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Posted: Monday, March 20, 2017 11:53 AM


1955 Ford F-100 Truck. My son is selling his truck that has been going through an extensive restoration process.
This Ford F-100 truck was built in Long Beach and was stored/protected in a garage in L.A. for over 35 years.
Serial plate indicates the truck was produced on June 17th, #286, Production # 18699.
Original Details Include:
Paint - Waterfall Blue body color, Snowshoe White wheels. and black running boards are true to the serial plate.
Tailgate lettering hand painted.
Upholstery - Reproduced Saran covering, the woven material originally used on the bench seat. The Saran was custom
fabricated based on the original color factory brochures… this is not an aftermarket kit often found. The sides
of the bench seat in appropriate pattern and color vinyl. The headliner and kick panels are covered in gray
cardboard. Appropriate driver-side visor only.
Engine - 223 cubic inch Ford inline 6-cylinder "Cost Clipper" 118hp engine rebuilt by Jim Grubb Motorsports in
Valencia, Ca. a reknown performance engineering shop for custom, unique, and high-end engines
Transmission - 3 speed on the column ("three-on-the tree") Rebuilt transmission, replaced clutch, rear axle
serviced. Surprisingly good low-end torque for a 6 cylinder engine.
Electrical System - 6 volt electrical system. 1955 was the last year before Ford converted to 12 volt system. New
electrical harness throughout the truck, new horn, 6 volt fully functional searchlight that is controlled by hand,
driver side, with on/off switch. Windshield wipers functional with new motor, new arms and wipers.
Tires - Firestone 6.00 16" bias-ply ("tube") with pie crust edge.
Wheels - 16" painted in Snowshoe White with chrome Ford center caps including matching spare tire.
Bed - Refinished Oak wood with painted Waterfall blue metal strips. Tailgate " Ford" lettering hand painted, not
Glass - New windshield (front & rear), driver & passenger windows and side vent/wing windows.
Trim - Replaced door handles, emblems, window trim and casings, headlight rings, & lens covers.
Fuel System - New tank and fuel sending unit, located under driver-side of cab interior to the running board.
Suspension - Rebuilt/replaced shocks, springs, brakes, rear-end, etc..
Serial Number - F10D5L F10=F100 D=223 CID 6 cylinder (inline 6) 5=1955 L=Long beach 19699=Production Number.
A special thanks to Fasttrack Auto. in Canoga Park for finalizing and finishing this truck.

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