Dan & Peggy Carpenter
Norwood, North Carolina
1956 Ford F-100
CHASSIS
FRAME: stock
MODIFICATIONS: shortened 8";, C-notched by owner
REAREND / RATIO: Ford 9” / 3.25:1
REAR SUSPENSION: parallel-leaf
REAR BRAKES: drum
FRONT SUSPENSION: 4” drop axle & mono-leaf by Hot Rod Classic Truck Parts, New Carlisle, OH
FRONT BRAKES: drum
STEERING BOX: stock
WHEELS: 15” steel, Wheel Vintiques
TIRES: Diamondback Classic radial whitewall
GAS TANK: stock
DRIVETRAIN
ENGINE: ’57 Merc 312 Y-Block
HEADS: stock
VALVE COVERS: Mooneyes finned
MANIFOLD / INDUCTION: Fenton 3x2 / Ford-Holley 94s
IGNITION: stock points
EXHAUST / MUFFLERS: stock / Smithy’s steelpacks
TRANSMISSION: stock 3-speed
SHIFTER: stock, on-column
BODY
STYLE: Short/longbed F-100
MODIFICATIONS: running boards raised
FENDERS FRONT / REAR: stock / stock, raised
HOOD: stock
GRILLE: stock
BED: shortened 8”, widened 5"
BODYWORK AND PAINT BY: Carpenter Family
PAINT TYPE / COLOR: Martin Senior (Napa) / ’81 Chrysler Sunlight Yellow
HEADLIGHTS / TAILLIGHTS: stock
OUTSIDE MIRRORS: stock
BUMPERS: stock, raised rear