Saturday, May 25, 2024

Custom 1956 Ford F100

John From PA. sent in his customized 1956 Ford F-100


Remanufactured 69-460 big block
Block was magnafluxed, cleaned, decked, shot-peened, bored .060 over, honed, Line bored

New Engine Parts:
3.85 stroke crankshaft balanced and polished
Hypereutectic pistons
Chromemoly rings
Reconditioned truck rods with ARP bolts
Freeze plugs
Cam bearings
Mild lift cam
Main bearings
Timing chain

Cast iron Ford
Magnafluxed and shot-peened
New steal seats, valves, springs, rocker arms, steel guides, hydraulic lifters and push rods

Edelbrock performer intake with a Holley 770 CFM carburetor

MSD distributor, coil, and wires

Transmission & Drivetrain:
Remanufactured C-6 with low planetary
Fitted with Red Eagle race parts
More clutches added to the front and reverse drums
New Pat’s torque converter

New Denny’s driveshaft
New Currie 9” third member with 3.70 gears with True Track

Six-way power bucket seats
Light Brown cloth
Mahogany accent trim
Adjustable manual headrest
Rolled and pleated headliner
Overhead console, two map lights and storage compartment
Sun visors complete with vanity mirrors
Light brown carpets
Fold-up passenger side table
Power windows
Automatic dimming rear view mirror with compass and temperature displays
AM/FM Radio with Satellite radio
Cassette player
Two 200 amp amplifiers with four 6×9 Jensen Speakers
Autometer gauges; voltmeter, temperature gage, oil gage Exhaust System

New 32 gallon gas tank

Sanderson headers
Two chrome Magnaflow mufflers
Four exhaust pipes with two electric cutouts

Modified Mustang II front suspension
Power rack and pinion steering
Lower control arm has three bushings
Sway bar
Five inch coil springs
New trailing arms with chrome molly heim joints and rubber bushings
QA1 adjustable coil over shocks

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