Facts & Figures
Mike Crimaldi
St. Charles, Illinois
1953 Ford F-100
CHASSIS
Frame: Roadster Shop Stage III F-100
Modifications: full custom, wheelbase streched 4", raised crossmembers, C-notch
Rearend / Ratio: Ford 9" / 3.90:1 Detroit Trutrac
Rear suspension: custom triangulated 4-link
Brakes: Wilwood 11" disc
Front suspension: Heidt's Superride IFS
Steering box: power rack-and-pinion
Front wheels: Billet Specialties Rail, 20x8
Rear wheels: Billet Specialties Rail, 22x10
Front TIRES: BFGoodrich G-Force TA, 245/35R20
Rear TIRES: BFGoodrich G-Force TA, 295/40/22
Gas tank: Rock Valley, stainless steel
Shocks: Belltech Nitro / KYB nitrogen gas
DRIVETRAIN
Engine: Bill Mitchel World Class 509ci big-block Chevy V-8
Block: Merlin X aluminum
Heads: World/Merlin
Valve Covers: Billet Specialties
Manifold / Induction: Merlin single plane / Hardcore 870 cfm
Ignition: MSD
Headers: Sanderson Big Tube
Exhaust / Mufflers: custom 3" stainless by Roadster Shop / Flowmaster 40 Series
Transmission: Tremec TKO-600 5 Speed
BODY
Style: F-100
Modifications: angle chepped 1", rounded corners, 1-piece door glass, filed cowl, custom running boards, shaved, smoothed, ect
Fenders front / rear: Pro's Pick, wheels opening forward 4" / Pro's Pick, widened
Hood: stock, pie-cut 1 1/2"
Grille: hand-formed aluminum, Roadster Shop
Bed: Pro's Pick, heavily modified
Bed Floor: custom carbon fiber & aluminum inlay by 3G Services, Taylor, MI
Bodywork and paint by: Roadster Shop
Paint type / Color: PPG / Black and custom-mixed blue
Graphics: Rick's Pinstriping, Crystal Lake, IL
Headlights / Taillights: Hagan in custom-frenched buckets / Watson's StreetWorks LED in bumper
Outside mirrors: Custom billet
Bumpers Front / Rear: modified C2 Corvette / modified C3 Corvette
Chrome: NONE!
INTERIOR
Gauges: Auto Meter Carbon Fiber Series
Dash: hand-formed
Air Conditioning: Vintage Air
Steering wheel: Budnik
Steering Column: ididit tilt w/custom drop
Seats: ISS Buckets
Upholstery by: Paul Atkins Interiors
Material / Color: leather / charcoal
Carpet: custom Mercedes-style Charcoal by Paul Atkins