Jim Dorman
Bowen Island British Columbia, Canada
1959 Ford F-100
CHASSIS
MODIFICATIONS: TCI front crossmember
REAREND / RATIO: Ford 9" / 3.25:1
REAR SUSPENSION: Air Ride Tech four-link, 'bags
REAR BRAKES: Ford 10" drum
FRONT SUSPENSION: TCI IFS, Air Ride Tech 'bags
FRONT BRAKES: 11" GM disc
STEERING BOX: power rack-and-pinion
REAR WHEEL MAKE, SIZE: American Torq-Thrust II, 18x7
FRONT WHEEL MAKE, SIZE: American Torq-Thrust II, 20x10
FRONT TIRE MAKE, SIZE: Yokohama, 245/40ZR18
REAR TIRE MAKE, SIZE: Kumho, 275/45ZR20
GAS TANK: 20-gallon aluminum
ENGINE
MAKE: Oldsmobile
DISPLACEMENT: 350ci
MACHINING / ASSEMBLY: Precision Valve & Crank, North Vancouver, BC
MANIFOLD / INDUCTION: Edelbrock Performer package
IGNITION / WIRES: GM / MSD 8mm
HEADERS: 1 5/8" full length, ceramic coated by Hedman
EXHAUST / MUFFLERS: 2 1/2" steel / 50-series Flowmaster
TRANSMISSION: TH350
SHIFTER: GM column
DRIVESHAFT: Driveline Services, Surrey, BC
BODY
BODY STYLE / MATERIAL: '59 Ford Custom Cab
BODY MODS: visor rolled over windshield; door edges rounded; drip rails shaved; '50 Pontiac taillights frenched into bedsides; hand-fabricated tailgate; flush-mounted bumpers; bed floor raised 4"; rear wells widened 5" by Laurie Peterson, Canada Customs, North Vancouver, BC
GRILLE: stock with expanded metal and stainless strips
BODYWORK: Laurie Peterson
PAINT TYPE: Lesonal urethane base clear
PAINTER: Gerry Dyke, False Creek Auto Body, Vancouver, BC
HEADLIGHTS / TAILLIGHTS: faceted 7" / '50 Pontiac
BUMPERS: stock flush-mounted front; widened '65 Nova rear
OTHER BODY ITEMS: Tonneau cover by Geoff Peterson, Canada Customs
INTERIOR
DASH: stock
INSERT / GAUGES: flat panel / Auto Meter Old Tyme White
AIR CONDITIONING: Gen II Compac by Vintage Air
STEERING WHEEL: Vintec by Billet Specialties
STEERING COLUMN: GM tilt
SEAT: stock Ford bench
UPHOLSTERER: Bob Campbell, Custom Auto Trim (seat); George, Pacific Auto Trim (headliner, door panels, and carpet)
MATERIAL / COLOR: vinyl / black and white
CARPET: cut-loop nylon