1958 Chevy Apache 3100

Bob from Maryland sent us his 1958 Chevy Apache 3100 stepside for your viewing pleasure.

1958 Chevy Apache, Step Side, Short Bed

Engine: GM Performance Parts 350 Ramjet crate engine

  • MSD, Digital 6AL ignition control unit
  • MSD coil
  • March Performance Parts, polished aluminum serpentine pulleys and mounting brackets kit, with polished aluminum pulley front covers
  • New Fuel Air Spark Technology (FAST) XFI fuel injection, engine control system.
  • FAST Dual-Sync distributor
  • ZEX nitrous fogger
  • Custom dual air intake
  • Headman Headers
  • Chrome, 140 amp alternator

Custom dual exhaust with X-pipe and Flowmaster 40 Series stainless steel mufflers

Custom aluminum radiator

All hoses are braided stainless steel

Electric: American AutoWire, complete wiring system, engine, interior, exterior

Optima, sealed gel cell battery, Red.

Dual battery control system to allow separation of audio and other electric supply systems.

Halogen Headlights – Turn signal lights – Backup lights

Electric Windshield wipers, with variable speed control

Custom electric side mirrors

Interior: Vintage Air, air conditioning system

  • Vintage Air Slyder Series Louvers, air vents
  • Vintage Air, Streamline, 3-knob control panel

AM/FM/CD Stereo system with:

  • Four (4) channel high/mid-range amplifier
  • four full range speakers, 2 tweeters
  • Two (2) channel low range (sub) amplifiers, with two 12” sub-woofers
  • Six CD player/changer

All leather electric 60/40 split bench seat (includes pop-out cup holders)

Power Windows

Interior:

New Carpet

New headliner

New knobs, controls

New instrument cluster:

  • Fuel
  • Battery
  • Electric Speedometer (Can be easily re-calibrated)
  • Oil Pressure
  • Voltage

Ididit polished, tilt steering column, column shift, turn signals

Flaming River, Waterfall steering wheel

Lokar, Eliminator gas and brake pedals

Exterior:

All new Wedgewood (sky blue) paint, a Ford color

Bed:

All new Oak bed wood with stainless steel bed strips

Chrome tailgate cover

Transmission & Drive Train:

GM 700R4 automatic 3-speed overdrive transmission, polished aluminum cover with drain plug

Heavy aluminum flexplate/dust cover

Dual Transmission cooler system

  • One aluminum tubular/finned type
  • One radiator mounted type

Custom Aluminum Driveshaft

Drive Train Specialties, custom Dana-60 rear axle, powder coated, with DTS embossed aluminum Girdle cover Frame, Suspension, Brakes, and Wheels

Frame was completely cleaned, modified with IFS, sandblasted and powder coated.

Heidt’s Independent Front Suspension (IFS)

Air Ride Suspension on all four wheels with leveling and pre-set electronic control

Total Cost Involved Engineering, 4-Link with track bar

Dual Cylinder/master cylinder, power brake system – Remote brake fluid reservoir mounted on firewall, polished aluminum

Wilwood Disc Brakes, Four (4) wheel disk brakes, 4-piston chrome calipers

Vintage Wheels, custom made polished aluminum wheels, set of five (5), with low profile tires, and chrome lug nuts

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