1953 Ford F-100

Art & Ann Walters
Bumpass, Virginia

Chassis

Frame: modified stock
Modifications: boxed, C-notch
Rearend/Ratio: Ford 9-inch / 3.25
Brakes: Wilwood 11 inch, four-caliper, polished disc brakes
Rear Suspension: TCI four-link, Panhard bar, adjustable Aldan coilovers
Front Suspension: TCI independent front suspension, Aldan coilovers, 2-inch drop spindles
Steering: '82 Thunderbird power rack-and-pinion
Front Wheels: Coys 17x8
Rear Wheels: Coys 18x10
Front Tires: 235/55-R17 Hankook
Rear Tires: 275/55-R18 Hankook
Gas Tank: 20-gallon mounted under the bed

Drivetrain

Engine: Ford 460 Cobra Jet crate motor
Heads: factory
Valve Covers: custom aluminum, painted to match
Manifold/Induction: Holley 770 / Edelbrock ceramic chrome intake
Ignition: Ford Duraspark, MSD 6AL, Master Blaster coil
Headers: Sanderson ceramic coated, 1 7/8-inch
Exhaust/Mufflers: ceramic coated, 40-series Flowmasters
Transmission: Art Carr C6 three-speed automatic with 2,400-rpm stall speed
Shifter: B&M

Body

Style: pickup
Modifications: shaved door handles, driprails, and all extraneous chrome
Fenders: rear fenders widened 3 inches
Hood: pancaked 2 1/2 inches
Grille: painted to match with airbrushed Cobra logo
Bed: Dan Carpenter bed with linear-actuated Pro's Pick tonneau
Bodywork and Paint: By Eric Smith from Coachworks in Louisa, VA
Paint Type/Color: PPG Deltron 2000 Vibrance, Sunset Orange & Wineberry
Headlights/Taillights: stock headlights and one-of-a-kind-designed taillights
Outside Mirrors: aftermarket
Bumpers: tucked in close to the body, shortened and painted to match

Interior

Dashboard: modified with billet gauge surrounds, new lower panel, center console
Gauges: Classic Instruments
Air-conditioning: Vintage Air
Stereo: Kenwood four speaker system
Steering Wheel: Billet Specialties Stiletto
Steering Column: ididit
Seats: Toyota Camry buckets; upholstery by Montrose Upholstery, Richmond, VA
Material/Color: camel-colored leather with embroidered logo
Carpet: fawn-colored wool