Bill & Susan Townsend
Caruthersville, Missouri
1948 Ford F-1
CHASSIS
Frame: '48 Ford
MODIFICATIONS: boxed rails
REAREND / RATIO: GM 10-bolt / 3.08:1
REAR SUSPENSION: parallel leaf
REAR BRAKES: drum
FRONT SUSPENSION: IFS, lowering coils
FRONT BRAKES: 11-inch disc
STEERING BOX: power rack-and-pinion
FRONT WHEELS: steel smoothies by Coker, 15 x 6
REAR WHEELS: steel smoothies by Coker, 15 x 8
FRONT TIRES: Diamond Back Classic, 195/65R15
REAR TIRES: Diamond Back Classic, 235/70R15
GAS TANK: stainless, 19-gallon
DRIVETRAIN
ENGINE: Chevrolet, 350ci
HEADS: stock, iron
VALVE COVERS: Chevrolet, chromed
MANIFOLD / INDUCTION: Edelbrock / Edelbrock 600 cfm
IGNITION: Pertronix Flame-Thrower, electronic
HEADERS: Jet Hot-coated Patriot with custom Boss Hoss heat deflectors
EXHAUST / MUFFLERS: aluminized 2½ inches / Flowmaster
TRANSMISSION: Gear Star 4L60E
SHIFTER: column
BODY
STYLE: ½-ton pickup
MODIFICATIONS: Hagan fuel filler door, one-piece door glass
FENDERS FRONT / REAR: stock, steel
HOOD: stock, steel
GRILLE: stock, stainless
BED: stock, custom hardcover
BODYWORK AND PAINT BY: Tony Pease, Lenox, TN
PAINT TYPE / COLOR: PPG / yellow, custom mix
HEADLIGHTS / TAILLIGHTS: halogen / LED
OUTSIDE MIRRORS: Bob Drake, swan-style
BUMPERS: stock, stainless
INTERIOR
DASHBOARD: modified stock, billet insert
GAUGES: Auto Meter, Quad
AIR CONDITIONING: Vintage Air
STEREO: Pioneer
STEERING WHEEL: ostrich-covered banjo
STEERING COLUMN: GM tilt
SEATS: Wise Guys
UPHOLSTERY BY: Bill Calkins, The Recovery Room, Bradford, AR
MATERIAL / COLOR: vinyl / tan with ostrich accents
CARPET: tan wool