Facts & Figures
Butch Sprague
Tryon, North Carolina
1948 Ford F-1
CHASSIS
FRAME: stock
MODIFICATIONS: C-notch, boxed
REAREND / RATIO: '67 Ford 9" / 3.00:1 w/posi
REAR SUSPENSION: custom 36" ladder bars w/leaf springs, by owner
REAR BRAKES: Ford drum
FRONT SUSPENSION: '80 Olds Cutlass clip w/BB Chevelle coils, by owner
FRONT BRAKES: 12" disc
STEERING BOX: GM
FRONT WHEELS: Early Wheel steel, 15x7
REAR WHEELS: Early Wheel steel, 15x10
FRONT TIRES: BFGoodrich Touring T/A, 205/60R15
REAR TIRES: BFGoodrich drag radials, 275/60R15
GAS TANK: No Limit, under bed
DRIVETRAIN
ENGINE: '65 Ford 427 FE, by High Performance Ford, Long Island, NY
HEADS: Edelbrock aluminum
VALVE COVERS: stock chrome
MANIFOLD / INDUCTION: repro 2x4/dual Holley 600-cfm
IGNITION: stock w/MSD 6A box
HEADERS: cast-iron Ford 406 type
EXHAUST / MUFFLERS: custom 2 1/2" w/crossover/ Flowmaster 50 Series
TRANSMISSION: '68 Ford C6, by Tony Carey, Long Island, NY
BODY
STYLE: F-1
MODIFICATIONS: '54 running boards, shaved handles and cowl vent, top chopped 3", roof skin lowered 1 3/4", frenched antenna, No Limit firewall
FENDERS FRONT / REAR: stock steel, reradiused by owner
HOOD: stock, steel scoop by owner
GRILLE: stock, painted w/custom parking lights
BED: Mac's
BED WOOD: Bruce Horkey
BODYWORK AND PAINT BY: owner
PAINT TYPE / COLOR: PPG/Ford Oval Blue two-tone
HEADLIGHTS / TAILLIGHTS: halogen/'39 Ford
BUMPERS: none
INTERIOR
DASH: custom
GAUGES: VDO Pilot
STEERING WHEEL: '87 Ford van
STEERING COLUMN: '87 Ford van
SEAT: Valiant bench
UPHOLSTERY BY: Pop's Top Shop, Easley, NC
MATERIAL / COLOR: vinyl/two-tone blue
CARPET: blue