This 1953 Ford F-100 Was A Steal And We Are Jealous

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Classic trucks are bringing big money today, with some sellers asking nearly $100,000 for their trucks. Sometimes it’s hard to find a classic truck like a 1953 Ford F-100 that hasn’t been turned into a hot rod. For those who want a classic truck that looks stock, this 1953 Ford F-100 was hard to beat. We say “was” hard to beat, because this particular truck sold a few days ago on Bring A Trailer. It went for such a low price you’ll be as jealous as we are.

This 1953 Ford F-100 sold for only $23,000. It was sold brand-new in Farmington, Washington, and was owned by the current owner’s grandfather since 1965. The truck was restored in the mid-90s with new paint and a replacement oak bed. The wheels were recently powder coated and look fantastic in red. The tires are new whitewall radials.

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The paint almost looks white in the images here but is a beige color with a red vinyl interior. Power comes from a 239 cubic-inch flathead V-8 paired up with a four-speed manual transmission. The truck has Deluxe trim, radio, driving lights, and 50th anniversary horn button. The truck came with factory literature, a clean Washington title, and spare parts.

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Considering that the restoration was over 20 years old, the truck still looks fantastic. As original as the truck looks in the images, it’s not a 100 percent factory correct restoration. It has aftermarket chrome front and rear bumpers installed along with a replacement tailgate. The radio and speakers are the factory parts, but didn’t work. The rear end was a nine-inch unit that came out of a 1995 Thunderbird as did the electric fuel pump. It’s hard to believe truck this clean went for only $23,000.

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Source: Bring A Trailer

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Written by Shane McGlaun

Shane is a car guy with a fondness for Mustangs and off-roading.

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