|Wild Bill's 48 Chevy 3100, he calls "Clyde"
"Clyde" named for my Grandfather who was hard working and didn't take much
guff from anybody.
It's a 48 Chevy 3100 Deluxe Cab (5 window) with a 350
cid 'Vette w/TH400 trans. A 55 Chevy rear with rebuilt posi. A real
Mustang II suspension (pre-kit era), power disc brakes, & power steering.
Black leather buckets, and recessed firewall with a Camaro gas tank behind the
The entire chassis was stripped and painted Imron red metallic, the body in
two stage Centari silver and red metallic painted in 1989!
'88 'Vette tail lights are frenched in a custom one piece bed.
15" American CP200's, and BFG rubber.
The new 8.8 Accel wires light up my rebuilt Edelbrock carb, and now
the old dude swills premium and smokes tires with the best of 'em!
Cool idea to have a friends rides on your site!
Wild Bill, Allentown Pa
I STARTED SHOWING THE CAR IN 1994.
FACTS: 1953 CHEVY 210 DELUXE
235 BLUE FLAME 6CYL./115HP
COLOR: METALLIC BLUE/DIAMOND PEARL WHITE
IN 1953 THEY SOLD FOR $1,760.00 DOLLARS,
THERE WERE 332,497 210'S PRODUCED IN 1953.
BEST AWARD: BEST BACK SEAT MEMORIES TROPHY FROM
LONGEST DISTANCE DRIVEN:PIGEON FORGE TENNESSEE
R & L SMITH, EASTON PA.
THE YEAR 1953 IN REVIEW
AVERAGE INCOME: $4,011.00
NEW CAR COST: $1,650.00
NEW HOUSE COST: $9,525.00
GALLON OF GAS: $.20
LOAF OF BREAD: $.16
GALLON OF MILK: $.94
MINIMUM WAGE: $.75
Owner: Bill Bachman
Location: Easton, PA
Make: Volksrod - Model: 5 Window Highboy
Body Modifications: Roll bar - skid plate - roof rack
Color: Faded white and green - Pinstriping: not yet
Engine: 1600 cc vw singleport
Trans axle: VW Ignition: Petronix and German Beer
Exhaust: Zoomie pipes - Air Cleaner: Stromberg
Suspension: Aluminum beam, dropped spindles
Brakes: (F) disc (R) drum - Wheels: yes
Tires: rubber - Upholstery: Vinyl - aluminum - Mexican Blanket Seats
VW Steering Wheel: Head Lights: 32 Ford - Cowl Lights: 30 Model A
Tail Lights: 28 Model A - Bumpers: Nerf Bars, 32 Ford spreader bars
Shifter: Custom VW bus and motorcycle cam - Horn: Harley Davidson