f100 short bed p/u, rebuilt 390 engine,edelbrock cam and intake, holley carb, obx stainless headers, flowmaster mufflers, rebuilt c6 trans with acc converter, dropped djm beams with new coil springs, shocks and king pins up front, djm spring lowering mounts and shackles in rear, power discs up front, drum rear with new a/m master and brake booster, power steering with 79 f100 column, a/c with vintage air components, custom interior with power windows, custom dash with dolphin gauges, new carpeting,custom dash pad, door panels, headliner, seat upolstry and seat belts, new a/m wiring harness and fuse panel, recored radiatot with electric fans mounted on a shroud, chrome 100 amp alternator, am/fm/cd radio with hidden aerial, speakers behind the seat
body: all seams welded and filled, t-bird scoop weld into hood, vents on cowl filled, rolled pans front and rear, fully insulated cab, new door handles and locks, third brake light in cab, new replacement side trim, rechromed grille with custom headlights with built in turn signals, electric wipers
dupont hot hues custom paint, plum crazy/ champagne fizz base clear
mustang fuel tank below bed with filler in bed floor, bedliner sprayed on bed floor
custom wheels, new tires
the truck was from south carolina, it became my cardiac rehab project after i had by pass surgery, i would go out to the garage for 2-3 hours daily to keep busy and stay out of trouble, I had help changing the engine and trans but the rest was my rehab work
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.