A new 302ci short block was sourced, and a mild-built engine was hand-assembled with the goal being a cross between excellent daily-driver capability, and long-haul reliability. A FORD Motorsports CAM, Edelbrock heads and aluminum intake, BBK stainless steel headers with custom MagnaFlow exhaust, and a FAST EZ-EFI Fuel Injection system help that happen! Once the chassis was complete, it was time to take care of the body.
I mean, you can take one out to fill the gas tank and you’ll have 10 photo requests, 5 people giving you a thumbs-up, and 4 more wanting to share the story about the old truck someone in the family had back in the day. That’s what I love about them. So imagine what happens when you take a classic truck, give it an INCREDIBLE custom patina finish, and then totally modernize it for everyday driving?
Dolphin gauges are fit into the factory cluster area, and has a tachometer, speedometer, fuel gauge, oil pressure, water temp, and volts. A Flaming River tilt column is topped with a banjo steering wheel wrapped in creme leather that matches the bench seat. A functional heater keeps you warm while you drive a truck this cool, and the carpeting lifts on the passenger side to reveal the hidden battery compartment.