1956 Ford F-100 - Motortopia
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1956 Ford F-100


  • Retained stock 5.7 LS1 engine
  • Retained stock 4L60E rear-mounted transmission
  • Kooks headers and mid-pipe
  • Tuned by SS LSX
  • Retained complete Corvette computer controls for engine and traction control


  • Stock 2001 Corvette chassis
  • Original Ford core support mounted permanently to Corvette chassis
  • 1.25-inch tubular engine cage braced to custom firewall
  • Leaf springs replaced with custom airbag mounts
  • Complete AccuAir e-Level air management system
  • Dual VIAIR 400C compressors


  • Rear fenders were widened 7.5 inches and rotated forward 10 degrees
  • Front fenders reshaped to widen body 1.25 inches
  • Tilt hood
  • One-piece, full length tapered rocker panels fabricated with custom-integrated running boards
  • Custom bed fabricated with 1-inch square tubing and skinned with 18 gauge side panels
  • Bed floor, rail sides, running board and cab floor made from 150-plus-year-old reclaimed barn planks, sealed with candy black Euro clear
  • Motorized tilt bed floor to access hidden watertight trunk
  • Motorized tailgate with embossed custom Ford lettering
  • Fuel cap integrated into rear fender
  • Nason primer shade #1 covered with Euro clear
  • Roof, grille and rear bumper painted black


  • Detroit Steel Wheel Co. 18×8- front and 5×4.75-inch dual lug center with 4.75-inch backspace, 20×11- and 5×4.75-inch center with 2.75-inch backspace
  • Diamond Back Classics custom vulcanized whitewalls 255/45R/18 front and 315/35ZR/20 rear


  • Custom bench seat with bolsters to resemble Corvette bucket stitching
  • Dakota Digital gauge cluster with Corvette integration module retaining all factory sensors
  • Lokar tall shifter
  • Vintage Air Gen II system
  • Factory window cranks modified to control power windows
  • Flaming River chrome tilt column with Mustang-style steering wheel
  • 650-watt five-channel Diamond Audio amplifier
  • JL Audio 8-inch subwoofers mounted under floor
  • Diamond Audio 6.5-inch components in kick panels
  • HID conversion headlights
  • 24-inch LED light bar in front lower valance
  • Factory taillights with LED bulbs

Special Thanks From the Owner: “First and foremost, my wife Maria for allowing me to play with my toys. Thanks to Scott Boyd, Matt Green, Max Grundy, Mobsteel, Detroit Steel Wheel, Mike Alexander, Brandon Burrell, Matt Spivey, Bruce Davis, AccuAir, Pete Bartlett, Ed Lucas, Bernard Wright and all service members of the U.S. military past and present for keeping America safe and free. Huge thank you to everyone who lent a hand along the way and everyone that supports all forms of custom.”