1937 Dodge 1/2 Ton 2 Door Pickup

Stock #F13212
Body Style
4-Speed Automatic
8 cylinders 383
··· 821170
Brown / Leather
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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.

Legal Disclosures: Specialty Sales Classics has advertised and sold thousands of classic cars since our founding in 1978. We strongly encourage any and all buyers who are unable to view the vehicle in-person to perform a Pre-Purchase Inspection (by an independent party of their choosing) prior to the purchase. Given the age of many of our vehicles, it is extremely difficult to adequately describe all aspects of each vehicles condition in the limited space available and we have learned that these Pre-Purchase Inspections are helpful to all parties involved.

The information presented for this vehicle is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed as a basis of purchase. The Buyer should make a thorough, independent inspection and investigation of the vehicle prior to purchase.

  • Leather
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Custom Paint
  • Premium or Custom Wheels
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Brakes
  • Front Disc Brakes
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • CD Player
103 Commerce Ct
Fairfield, CA 94534
103 Commerce Ct
Fairfield, CA 94534