1953 GMC CUSTOM PICKUP - 180535 Sold* at Scottsdale 2015 - Lot #552 1953 GMC CUSTOM PICKUP https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/180535/180535_Front_3-4_Web.JPG
Lot #552

1953 GMC CUSTOM PICKUP

Auction Scottsdale 2015
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 552
Year 1953
Make GMC
Model
Style CUSTOM PICKUP
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN T222496
Exterior Color LIGHT BLUE
Interior Color GREY
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 454
Transmission 3-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #552 - An over-the-top, complete custom built 5 window 1953 GMC pickup with a split windshield. Thousands of build hours to complete and make right, able to actually drive and enjoy. Engine is a monster 7.4L 454cid big block with 427 aluminum heads and Littlefield polished blower with dual chrome 4 barrel Holley Carburetors. Transmission is a 400 Turbo automatic transmission with a 12-bolt rear end, Mark Williams Hi-Torque rear axles, 3.73 gears and posi-traction. Custom fit exhaust system with Hooker headers, Flowmaster mufflers and over-the-rear end pipes finished with aircraft steel tips. Custom independent front suspension with chrome coil springs. The rear suspension also has chrome coil springs with a linked setup in the rear. Custom fabricated tubbed short bed with a wood floor and dual Moon spun aluminum fuel tanks. Has electronic ignition, Vintage Air, custom molded dash fitting modern gauges, Boyd Coddington 18" wheels in the front and custom order 20" in the rear, polished aluminum radiator, BDS aluminum air cleaner cover, remote battery access points, updated sound system, new wiring, a tilt steering column and most importantly, a pair of seat belts, because this truck will go. Also included is a large folder full of receipts and documents from the build.
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