1947-53 Chevy Truck Chassis Packages


Stage 1

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Stage 1 Chassis include and come completely assembled with the following standard features:

  • IFS/4-Link (independent front suspension - equal length 4 link in the rear)
  • Ridetech single adjustable coil over shocks 
  • Ground package - convenient grounding points throughout the chassis
  • Drilled and tapped mounting points for brake and fuel system components
  • E-Stopp electric parking brake mount
  • GM Connect and Cruise engine and transmission computer mounts
  • Crossmember for exhaust hangers
  • Modified brake lines - to allow correct clearance for exhaust components
  • Rear cab mount - eliminates using rear shackle mounts & uses a urethane in its place for more positive cab and panel fitment.
  • Integrated front bed mounts - makes it easy to align the bed to the cab
  • Stainless brake lines
  • Wooden roller wheels

Reccommended Upgrades

  • Apicella Designs Fuel tank - Aluminum 23 gallon capacity with EFI pump and fuel sender provisions. These tanks are CNC press broke with baffles and tig welded.
  • Apicella Design long tube Tri-Y ceramic coated headers - made from 14 gauge steel & offer a lifetime warranty
  • Short Stainless or Raw exhaust system that dumps in front of the rear axle - this is made out of mandrel bent & tig welded steel or stainless steel tubing ready to be coated in your desired finish
  • Firewall brake booster mount - for easy integration of the brake booster on the firewall
  • Rear anti-sway bar - bolt on option that offers improved performance driving characteristics 
  • Ridetech R-Joints - a simple upgrade that will improve the performance and ride of your truck suspension. These have stainless steel bodies and are fully rebuildable & do not break down like rubber joints do
  • E-Stopp - the simplest way to incorporate a parking brake without having to run a foot or hand operated lever in the truck. Plug and play operation with billet push button to engage and disengage parking brake. Includes Lokar parking brake cables with kit
  • Powdercoat - We can have your chassis powder coated before we assemble it to make your build that much easier. Let us do the hard work so you can enjoy building your dream truck

Stage 2

The perfect blend of performance and elegance for your weekend cruiser. Fully assembled with:

  • IFS/4-Link (independent front suspension - equal length 4 link in the rear)
  • Tru-Trac Posi track differential - offers great drivability and performance
  • 11" or 12" Wilwood disc brakes - available in either size to accommodate for your wheel package
  • Front and rear anti-swaybars
  • Ridetech single adjustable coil over shocks - 26 way adjustable and includes a million and one mile Ridetech warranty 
  • GM Connect and Cruise engine and transmission computer mounts
  • Ground package- convenient grounding points throughout the chassis
  • Drilled and tapped mounting points for brake and fuel system components
  • E-Stopp parking brake mounts
  • Crossmember for exhaust hangers
  • Modified brake lines - to allow correct clearance for exhaust components
  • Rear cab mount - eliminates using rear shackle mounts & uses a urethane in its place for more positive cab and panel fitment.
  • Integrated front bed mounts - makes it easy to align the bed to the cab
  • Stainless brake lines
  • Wooden roller wheels


Recommemded Upgrades available:

  • Apicella Designs Fuel tank - Aluminum 23 gallon capacity with EFI pump and fuel sender provisions. These tanks are CNC press broke with baffles and tig welded.
  • EFI fuel pump - available in return & returnless styles in a variety of flow rates
  • Apicella Design long tube Tri-Y ceramic coated headers - made from 14 gauge steel & offer a lifetime warranty
  • Aluminum fuel line - precision bent fuel line already mounted to your chassis with push lock whips on the ends to connect to your engine package
  • Firewall brake booster mount - for easy integration of the brake booster on the firewall. Booster packages are also available with corvette or Wilwood master cylinders
  • Short Stainless or Raw exhaust system that dumps in front of the rear axle - this is made out of mandrel bent & tig welded steel or stainless steel tubing ready to be coated in your desired finish
  • Full stainless exhaust - Custom made exhaust system in 2.5" or 3" sizes, these exit out the rear or into the rear fender well and include flex pipes, v-band clamping & polished mufflers.
  • Ridetech R-Joints - a simple upgrade that will improve the performance and ride of your truck suspension. These have stainless steel bodies and are fully rebuildable & do not break down like rubber joints do
  • AD spec link bars with R-Joints (double adjustable) - Larger link bar size than standard and comes with left and right hand threaded ends for easy adjustment and alignment.
  • Wilwood disc brakes in 13" or 14" 6 piston - These larger rotors and extra pistons offer greater stopping power. Perfect for people running big wheel packages
  • Driveshaft - We can take the guess work out of adapting your engine into your chassis, we have drive shafts to fit most combinations. 
  • E-Stopp - the simplest way to incorporate a parking brake without having to run a foot or hand operated lever in the truck. Plug and play operation with billet push button to engage and disengage parking brake. Includes Lokar parking brake cables with kit
  • Wheels and tires - We offer a wide variety of wheel packages ranging from Raceline Billets to smoothies.
  • Powdercoat - We can have your chassis powder coated before we assemble it to make your build that much easier. Let us do the hard work so you can enjoy building your dream truck
  • Show Prep Powdercoat - even if you are not building a "Show Truck" we now offer a next level powdercoat process that refines the finish from our standard powdercoat. This includes a multistage powdercoat primer and then a color topcoat for a finish that will impress anyone

Stage 3

Stage 3 is our most capable chassis yet... IFS/Torque arm Suspension. Fully assembled with:

  • Ridetech coilover shocks
  • Front and rear anti-swyabars
  • 12" or 13" Wilwood disc brakes
  • IFS/Torque Arm (independent front suspension - Torque arm style in the rear)
  • Tru-Trac Posi track differential - offers great drivability and performance
  • GM Connect and Cruise engine and transmission computer mounts
  • Ground package- convenient grounding points throughout the chassis
  • Drilled and tapped mounting points for brake and fuel system components
  • E-Stopp parking brake mounts
  • Crossmember for exhaust hangers
  • Modified brake lines - to allow correct clearance for exhaust components
  • Rear cab mount - eliminates using rear shackle mounts & uses a urethane in its place for more positive cab and panel fitment.
  • Integrated front bed mounts - makes it easy to align the bed to the cab
  • Stainless brake lines
  • Wooden roller wheels


More upgradable options:

  • Prostreet Option - with room for up to a 12" wide wheel/335 wide tire
  • Urethane torque arm bushings - Replaces the heim joints to offer a more comfortable ride
  • Apicella Designs Fuel tank - Aluminum 23 gallon capacity with EFI pump and fuel sender provisions. These tanks are CNC press broke with baffles and tig welded.
  • EFI fuel pump - available in return & returnless styles in a variety of flow rates
  • Apicella Design long tube Tri-Y ceramic coated headers - made from 14 gauge steel & offer a lifetime warranty
  • Aluminum fuel line - precision bent fuel line already mounted to your chassis with push lock whips on the ends to connect to your engine package
  • Firewall brake booster mount - for easy integration of the brake booster on the firewall. Booster packages are also available with corvette or Wilwood master cylinders
  • Short Stainless or Raw exhaust system that dumps in front of the rear axle - this is made out of mandrel bent & tig welded steel or stainless steel tubing ready to be coated in your desired finish
  • Full stainless exhaust - Custom made exhaust system in 2.5" or 3" sizes, these exit out the rear or into the rear fender well and include flex pipes, v-band clamping & polished mufflers.
  • Ridetech R-Joints - a simple upgrade that will improve the performance and ride of your truck suspension. These have stainless steel bodies and are fully rebuildable & do not break down like rubber joints do
  • AD spec link bars with R-Joints (double adjustable) - Larger link bar size than standard and comes with left and right hand threaded ends for easy adjustment and alignment.
  • Wilwood disc brakes - 13" or 14" 6 piston - These larger rotors and extra pistons offer greater stopping power. Perfect for people running big wheel packages
  • Driveshaft - - We can take the guess work out of adapting your engine into your chassis, we have drive shafts to fit most combinations. 
  • E-Stopp - the simplest way to incorporate a parking brake without having to run a foot or hand operated lever in the truck. Plug and play operation with billet push button to engage and disengage parking brake. Includes Lokar parking brake cables with kit
  • Wheels and tires - We offer a wide variety from full Raceline Billet custom wheels to the classic torque thrust style. 
  • Powdercoat - We can have your chassis powder coated before we assemble it to make your build that much easier. Let us do the hard work so you can enjoy building your dream truck.
  • Show Prep Powdercoat - even if you are not building a "Show Truck" we now offer a next level powdercoat process that refines the finish from our standard powdercoat. This includes a multistage powdercoat primer and then a color topcoat for a finish that will impress anyone