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General Information

Name
Old Trooper
Year
1977
Make
Ford
Model
F-150 4x4 "Custom"
Color
1976 Toyota Super Red and Super White
Packages
351 M with low compression starter saver
History
Bought with 35K miles 1986. 105K now in 2021.
351 M with Crane Fireball Hydraulic cam, Edelbrock P400 intake and 600 cfm carb, ignition t6iming kit, Red Head Steering, extra trans cooler, F350 HD radiator, F350 dual diaphragm booster, MC, and larger T-bird frt calipers, Mr Shifty shift mods, bed liner. Gun rack too.
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Modifications

Drivetrain
351M, C-6, 3.50 gears
Interior
Red, leather 50/50 bucket seats from 1986 Mercury GM, seat back storage, AC, AM/FM and XM dock, black racy steering wheel, cruise control too.
Exterior
Patina
Audio
XM AM FM too
Lighting
all stock
Exhaust
Dual
Suspension
Monroe Magnum 60 shocks since 1986
Wheel and Tire
31/10.50-15 on 15x8 D spoke black wheels

Comments

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It started August 2021, Wife said to get a budy (does paint, body, general mechanic work) to help with the old truck. I've had it since 1986, was painted in 1989, and in the mid '90s I started collecting pieces like bed sides, doors, tailgate, etc and rubber stuff, bits and pieces. It became evident that I was not gojnna get to do it so last fall, I talked to my budy, we have both been doing things, building details, I did the doors and front fenders, he did the bed sides, tailgate, paint too. I made new door panels too, still working on things but it came home June 10, 2022.



It rained on my new bed liner.

Same rear bumper, but I did it so if damaged, I can refinish it at home. New letters.

Scrap parts, tailgate laying on the trailer in view.
 

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'01 Mercury GM, '07 F-150, '08 Mustang GT, '77 F-150, '95 T-bird
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And here she is a year after the journey started August 2021 ... all new sheet metal, no filling rust holes at all.

 

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'01 Mercury GM, '07 F-150, '08 Mustang GT, '77 F-150, '95 T-bird
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'01 Mercury GM, '07 F-150, '08 Mustang GT, '77 F-150, '95 T-bird
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August 2022
 

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'01 Mercury GM, '07 F-150, '08 Mustang GT, '77 F-150, '95 T-bird
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photo software sucks
 
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