Joe Greeves
March 1, 2009
Body modifications include 3-inch wider rear fenders, frenched antenna on the passenger side, the lighted Ford logo third brake light built into the cab, tilt bed with a ¼-inch Lexan floor, and quad exhaust coming through the custom running boards.

The Details
John Lamar's '56 Ford F-100

528ci V-8
Dove iron heads
Holley 1,080-cfm carb
Edelbrock Torker II intake
March pulley system
Mallory electronic ignition
625 hp
630 lb-ft of torque

2,500-rpm stall speed converter

Limited slip
3.55 gears

Sanderson ceramic-coated headers
MagnaFlow mufflers
Side exhausts cut into the running boards

Front: TCI stainless A-arms, chrome coilovers
Rear: TCI stainless four-link, chrome coilovers

Front: Wilwood 13-inch disc, drilled and slotted
Rear: Wilwood 13-inch disc, drilled and slotted

Front: American Racing Chrome Torque Thrust II, 17x8
Rear: American Racing Chrome Torque Thrust II, 20x10

Front: Goodyear Eagle GT, P235/55R17
Rear: Goodyear Eagle GT, P275/55R20

Dodge Stratus seats, custom fiberglass center console accented with orange flames, ididit chrome column, Lokar shifter, one-piece side glass, Rod Doors upholstered in charcoal leather with Ford Racing embroidery.

Tangelo Pearl paint with PPG Viper Silver center and side stripes, tilt bed with Lexan floor showcasing the powdercoated TCI chassis, front tilt hood with flaming Ford mural underneath, frenched antenna, side exhausts exiting through the running boards