering Wheel
Horn The horn does not work.
Seat Condition The seats show moderate wear.
Seat Belts
Radio/Navigation Has an aftermarket radio.
Inner Door Panels
Window Function
Dash
Dash Lights
Dash Gauges
Carpet Loose at front of driver side.
Cigarette Use
Unusual Odors
Headliner
Interior Trim
Inner Trunk
Bed has plywood base and is coming apart.

Mechanical

Air Filter
Battery Condition
Charging System
Cooling Fan Condition
Radiator Cap Sealing Properly
Hoses
Radiator
Engine Coolant
Coolant Leaks
Belts
Power Steering
Steering Fluid
Engine Oil
Engine Fluid Leaks
Transmission Fluid
Transmission Leaks
Brake System
The brake pedal shows some long travel. More diagnosis needed.
Brake Fluid Leaks
Differential leaks
Muffler System
The muffler does not extend out to the rear of the vehicle.
CV Joints and Axles
Shocks and bushings
Ball Joints and Tie Rods
Modifications

Road Test

Road Test
Engine Performance
Transmission performance
Differential Performance
Wheel Bearing Performance
Braking Performance The brake pedal is low.
Suspension Performance
Steering Performance
Engine Starting

Manufacturer

Driver FrontCoker ClassicCoker ClassicPassenger Front
Driver RearCoker ClassicCoker ClassicPassenger Rear

Size

Driver Front225/75/15225/75/15Passenger Front
Driver Rear225/75/15225/75/15Passenger Rear

Tire Condition

Driver FrontNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Front
Driver RearNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Rear

Wheel Condition

Driver FrontNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Front
Driver RearNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Rear

Tire Tread

Driver Front10/3210/32Passenger Front
Driver Rear10/3210/32Passenger Rear
Spare Tire
Spare tireNo

Tire Tread Explanation

10/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!

(standard)

8/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!

(low profile)

5/32 to 7/32

Tires will need replacement soon!

4/32 or less

Tires need replacement!

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