In­side the Build

Truckin - - A HOUSE DIVIDED -

Year/Make/Model: ’63 Ford F100

Owner and City/State: Al­bert Vow­ell; Fort Worth, Texas Club Af­fil­i­a­tion: BodyDropINC

CHAS­SIS:

Front Sus­pen­sion: ’78 Trans Am clip, 2-inch Bell­tech drop spin­dles, Air Lift 2,600-pound bags, Mon­roe shocks

Rear Sus­pen­sion: Cus­tom three-quar­ter frame from firewall back, triangulated four-link bag on bar, six 3/8 SMC valves, two Viair 444 com­pres­sors, 5-gal­lon tank

DRIV­E­TRAIN:

En­gine: Small-block Chevy 350, ball-milled alu­minum valve cover, air cleaner, Edel­brock in­take and car­bu­re­tor, pol­ished alu­minum pul­leys, cus­tom ra­di­a­tor hose, 16-inch elec­tric fan, 8-inch brake booster

Trans­mis­sion: Turbo 350 with shift kit

Rearend: Trans Am GM 10-bolt

BODY/PAINT:

Stock floor body drop, orig­i­nal blue cab, color-matched short­bed, raised bed floor, shaved tail­gate, bead-rolled in­ner bedsides, ’78 Ford rear bumper sec­tioned

IN­TE­RIOR:

All orig­i­nal, ididit steer­ing col­umn, 14-inch bil­let steer­ing wheel, Lokar shifter

Stereo: Pi­o­neer head unit in glove­box, 3x6 speaker in dash

WHEELS & TIRES:

Wheels: 20x8, 20x10; Detroit Mob­steel Tires: 245/35R20, 255/35R20; Bridge­stone

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