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Lucky Red 04-02-2016 10:31 AM

1959 Ford F100 restomod project (Lucky Red)
 
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Been working on this 1959 Ford F100 resto mod for about a year. Got it with the paint you see on it--appearing to have been put on 20 someodd years ago under a shady tree. It had no good glass, the interior was roached and it was not functional. But it existed and had a title...

I took the body off the frame and did some subtle mods: pancaked the hood. Narrowed the bumper. Moved the floor/firewall and pedals 5" forward. Added a trans tunnel. Replaced most of the rusted out floor with stainless. Tightened the body/bed gap. Then added some vintage police spots to maintain the undercover theme...

The doner was 95 P-71 undercover police car. I used the 4.6L fuel-injected v8, Alu driveshaft, 8.8 rear, and disk brakes. Made a frame from 3x6" .120 wall box and used the independent front and 4 link from the Vic.

After hunting down some badges and shiny stuff, I got it to where it is today. Here are some pics. Thanks for looking! :)
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Lucky Red 04-02-2016 10:34 AM

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Check out the gap over the grill and under the hood.

DNFXDLI 04-02-2016 10:36 AM

Looks good!
Welcome to the site!

Fellro 04-02-2016 10:38 AM

Very nice! Thanks for signing up!

amkatt1 04-02-2016 10:42 AM

Wow! great looking truck! Nice job :)
Welcome to FTF!

SuperCab 04-02-2016 11:43 AM

Looks sharp! Glad to have you on the site!

kiwi f150 04-02-2016 02:24 PM

Great looking truck , welcome to the site. Can you post up some pics of the floor?

Jasperrc 04-04-2016 08:30 AM

Very nice!

I'd love to see some pics of the front end swap.YelloThumbUp

Spponman 04-05-2016 01:09 PM

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Hey all. I'm new here. This is my new project. 60 f 250.

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fatherdoug 04-05-2016 02:37 PM

Beautiful! This is my second favorite generation of Ford trucks. I drove one of these to high school.


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