FORD 1964 F100 'RESTO' PICKUP, amazing rotisserie build to the very highest standards…an all metal with 100s of hours of hand finishing to present a fantastic body and paint, then the mechanicals are simply the best possible with the ‘Coyote’ massive engine and full suspension, this is for the most demanding collector who wants the very best with the trend today of older pickups that are brought to both in amazing mechanicals and top cosmetics…here is an absolutely beautiful and classy world-wide ‘Liquid Silver’ metallic color that is striking with the black leather interior, a just really sophisticated appearance, has a slightly worked stock metal body with the standard cab and window height that is set lower on the Ford chassis for an updated performance appearance, with the installation of the brand new ‘Coyote’ engine from Ford Racing, then uprated more from the factory now producing 450 horsepower, this power is just awesome!!! the AODE/4R7OW automatic transmission is used for the best street usage, this unit has Vintage air conditioning that works great, now just finished with only 440 test miles on the restoration and now ready for the highest show standards or even better…for someone who wants to drive to the show or out to dinner, what a presentation this makes with the fantastic body and the ‘sound’ of the awesome Ford Racing Crate Coyote engine, with the underchassis and frame are presented in the same quality of the exterior body with a mirror finished and the polished drivetrain, great effort expended with the Ford extra braced frame and the full uprated ‘Fat Man’ suspension with the independent front and the rear being the 4-link coil-overs, power to the ground is helped with the traction bars, the interior has a beautifully designed cockpit with the custom handmade dash metal and the great white faced gauges, the knobs are period and highly polished, note that the gorgeous bucket seats are hand padded and covered with black leather with white stitching, has power windows, dual exterior outside mirrors, equipped with dual electric windshield wipers…a joy to sit in the cab, note that this has a beautifully reverse hood opening with special polished brackets to make it move easily, there is over $100,000 in parts and labor invested that does not even count all the personal time and effort by the owner/builder in this 5 year project, very seldom does such a fantastic ‘resto’ Ford pickup come on the market of this quality with the long listing of facts and a strong powertrain with a just gorgeous presentation, under costing, see www.fraserdante.com for further information and full inventory
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.