Body off restoration in 2002 includes Plymouth Volare front end, 9" Ford rearend with 4wheel disc brakes. Drivetrain is a Ford 400M with Edelbrock Performer cam/intake/600 cfm carburetor and Ford C6 automatic transmission. Body modifications include a one piece fiberglass flip up front end, recessed Cadillac taillights and a hatchback rear door. Interior features include VDO classic instrument cluster, electric windows, AM/FM CD stereo, Vintage Air dual A/C, Billett steering wheel on a GM steering column, and a removable rear bench seat. This Panel has received several "Best Interior of Show" awards. Less than 9000 miles since restoration was completed. Truck was featured in September 2002 TRUCKIN' magazine.
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.