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1959 Ford F100 – Cameron Hoover

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What if you grew up around a 1959 Ford F100 truck, that you knew had been in your family for generations and one day, you’re told that it’s yours, if you can get it running? One thing, though, there is no engine or transmission or interior.

Some, wouldn’t even know where to start, or would be so overwhelmed, they would never start, but not Cameran Hoover. He knew just what to do and how to do it. Keep reading below to find out what he did to become the fourth generation owner of this beautiful truck.

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Make, Model, Year of Project:

1959 Ford F100

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 was told that if I could get it running again, I could have it.

Why did you choose this vehicle?

This truck has been in my family for 4 generations.

It was my Fathers, Grandfathers and Great-Grandfathers truck and was used as a lot truck when my Great-Grandfather had it. It would haul or tow anything they put on, or behind it. It wasn’t fast, but it had the power.

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

When I got the truck, it was missing the motor, transmission and interior.

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

I replaced the entire drive train

A new engine, rear end, transmission and driveshaft.

2005 Crown Victoria front suspension.

1957 front fenders and hood.

Since it’s a 1959 Ford F100, I had to stick with the 1959 grill.

I fixed the front and rear cab corners.

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

460 bbf with set of TRW pop up pistons

Stock crank and car rods with the ARP rod bolts.

Truck oil pump and rear sump pan.

Set of c8ve heads that have cobra jet exhaust port size stock valves.

Has rocker studs w/ scorpion rocker arms w/ 10 degree locks and keepers with bod valve springs for the Cam. If you research the camshaft, you’ll see that is a custom grind for the truck (Scott Main even breaks the Cam in before he sends it to you), w/ 3/8 push rods and guide plates.

Has a Victor intake with a 1050 (e85) dominator.

Where have you purchased your parts?

I’ve purchased almost everything from Summit Racing or JEGS and Cam Research

(You can find other parts resources on our parts page. Parts Suppliers)

What about you?

If I didn’t have my pickup I believe that I would just lose my mind or go completely crazy. It’s just fun to work on and its wonderful to be a part of the car community.

I believe that anyone can do it, you just have to put your mind and hands to it.

Any stories regarding this project?

Everyone says how ugly the this body style pickup is but I think they are so ugly they’re cool.

I’ve always wanted a show like quality as a drag truck or car

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

My dad and I did all of the work together on this truck.

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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.)

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