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My 1959 Ford F100

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 53olds, Mar 19, 2010.

  1. Just bought it the other day for $500. It has some cool history which I'll tell you about later.

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    Last edited: Aug 16, 2012
  2. ramrod36
    Joined: Mar 20, 2007
    Posts: 165

    ramrod36
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    from Upstate NY

    53olds---Looks like a great find for the money. Hood and grille have a 1960 look to them as compared to a 59 but either way it is a good buy. What are your plans for it???
     
  3. Yeah I forgot to say it has a 60 nose. I Don't really know about plans yet, just want to get it running first. Probably lowered,black,and keep the slots,different size tires.
     

  4. I'm a big fan of slots. That gauge panel is nice too. Great score...that would be like a $1500-$2000 truck out here.
     
  5. CyaNide
    Joined: Mar 2, 2006
    Posts: 239

    CyaNide
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    from Texas

    That is a great find. I dig that body on the F100s.

    CN
     
  6. hellbilly1932
    Joined: Feb 15, 2007
    Posts: 74

    hellbilly1932
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    from San Diego

    Nice! great start.
     
  7. LOWLIDX50
    Joined: Oct 27, 2005
    Posts: 213

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  8. Thanks you guys!
     
  9. Hey LOWLIDX50 that truck you posted was nice. And Yes I LOVE these bodystyles too. I even joined the group on Facebook!
     
  10. Here is Me with the 59
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  11. rayford
    Joined: Jul 3, 2008
    Posts: 1,238

    rayford
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    from calhoun ga

    good start and grate find
     
  12. 58Darlene
    Joined: Mar 29, 2009
    Posts: 152

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    Looks good man! Wish I could find a 57-60 F100 for $500!
     
  13. wv 39
    Joined: Dec 9, 2007
    Posts: 34

    wv 39
    Member

    Great truck! Check out the 57-60 F-100 club under the social groups here on the HAMB. You should consider joining. I have a 59 Ford Panel project to keep me occupied.
     
  14. FONZI
    Joined: Mar 5, 2001
    Posts: 1,536

    FONZI
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    Jealous! Ilove them f100s
     
  15. alreadyjoined, you have pics of your panel on there?
     
  16. Ok so You want to here the history? (To make the story make sense the guy I bought it from 's name is Tony) Ok so Tony's Grandfather bought it brand new off the manufacture in 1959. He painted it Pearl White, and customized it and drove it round like that for years. Then he died, gave it to Tony's step dad who drove it around,cruised it,etc. Then he gave it to Tony and it wa Tony's daily in the 90's...then he started tinkering with it and the engine threw a rod so he pulled it and put it in the bed. Then he just parked it on the side of his house.....So I bought it! I'm gonna put a Plymouth 318 (it's all I got) with an auto tranny. Gonna get the slots polished up and run those. I'm also gonna put it back to white with Purple pearl, lowered,etc. Me and my Grandpa Attastude are building it. I started sanding bondo spots the other day, so I know have black primer spots everywhere. Pretty Cool Huh? I've always loved the 57-60 F100's.....NOW I HAVE ONE!!!!
     
  17. Rain_man
    Joined: Dec 7, 2009
    Posts: 183

    Rain_man
    Member

    cool truck man
     
  18. 62rebel
    Joined: Sep 1, 2008
    Posts: 2,817

    62rebel
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    damn cool truck and damn cool story. don't fret about the 318, you can put whatever you want in it! digging the slots and the paint plan.
    i had a '59 shortbox for a while, my Dad had a '60, gotta love an effie.

    (i had an O/T Datsun 510 wagon in college, white, with many black primer spots... my Mom called it the Leopard..)
     
  19. Javier
    Joined: Aug 12, 2008
    Posts: 1,433

    Javier
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    1. Strugglers C.C.

    Good luck with the project.Looks great!Have fun
     
  20. Dan10
    Joined: Aug 14, 2007
    Posts: 386

    Dan10
    Member
    from Joplin

    I have all of the headlights and mounting hardware along with a decent crome grill if you need it.
     
  21. Is it a 1960 grill? Because that's what is on there, I have the surrounds....chrome
     
  22. Thanks, I like your truck!
     
  23. NITMARE
    Joined: Feb 8, 2009
    Posts: 73

    NITMARE
    Member

    Welcome to the club! They're fun trucks.
     
  24. gafridge
    Joined: Oct 23, 2007
    Posts: 162

    gafridge
    Member

    Looks good,You got a good deal.Keep Us posted on the progress.
     
  25. thanks....and I will.
     

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