There`s no better feeling in the world than being the owner of an award-winning beast. Myers Will from Arizona or more precisely Sun City West, knows how it feels. Sometime ago, his very 1953 Studebakerblack coupe got all the looks on the exhibition lots. However, the coupe needed a type of pampering which frustrated Will much cuz he couldn`t ride in it as he pleased. When his nephew enrolled at faculty college, the grandfather wanted to assists with all the newly raised costs so he sold it and commenced his search for some other custom-made car.
Except for the Stude, Will`s cars were all branded Fords as well as the 1955 F-100 that included 429 Ford cobra jet. Despite being an amazing show truck, the `55 was a trustworthy driving companion; Myers passed fifty thousand miles driving the truck. So for his next daily driver, Will decided that it would be another F-100. And just like that classifieds page popped just what he needed of the a `56 Effie with big windows and some serious power boosting from the machine.
There was conducted a Mustang II style front end setup by Total cost involved, which covered the beefs, the coilovers and the sway bar. In conjunction with an column- ididit the steering is being handled.
Mel Boling and Chris Carlson from Chaotic customs in Kansas, Mulvane, performed most of the bodywork. The sheetmetal was removed from the exterior in order to remove the unnecessary trim and badges. What stayed was the V-8 emblem on the grille bar. The mirrors, the door handles,the locks, the emblem we were talking about, the headlight, the bezels and tailgate hinges is what was kept bright on the outside The bumpers were removed and a roll pan was installed in the back. 4 oval taillights were installed by Chaotic Customs. The power windows for the doors are included in the new glass used for the dressing up.
The first thing that Will did was to feature brand new wheels and tires. The massive NT450 275/50R17 Nitto Extreme Performance radials were fitted into the rear fenders. That were enlarged for two and a half inches. American Racing produced the amazing 17×10 Shelby Cobra wheels in which the suitable tires are tucked in. 255/50R17 Nittos are comfortably placed within the front fenders and there are also the 17×8 rims.
The interior was renewed and brightened up with new cloth upholstery covered in white leather. The Dakota Digital instruments were fitted in the stock dash put to replace the factory-made gauges. A JVC audio head unit and vintage A/C Air vents and controls were installed in the dash as well. The interior was additionally equipped with Lokar Performance Products pedals and a Banjo wheel produced by Billet Specialties.
Feel free to Like, Share & Comment!