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1947 Chevrolet Pickup
1947 Chevrolet Pickup Lineup for the Year

1947 Chevrolet 3100

The ’47 Chevy received a new design with a new Unisteel cab styling.  The grill featured five horizontal bars topped by a hood ornament with a blue bow tie and Chevrolet lettering.  The interior was upgraded with wider seats and a redesigned instrument panel.  The ¾ ton trucks, as well as the 1 ton trucks, received the same new styling but had a longer wheelbase and bed.  Year end production totaled 335,343 but this included both 1946 & 1947 models. 

Options included rearview mirrors, oil bath air cleaner, heavy-duty clutch, double-acting rear springs, Tru-Stop brake equipment, inside fuel tank, wide running boards, oil filter, cab rear corner windows, and various tire options.   Some dealer accessories included a tissue dispenser, license plate frame, antifreeze hydrometer, underhood lamp, cigarette lighter, hood ornament, windshield scraper and more. 

 

1947 Chevrolet Pickup Production Numbers

Model Number Body/Style Number Body Type & Seating Factory Price Shipping Weight Total Production
Sedan Delivery - Series 1500 - 116 in. wheelbase
1508 - Sedan Delivery $1,233 3,135 lbs 20,303
1/2 Ton Commercial - Series 3100 - 116 in. wheelbase
3102 - Chassis $843 2,420 lbs -
3103 - Chassis & Cab $1,030 2,915 lbs -
3104 - Pickup $1,087 3,345 lbs -
3105   Panel $1,238 3,555 lbs -
3107 - Canopy $1,289 3,545 lbs -
3116 - Suburban $1,474 3,745 lbs -
3/4 Ton Commercial - Series 3600 - 125.25 in. wheelbase
3602 - Chassis $941 2,660 lbs -
3603 - Chassis & Cab $1,128 3,180 lbs -
3604 - Pickup $1,201 3,440 lbs -
3608 - Platform $1,211 3,560 lbs -
3609 - Stake $1,258 3,720 lbs -
1 Ton Commercial - Series 3800 - 137 in. wheelbase
3802 - Chassis $988 2,910 lbs -
3803 - Chassis & Cab $1,176 3,440 lbs -
3804   Pickup $1,279 3,845 lbs -
3805 - Panel $1,445 4,220 lbs -
3807 - Canopy $1,523 4,210 lbs -
3808 - Platform $1,295 3,965 lbs -
3809 - Stake $1,362 4,195 lbs -

Chassis Data

Model Wheelbase Overall Length Front Tread Rear Tread Tires
Model 1500 116 in 196.75 in 57.6 in 60 in 6.00 x 16 in
Model 3100 116 in 196.6 in - - 6.00 x 15 in
Model 3600 125.25 in 206 in - - 6.00 x 15 in
Model 3800 137 in 223.88 in     7.00 x 17 in

 

Vin Number Decoding - 1947 Chevrolet Pickup

Location: On plate attached to the rear face of the left hand door hinge pillar or on ridght side of cowl under the hood.
 
First Symbol - Assembly Plant
1 = Flint, MI. 8 = Atlanta, GA.

2 = Tarrytown, NY.

9 = Norwood, OH.
3 = St. Louis, MO. 14 = Baltimore, MD.
5 = Kansas City, KS. 20 = Los Angeles, CA.
6 = Oakland, CA. 21 = Janesville, WI.
Second & Third Symbol - Model
EJ = Series 1500 ER = Series 3600
EP = Series 3100 ES = Series 3800
Fourth Symbol - Month of Assembly
A = January C = March E = May G = July I = September K = November

B = February

D = April F = June H = August J = October L = December
Last Symbols - Production Sequence
Each series was separately numbered in each series starting with 1001

 

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