Skip to content

1970 Ford F100 – Trevor Dawson

So, you are in high school, 16 and own a truck, when you drive by another truck and realize that you just have to have that truck.

Well, what do you do?

Keep reading the article to find out what Trevor did. (Like it is a surprise, right?)

When you are done reading the article and checking out all the pictures at the bottom, make sure to leave a comment to let him know what you think.

Processing…
Success! You're on the list.

Disclaimer: Customs N Classics does not charge for any articles. These are free and are derived from emails, chat messages and other forms of communication. The details are from the owner/trustee and are not physically verified. Should there be any issues with this story, please let us know, privately and we will do our best to correct any mistakes.
Official sponsor of this feature article. http://www.cbdoilishope.com

What type of vehicle is this?

truck

Make, Model, Year of Project

1970 Ford F100 Pickup 2WD

What stage is this in?

Somewhere between complete and not sure if it will ever get finished

When did you purchase it and for how much?

I purchased this truck in 2011 for $2700.

Why did you choose this vehicle?

I grew up around old cars and trucks. I saw this truck on the side of the road when I was 16 years old and had to have it.

What sort of condition was it in when you started the project, what was wrong with it, etc?

The truck was all original from what it seemed, but it still ran and drove.

It needed tires immediately because the one had a huge bulge in it and would throw you into the ditch if you let go of the steering wheel.

What, specifically have you done, or had done to it?

I put in a new motor and transmission.

I upgraded the rear gears and did a disc brake swap.

I added power steering and disc brakes in the front and redid the interior.

Can you list any and all parts that you have put in?

460 swapped with a tremec tko 600 with Richmond 4.11 gears.

The disc brakes are off another 70 f100. A guy off of Craigslist was selling them because he was doing the Crown Vic swap on his.

Where have you purchased your parts?

LMC Truck

Summit Racing

JEGS

Local swap meets, Craigslist and Facebook market place

What about you?

I was 16 when I got the truck.

I sold my first truck that I had which was a 94 f150 for $3000 same day went and bought the 70 and drove it for a year before I began restoring it.

With school and work, it took a few years to finally get it road Worthy again. It took awhile to save up the money for me to do with it that I wanted.

Any stories regarding this project?

I built the truck with the help of my uncle, who taught me pretty much everything I know about working on cars and classic cars specifically.

I run the BF Goodrich during the week and then run a set of street tires with the ET Street SS in the rear on the weekend.

During Easter this year, I brought my truck over to my grandparents and we were all outside and everyone just naturally gravitated towards the truck.

The kids where inside the cab playing with everything they could, pretending to hit the gas and shift through the gears. They were also climbing from the bed through the rear slider and vise versa.

All of the adults where hanging around the tailgate talking and sharing stories. Just made me think of a lost time and how an old truck can bring everyone together to appreciate family and how anyone whether they’re into cars or not can still appreciate it.

Any garages, parts stores, fabrication shops, etc you want to call out specifically?

The only shop I have had work done for the truck was getting the motor built by Atteco in Volo, IL.


Check out our Facebook Pages and other links;

Customs N Classics

Customs N Classics #2

Twitter

Pinterest

Instagram

YouTube Channel

Customs -N- Classics View All

My name is Dennis. First, let me just say, I am a Christian, a husband, a father to 1 beautiful step-daughter and 3 strapping young boys and a step-grandfather (She calls me “Grumpy”) to a gorgeous step-granddaughter. These will always be my priorities, no matter what my interests are. That said, I strive to keep and maintain a family friendly atmosphere, so my boys and their friends can enjoy the site as much as I do. (Granddaughter isn’t old enough and daughter has other interests.)

See my home page for more about me.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

ACCREDITED SENIOR PSYCHOTHERAPIST / COUNSELLOR -Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

NO DESPAIR WITH LIFE AND NO LIFE WITH DESPAIR . Email: dr.fawzyclinic2019@yahoo.com

Time Management

tips , tricks , free plr articles

Frank Frisson

Fiction and Non-Fiction Reviews

Richard Yadon

Live To Leave A Legacy

schikimikki

Travel & Lifestyle

Petals With A Purpose

Blossoms are for a season: their beauty does not live forever, but their memories should.

Stress Management 1 dot GA

tips , tricks , free plr articles

Cooking Advice dot GA

tips , tricks , free plr articles

Self Development dot ga

tips , tricks , free plr articles

irevuo

art. popular since 10,000 BC

Travel

#travel#youtube#videoeditor#musi#created#cooking

Advice's 4 all dot pw

tips , tricks reviews

Travel and Sport dot pw

news, tips , tricks , advices

Family PLR

tips , tricks , free plr articles

Four-Wheeled Friends

An automotive blog where we focus on the owner's love for their car, rather than on news and reviews!

Frasecillas

Pequeñas dosis a base de concentrado de palabra. Frases, poesía, microcuentos y otros escritos.

Dennis Fletcher Writing

The writing styles of Dennis Fletcher

Sashaxo sexy selfies

Blonde beauty romance fantasy sexy photos

Writers Lifes Work

My Life As An Author

CrazyLazyChicGeek

@CrazyLazyChicGeek

Rochelle Wisoff-Fields-Addicted to Purple

Growing older is inevitable. Growing up is optional.

Cruising Coast to Coast

A Motor Touring Community

thoughts of a wanderer

i would rather live a life marked by boldness than one unmarked by shame

Cathy Lynn Brooks

Let me tell you Justine's story

Inspire me

Love, Relationship, Lifestyle, Purpose, Marriage & Family

It Takes a Book

MY Opinion on the Books I Read

Fact Based Truth

Truth based on facts

Brickiac

Watch imagination in the making!

Blookup Blog

Turn and print all your digital contents, blogs and social networks into amazing real paper books on blookup.com

Motorcycle Culture Hijinx

Bikes, Tattoos, Parties, and Hijinx

Handsome Chaps MotorCycle

Live life like you're gonna die... Cause you're gonna.

Fantastic Maps

Fantasy maps and mapmaking tutorials by Jonathan Roberts

The Car Files: Thoughts of an Enthusiast

My Thoughts on the Automotive World

BrokenClutch

Cars. Travel. Love.

EFFIT, LET'S GO

travel like there's no tomorrow

%d bloggers like this: