Joe Greeves
April 8, 2008

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The Details
'63 F-100 Short-Bed Integral-Cab Pickup
Owner: Jerry and Jean Boles, Port St. John, FL

Engine

  • Lincoln Mark VIII 4.6L DOHC 32-valve (281ci)
  • K&N air filter
  • Lincoln radiator and electric fan
  • Transmission

  • 4R70W four-speed automatic overdrive (from Mark VIII)
  • Rearend

  • 9-inch
  • 3.70 gears
  • 28-spline axles
  • Exhaust

  • 2-1/2-inch dual exhaust
  • Turbo mufflers
  • Ford Racing Performance Parts ceramic-coated headers
  • Suspension

  • Front: Volare subframe, Monroe shocks
  • Rear: Frame C-notched with stock springs, Monroe air shocks
  • Brakes

  • Front: 10-inch disc
  • Rear: 10-inch drum
  • Wheels

  • Front: Chrome Cragar composite, 8x15-inch, custom offset
  • Rear: Chrome Cragar composite, 8x15-inch, custom offset
  • Tires

  • Front: Firestone Firehawk Indy 500, P235/60R15
  • Rear: Firestone Firehawk Indy 500, P235/60R15
  • Interior

  • Southern Air air conditioning, Grant steering wheel, charcoal leather Chrysler seats, Taurus center console, gray carpet, headliner, door panels, and kick panels, VDO gauges, power windows, power door locks, Sony stereo, power antenna
  • Exterior

  • DuPont basecoat/clearcoat paint, Ford Rio Red, rechromed '65 Ford grille, Harley parking lights, shaved door handles, fiberglass hoodscoop, Escort side mirrors, custom rear pan, fuel filler concealed behind license plate, pecan wood in the pickup bed separated by stainless steel strips, fiberglass tonneau cover from Checkmate