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Oversize UPS. Fiberglass construction.

This product is usually in stock. However, if it is not, please allow three to four weeks for delivery. 

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1953-56 Ford F100 Pickup Step Plates
                        Polished aluminum diamond style step plate with 'Ford' logo.

 

Any reference to the names Ford, Chevy, Mopar, Dodge, Plymouth - or any other car manufacturer is for fit, application and reference only!  In no way are we implying the part was manufactured by any car manufacturer.

1948-1956 Ford Half Ton Deluxe Disc Brake Kit, 5 x 4-1/2 Inch
                        

These kits allow you to put disc brakes on your 1948-56 Ford 1/2 ton pick-ups. No spindle modifications are required.

Kit Includes:

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  • GM single piston calipers (7/16"-20 inlets)
  • Brake pads
  • Caliper slide bolts
  • Rubber brake lines
  • Steel caliper brackets
  • Hardware
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Posies Super Slide Springs 154R 1953-54 Ford Pickup Rear Dropped Springs
                        

These new multi-leaf rear springs by Posies lower your classic Ford half-ton pickup 3" more than a set of stock replacement springs. Super Slide springs incorporate moly-nylon buttons that reside in die-formed pockets at the tips of the spring leave. Replace your 50 year old stock springs with these new, computer-designed leaf springs for a much smoother ride. Springs have reduced load capacity from stock just from the fact that you are lowering your vehicle.

Factory spec spring eye bushings come with springs. Shackles, shackle bolts and U-bolts sold separately. 

Posies Super Slide Springs 155R 1955-56 Ford Pickup Rear Dropped Springs
                        

These new multi-leaf rear springs by Posies lower your classic Ford half-ton pickup 3" more than a set of stock replacement springs. Super Slide springs incorporate moly-nylon buttons that reside in die-formed pockets at the tips of the spring leave. Replace your 50 year old stock springs with these new, computer-designed leaf springs for a much smoother ride. Springs have reduced load capacity from stock just from the fact that you are lowering your vehicle.

Does not include shackles, shackle bolts, or U-bolts. U-bolts available separately as part number 916-3326.

Posies Super Slide Springs D154F 1953-56 Ford Pickup Drop Front Springs
                        

These Dual-Flex front springs by Posies lower your classic Ford 1/2-ton pickup 3" more than a set of new replacement springs. The unique 2-leaf tapered design offers a better ride and provides a 100% increase in safety over mono-leaf springs.

Includes new U-bolts for easy installation. Shackle and spring bolts sold separately. 

Note: If used in conjunction with a dropped front axle, you may encounter bump steer and tie rod issues.

Ididit 1120800010 1953-56 Ford F100 Steering Column, Tilt Only
                        

These tilt steering columns were designed to fit 1953-56 Ford pick-ups. They are plain steel which allows you to paint them the color of your choice and they come with standard GM plug and wiring.

Works best with a 4-1/2" to 5-1/2" drop. Accepts common 1969-up GM steering wheels or adapters and uses 1" DD u-joints. 

 


 

Walker Z-489-1 42-52 Ford F100 Radiator w/o AC Condenser-Chevy Engine
                        

We offer Walker Z-Series radiators for 1942-56 Ford F100 pick-ups with or without air conditioner condensers. These Chevy-style radiators have the top neck centered while the lower is on the right. 

Learn more about how radiators work and selecting the proper radiator for your vehicle by reading our tech article. Radiator Cooling Performance.  

1953-1956 Ford Truck Tail Lights, Stainless
                        

1953-1956 Ford pickup truck tail lights with stainless steel housings. Has an original-style red polycarbonate lens. Wires are modern nylon type with a single 1157 dual-filament bulb per light. For 12 volt systems.

Choose left or right. Left has provisions for a license plate light.

1953-56 Ford Pickup Frame Mount Power Brake Pedal
                        

These brake pedal assemblies allow you to easily install power brakes on your 1953-1956 Ford truck. 

Note: Pedal assembly is only applicable to a chassis using an automatic transmission.  It does not function with the factory clutch pedal arrangement.

1948-60 Ford Pickup Under Box Aluminum Fuel Tank
                        

These 17 gallon aluminum fuel tanks are designed to be mounted under your pick-up box. The 1-1/2" filler neck will require a remote filler neck or fuel filler door in the box floor. They DO NOT accept the original truck fuel sending unit, but do accept the common 'non-side swing specific' sending unit provided with aftermarket gauge sets.  A 'non-side' swing specific 240 empty - 33 full ohm sending unit such as # 458-8240 or 275-235 can be utilized. 

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Classic Truck Door Sill Plates
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1953-1955 Ford Truck Gauge Panel
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Speedway 1953-56 Ford Pickup Bolt-In Bear-Jaw Door Latches
                        

Never before has it been so easy to upgrade your classic truck with secure, easy operating bear jaw latches! These bolt-in kits require no welding, just minor trimming that will be covered with the supplied installation plate. Kits are designed to retain your stock exterior and interior door handles and lock cylinders. Stainless steel striker bolts are standard, and each kit includes necessary hardware, templates and instructions.

Made in the U.S.A.

910-3041 Instructions (PDF)

TCI 1948-56 Ford Pickup Rear Leaf Spring Kit
                        

Improve the ride, handling and stance of your classic truck with a new rear leaf spring kit. These kits are desgined to lower your truck 4-inches from stock and provide a smoother ride. Spring hangers and shock crossmember bolt on; axle pads are weld-on. Kits include leaf springs, brackets, shock kit, mounting and instructions.

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1953-1955 Ford Pickup Steel Gas Tank
                        

This stock style replacement gas tank for 1953-1955 F100 Ford pickups mounts in original location under the cab.

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1956 Ford F100 Pickup Steel Gas Tank
                        

This stock style replacement gas tank for 1956 F100 Ford pickups mounts on the inside of your cab behind the seat. 

  • 18 gallon capacity
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1953-1955 Ford Pickup Glove Box Liner
                        

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AFCO 1953-56 Ford Truck Aluminum Radiator, Chevy Engine
                        

If you are still running a copper radiator in your truck, you don't know what you are missing! AFCO Aluminum radiators allow your car to remain at a constant temperature, which means that power delivery is more consistent. The uniformity of an all-aluminum construction radiator allows for the best pound for pound heat transfer characteristics.

  • 100% Aluminum construction (no epoxy)
  • Furnace brazed core
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  • TIG welded by skilled craftsmen in the USA
  • Factory pressure-tested
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Instructions (PDF)

NOTE: Due to the modified nature of these vehicles, some radiators will require a minimum of drilling, etc. to mount.

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AFCO 1953-56 Ford Truck Aluminum Radiator, Ford Engine
                        

If you are still running a copper radiator in your truck, you don't know what you are missing! AFCO Aluminum radiators allow your car to remain at a constant temperature, which means that power delivery is more consistent. The uniformity of an all-aluminum construction radiator allows for the best pound for pound heat transfer characteristics.

  • 100% Aluminum construction (no epoxy)
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These neat little lights take advantage of the openings on the ends of your bed rolls- space that is otherwise wasted. The simple-to-install LED lights provide extra safety by augmenting your existing tailights, turn signals, and brake lights. The aluminum housings come polished, but can also be painted to match your truck.

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