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1953 Ford F-100

Motortopia Motortopia , 26th October, 2021

Owner/Builder

Clyde “Tom” and Joan Bell

Specs

    ENGINE
    • Ford 5.0 Coyote V-8
    • 412 hp, 390 ft-lbs of torque
    • Digital Guard Dawg keyless ignition
    • SPAL 16-inch cooling fan
    • Custom painted valve covers
    • Painted and pinstriped engine compartment.
    • 5-inch exhaust, Hush Power dual mufflers
    • Shop: Joe and Ryan Collins Automotive, Scio, New York
    • 4R70W automatic overdrive transmission
    • Shop: Phoenix Transmission, Weatherford, Texas
    CHASSIS & SUSPENSION
    • Boxed frame with Mustang II front end
    • Parallel leaf springs in the rear
    • 5-inch wheel tubs
    • Lincoln Versailles 8.8 rear with 3:50 gears
    • Four-wheel Wilwood disc brakes
    INTERIOR
    • Shop: Tom Kolivoski, Smethport, Pennsylvania
    • Chrysler 300 bucket seats covered in Macaroon and Sultry Chocolate leather
    • Leather and wood accents on the dash with Dakota Digital HDX instruments
    • Vintage Air with custom panel under the dash for vents left and right
    • Wood-rimmed Banjo wheel on a GM adjustable column.
    • Waterfall center console with matching wood and leather trim
    • Overhead console holding the JVC stereo head unit
    • Four Pioneer speakers, two in the headliner and two behind the seats.
    • Custom Macaroon leather headliner with wood trim
    • Custom door panels with wood accents and chrome Ford side trim
    • Custom floor mats with 50th anniversary logo.

    WHEELS & TIRES
    • 18 x 7.5 Borghini front
    • 18 x 8.5 Borghini Rear
    • 225/50ZR18 Continental front
    • 245/45ZR18 Continental rear
    BODY & PAINT
    • Shop: Brett Barry at 6-Star Auto, Eldred, Pennsylvania
    • Four-inch top chop
    • Shaved door handles and emblems
    • Side scoops cut into the tilt forward hood
    • Grille fitted with ’08 Dodge Challenger headlights
    • Running boards blended into the body
    • Taillights from a ’13 Nissan Sentra
    • Bumpers eliminated front and back
    • Custom roll pans added
    • Ford Fiesta side mirrors
    • Bed fitted with Bubinga wood planks and stainlesssteel strips
    • Pro’s Pick aluminum tonneau cover, raised and lowered with linear actuators.
    • Graphics on both sides of the tonneau match the rest of the truck.
    • Custom mixed PPG “Bell Brown” paint accented with gold graphics.
    • Paint by Dave Ayers of Ayers Auto Body in Allegany, New York
    • Von Dutch-style pinstriping by Dick Briggs, Cattaraugus, New York

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