This 1952 Ford F-1 is the Darling of Cruise Night

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There’s nothing that lovers of vintage steel enjoy more than a good cruise night. It’s an opportunity to enjoy your classic truck as well as a time to check out all the other sweet rides in your town. It’s hard to beat the camaraderie and passion you’ll find at these meet ups, which have existed in most American towns for decades.

Darling

If you want to make an impression at your next cruise night, it’s hard to beat a darling classic Ford truck like this 1952 F-1. Its dark burgundy paint is a mile deep, accenting those curvy fenders and body lines perfectly. Rounding out the exterior is a set of classy steelies with chrome caps, because it’s just the best choice for a classic truck like this.

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Under the hood is a good ‘ole 351 block that’s been dressed up with chrome and fresh paint. An independent front suspension with power steering and front disc brakes adds to the cruising pleasure, as does the automatic transmission and the sweet sounds emanating from the dual exhaust.

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Inside things are just as clean and simple as the outside. A flat tweed-covered bench provides a comfy place for your tush, and the wood-rimmed steering wheel a place for your hands to rest. Mostly everything else is stock, save for more tweed on the door panels and roof.

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It all adds up to the perfect darling cruiser that you can proudly show off every weekend. The only downside is that you’ll either have to make a bunch of new friends, or learn how to take a endless barrage of compliments. Sounds like a win-win to us!

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Brett Foote is a longtime contributor to Internet Brands’ Auto sites, including Chevrolet Forum, Rennlist, and Ford Truck Enthusiasts, among other sites.

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