1956 FORD F-100 CUSTOM PICKUP - 96274Sold* at Scottsdale 2011 - Lot #956.2 1956 FORD F-100 CUSTOM PICKUPhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/96274/96274_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #956.2 - The "Californian" is restored from a 1956 Ford F100 big window cab. Award-Winning "Truck of the Year" at F-100 Supernationals in Pigeon Forge, TN. Other awards include Grand National Roadster Show - best Truck and many others. This Ford had undergone extensive body-off frame restoration to street rod quality. The chassis, suspension, brakes and powertrain had been upgraded for improved performance, handling, and safety. A number of modern conveniences had been added as well. The body, trim and interior of this truck had been extensively altered. Only the finest grades of materials and components were utilized during the restoration and construction of this Ford. This was an exceptionally crafted example of outstanding detail and skilled construction throughout. The "Californian" front end tilts by use of hydraulics, as does the glass and stainless steel cargo bed. Created with hand-worked metal and show quality paint. Outstanding detail continues into the beautiful Robin Egg Blue leather interior and the powertrain. Under the hood you will see the attention to detail and workmanship taken while restoring this truck to a one-of-a-kind street rod. Powered by a 460cid engine of overhead valve design with V8 cast iron block and heads coupled with the C6 automatic transmission with shift kit and B&M torque converter, these exceptional choices and upgrades greatly enhance the performance and handling of this fine F100. The "Californian" has won every show it's ever been entered into, including "Truck of the Year" at the 2003 F100 Supernationals at Pigeon Forge, TN. It has also won the Grand National Roadster Show-Truck sweepstakes, Sacramento Autorama, Motorsports National, Oakland Rod and Custom Show-best Truck, Blackie Gejian's Fresno Autorama (Invitation only) non-competition. Less than 12 miles since built. Vehicle has never been wet and has been in heated storage with private collector since purchase.
**TITLED AS A 1954**
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