4405-TPA - 1955 DODGE 1/2-TON PICKUP The 1955 Dodge 1/2-Ton Pickup, bearing stock number 4405-TPA, is a remarkable relic from a transformative era in automotive history. This was the time when Dodge redefined the pickup truck, infusing it with more style and substance " a move that set the stage for modern pickups. This particular model, with its unique patina and clearcoat finish, showcases a manufactured patina that's both rugged and charming. Featuring painted "Sales & Service MOPAR So. Cal" lettered doors, it's a rolling canvas of classic truck artistry. The gullwing-style hood and LED headlights and taillights add a contemporary touch, while the tailgate, and patina tell stories of its long and storied past. Mounted on 17" Ultra wheels with 2023 tires, this truck has a cool stance and shows the enduring appeal of 1950s Dodge craftsmanship. This Dodge sports cloth bucket seats with a center armrest/storage from a 1990s vehicle, along with other modern interior components like A/C switches, steering column, and gauges. The dash has been modified to accommodate later model gauges and a Bluetooth receiver. It also has been fitted with a smaller wood steering wheel, portable boxed 6x9 speakers behind the seats, cloth carpet and matching cloth headliner. Under the hood lies the 5.2L engine, fuel-injected with a later model Dodge 5-speed manual transmission,. This truck, sitting on a Dakota frame, features power steering and brakes, an aluminum radiator for improved cooling, and R134a AC for comfort (needs servicing to blow cold). The front disc brakes and shortened single exhaust enhance its performance, making it not just a showpiece but a capable and enjoyable ride. This Dodge 1/2-Ton Pickup is a blend of old-school cool and modern mechanics. Highlights o 5.2L fuel-injected V8 engine o 5-speed manual transmission o Power steering o Front disc brakes o Aluminum radiator o Serpentine belt setup o Unique patina with clearcoat over manufactured patina o Painted "Sales & Service MOPAR So. Cal" on doors o Gullwing-style hood o LED headlights and taillights o 17" Ultra wheels on 2023 tires o 1990s cloth bucket seats with center armrest/storage o Modified dash with later model gauges and climate controls o Smaller wood steering wheel and later model steering column o Portable boxed 6x9 speakers o Bluetooth o Cloth carpet and matching cloth headliner o Short bed o Recent $4k investment in upgrades o Trailer ball on rear bumper o Cool "shop truck" appearance
The 1955 Dodge 1/2-Ton Pickup is a standout in Dodge's rich history of pickups. Flaunting its distinctive patina exterior, an interior that beautifully marries comfort with modern updates, and the undeniable muscle of a 5.2L V8 engine, this truck is a classic "shop truck" with a unique story to tell and ready to begin new chapters with you in the driver's seat. Call today!