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Old 11-14-2003, 05:30 PM
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planning to build a pickup.there are two options
1-1950 chevy
2-1957 chevy

both are in very bad condition specially 1950. which one is more valuable car?which one i should build?

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hmmm . . . .my vote would be 57 chev . . . been workin on mine for several years now. it is the scratch built from the ground up.

full tube frame
all stainless control arm
chromed plated rear housing
wilwood brakes
T's interior
polished T-400
510 CI bowtie with WAAY to much to list.
all Street-n-performance accesories an serpentine
ton of other crap i cant remember.

should be drive'n it in . . . ohhh . . . . .nother 5 years or so.
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its actually much further than that pic but thats the only one i have on my PC


oh . . an value wise the 57 is much higher than the 50. small rear window 57 are the best
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wow!
chopped top,reverse door full of every hot-rod deatil
cool!

i cant + my mechanics cant do this much stuff.but we will chop top and install f-body front end.perhaps 350 cu in,m21 etc..
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'57 is very valuable, the '50 is not nearly as desirable. Go with the '57.
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cool . . post pics of it if you can. be careful choping that top. it was the hardest one i'v done yet. i can take some better detailed pics if you need them. are parts hard to get over there?
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i have the pics of the current car.just took them 2 hours ago.its for sale for the moment.i will make a desicion first.here are the pics of 57
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and last one;
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they are asking $7500 usd to 57
$4000usd to 50
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