Tag Archive: Central Florida Auto Restorations

Apr 23

Dad and Mom’s 31 Pickup project

On display at Gator Nationals 2016

 In 1958 or so Dad found, while in the United States Air Force in New Hampshire, a 1932 Ford pickup that he just had to have. He made the purchase and immediately swapped all the drive train components from his current ride a1940 Ford 2 Dr sedan into the truck. The above photo is some …

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Mar 04

Honolulu Blue 1956 Continental Mark

This car was owned by William Clay Ford and modified in the Ford Motor Company R&D facilities. The color is Honolulu Blue exterior with silver and blue leather interior to match the Detroit Lions Pro football team colors. The engine is a Mark III 460 with a tachometer drive distributor. It has been featured on …

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Feb 19

1930 Ford Pick Up

This pick up has hauled more than its share of loads over its life time and has been given a chance for a new future. The owner wanted the pick up to look original but with some pizzazz. Therefore some areas of the truck are non-authentic. A complete 100% disassembly of the project revealed it …

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Feb 19

1932 Ford Pick Up

1932 Ford Pick Up

Dad’s 1932 Ford PU at theGreat Lakes Dragway in Union Grove, WI. Power from a 283 cu.in Chevy with an Isky roller cam, Vertex Magneto, and Algon fuel injection. All on his home made tube chassis. Best times were 11.80 sec @ 119MPH. Push car was his brand new 61 Chevy bubble top.

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