We want this truck something fierce. Even if you aren’t exactly a truck guy or gal, you have to appreciate the sexiness of this 1952 Ford F-1 pickup. It’s very far from stock with a giant supercharged big-block V8 engine sitting under the hood.
The truck had a full frame-off restoration to turn it into an incredible hotrod truck that looks clean enough to eat off of. The original frame was blasted clean, boxed for strength, and then back-halved to fit the very wide pro-street tires outback. The Dana 60 rear was fitted with Strange Engineering axles and 3:55 gears. It has custom 30-inch ladder bars and QA1 coilover shocks.
The front end has a rebuilt 1997 Dodge Dakota IFS set up to help it handle and sit low at the same time. The front shocks are QA1 coilovers. The truck has the brakes to bring a beast with 1000 horsepower to a stop thanks to a Classic Performance Products dual master cylinder with stainless brake lines and Wilwood brakes. The wheels are 15×4 up front and massive 15×15 outback with Mickey Thompson tires.
Purists will appreciate that the giant big-block is a Ford mill that was punched out to 552 cubic-inches. It has forged internals and “tweaked” Ford iron heads. The big power adder is a BDS intake with an 8-71 supercharger and a pair of Holley 950 cfm carbs. The velocity stacks stick through the hood, and the carbs are painted red. The transmission is a Ford C6 from TCI, and the truck has a custom driveshaft. The sexy red paint is Glasurit Inferno Red Pearl, and it has pale gold ghost flames. The bed of the truck has new oak planks, and the front end has a custom flip-up front end to show off that massive motor. WE WANT. If box stock is more your thing, check out this restored F-100.