1951 Ford F1
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AMAZING AWARD WINNING 1951 FORD F-1 SHORTBED TRUCK!!!
WOW!!! Rare opportunity to own this amazing, top award winning, impeccably restored jewel! This truck is an awesome beast! Some trucks turn heads, this one snaps necks!! The level of detail in this custom build is mind blowing.
Truck of the year at F-100 Super National Truck Show.
Featured at the SEMA show which is reserved for only the elite street rod invitations!
Top five at the South Eastern National Goodguys Show.
Consistently voted first place and best of show at local shows. Trophies galore.
On cover of Classic Truck Magazine along with featured article. Featured in Truck Builder Magazine and Tech Magazine.
This amazing truck was built by the pros at Carolina Street Rods.
Not one piece of this truck has gone untouched!! This was an expensive and top-quality restoration.
51 Ford F-1 full frame off restoration with an aggressive stance! Show quality paint and flawless bodywork. The body and paint can only be described as spectacular with very straight sheet metal and extremely nice paint work. Component fit is outstanding. Every panel was individually painted, sanded, buffed and reassembled. Frame has been completely boxed and all holes welded closed. Chevy subframe added to the front to give that independent front suspension handling and ride. Frame and all suspension parts are powder coated glass black. Every nut and bolt holding this truck together is polished stainless steel. Chrome grill and polished stainless steel front bumper.
Under the hood will drop your jaw! This head-turning engine compartment is well laid out with all wiring and hoses hidden. Rear end is chevy 7 5/8 in with 3.73 positive traction rear end. New rear leaf spring suspension. The engine is a 1995 Camaro LT-1 fuel injection with 1.6 ratio roller rockers and a 4L60E overdrive transmission with performance upgrades. Polished aluminum gas tank mounted under floor of the bed. Exhaust is polished 2 1/2” going into Flowmaster mufflers with Meg exhaust tips giving it a unique, aggressive tone. Polished aluminum driveshaft. Vintage air conditioning. Power Steering w/tilt column. Stereo with a power frenched antenna. Power windows. Electric door latches for shaved door handles. Power seats. Power disk brakes. Electric wipers. Electric brake line lock. The underside of this baby looks just as amazing as the body.
Shaved door handles.
Door gaps welded and ground to make perfect door fitment.
Frenched power antenna.
Smoothed nose of hood.
Custom made wheel tubs added to bed.
New bed and birch wood floor.
Polished bed strips and bolts.
Bed rails capped off with tear drop plates welded on.
Smooth tailgate with polished hardware.
Rear lower roll pan.
Smoothie running boards.
Smoked glass all the way around.
One piece door glass.
Wheels are polished aluminum Torque Thrust 2.
Front 15” x 7”
Rear 15” x 10” with Mickey Thompson Pro Street tires.
The inside of this beauty is even more custom than the outside. The interior is covered with faux leather including the floor. Auto meter platinum series electric gauges. Custom made console with electric gauges, and other controls mounted on console. The center arm rest lifts for added storage. Has electric bucket seats that have been reshaped for that nestled in comfort. Battery and electronics are located behind the seats.
She runs every bit as good as she looks, and starts up with a mere bump of the key. If you want a truck that has it all, this is it. You're going to need to add a room onto the house to store all the trophies this baby is going to pull.
Mileage after build 2,400.
If you want to have possibly one of THE best looking trucks on the show circuit today, give me a call to put this dream in your driveway!!
Selling price $125,000 cash.
Can’t build a truck of this quality for anything close to this price!!
Tel. # 352-446-8282
Classic Car ID101074917
ConditionFinished Show Quality
Transmission4 Speed Automatic w/ Electronic Overdrive
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