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Bidders go wild at Barrett Jackson
 

Patina '48 Chevy Sells For $70,000!

Bidders go wild at Barrett Jackson
 
Posted January 21 2011 10:35 AM by DanWard-Editor 
Filed under: Editorials, Observations, Opinions, Trend Observations, Chevy, Blessings and Beatings

patina three

 In line with our recent "What are your dream trucks?" post, someone really wanted a '48 Chevy 3100 and was willing to pay $70,000 for a truck with patina paint.


patina 3100
patina interior
patina chevy engine

 The truck, a frame-off resto is equipped with a 572ci big-block crate engine from GM Performance Parts, Ride Tech airbagged suspension, and a Mexican blanket for an interior!! (I'm not kidding)

Someone must have fallen in love with that thing because for $70,000 I could build 3 of those old Chevy trucks and still had money left over for some nice paint.

Hopefully this is a litmus test for the custom truck scene and for our Nation's economic turnaround.



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