This 1937 Dodge 1/2 Ton 2 Door Pickup Stock #F13212 is available in our Fairfield, CA showroom and any inquiries may be directed to us at 707-419-8200 or by email at Sales@SpecialtySales.com.
Spectacular, Show Stopping 1937 Dodge 1/2 Ton Pickup
New to our Fairfield showroom is this picture perfect 1937 Dodge 1/2 Ton 2 Door Pickup with Crystal Red exterior paint and gorgeous custom tan leather interior. This exemplary show truck has a Chevy 383 cid V-8 engine under the hood with a 700R4 automatic transmission and extensive performance upgrades; see the partial build sheet below for additional details. This multiple show winner is easily one of the highest quality builds we’ve ever seen and it is in “better than new” condition throughout.
Engine & Mechanical
Chevy 383 with DART heads
Hypereutectic 8.9:1 pistons, and a custom ground hydraulic roller cam
Holley 650 four-barrel on an Edelbrock manifold
Billet Specialties provided the valve covers, air cleaner, and Tru-Trac drive assembly
Sanderson headers run into Flowmaster U-fit pipes and mufflers
Transmission is a Gearstar 700-R4 with a B&M Tork Master 2000
Driveshaft built by Brad Saunders at Drive-Line Service in Santa Rosa
Spinning 3.50 gears in a limited-slip Ford 9-inch rear
Art Morrison chassis featuring a 2x4x6 frame reinforced by tubular X-members
Custom mounts for the cab, bed, and running boards
Sway bar in front and Art Morrison parallel four-link and Panhard bar in the rear
Single adjustable coilovers all around.
Wilwood Dynalite 12-inch disc brakes in front
Ford 11-inch “police special” drums in the rear
GM Corvette-style master cylinder and Wilwood proportioning valve
Stainless gas tank from Rick’s Tanks in El Paso was built-to-fit for the new frame
Stock hood was replaced with a custom three-piece version built by Jack Hashman Jr.
Body & Exterior
Factory louver sections were added on the hood sides
King Bee style headlights were relocated on the fenders
Taillights were replaced with ’41-’48 Chevy taillights
Swan neck mirrors on both sides fit perfectly with the curving lines of the body
Paint…Crystal Red, a contemporary Cadillac color - Cotati Speed Shop used DuPont Performance Coatings to mix a custom tone called Claret Red, which was a mid-’90s Dodge truck color
Minaglia’s Auto Upholstery in Healdsburg, California did the “tobacco” tone leather on the modified Glide bench seat and the door panels, and on the piping on the German square weave carpet
Factory dash was smoothed, but otherwise unchanged, including the center Dodge emblem
Dakota Digital instruments were installed in the original configuration on both sides of the emblem
Vintage Air rotary knobs were installed to control the air conditioning and heat
The Budnik Sweeper steering wheel sits on a Flaming River column-shift tilt column
Kustom Kar Audio in Santa Rosa provided sound, courtesy of an Alpine CD/radio unit with Boston Acoustics speakers
Extremely High End Custom Build w/ Massive Appeal
Additionally, this 1937 Dodge 1/2 Ton Pickup was purchased back in 2005. The owners enjoyed it for a few years as-is before deciding on a four-year, nut and bolt restoration that transformed it into the showpiece that you see today.
Additionally, this 1937 Dodge Pickup has brought home dozens of top awards over the past six years including West Coast Nationals Truck of the Year. A partial list of some of the other awards is provided below-
West Coast Nationals Truck of the Year - Goodguys 2011
West Coast Nationals MOPAR Award Goodguys 2011
Best of Show. Peggy Sue. 2011
Top 20 All models. Peggy Sue 2012
Top 20 Street rods. Peggy Sue 2013
Best of Show. Cloverdale 2014
1st place Cloverdale 2014
1st place - Modified Pickup 2014
Best Paint. Peggy Sue 2016
Hard to Put a True Value on This Level of Perfection
Overall, this 1937 Dodge Pickup is one of the most celebrated and desirable classic trucks on the West Coast at this time. While it’s almost impossible to put a price on this level of sophisticated beauty, we can tell you that this one is a steal at the current asking price. You must see it for yourself to truly understand the outstanding quality on display. For more information about this vehicle, visit our Fairfield, California showroom, give us a call at 707-419-8200, or email us at Sales@SpecialtySales.com. Be sure to mention Stock # F13212 as well.
The information for this vehicle was provided by the current owner and it is not certified by Specialty Sales Classics. Therefore, it is in no way guaranteed as a basis of purchase. Any statements such as original or numbers-matching should be verified independently by the buyer prior to purchase.