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Joe Henke 1950 Ford F-1

Motortopia Motortopia , 6th October, 2021

  • Joe Henke 1950 Ford F-1
  • Joe Henke 1950 Ford F-1
  • Joe Henke 1950 Ford F-1
  • Joe Henke 1950 Ford F-1
  • Joe Henke 1950 Ford F-1

Joe Henke


    • 1950 8BA 239ci Flathead V-8
    • Bored 180.0 over to 278ci now
    • Machining by Fort Loramie Engine Rebuilders
    • Mercury crank, Jahns pistons
    • Flat-o-Matic flywheel
    • Isky 404 cam and adjustable lifters
    • Chevy 409 water pump, two Flex-a-Lite 12-inch electric fans
    • Radiator by Labe’s Radiator Dayton, Ohio
    • GM 140-amp alternator
    • Custom serpentine engine pulleys machined by Tom Henke
    • Offenhauser 8.5-1 heads
    • Fenton Super Dual chrome manifold
    • Two Holley 94 carburetors
    • Air cleaner with K&N elements, custom fabricated by owner and father
    • Mallory Unilite ignition, Taylor wires
    • Red’s headers, 2-inch exhaust, Smithy’s Steel Packs
    • Lots of custom machined parts and chrome
    • Approximate horsepower, 175 hp
    • Ford C4 three-speed automatic upgraded by TCI.
    • Flat-o-Matic adapter
    • Lokar shifter
    • Frame rails boxed and tubular cross members added
    • 9-inch Ford rear with 2.79 gears
    • Volare torsion bar front suspension, parallel leaf rear suspension
    • Volare disc front brakes, Ford 11-inch drum rear brakes
    • Mopar Performance master cylinder, modified pedal assembly
    • Chevy Lumina rack and pinion power steering
    • Mustang 17-gallon tank between rear frame rails
    • 18x7 and 20x10 bonspeed Wild Thang rims
    • Kumho 235/45/18 front, 295/45/20 rear

    • Cowl vent and drip rails shaved
    • 1951 Ford hood vents
    • Parking lights incorporated into the Mercedes Benz HID headlights
    • Front fender openings tightened
    • Dennis Carpenter ’56 Ford S/S rear bumper rear, aftermarket 1950 front bumper
    • Custom steel running boards
    • Radiused bed sides with custom inner wheel tubs
    • Quarter sawn white oak planks with colormatched stainless steel strips
    • Gas filler in bed with motorcycle pop-up cap
    • Custom tailgate with the Ford logo
    • Arlen Ness chrome motorcycle LED taillights
    • Golf Club mirrors
    • Tinted one piece side glass from Vintage Glass
    • Valspar base coat/clear coat, Dark Cloisonné Blue painted by owner
    • Pin Striping by Jungle Jeff, Springfield, Ohio
    • 1992 Ford Ranger seats with the head rests trimmed
    • Custom dash by Tom Henke, Cyberdyne digital gauges
    • Vintage Air A/C, billet vents in the dash
    • Budnik billet wheel, steering column machined by Tom Henke
    • Ultraleather upholstery, square weave, tan wool carpet
    • Headliner is ABS plastic covered in Ultraleather
    • Upholstery work by L&J Auto Trim, Fort Recovery, Ohio
    • Alpine CD, Clarion Pro Audio amps, 800 total watts
    • MMats 6.5-inch component sets and 5-inch coaxials, Focal 10-inch sub
    • Hushmat throughout the cab.

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