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biglady112
biglady112
(Junk Jockey)
April 4th 2015
8:58pm

United States

I have updated this and finished the full windshield in the truck and attached a picture asbwell.

Well sorted and turn key rat rod for sale. This vehicle needs nothing and can be driven where ever you need to go as long as there is no moisture on the ground or falling from the sky. It is missing s few creature comforts like a heater, windshield wipers and side and back windows but, that does not stop my wife and I from driving this every chance we get. She absolutely loves it and does not want me to get rid of it. It gets more smiles, looks, pictures, people pointing and thumbs up than any other car or race car that I have owned. I made an effort to be debt free and would like my wife to be as well. That is the main reason for selling. Again we love this vehicle and all the fun times we have had in it together. It is just a blast to drive.

Here is the long list of details
1947 Dodge Pickup
4.5" chopped top
2"x4"x3/16" boxed steel Z frame to give the truck its stance
Home made chromoly 4-link front and rear suspension
Home made brackets and mounting points for the front and rear coilovers
Stock bed shortened 1'10"(no floor so not a useful truck bed)
7" QA1 coilover systems(400lb front springs/250lb rear springs)
Custom Eaton Hydraulic brakes lines made by Whisler Bearing
Dual manual Wilwood master cylinders with a balance bar(two brake systems)
New brake shoes, wheel cylinders and bearings for both the original 1947 Dodge front axle and rear GM 12 bolt rear axle
Eaton limited slip in the rear axle that on the previous engine setup proved it could lay two tire marks for as long as your foot was in it
Chromoly pinion yoke and slip yokes
Custom 2 piece 3.5" chromoly driveshaft made by Bill's Englewood Driveshaft
TH400 transmission completely rebuilt with a shift kit and manual forward pattern valve body
Chevy 4.3L V6 engine
Edlebrock intake manifold
Holley 600cfm carburetor with electric choke
HEI distributor
6" aluminum crank pulley
32" Lokar detent shifter
1937 Oldsmobile grille
1913 Cadillac brass headlights
15.5 gallon home made fuel tank
Magnafuel serviceable stainless fuel filter
Internally regulated electric fuel pump
10 gallon reserve aluminum cooling system tank
-12 AN cooling lines
Home made catch can with -8 lines
Bed mounted VERY large Griffin radiator
Twin electric fans
Push button starter
Autometer digital tachometer with shift light(no rev limiter on engine)
Summit racing digital coolant temperature gauge
Dodge Neon cloth seats
Crow Enterprizes 5 point harnesses for both passengers
14" and 15" Cragar solid dish wheels with low mile Yokohama tires
10" GT steering wheel
Lexan front windows
Flaming River manual steering rack modified and tailored to fit my vehicle
SFI flexplate
Branting industries 9" torque converter
2.25" straight pipes off the back of the stocke exhaust manifolds
Professional alignment I was part of to ensure everything was done correctly(7.5* negative caster to ensure a stable ride at speed(had stability issues when I originally built it with too much positive caster))


I am sure there is more but, that is most of the build details. We put ove 3000 miles on this truck in the past year and a half. With the previous engine setup it made 800hp 556tq and took it like a champ. So I trust this chassis to take us anywhere at any time. Honest and forthright seller. I have nothing to hide and will gladly share any details of the build. This is a true turn key, drama free vehicle. Fire it up and enjoy smiles for miles.

$7,500/or best serious offer
Steven Johnson
720-483-9375


I am also willing to consider trades and trades plus cash as well.

I am looking for a 1930's-1950's running pickup
A running, non POS motorhome
18' or larger two axle flat bed car trailer
School bus(prefer a diesel, or not a completely trashed out gasoline example with problems)
Mechanically injected, turbocharged diesel pickup truck
A nice fuel injected 1/2 ton or larger pickup
A nice carbureted 3/4 ton or larger pickup
A diesel step van

Or a vintage 60's or 70's Japanese car or pickup

So as you can see, I need a tow rig and a trailer. If you can meet me part of the way on either with cash or have a combo that will work well for me I am willing to take a look.