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"63F100_greentruck"     1963 Ford F100

Introduction / Overview:

Custom F100 UniBody long bed truck. Used as a test mule for our shop and for weekend fun! Started this project in 1998 as a replacement for our dead tired 78 Chevy PU and got a bit carried away.

No project is ever done,


454 Four bolt main GM block 

Callies steel forged 427 internally balanced crank,

Scat H-Beam rods,

Arias flat top Turbo pistons with high temp ceramic coatings and anti-friction coatings on the skirts,

Total Seal rings with tool steel top ring, 

machined and assembled short block by Bud Yancer of Mach Development.

Brodix BB-O Race-Rite heads ported by Rick Alexander of Chucks Speed Center,

Ferrea Comp 6000 valves.

Fel-Pro MLS head gaskets.

Accel-DFI Super Ram EFI with 72 lb/hr injectors,

Accel-DFI 110 GPM fuel pump,

Wideband and datalogger tuned by Eric and Jan from Chuck's Speed Center.

Custom made turbo headers by myself from Industrial Chassis Inc.

twin Master Power T-70 turbochargers,

Air to water intercooler W/20 GPH pump, 3 gallon reserve tank and B&M heat exchanger.

Custom made intake plumbing by myself and aluminum formed bonnet by Gary McKinley

Tremec TKO 3550 series built by Mike Forte's of Fortes Connection in MA

Centerforce Dual friction clutch, flywheel and pressure plate

CNC hydraulic slave and master cyclinders



Drive shaft Superstore 4" aluminum with 1350 joints

Currie/Strange aluminum center with a Detroit TruTrac diff on 3.5 gears.

Currie/Strange 31 spline extreme duty axles

Baer Superstreet rear disc brakes

4.5" bridge notch in rear

Custom built Torq-Arm rear suspension by myself using a transverse leaf

Bilstien shocks

Custom 2" diameter tube, six point X-member and boxed frame where apropriate..

Industrial Chassis Inc Dakota crossmember with 2.5" Z'd front.

Industrial Chassis Inc. tubular upper and lower control arms.

Custom fabricated 1.25" X .25 wall 4340 front anti-roll bar

Ron Davis radiator


Wheels and Tires:

American Racing Torq-Thrust II's 8.5 X 17 and 9.5 X 17

255/40-17 Yokohama ES-100 Front

275/40-17 Yokohama ES-100 Rear

275/50-15 Nitto drag radial on chrome steel wheel(alternate rear)

Body & Paint:

Custom body mods and paint all performed by Industrial Chassis: Steve, Len, Gregg, Don, Jock, Chip. Paint design by Jimmy Smith of

  1. shaved drip rails
  2. custom 63 Mercury Monteray grille
  3. custom fabricated tail gate
  4. shaved door locks
  5. custom fit doors
  6. rust repair
  7. step wells removed
  8. custom hood mechanism

all paint is House of Colors Orion silver base, Organic Green Kandy, silver flake and lots of clear


1965 Ford Thunderbird bucket seats

Custom built subwoofer enclosure with Kicker 10" Solobaric L5. Covered by a custom made aluminum arm rest to match the seats.

Custom made aluminum kick panels holding Polk coaxials

Rockford four chanel amp

Creative Labs Zen 8GB "head unit"

all interior done by Kelly Haifley of Industrial Chassis

Lifestyles: Builder, Hot Rodder, Custom Rodder, Build-It, Drive-It, H.A.M.B., Tuner, Show Trucks