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Attention All 57 - 60 F-series Owners for the Registry

Old 09-11-2018, 01:51 PM
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Greetings All,

My ID plate:

118 T 30 H A 01
05000 145 4100


I bought it in March 2017, from the Denver Center for the Perfoming Arts - Theater Company, for $300.00 dollars. I work there as a stagehand. They bought it as a prop two or three years earlier for a show called Sweet and Lucky and never tried to get it running. It was not running when I got it, so I thought I couldn’t make it not run any more. It was the perfect first project. It now starts and idles. I am in the process of putting power disc brakes on it now. Next is the clutch hydraulics.

Thank you,

Matt Wagner
Old 09-21-2018, 10:45 PM
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Originally Posted by cd4e View Post
Now I am the new owner of a 1960 F100. Bought from a classmate ( Class of '70) It was a farm truck since 1961, belonged to his grandpa, then his dad, now me! The first pic shows what he looked like when I got him home, been sitting in the shed for 28 years. Next picture is with grime washed off and final pic is the VIN.

I have the F600 version of that in the exact same color !! I will post some pics later.
Old 12-16-2018, 08:52 AM
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1958 Ford F600

The day it made it home.

VIN tag in the glovebox.
So... where to begin the fiddyate made it home today. A thing of wonder it is for sure. But what should I do with it? Tis the question of the day. Here it is nonetheless for informational purposes.
Max G.V.W. lbs:
Cert. Net HP:

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Old 12-22-2018, 05:39 PM
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I'm currently restoring a 1959 Ford F-250 factory installed 4x4, Upgrading engine from 292 to 390 with 4 speed transmission. It has been tough finding replacement parts
fortunately I got one of last cab corner sets before they stop making them. Haven't installed them yet, looking for welder to help with that. I work for Ford Motor
Company as a Mechanic, been around Ford products for over 50 years, Family had a 59 F-100, then 1956, 1955 F-100's. Currently in my stable is 2013 F-150 Supercrew, 1996 Fullsize Bronco, and the project vehicle. Currently reside in Manchester, Tn . Robert Rengler
118 R F28C 14H F B O
7400 158 4000 7359
Old 02-12-2019, 05:11 PM
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1960 LWB Custom Cab Modified

Hi! My son gave me a 1960 F100 with a 1982 Mustang GT 5.0 engine with a 600 cfm Holly 4bbl. It was a barn find and has only 38,000 original miles. VIN F10COR21999

1960 F100 Styleside, #21,999 of 118,209 mfg.

1982 Mustang GT 5.0 engine

Refurbished interior with Dakota Instruments dash

Rebuilt and reupholstered original seat
I am about $17,000 into the restoration. Rebuilt T5 Mustang Borg Warner transmission, new clutch, new exhaust, new lifters, new radiator and water pump, new seat rebuild and cover, new headliner, sun visors and arm rests. New Dakota Digital dash instruments. Still need to upgrade the front brakes to discs, get a tailgate, and paint. The engine and transmission can definitely perform better than the suspension and brakes. I have had it eight years and have put 1,600 miles on it; still road-testing for mechanical repairs and upgrades. Depending on how I drive it, the gas mileage ranges from 9.5 to 12 mpg. As they say, I am not building it for the mileage! So far, so good!
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