Facts & Figures
Jim Wachsman
Ventura, California
1949 Ford F-1
CHASSIS
FRAME: custom by Ray Porter
REAREND / RATIO: Ford 9” / 4.10:1
REAR SUSPENSION: Porter 4-link, HAL coilovers
REAR BRAKES: drum
FRONT SUSPENSION: custom MII, HAL coilovers
FRONT BRAKES: disc
STEERING BOX: rack-and-pinion
FRONT WHEELS: steel, 14x7
REAR WHEELS: steel, 15x10
FRONT TIRES: Hoosier, 205/70R14
REAR TIRES: Hoosier, 31x16.50x15
GAS TANK: stock
DRIVETRAIN
ENGINE: GMPP ZZ502 big-block
HEADS: aluminum
VALVE COVERS: GMPP
MANIFOLD / INDUCTION: GM / Holley 850
IGNITION: GM HEI
HEADERS: Doug’s Headers
EXHAUST / MUFFLERS: custom / Borla
TRANSMISSION: Turbo 400
MODIFICATIONS: 2,500-stall converter
SHIFTER: Gennie
BODY
STYLE: 1/2-ton pickup
FENDERS FRONT / REAR: stock
HOOD: stock
GRILLE: stock
BED: stock w/ wheeltubs, steel floor
BODYWORK AND PAINT BY: Steve Friedman
PAINT TYPE / COLOR: PPG / Raven Black
HEADLIGHTS / TAILLIGHTS: stock / ’49 Merc
OUTSIDE MIRRORS: stock
BUMPERS: none
INTERIOR
DASHBOARD: stock
GAUGES: modified-stock
STEREO: vintage AM tube radio
STEERING WHEEL: Grant banjo
STEERING COLUMN: ididit tilt
SEAT: stock bench
UPHOLSTERY: gray cloth
CARPET: gray wool