1956 Ford F 100. Priced to sell at $47500 Or Best Offer . 57,000 miles since frame off restoration & engine rebuild. CHASSIS '89 Chevy 454 mild build, 425 HP, Stock boxed-in front frame, custom headers,700 R 4 Trans, 2009 B&M electronic converter w/lock-up control w/trans cooler & shift kit. 2 quart extra finned aluminum tranny pan, 4 core radiator w/aux fan, Plymouth Volari '79 independent front suspension w/2 dropped A arms, Chrysler power disc brakes (booster rebuilt 2013), GM electronic ignition, rebuilt 9" Ford rear end w/TCI 4-bar suspension Kit w/coil overs, Flow Masters w/3 tubes & crossover tubes, Special headers, 15" Craiger polished aluminum wheels. INTERIOR: Gray Tweed Upholstery by Ron Mingus, Old Air ac Air & Heat under dash, I DID IT Aluminum Tilt Steering Column w/cruise control, Billit Specialties steering wheel, Steward Warner Gauges w/tach in dash, power windows, Glide Engineering bench seat, Billit 56 Ford style dash knobs. BODY: All hood emblems removed, grill housing filled & flared front fender molded to body, rain gutter molded & flared gas tank filler molded with door, new bed at frame off (no post holes). Tailgate filled & molded, rear roll pan, 49 Merc LED tail lights, Inside door frame spot welds filled, running boards with special molding strips, rear fender bed bolts do not show, oak bed w/strips painted same as truck, all stainless steel molding around windows polished, tinted windows. Truck color PPG Fuschia special mix. New weather stripping & new rubber around window. Same owner more than 23 years. $47500 OR BEST OFFER! Located in Tehachapi CA.
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.
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