F A C T S & F I G U R E S
Gene & LaVon Roeben
Visalia, California
1951 Ford F-1
CHASSIS
Frame / Manufacturer modified stock
Modifications Mustang II-style front crossmember
Rearend / Ratio 9-inch Ford / 2.75:1
Rear suspension leaf springs
Rear brakes drum
Front suspension Mustang II IFS
Front brakes disc
Master cylinder Bob's F-100s
Steering rack-and-pinion
Steering column Chevy van tilt
Front wheel make, size Budnik, 15x6
Rear wheel make, size Budnik, 16x8
Front tire make, size Michelin, 205/75R15
Rear tire make, size Michelin, 255/65R16
Gas tank stock
Other chassis items powdercoated frame and suspension
parts
ENGINE
Year and make Chevrolet ZZ3 crate engine
Displacement 350 ci
Camshaft ZZ3 hydraulic roller
Heads aluminum ZZ3
Valve covers Billet Specialties
Manifold / Induction GM / Edelbrock 750 cfm
Ignition / Wires HEI / Moroso
Headers Corvette style
Exhaust / Mufflers 2.5-inch / stainless
TRANSMISSION
Year and make GM TH400
Trans mods Toy Shop Transmissions
Shifter on column
Driveshaft Fresno Driveshaft
BODY
Body style / Material pickup / steel
Body manufacturer Ford
Body mods smoothed firewall, smoothed factory
welds and drip rails
Hood stock
Grille chrome stock
Bed new from Sacramento Vintage Ford,
custom latch, custom filler panel
between tailgate and bumper
Bodywork Craig Weidner and owner
Painter Guy Evans
Paint type / Color PPG / custom red
Pinstriping none
Headlights / Taillights stock / repro
Outside mirrors Bob Drake
INTERIOR
Dashboard stock
Gauges stock, converted to 12-volt
Stereo / Speakers Custom Autosound / in kick panels
Air conditioning Vintage Air
Wiring owner
Steering wheel Budnik
Seats stock
Upholsterer Brent, Visalia, CA
Material / Color leather and vinyl / gray
Carpet gray