Purchased this vehicle about 6 years ago at an estate sale. Original owner's brother said the truck was used every once in a while to get firewood. The truck is in all original shape in including paint, interior, and original tires (like new tread, but weathered). The truck now has 10,500 original miles.
I was feeling down and sad as my brother had passed away the day before. I asked my wife to take me to get an ice cream. I just wanted to get out of the house. On our way over there I remembered I had seen this truck with a for sale sign. I knew we had to pass through the street where the truck was. After we got the ice cream, I told my wife to make sure we went back through the same street. I didn’t mentioned to her anything about the truck. So as we passed ... read more >>
My truck is a 1978 Ford Bronco XLT Ranger with only 35k miles on it. It belonged to my Grandfather who just passed away a few months ago. He was a real role model to me as I was growing up. He taught me how to be a man and how to serve my country and he will be forever remembered. He bought this yellow 1978 Bronco brand new because he had fell in love with it at first site. It had everything he wanted in a truck and some really cool options. "The rear window rolls down from ... read more >>
This the beginning of this truck journey to restoration. I bought this truck from friends of the family. There were only two original owners. They took good care of this truck. This truck sat on the side of their house for two years after the 2nd owner passed away. His wife wanted the truck to come back to its original glory days, and that's where I came in and started this truck's journey.
Part of the family for 50 years My grandparents bought this 1971 F100 brand new sealing it fate in the family forever. The story goes that a young lady purchased this truck in ‘71 and upgraded to the Explorer package D which came with all the goodies at the time. The young lady ended up not being able to afford the payments and sold it to a used car dealer and my grandfather purchased the truck from there. Everyone in the family has their own story about this truck from family trips, accidents and being stranded on the side ... read more >>
Grandpa's 1950 F-1 Made a Comeback When my grandfather retired from farming in the mid-seventies, I bought his 1950 Ford F-1 pickup. I don’t remember when he purchased it, but I recall many rides during summer visits and short runs to the pond to fish while sitting on the tailgate. I stored it for almost 10 years until I sold it to my cousin – another grandson – who eventually parked it in his field where it sat for another 20 years. My brother-in-law, Bill M., volunteered to restore it when I told him my cousin was happy to ... read more >>
'79 Ford F100 Four long years overhauling this truck bumper to bumper, 16' MT Coyote engine, with Dana 44, KRC power steering, adjustable rear four link and fwd pro suspension; high solid Roberlo PU painting, 300mm four wheel disc brakes.