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For Sale: 1956 Ford F100 in San Diego, California

$34,995 (OBO)  

Vehicle Description

This is a beautiful restored red truck
1956 Ford F100 "Custom Cab"
Short Bed V8 Automatic
Brand new Coker Whitewall tires

Here is your rare chance to own a newly restored one-year only truck in the probably most desired color possible. This is an amazing true California truck that hasn't been chopped or cut up. Body style and interior is restored to its original beautiful condition. Great sounding 292 Ford Y-Block V8 paired with a 3-speed Ford automatic transmission.
Quality paint job in red, newly upholstered beautiful black leather interior. Clean CA Title. Newly varnished truck bed. Countless hours and high quality parts were invested to get the car the way it is today. Restoration was just finished in July 2020.

Please contact me for any additional questions that you may have. See all photos or watch the HD-quality video (click on second photo) to see the truck running.

VIN: F10D6R24724        Sequential Serial #: 24724        Plant: San Jose CA

In the following description I tried to describe this car as detailed and honest as possible. 

Body and Paint:
- California truck with great solid body.
- Clean original frame without any rust or cuts.
- In spring 2020 the truck was restored and painted (High quality work and materials).
- Hood, doors, cabin inside & out, front and rear fenders, truck bed and tailgate painted in red.
- Running boards painted in gloss black.
- In my opinion this is by far the best color for a classic truck. Just beautiful!

Chrome parts
- Front bumper in chrome.
- Blinker assembly in chrome.
- New chrome hood emblem installed and rubber installed.
- Original 1956 Ford F100 front grill in chrome.
- Original chrome V8 emblem.
- New chrome 1956 F100 side emblems and rubbers installed.
- New chrome side mirrors right and left installed.
- New chrome door handle right and left installed.
- New rear bumper in chrome.
- Many more parts replaced with new parts.

Upholstery and panels
- Entire Interior was beautifully, professionally done in 2020. (See all photos and video for details).
- Original 3-passenger bench with brand new black leather upholstery with red stitching.
- Headliner in black leather
- Kick Panels in black leather.
- Side panels painted in red.
- Black carpet nicely done on floor.
- Black carpet around rear window and headliner.
- Dash is all original in steel painted in red.
- New glove compartment installed.
- Beautiful original Ford steering wheel.
- Automatic shifter original on steering column.
- Many more parts were installed and much more work was done…

- Nice powerful 292 V8 Y-block engine.
- The engine was recently rebuilt and completely serviced in 2020.
- Fires right up. Sounds and runs great.
- Engine bay painted in black.

Automatic Transmission:
- 3-speed Automatic Transmission shifts through all gears smoothly.
- Rebuilt transmission was installed in 2020.

- Dual Exhaust System.
- Great Sound.

Cooling system:
- Radiator was completely rebuilt by a local radiator shop in 2020.

- Brand new tires front and back Coker whitewall tires in 235/75 R15 (more than $1000 just for the tires)
- Original Ford rims painted in red.
- Chrome Center Caps.
- Chrome Trim rings.

- Brakes were serviced in 2020.

Truck bed
- Inside walls of truck bed and tailgate nicely protected in black.
- New stainless steel bed runners.
- Truck bed done with oak wood.
- Newly varnished in February 2020.

- Battery is good.
- Blinker switch installed.
- Headlights and high beams work.
- Rear Lights work.
- Complete new rear tail lights installed.

- Door locks on both side were installed by locksmith.
- Beautiful 1956 key chain with classic Ford emblem 

Window glass and rubbers:
- Original Windshield glass installed
- New windshield rubber installed.
- Original side window glass (small and big) installed.
- Original side window glass (small and big) installed.
- Original rear window glass installed.
- New rear window rubber installed.
- New door rubbers/ weather-strips installed.
- New gas filler neck rubber installed.
- Many more parts replaced with new parts.
- New finer rubbers all around.

- Clean CA title.
- See last photo for vin and title information.

Information for East coast and international buyers
I will do my best to assist you with shipping and to provide any additional information, photos or videos that would help to make this purchase more comfortable for you.

General information about this make and model:
The Ford F100 from 1953 till 1956 is the second generation of the Ford F-Series. The Ford F-Series was redesigned by Ford for 1953 with a more integrated look. The pickups also obtained their widely familiar names: The F-1 now became the F-100, the F-2 and F-3 now became the F-250, and the F-4 now became the 1-ton F-350. Optional interior amenities were new, including a dome light, lighter, armrests, sun visors and a radio. On March 13, 1953, the Ford-O-Matic automatic transmission became an option.

The 1956 F-100 is a one-year only body style. The 1956 F-100 is easily identified as it has vertical windshield pillars and a wrap around windshield as opposed to the sloped pillars and angled windshield of the 1953-55. 

The second generation seems to be the most desired body style for collectors and enthusiasts. The short bed style is the most valuable version, V8 automatic is also the most desired option (based on selling prices). I consider the value of at least $45K (as of August 2020).

I tried my best to describe this car as detailed and honest as possible. This car is sold as is. All classic cars, regardless of age, mileage or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure.

Vehicle Details

  • 1956 Ford F100
  • Listing ID:CC-1380450
  • Price:$34,995 (OBO)
  • Location:San Diego, California
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Ford
  • Model:F100
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:0
  • VIN:F10D6R24724
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive