Put together and owned myself for the last 27 years. Rebuilt in and resides in Arizona. approx. 30,000 mi. This is my daily driver and does well out of town to desert destinations. It has COLD Air Conditioning installed.
- Plymouth Volare with torsion bars, independent front suspension, power steering, and disc brakes.
- 1966 428ci V8 built to be a Police Interceptor; Crower Cam 280HDP grind; Canton deep sump oil pan w/windage tray; RARE 1961 Ford Crown Victoria Aluminum Ford Tripower with correct matched Holley Carburetors , professionally rebuilt; 40” 4-core radiator; under-dash A/C.
- NEW-REBUILT Custom B&M C6 Street Strip rebuilt transmission, performance valve body, 3k stall converter and a B&M Street/Strip Shifter.
- 9” chunk is 33-tooth positraction with drum brakes; .387 gears, which were popular in police cars.
– As of summer 2016: Fresh Paint (Midnight Blue 2748); new tires w/baby moons; new wood bed, added enough chrome to turn heads.
- Sonny’s Upholstery in Tempe, AZ
This truck has been a participant in Hot August Nights in Reno, NV several times as well as Good Guys car shows and has always turned heads. With all custom features, it is still streetable. You will be hard pressed to find a unique truck like this.
In Preparation for sale –
She looks like a sleeper but runs like a champ. Arizona Title. I willing to consider reasonable offers. Not interested in trades
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.