1939 Chevrolet Coupe Street Rod for sale $22,000

The first thing anyone likely notices about this 1939 Chevrolet Coupe street rod is the color.

It is bright, but that ’s okay because few people drive street rods and hot rods on undercover missions. The bold pink hue carries over to the detailed engine compartment and on the dashboard. “The Trinket ” received a frame-off restoration

and was upgraded with a small-block Chevy V-8, automatic transmission, four-wheel power disc brakes, stainless exhaust system, air conditioning, and gray tweed upholstery. The engine is a Chevrolet 327-cu. in. small-block V-8 and photos show an aluminum intake manifold with an Edelbrock electric choke four-barrel carburetor, tubular exhaust headers, HEI distributor, chrome valve covers, and braided lines.

The exhaust system is stainless. The seller says the engine has fewer than 5,000 miles on it and that it “starts easily ” with its electric fuel pump, “fast idles until it ’s warmed up, ” and exhibits an occasional puff of smoke. He reports very little in the way of leaks or weeps. The GM three-speed automatic transmission is said to “shift smoothly, ”. Finding this hot pink 1939 Chevy street rod in a crowded parking lot should be easy.

The car was painted in 1992 and there are no rust issues that the seller is aware of and no rust repairs on the all-steel body since it received its frame-off restoration. The seller says the paint condition is “very good, ” with only “one small ” nick and “one small ” crack on the left rear fender. The glass and seals are both rated as “very good, ” by the seller, and all the lights work properly. The photos appear to show smooth body-color running boards, shiny chrome, straight grille bars, and accessory front turn signals. The interior was upholstered in gray tweed cloth on the bench seat and the two small cushions behind the seats, and the trunk was upholstered to match.

The seller says the upholstery is in good condition, with no tears or functional restrictions. The headliner is described as being in “very good ” condition with no sags and a working dome light. The car has power windows and tinted glass. The air conditioning and heater both work, according to the seller, who adds that the VDO gauges all work, although the gas gauge occasionally sticks. The tilt steering column is topped by a billet steering wheel. The sound system is an Audiovox AM/FM/cassette player and there is a fully functional Cobra CB radio.

The front suspension consists of a weld-in Heidts crossmember with rack-and-pinion power steering. Chassis Engineering parallel leaf springs and tubular shocks support the rear end. Four-wheel power disc brakes handle stopping chores and the seller says there are no brake issues. The bushings and shocks are described as “very good, ” with no leaks, per the seller, who adds that there hasn ’t been any suspension work since the car was restored and the steering “drives straight. ” The aluminum wheels are mated to BFGoodrich Radial T/A tires that, while 23 years old, still have “almost full tread remaining, ”.

Used 1939 Chevrolet Coupe 4,723 miles, Pink

  • Price: $22,000

  • Type: Cars Classics

  • Location: Tucson, AZ

  • Condition: Used

  • Make: Chevrolet

  • Model: Coupe

  • Year: 1939

  • Color: Pink

  • Mileage: 4723

  • Transmission: Automatic

  • Extras: Air Conditioning, Power Steering, Power Windows, Running Boards

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