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When it comes to trucks, few others can boast the history and success of the F-Series from Ford. The first and second generation of F-Series trucks launched Ford's truck program to new heights. We've got the Ford truck parts you crave. From complete disc brake kits to gauge sets, Speedway is your truck parts megastore.

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  • Posies Super Slide Springs 154R 53-54 Ford Pickup Rear Dropped Springs
    Posies Super Slide Springs 154R 53-54 Ford Pickup Rear Dropped Springs
    SKU-580154R
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    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. 

  • 1953-56 Ford F100 Pickup Step Plates
    1953-56 Ford F100 Pickup Step Plates
    SKU-91652907
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                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.

  • Speedway 1953-56 Ford Pickup Bolt-In Bear-Jaw Door Latches
    Speedway 1953-56 Ford Pickup Bolt-In Bear-Jaw Door Latches
    SKU-9103041
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    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)

  • 1948-1956 Ford Half Ton Deluxe Disc Brake Kit, 5 x 5-1/2 Inch
    1948-1956 Ford Half Ton Deluxe Disc Brake Kit, 5 x 5-1/2 Inch
    SKU-91031964
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    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:

    • Vented cast iron rotors
    • GM single piston calipers (7/16"-20 inlets)
    • Brake pads
    • Caliper slide bolts
    • Rubber brake lines
    • Steel caliper brackets
    • Hardware
    • New bearing and seal adapters
    • Seals
    • Inner bearing cones
    • Outer bearing cones
    • Spacers
    • Dust caps
  • Small Block Ford to 1953-1964 Ford Pickup Motor Mounts
    Small Block Ford to 1953-1964 Ford Pickup Motor Mounts
    SKU-7204145
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                Ford 221-351W V8s into 1953-1964 Ford pickup & panel trucks. Frame plates bolt-in.
            
  • 1953-56 Ford Half Ton Pickup Running Boards
    1953-56 Ford Half Ton Pickup Running Boards
    SKU-9005315
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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. 

  • 1953-72 Ford Pickup Hidden Tailgate Hinges
    1953-72 Ford Pickup Hidden Tailgate Hinges
    SKU-91053080
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                Get rid of those bulky, cumbersome tailgate hinges on your classic truck by installing a pair of these simple and attractive hinges. The 1/4" thick hinge plates are so small, they virtually disappear from sight when you weld them to your stake pockets and paint them to match. Two plastic trunions slide into the bottom roll of your tailgate to provide a smooth pivot point. Kit includes necessary hardware and instructions.
            
  • 1948-1950 Ford Pickup Electric Wiper Kit
    1948-1950 Ford Pickup Electric Wiper Kit
    SKU-91356148
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    These custom built, motor driven wiper conversion kits bolt to the stock brackets and use the stock wiper transmission and arms. The unit will clear cowl vents and A/C systems. Two speed, 12 volt operation with self-park feature.

    Includes wiring harness and switch.

    913-56148 Instructions (PDF)
  • Walker BZAC-489-1 Z-Series 1942-52 Ford F100 Radiator/Condser for Ford
    Walker BZAC-489-1 Z-Series 1942-52 Ford F100 Radiator/Condser for Ford
    SKU-820BZAC4891
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    We offer Walker Z-Series radiators for 1942-56 Ford F100 pick-ups with or without air conditioner condensers. These Ford-style radiators have the top neck centered while the lower is on the left. 

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

  • 1948-1952 Ford Pickup Steel Gas Tank
    1948-1952 Ford Pickup Steel Gas Tank
    SKU-91004852
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    This stock style replacement gas tank for 1948-1952 Ford F1 pickups mounts on the inside of your cab behind the seat. Measures 47" in length, 9" in depth, and 17 1/4" in width.

    • 20 gallon capacity
    • Accepts 6-hole fuel sending units
    • Gravity feed from the bottom like OEM tanks
    • 1/4" outlet
    • 3 5/16" bolt circle
    • 2" opening
  • 1948-60 Ford Pickup Under Box Aluminum Fuel Tank
    1948-60 Ford Pickup Under Box Aluminum Fuel Tank
    SKU-91076048
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    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. 

    Measures 28-1/4" x 16-1/2" x 8". 

  • 1951-52 Ford Pickup Electric Wiper Kit
    1951-52 Ford Pickup Electric Wiper Kit
    SKU-91356151
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    This custom built, motor driven electric wiper conversion kit bolts to stock brackets and uses stock wiper transmisson and arms. It will clear the cowl vents and air conditioning systems.

    Two speed, 12 volt operation with self-park feature. Includes wiring harness, switch and nylon bushings for arms.

    Instructions (PDF) 

    NOTE:  This wiper kit is designed for trucks that have the original vacuum wiper motor and linkage in place. Trucks that do not have the original electric wiper motor will need to acquire an original set of vacuum wiper motor linkage to complete this installation.

  • 1956 Ford F100 Pickup Steel Gas Tank
    1956 Ford F100 Pickup Steel Gas Tank
    SKU-91000056
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    This stock style replacement gas tank for 1956 F100 Ford pickups mounts on the inside of your cab behind the seat. 

    • 18 gallon capacity
    • Accepts 6-hole fuel sending units
    • Feeds from top of tank and includes an internal stand pipe; same as OEM
    • 54" x 18" x 7" (this includes a 1" lip on both the front and the back side, and also a 1.25" lip on each side)
  • 1935-1956 Ford Fuel Sender Adapter
    1935-1956 Ford Fuel Sender Adapter
    SKU-458500
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    If you have a 1935-1956 Ford car or pickup with a big 6 hole fuel sending unit, how do you put an aftermarket 5 hole sending unit in your tank? Simple. Use this adapter plate. Hardware included.

  • Walker BZ-556-1 Z-Series 1953-56 Ford F100 Radiator for Ford Engine
    Walker BZ-556-1 Z-Series 1953-56 Ford F100 Radiator for Ford Engine
    SKU-820BZ5561
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    We offer Walker Z-Series radiators for 1942-56 Ford F100 pick-ups with or without air conditioner condensers. These Ford-style radiators have the top neck centered while the lower is on the left. 

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

  • Trans-Dapt 4102 Chevy to 1953-1964 Ford Pickup Motor Mounts
    Trans-Dapt 4102 Chevy to 1953-1964 Ford Pickup Motor Mounts
    SKU-7204102
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    Chevy V8s into 1953-1964 Ford pickup & panel trucks. Plates bolt-in.

    Chevy To Ford Motor Mount Instructions (pdf)

  • 1953-56 Ford Pickup Front Frame Boxing Plates
    1953-56 Ford Pickup Front Frame Boxing Plates
    SKU-91054425
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    When using original or reproduction frame rails, be sure to fully box the front section for strength and saftey. Our front boxing plates are designed to box the frame in critical front suspension attachment points and motor mount areas.

    10 gauge.

  • 1953-1955 Ford Truck Gauge Panel
    1953-1955 Ford Truck Gauge Panel
    SKU-9100553
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                Brighten up your 1953-55 F-100 dash and gain the benefit of modern instruments with this polished billet aluminum dash panel. The ball-milled panel is designed to accept a 3-3/8 inch speedometer in the center, with two 2-1/16 inch accessory gauges on each side. Gauges sold separately.
            
  • 1953-64 Ford Pickup Automatic Transmission Mount
    1953-64 Ford Pickup Automatic Transmission Mount
    SKU-7204136
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                This crossmember is ideal for mounting Ford or GM transmissions into 1953-1964 Ford pick-ups. Mounts in channel of frame or under frame to support the tailshaft of the transmission.

    With this mount sitting on table, from the table to the surface that mounts on the frame is 2-3/4". The whole piece is 33-1/2" long.

    Note: Works with rubber transmission cushions.

  • Speedway 1948-56 Ford Half-Ton Front Axle U-Bolts, Set/4
    Speedway 1948-56 Ford Half-Ton Front Axle U-Bolts, Set/4
    SKU-9163325
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    Anytime you remove a leaf spring U-bolt, you should replace it. Once they have been tightened and stretch, they have lost their strength. These U-bolts are designed to be used with stock front Ford half-ton multi-leaf springs.

    Bolts have 9/16" rolled threads and include flat washers and nylock nuts.

  • Speedway 1948-52 Ford Pickup Bolt-In Bear-Jaw Door Latches
    Speedway 1948-52 Ford Pickup Bolt-In Bear-Jaw Door Latches
    SKU-9103042
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    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.

    910-3042 Instructions (PDF)

  • 1948-52 Ford Half-Ton Pickup King Pin Set
    1948-52 Ford Half-Ton Pickup King Pin Set
    SKU-91032124
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    Odds are the king pins on your old '48-'52 half-ton Ford truck are shot. These new king pin sets include the parts you need to tighten your truck up again. Honing of the bushings is required by a machine shop in your town.

    910-32124 Instructions (PDF)

  • TCI 1948-56 Ford Pickup Rear Leaf Spring Kit
    TCI 1948-56 Ford Pickup Rear Leaf Spring Kit
    SKU-91041248
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    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.

    910-41248 Instructions (PDF)

  • Speedway 1948-60 Ford Half-Ton Rear Axle U-Bolt
    Speedway 1948-60 Ford Half-Ton Rear Axle U-Bolt
    SKU-91633026
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    Anytime you remove a leaf spring U-bolt, you should replace it. Once they have been tightened and stretch, they have lost their strength. These U-bolts are designed to be used with stock 2-1/4" wide rear Ford half-ton multi-leaf springs.

    • 3" center to center mounting
    • 8-5/8" overall length and 8" inside
    • 2-3/8" inside width for 2-1/4" spring

    Bolts have 9/16" rolled threads and include flat washers and nylock nuts.

  • Ididit 1120800010 1953-56 Ford F100 Steering Column, Tilt Only
    Ididit 1120800010 1953-56 Ford F100 Steering Column, Tilt Only
    SKU-4465356
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    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. 

     


     

  • Omega Kustom 32025 1951-1952 Ford Pickup 5 Inch Black Quad Gauge Set
    Omega Kustom 32025 1951-1952 Ford Pickup 5 Inch Black Quad Gauge Set
    SKU-91132025
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    These 5" Omega Kustom gauges are the perfect finishing touch for your truck. They have a programmable electric speedometer and a quad gauge with fuel level, oil pressure, water temperature, and voltage. All gauges are backlit. Each set includes sending units and a GM style speedometer sender.

    The housing measures 4-1/2" and the outside bezel measures 4-11/16".

    1951-1952 Ford Pickup Gauge Installation Instructions (PDF)

    Note: Fuel sending unit is the 5-bolt 240 ohm empty, 33 ohm full universal style, NOT the factory original style.

  • Posies Super Slide Springs D152F 48-52 Ford Pickup Drop Front Springs
    Posies Super Slide Springs D152F 48-52 Ford Pickup Drop Front Springs
    SKU-580152
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    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.

  • Heidts SB-007 Mustang II Stabilizer Sway Bar Kit for 1948-56 Ford Pickup
    Heidts SB-007 Mustang II Stabilizer Sway Bar Kit for 1948-56 Ford Pickup
    SKU-413007
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    These front sway bar kits from Heidts are the best quality suspension components on the market. They come complete with everything you need for a painless installation.

    • For 1948-56 Ford pickups
    • Includes urethane mount and end-link bushings
    • Hardware included
    • Used in conjunction with standard width lower control arms
  • 1953-1955 Ford Pickup Glove Box Liner
    1953-1955 Ford Pickup Glove Box Liner
    SKU-91043055
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    1953-1955 Ford glove box liners are stamped out of waterproof cardboard. Includes mounting hardware.

  • 1948-64 Ford Pickup Tie Rod End Drops
    1948-64 Ford Pickup Tie Rod End Drops
    SKU-91048640
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    As you know when running a dropped axle on your Ford truck, the tie rod sleeve can hit the springs. The 1-1/2" drop moves the tie rod out of the way far enough to clear the springs.

    • 7 Degree Taper
    • 1-1/2" of drop
    • 8"length end to end
    • 2-1/2" of 11/16"-18 thread
    • When used w/ tube # 91634-42.5 produces an eye to eye assembly of 49.5" length minimum and 51" length maximum
  • 1948-1952 Ford Pickup Glove Box Liner
    1948-1952 Ford Pickup Glove Box Liner
    SKU-91043052
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    These glove box liners are stamped out of a waterproof cardboard and replicate the originals.  They are designed to fit 1948-1952 Ford pickup trucks and come with all necessary mounting hardware.

    • Stamped out of a waterproof cardboard
    • Replicate the original
    • 1948-1952 Ford pickups
    • Includes mounting hardware
  • 1937-52 Ford Pickup Hidden Tailgate Hinges
    1937-52 Ford Pickup Hidden Tailgate Hinges
    SKU-91037080
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                Get rid of those bulky, cumbersome tailgate hinges on your classic truck by installing a pair of these simple and attractive hinges. The 1/4" thick hinge plates are so small, they virtually disappear from sight when you weld them to your stake pockets and paint them to match. Two plastic trunions slide into the bottom roll of your tailgate to provide a smooth pivot point. Kit includes necessary hardware and instructions.
            
  • Omega Kustom 12025 1951-1952 Ford Pickup 5 Inch White Quad Gauge Set
    Omega Kustom 12025 1951-1952 Ford Pickup 5 Inch White Quad Gauge Set
    SKU-91112025
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    These 5" Omega Kustom gauges are the perfect finishing touch for your truck. They have a programmable electric speedometer and a quad gauge with fuel level, oil pressure, water temperature, and voltage. All gauges are backlit. Each set includes sending units and a GM style speedometer sender.

    The housing measures 4-1/2" and the outside bezel measures 4-11/16".

    Ford Gauges Installation Instructions (PDF)

    Note: Fuel sending unit is the 5-bolt 240 ohm empty, 33 ohm full universal style, NOT the factory original style.

  • Walker BZ-489-1 Z-Series 1942-52 Ford F100 Radiator for Ford Engine
    Walker BZ-489-1 Z-Series 1942-52 Ford F100 Radiator for Ford Engine
    SKU-820BZ4891
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    We offer Walker Z-Series radiators for 1942-56 Ford F100 pick-ups with or without air conditioner condensers. These Ford-style radiators have the top neck centered while the lower is on the left. 

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

  • Walker Z-489-1 42-52 Ford F100 Radiator w/o AC Condenser-Chevy Engine
    Walker Z-489-1 42-52 Ford F100 Radiator w/o AC Condenser-Chevy Engine
    SKU-820Z4891
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    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.  

  • Omega Kustom 22025 1951-1952 Ford Pickup 5 Inch Quad Gauge Set, Tan
    Omega Kustom 22025 1951-1952 Ford Pickup 5 Inch Quad Gauge Set, Tan
    SKU-91122025
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    These 5" Omega Kustom gauges are the perfect finishing touch for your truck. They have a programmable electric speedometer and a quad gauge with fuel level, oil pressure, water temperature, and voltage. All gauges are backlit. Each set includes sending units and a GM style speedometer sender.

    The housing measures 4-1/2" and the outside bezel measures 4-11/16".

    Ford Pickup Gauge Installation Instructions (PDF)

    Note: Fuel sending unit is the 5-bolt 240 ohm empty, 33 ohm full universal style, NOT the factory original style.

  • Fiberglass 1956 Ford Truck Gauge Panel
    Fiberglass 1956 Ford Truck Gauge Panel
    SKU-9100056
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                This fiberglass panel gives you the freedom to design your own gauge layout in your 1956 F-100. Drill holes to fit the gauges of your choice (gauges sold separately.) Requires trimming your dash slightly at the bottom of the panel opening.
            
  • Outer Tie Rod End, 11/16-18 LH
    Outer Tie Rod End, 11/16-18 LH
    SKU-91002919
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                Replace those sloppy worn out tie rods with our new replacements. Original equipment on 1948-1964 Ford half-ton pickups, but these can be used on many other applications other than Ford trucks. Not for use with flat steering arms. Use only with Ford type steering arms with a tapered hole. Not normally used with Chevy spindles.
            
  • Trans-Dapt 4037 Big Block Ford to 1953-1964 Ford Pickup Motor Mounts
    Trans-Dapt 4037 Big Block Ford to 1953-1964 Ford Pickup Motor Mounts
    SKU-7204037
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                Cross bar style. Mounts Ford 332-428 (except 351/400) V8's into 1953-1964 Ford pick-up and panel trucks. Designed for 28-3⁄4" frame widths. Complete with instructions and hardware.
            
  • 1948-1950 Ford Truck Gauge Panel
    1948-1950 Ford Truck Gauge Panel
    SKU-9100548
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                It's easy to upgrade your 1948-50 Ford pickup with modern instruments using this beautifully polished billet aluminum five-gauge panel. It accepts a 3-3/8" speedometer and four 2-1/16" accessory gauges. Gauges sold separately.
            
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