That nickel shell really dolls it up. Bigger steering wheel too. I like the battery cable going to the tool box.
Great vintage photo
When he turned it into a truck, it was probably easier to knock holes in the splash apron and relocate the battery to the tool box on the running board than to make a removable access door in the bed.
Looks like no padding on the seat. No bling on that baby. A real workhorse.