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Freewheeler Autos - Luxury & Performance cars

Ford  F1 Custom 1/2 Tonne 509 bhp Supercharged Pick Up  - 1946 / n/a£34995


Wow!!!! Just where do we start..... The full specification on this amazing vehicle is listed below.... recently arrrived on UK shores from the United States, this vehicle has literally had the nation debt of a small country lavished upon it!! The finish and attention to detail is nothing short of sublime and is an absloute credit to each and everyone involved in ceating just a masterpiece!! Literally no expense has been spared and not a corner has been cut.... Specification as follows:


Frame/Manufacturer - Original Ford F1 1/2 Tonne Pick Up, sand blasted, straightened and boxed to the centre cross member, new removeable centre cross member from 1960's Mustang with C4 transmission mount.

Rear - Heavy duty 9" Ford from 1965 Ford F-100 Pick Up, narrowed 2" with 4 11:1 Richmond Racing Gears, full Posi Traction heavy duty Ford drum brakes and heavy duty truck axles.

Rear Suspension –Parallel Leaf (5x original Ford leafs with Teflon spacers) custom traction bars, pan hard bar and Hal adjustable gas shocks on tubular cross member.

Front Suspension – Heidt's Mustang II cross-member, new stock Ford A- Frames and spindles, ECI aluminium hubs with 11" rotors, 2000 Malibu callipers and Wilwood race style master cylinder, custom coil springs from Eston with Heidt's heavy duty stabiliser and manual Mustang rack II rack.

Wheels & Tyres – American Racing wheels, hand polished with Touch of Class knock off wheel centres, 8x15 front and 10x15 rear, new tyres P205/70front and P275/60 rear by BF Goodrich.

Gas Tank – Custom tank, fully polished stainless steel fuel cell by Rock Valley Antique Auto Parts, mounted in the bed.

Running Gear

Engine Block – Mid 90', Ford 5.0 litre roller cam block, bored 0.030", decked and Magna Fluxed for cracks in the main bearing areas.

Rotating Assembly – Seasoned Ford crank, Magna Fluxed and turned 0.010", stock Ford rods with JE Forged Aluminium pistons and Perfect Circle rings. The entire rotating assembly was dynamically balanced. Engine puts out 509bhp running 6 pound of boost from supercharger.

Valve Train – Wolverine custom grind blower cam. Ford racing roller lifters with matching pushrods and guide plates. Crane rocker covers, Ford Racing double roller timing chain and sprocket.1.60" intake and 1.90" stainless exhaust valves from Ford racing.

Heads – Edelbrock aluminium race heads, ported, polished and CC'd by Maryland Performance. Heads machined with grooves for Fel Pro Q-Ring racing gaskets.

Fuel Handling – B&M 172 CFM Roots type Supercharger on a Ford intake with a single Holley Performance Carburettor (770 cfm with vacuum secondary) Holley 'RED' electric fuel pump.

Electronic – Modified Ford magnetic pickup distributor, 3 on board computers, MSD 6 BTM box with boost control and 'Soft Touch' rev limited, fine tuning controllers for spark advance and boost retard mounted on dash. NHRA Approved electrical kill switches inside and outside vehicle in case of fire.

Exhaust – Custom long tube, ceramic coated headers, 3"tuned length dump tubes, Borla stainless mufflers.

Assembly & Tuning – Maryland Performance Centre, Gathersburg, MD

Cooling – Custom made 4 core radiator by Walker with built in transmission cooler.

Transmission – Rare, magnesium cased Ford C4 'Race Prepared' by Maryland Performance Centre

Torque Converter – Custom built for this application with 2800rpm stall.

Shifter – B&M Pro Ratchet


Make & Model – Original all steel 1946 Ford F1 ½ tonne pick up, running boards in GRP by Fairlane.

Paint – Base colour is two stage PPG Super WhiteIV with flames in lilac, pink and yellow, designed by Thom Taylor of Laguna Niguel, California. (Thom's next project was Donald Trumps helicopter) and applied by Posie (Ken Weig) himself, Posies of Hummelstown, Pennsylvania. Pin striping by Dean Designs of Fairfax, Virgina.

Bed – White oak floor with polished stainless steel strips from Bruce Horkey Cabinetry, Windom, Minnesota.

Headlamps – Jaguar halogen.


Upholstery – Design and installation by Bells Trim & Design, Mulberry tweed over cerullo seats with sculptured doors and headliner, grey Mercedes Benz wool carpets.

Music – Kenwood with cassette player.

Miscellaneous – Custom polished aluminium dash panel with a full compliment of VDO gauges including electric speedometer, Speciality power windows, TCI stainless steel steering column with Lecarra steering wheel, vintage Air Reproduction heater, battery sat in polished chrome box under the bed at rear of truck, overhead map light and drop down glass case, NHRA approved fire extinguisher, electric windows, radio aerial raises and lowers when music is powered off/on....


  • EXTERIOR: Custom pearl white with lilac airbrushing and pinstripe
  • INTERIOR: full grey Mulberry tweed
  • BODY: 2dr Van (2 seats)
  • ENGINE: 5000cc Petrol
  • TRANSMISSION: Automatic
  • MILEAGE: 10,000
  • SERVICE HISTORY: Huge file of build specification and invoices

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