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Purple Passion 1953 Ford F-100

The restoration process begins.
First the cab was removed from the frame and completely refurbished.
All the paint was stripped. The cab was sand blasted repaired and primed.

The heart and soul. A 1953 239 flathead V8. Rebuilt to factory specifications. It was bored .20" over the valves were reground/ all bearings were replaced/ a new oil pump,fuel pump were also installed. The breather and oil canister were sent out to be chromed and a set of accel wires were hooked up. The exhaust was modified with the use of a set of fenton cast iron headers and dual exhaust

Flathead Pic

Red Interior

With the rest of the truck together the interior was screaming for attention, so I added a little touch of the present with some styling upgrades. A set of custom seats from a van shop that swivel and recline were inserted into the cab. The carpet was a shag deep pile red to accent the seats. The door panels were fabricated and covered in diamond tufted crushed velvet. A custom overhead console was also fabricated to hold the stereo and numerous other controls and was also covered with the same material as the door panels

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