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1947-1953 Chevy Truck Chassis
1947-1953 Chevy Truck Chassis
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Our Price: $9,950.00

Product Code: 1953TCRC
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Description
 
Mainstream hot rods today, most of the Advance Design pickups were ridden hard and put away wet, and their 60 year chassis show it. We offer a safe, strong, and good looking chassis built to Chevy’s original specs that will accept original and aftermarket sheetmetal. If you prefer the design of the deeper, flat-top 1954 pick up box, the 1954 truck chassis we also make will accommodate this with early front-end body parts. Our recommended front suspension is a Heidts or TCI Mustang II IFS. A traditional axle front end, Kugel Komponents IFS or Heidts Superide II IFS is also available. In the rear, we recommend parallel leaf springs which we feel provide superior ride quality for these heavy trucks, especially if you intend to put a few rod-run supplies in the back. We use a custom made spring pack which lowers the rear of the car and provides a nice hot-rod rake when combined with the IFS. To further lower the rear another 2”, we can mount these springs inboard of the frame, rather than under. A triangulated or parallel 4-bar is also an option. Be sure to let us know if you want to place your rear axle in the stock location or move it back 2” to better center the wheels in the fenders. We also manufacture front cab mounts, rear cab shackles, and a complete set of running board brackets that will complete the new look under your truck.

The following describes our 'standard' Complete Rolling Package that can be used as a starting point for planning your custom build. Each chassis is built to your specs and we can typically accommodate special requests or build features - just ask!
Features
COMPLETE ROLLING CHASSIS

Perimeter Frame
  • 10 gauge steel frame rails, fully boxed
  • motor mounts and removable transmission drop-out installed (to your spec)
  • tubular X-member or K-member center section
TCI Mustang II Independent front suspension, including:
  • Tubular A-arms
  • Hubs, 2” dropped spindles, and 11” disc brakes
  • Coil springs and shocks
  • Anti-roll bar
  • rack and pinion steering
Complete rear suspension, including
  • New Ford 9" housing (no 3rd member)
  • New Dutchman axles
  • Wilwood 12” disc brakes with integral emergency brake
  • Leaf springs and shocks

Power Brake Package, including:
  • Dual power booster/master cylinder, mounting bracket, and brake pedal

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS:

Front Suspension options:
  • Mustang II Options:
    • Power Steering - $125
    • Coil-over shocks - $525
    • Wilwood calipers to match rear brakes - $400
  • Heidts Superide II IFS - $1000
    • Includes coil-overs and Wilwood calipers standard
    • Additional Superide IFS Options:
      • Polished stainless steel a-arms & ball joint caps - $1000
      • Power rack and pinion steering - $250
      • Sway Bar, installed - $300
  • Kugel Komponents IFS - $1000
    • Includes coil-overs, sway bar, and Wilwood calipers standard
    • Additional Kugel IFS Options:
      • Tubular stainless steel a-arms - $300
      • CAST stainless steel a-arms - $400
      • Polish and Chrome Show option for either of the above, $650
      • Power rack and pinion steering - $250 ($350 for chrome)
  • Pete & Jakes Dropped-Axle Suspension - $1000
    • Additional axle options:
      • Chrome front shocks - $35
      • Chrome front tube axle - $250; Chrome Superbell I-beam axle - $350
      • Chromed Hairpins - $125
        • Front axle Chrome Package – everything chromed - $1000
        • Front axle Show Package Upgrade for axle front end - $1800
        • replaces chrome rods with stainless steel
        • replaces GM calipers with polished Wilwood units
        • stainless pitman arm
      • Unisteer Cross-Steer rack and pinion (replaces Vega box) - $100
Rear Suspension Options
  • Triangulated 4-bar with QA1 or Alden coilovers - $225 (Polished stainless bars/chrome springs - $450)
  • Sway bar, torsion style, installed - $400
  • Kugel Komponents Independent Rear Suspension – starting at $3750
Other Options
  • Steel brake lines installed with residual valves, brake light switch, and Earls braided lines to calipers - $525 ($850 in stainless)
  • New Ford 9” 3rd member, Posi/Tru-Trac - $1100
  • Chassis powder coat (includes rear axle and misc brackets) - $1000

** If there is an option you want but don't see listed, just ask! If you have seen it at a car show or in a magazine, we can do it!


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