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1948 International Harvester KB-2 Street Rod Pickup

Sale price: $27,000.00 make an offer

Seller's notes: "Minor paint chips on front end body"
Sale type: Fixed price listing

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Manufacturer: International Harvester
Year: 1948
Mileage: 22,300
Engine: 5.0L/302ci
Trim: street rod
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1948 International Harvester KB-2 Street Rod Pickup for sale

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1948 International Harvester KB-2 Street Rod Pickup Photo
  • 1948 International Harvester KB-2 Street Rod Pickup
  • 1948 International Harvester KB-2 Street Rod Pickup
  • 1948 International Harvester KB-2 Street Rod Pickup
  • 1948 International Harvester KB-2 Street Rod Pickup

Original West Coast pickup truck with 1948 California truck license plates.   Street Rod.   Two tone lacquer paint job over epoxy primer. original IH red with black fenders and running boards.  

Ford 5L/302ci roller engine. 400 hp. uses synthetic oil. nbsp;AFR 1402 Outlaw heads 5 axis CNC ported intakes and exhaust . 165cc intakes 58cc combustion chambers. Competition Cams Pro Magnum roller rockers. MassFlo fuel injection system with 1000cfm throttle body and 28 lb. injectors. which uses stock Ford computer with proprietary chip. the dyno-shop report shows engine running at perfect air fuel ratio.

Polished billet aluminum Concept One serpentine system with polished Sanden AC compressor and polished Powermaster alternator. polished Weiand high flow water pump. gear reduction mini starter. Hooker headers.

3 row aluminum radiator. 2 external transmission coolers. computer controlled Derale pusher radiator cooling fan. MSD digital capacitive discharge system. Moroso crankcase air oil separation system (not seen in pictures). nbsp;air conditioning. Tuff Stuff polished aluminum corvette style master brake cylinder and chrome plated power brake booster.  

Street Rod Engineering independent front suspension. rack and pinion steering. Bilstein gas coil over shocks (with Eibach coils) in front. design makes easy change of coil springs. nbsp; system is ride height adjustable. Ford power front disk brakes. modified Ford 4R70W automatic overdrive transmission. 1900 rpm stall speed lock up torque converter. transmission uses Baumanator programmable transmission computer. two computer programs are available for the operation of the transmission at the flick of dashboard toggle switches. race and street program plus another toggle for overdrive cutout. Dana 44 posi-traction. engine runs at 2000 rpms at 70mph. gets 17-22 mpg. . original 3/4 ton rear leaf spring suspension with Bilstein gas shock. several leafs removed to soften ride.

Partially boxed frame. frame shortened about 18". overall length 15'. gross vehicle weight 3. 00 lbs. . 3" diameter single exhaust system with stainless steel Magnaflo muffler. nbsp;frame rail mounted custom built fuel tank with internal Corvette LS1 fuel pump. Michelin gas filled tires. Classic Instruments gauges which also include tachometer and transmission temperature. nbsp;self parking Mighty Wipers. tinted glass. aluminum locking storage trunk in stake bed. trailer hitch. Optima battery. marine grade wiring throughout vehicle. most all nuts. bolts. washers and screws replaced with stainless steel. full size spare mounted under stake bed. powder coated wheels. stainless steel IH center caps. front bumper not shown in pictures is easily removable.

Vehicle always kept inside. has a pleasant ride. good discreet mellow sound that changes to 'animal' when aroused. handles tight. tracks straight and is roomy enough for at least a 6' tall person to be comfortable.

There is about 23K miles of use since build of suspension and drive train. paint has been on for 40K miles.   The engine was broken in using 30w oil then changed over to Mobil 1 synthetic. rear axle uses Red Line synthetic oil.   There are no bugs left to work out.   Drive train and suspension is in excellent condition.   It is turn key.   Paint has some minor chips in front.   Paint job is an 8 out of 10.    

Comes with history documents. maintenance schedule. receipts. truck cover and laptop computer with program for altering on board transmission computer.

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