Rare '79 F 100 Custom step side / short bed / Restored / zero rust / garnet red / 351 Windsor / 4 speed manual / 9 inch Ford posi rear / headers / 65,500 miles / Edelbrock 4 barrel & heads / Hunterdon County, NJ kept in storage / new battery, new MSD elec. ignition, new alternator. Original engine was 300 ci straight 6 / 2 wheel drive / new Bridgestone 15" tires / diamondplate bed / new stereo with cd / ps / $17,990 / appraised at $18,500 / trailer hitch with Draw Tight Activator II trailer brake / windshield & all glass perfect / interior is top condition / VIN: F10BNDH1170. / see all photos / bought as a daily driver but much too nice for a daily driver, in my opinion. This step side in this restored condition is very hard to find.
Pick of the Day is a like-new Ford F100
Purchased from grandfather, vintage pickup finally is heading to a well-deserved retirement
Brothers like to build, and now there’s a dad-and-daughter project in the works, too
Hand-me-down from uncle to nephew is in original and running condition
The yellow-and-maroon paint scheme may not be to everyone’s liking, but the seller of the Pick of the Day, a 1956 Ford F-100, notes that the pickup is a “very original” fat-fender example
My oldest son, Rob, and I purchased an old farm truck that had almost as much rust as it did clean metal.
Let’s say you are buying your dream car, and you really can’t decide between the classic look of an old truck, or a modern muscle car.
So, what do you think is the fastest-growing segment of car collectors? European sports cars? Rare muscle cars? Classics?
An upcoming exhibit tracing the history of Ford F-Series pickup trucks since 1948, announced for January by LeMay seemed like a good jumping-off point for today’s Pick of the Week.