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#5628076 - 03/01/15 11:09 AM 1955 Ford F100 More Progress
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Motor mocked up with transmission.



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#5628084 - 03/01/15 11:12 AM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Couple more of the rear suspension.



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#5628090 - 03/01/15 11:14 AM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Fuel cell and air tank for bags


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#5628112 - 03/01/15 11:21 AM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Very nice! The only thing I see wrong is the engine has the distributor in the wrong spot, it's an easy remedy, simply remove that boat anchor and replace with an LS motor stir
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#5628118 - 03/01/15 11:24 AM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Lol. I have another body and frame that going to make a rat rod out of and planning on LS motor in that one.
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#5628691 - 03/01/15 04:20 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Looks good! What engine are you putting in it?
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#5628891 - 03/01/15 05:43 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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351 Windsor
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#5628893 - 03/01/15 05:45 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Gonna sit nice and low.

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#5628966 - 03/01/15 06:13 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Very nice can't wait to see it completed

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#5629006 - 03/01/15 06:34 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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That stance, oh lawdy! I have a pic some where of a '55 F100 that had substantial body work done. They lifted the rear fenders to sit flush with the bottom of the body, raised the front fenders to the same height and cut the necessary amount out of the hood. They got rid of the side steps and it laid body when aired out. I think something like 400 hours went into the body work before paint was done.
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#5629019 - 03/01/15 06:40 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Nice work.
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#5630555 - 03/02/15 02:21 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Looks great! I have a 47 half ton ford that I am rebuilding right now.

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#5630808 - 03/02/15 05:02 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Originally Posted By: Lazyman
Gonna sit nice and low.


How you gonna' drive that through the pasture? confused2
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#5630868 - 03/02/15 05:33 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: Lazyman]
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Nice look work so far. What crossmember did you go with. It's been quite a while since I was around any of that stuff. My old co-worker used Fatman's stuff and Mustang II IFS on his 55 Chevy. His dad and brother sat their 54 F100 project on a Monte Carlo Frame.

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#5631088 - 03/02/15 07:06 PM Re: 1955 Ford F100 More Progress [Re: shumpertdavid]
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Originally Posted By: shumpertdavid
Nice look work so far. What crossmember did you go with. It's been quite a while since I was around any of that stuff. My old co-worker used Fatman's stuff and Mustang II IFS on his 55 Chevy. His dad and brother sat their 54 F100 project on a Monte Carlo Frame.


Heidts Mustang 2 ifs kit but I put air bag lower control arms and made the upper bag mounts to fit inside the shock tower. All original frame that we ground the rivets out of and took off everything we didn't need.
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