1940 Chevrolet Master Pickup

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July 13, 2021 Update – Bidding on this 1940 Chevrolet Master 1/2 Ton Pickup did not meet the seller’s reserve price, so we’ve moved this truck to our “Rides Still Available” page.  Click the blue “Make An Offer” button below and you’ll be guided to the bid page where you have the choice to either select the “Buy Now” option and pay the seller’s reserve price of $25,000 or you can enter a counter-offer in the “Buy Now” box. 

Guys With Rides is pleased to auction this customized 1940 Chevrolet Master 1/2 Ton pickup truck as one of our latest reserve auction offerings. Guys With Rides’ very own Lou Seiden has run out of room at his Garage Mahal, so he has decided to auction this Chevrolet as well as his 1948 Dodge pickup truck. Bidding starts at Noon Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, and runs for fourteen consecutive days ending at 7:00 PM Eastern Standard time on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.

From its custom wood bed holding a beer keg gas tank, all supported by a Dualie Wheel 12 Bolt rear end, you quickly realize this is no ordinary 1940 Chevrolet Master 1/2 Ton Pickup truck. Power comes from a 1942 vintage Chevrolet inline-six, itself a rare commodity as GM quickly converted to War Time production that model year. Hiding under a stock-looking bench seat is a modern stereo.  The dashboard has been updated with billet aluminum knobs and modern gauges to keep things in check.

Overall, the body features a driver-quality paint job that shines and presents well. The only trouble spot that we point out in the video and pictures is the driver’s side inner rocker panel. A steel replacement is included with the sale.  The body sits on a nicely detailed frame featuring a 12-Bolt GM axle converted to run “Dualie” rims. The previous owner designed and built the custom varnished wood truck bed.

In addition to the truck, the sale includes a number of spare parts. The most notable items include a replacement gas tank (should you prefer to have a larger capacity that you do not have to check manually), an aluminum radiator, and a replacement steel interior header meant to replace the slightly rusty original unit.

To help you make informed bids, we’re providing a link to Classic.com, the analytics and search engine for the Classic Car market, that provides an interactive graph of recent comparable sales in the past two years. By clicking on the green dots, you can navigate to each comparable car sold as a way to help you make an educated bid on the car we are featuring for auction here:

If you have any questions about this customized 1940 Chevrolet Master Pickup, please leave a comment below or feel free to call Rudy directly at 877-468-6497.  Thank you for looking and happy bidding!

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  1. Anonymous

    Love this!

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