1953 Chevrolet 3100 5-Window Chassis/Engine Swap Project

1953 Chevrolet 3100 5-Window Truck

The owner was given his stepdad’s 1953 five-window Chevy 3100 (named Cecil) a few years ago to eventually give to his son when he is old enough.

1953 Chevrolet 3100 5-Window Truck
1953 Chevrolet 3100 5-Window RestoMod Project ~ Before

His stepdad bought this ’53 3100 when he turned 16 in 1975, and after some study, it was decided to turn this truck into a RestoMod, complete with a 1985 Chevy S-10 chassis from CraigsList…

1985 Chevrolet S-10 Chassis Donor Truck
1985 Chevrolet S-10 Chassis Donor Truck from CraigsList

…and a 5.7 liter TPI engine from a 1987 Chevrolet IROC-Z that was purchased new, but was, unfortunately, totaled a mere 9 months later…

1987 Chevrolet IROC-Z 5.7 Liter TPI Engine
1987 Chevrolet IROC-Z 5.7 Liter TPI Engine

See Also: Chassis / Body Swaps ~ An Overview (Many Example Builds)

1953 Chevrolet 3100 5-Window RestoMod Project In Progress
1953 Chevrolet 3100 5-Window RestoMod Project In Progress

1953 Chevrolet 3100 5-Window RestoMod Build

Full Build Thread: http://67-72chevytrucks.com/…

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