My '51 F1 build (Updated Old Skool Hot Rod) - Page 6 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums
 

Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks
Log In 


1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Discuss the Fat Fendered and Classic Ford Trucks

My '51 F1 build (Updated Old Skool Hot Rod)

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #76  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:49 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #77  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:49 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #78  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:50 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #79  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:50 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #80  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:51 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #81  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:51 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #82  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:51 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #83  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:51 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Click the image to open in full size.
Reply With Quote
  #84  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:54 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Sorry some are out of order. If something looks unfinished (like the horn under the running board or the bumper bracket) it's becasue it is at that time.

Hopefully it's on the road by the end of the week and to the interior guy next week. We'll see, still waiting on a few parts.

Almost done but still so much to do to complete...
Reply With Quote
  #85  
Old 05-07-2013, 09:56 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
The last part going in is the grill and I can't wait for that. Not sure I posted a mock-up photo but it's a custom 5 tooth grill that I had chromed....very sweet and expensive...but then again so was the rest of the truck...HAHA
Reply With Quote
  #86  
Old 05-07-2013, 10:00 PM
topmoo's Avatar
topmoo topmoo is offline
Postmaster
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Houston
Posts: 2,746
topmoo has much to be proud oftopmoo has much to be proud oftopmoo has much to be proud oftopmoo has much to be proud oftopmoo has much to be proud oftopmoo has much to be proud oftopmoo has much to be proud oftopmoo has much to be proud oftopmoo has much to be proud oftopmoo has much to be proud of
I really nice looking build! I like the style of it and the quality. Looks like you have a good budget and an incredible shop too!
Reply With Quote
  #87  
Old 05-07-2013, 10:08 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Quote:
Originally Posted by topmoo View Post
I really nice looking build! I like the style of it and the quality. Looks like you have a good budget and an incredible shop too!
Thanks for the nice comments! The shop is great and known for quality. Yes, the budget is notable and has a mind of it's own, if you can call it a budget at all.
Reply With Quote
  #88  
Old 05-07-2013, 10:16 PM
Bobby41909 Bobby41909 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 102
Bobby41909 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Oh, incase anyone is wondering, the paint is a custom mix. Not quite flat or gloss. Basically, its a flat with a little clear in it (or at least is how it was explained to me).

The clear makes it more durable (bird poop, UV rays, wax, etc) and easier to keep clean. Shows fingerprints like a flat paint would but with a little windex it cleans right up (windex being the product the manufacturer told me to use so it doesn;t get too glossy).

Hopefully, its easier to keep than either a high gloss or Hot Rod Black over the long haul, that was the goal.
Reply With Quote
  #89  
Old 05-07-2013, 10:25 PM
AXracer's Avatar
AXracer AXracer is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Durham NC
Posts: 15,753
AXracer has much to be proud ofAXracer has much to be proud ofAXracer has much to be proud ofAXracer has much to be proud ofAXracer has much to be proud ofAXracer has much to be proud ofAXracer has much to be proud ofAXracer has much to be proud of
Chuck Frank
looks great!
__________________
Passionate about autocross racing!

1956 F100 Panel "GRACIE"
2007 Solstice GXP racer, the "KRAZED KANARY"
Third place finish 2009 SCCA National Championships
Reply With Quote
  #90  
Old 05-07-2013, 10:25 PM
HEAVY100's Avatar
HEAVY100 HEAVY100 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Fort Lauderdale , Fl.
Posts: 399
HEAVY100 is gaining momentum as a positive member of FTE.
great progress , i love the color combo
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pics of IWE solenoid mattd17 2004 - 2008 F150 18 01-28-2015 05:42 PM
79' F250 4x4 progress thread BIGT94z 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 57 01-04-2014 05:07 AM
'92 flareside, attempt #2 ikswotug 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 9 03-19-2013 02:03 PM
78 Ford F150 4x4 Resto/rebuild polarisindymod 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 8 10-13-2012 06:49 AM
Got my new switch box done, what do you all think? TennesseeMustangPerf Super Duty & Heavy Duty 39 06-09-2010 06:16 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks

Tags
50s, 51, build, early, f1, ford, lowering, rod, street, truck, updates

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:27 AM.

 

Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup