So I will ask the question again: Are we getting smarter from this technology or are we getting dependent on it? I don't know the answer, but I do know Bill combined modern technology and old style in his home shop with more than a little desire, perseverance, and elbow grease.

Bill Clabaugh
Riverside, California
1956 F-100

CHASSIS FRAME: '01 F-150
MODIFICATIONS: shortened 24 inches
REAREND: stock F-150
REAR SUSPENSION: Ridetech parallel four-bar, Panhard bar, and airbags
REAR BRAKES: disc (F-150)
FRONT SUSPENSION: DJM tubular arms 3-inch drop
FRONT BRAKES: disc (F-150)
STEERING BOX: power (F-150)
FRONT WHEELS: 17x8 Center Line Billet Mohave
REAR WHEELS: 17x9.5 Center Line Billet Mohave
FRONT TIRES: 255/50R17 Falken
REAR TIRES: 275/50R17 Falken
GAS TANK: stock F-150
DRIVETRAIN ENGINE: '01 Ford 5.4-liter
HEADS: Ford OHC
VALVE COVERS: stock '01 F-150
MANIFOLD / INDUCTION: stock / fuel Injection
IGNITION: stock, electronic
HEADERS: stock manifolds
EXHAUST / MUFFLERS: dual Gibson cat-back system
TRANSMISSION: stock, automatic
MODIFICATIONS: none
SHIFTER: column
BODY STYLE: '56 F-100 Big-Window
MODIFICATIONS: front wheel openings moved forward 4 3/4inches, '56 cab grafted to '01 F-150 floor and firewall
FENDERS: widened 3 inches
HOOD: front tilt
GRILLE: stock F-100
BED: 2-inch raised floor, smoothed tailgate, rear roll pan
BODYWORK AND PAINT BY: Bill Clabaugh
PAINT TYPE / COLOR: urethane two-stage, Velocity Yellow
HEADLIGHTS / TAILLIGHTS: halogen / stock with LED lamps
OUTSIDE MIRRORS: stock F-100
BUMPERS: none
INTERIOR DASHBOARD: modified '01 F-150
GAUGES: F-150
A/C: F-150
STEREO: Kenwood
STEERING WHEEL: F-150
STEERING COLUMN: F-150
SEATS: F-150
UPHOLSTERY BY: Bill Clabaugh
MATERIAL / COLOR: gray / velour
CARPET: gray