Wayne Cook
October 1, 2009
Photos By: Jim Smart

The Details
Jerry and Pat Wallace's '56 F-100
"Big Window" Pickup


  • '90 5.0L V-8
  • 4.00-inch bore
  • 3.00-inch stroke
  • FRPP steel crankshaft
  • Forged steel rods with ARP bolts
  • Keith Black pistons
  • Ford cast iron heads, ported and polished
  • FRPP E-303 hydraulic roller camshaft
  • 1.7:1 roller rocker arms
  • Cobra dual-plane intake manifold
  • Edelbrock 600 cfm "Endura Shine" carburetor
  • Ball milled aluminum valve covers, air cleaner, and plug wire dividers
  • Four row aluminum radiator


  • AOD four-speed automatic
  • Hughes 2,500-rpm stall torque converter
  • Custom replacement driveshaft
  • Custom safety loop


  • Currie built 9-inch
  • Traction-Lok differential
  • 3.73 gears


  • Jet Hot coated Sanderson shorty headers
  • 2½-inch dual exhaust system
  • 40-Series Flowmaster mufflers


  • Front: Factory coil spring with OE type shocks
  • Rear: Factory leaf spring with OE type shocks


  • Front: 11-inch rotor, single-piston caliper
  • Rear: Factory drums


  • Front: Ultra polished aluminum, 15x8
  • Rear: Ultra polished aluminum, 15x10


  • Front: Mastercraft Avenger, P255/60R15
  • Rear: Mastercraft Avenger, P275/60R15


  • Aftermarket seats from Custom Concepts of Tucson, Arizona, with power adjustments and lumbar support, center console, Flaming River tilt steering column, custom instrument panel with VDO gauges, Pioneer AM/FM Stereo CD player mounted overhead, Grant steering wheel, power windows


  • DuPont yellow basecoat/clearcoat, exterior hood emblems deleted, tilt hood, billet bumper brackets, running boards with stainless steel runners and rubber inserts, custom pinstriping