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Who Merle Ward. Where Strasburg, OH. What ’66 Ford F-150. Why “I just wanted a nice Ford truck, something different, and 99-100 percent recycled Ford.” Words of Wisdom “Be ready for a lot of hard work and keep an eye on your wallet.” Binders 12-inch Wilwood four-piston in front and FMZ four-piston in back. Pumpkin Ford 9-inch 389:1 Ratio Detroit Locker. Pigment Grabber Blue DuPont. Powerplant 351 Cleveland bored 0.030 over with 10:1 netting 385 hp at 5,600 and 375 lb-ft at 4,500. BumpstickComp Cams hydraulic with 0.494 lift and 218 degrees of duration. Induction K&N air filter, Holley 750 cfm, and an Edelbrock Performer intake. ExhaustCustom 17/8-inch tube headers, Super Trapp mufflers, and 3-inch pipes. Dress Up Billet pulleys, master cylinder cover, and water neck machined by owner, stainless heater and radiator hoses, and Ford Motorsport valve covers. Spark ACCEL electronic and Ford Motorsport 9mm wires. Shifts AOD with B&M shift kit and a Griffen cooler.

Interior Owner-built instrument cluster, ’78 Crown Victoria tilt steering column, SHO sunvisors, ’88 T-bird eight-way power seats and console covered in leather and cloth by Jim Roll of Tailored Trim in New Philadelphia, Ohio. Body Mods Filled stake pockets and body seams, smoothed tailgate, shaved emblems, painted grille and door handles, and a Sir Michael’s roll pan. Stance Owner built 3-inch dropped I-beams in front and leaf springs relocated to inside of framerails and Alden coilovers in rear. Rounds 15x5 Weld Drag Lite in front and 15x14 Weld Drag Lite in rear. Rubbers P205-60R-15 Michelin in front and 18.5x29 Mickey Thompson Sportsman in rear. Tunes JVC deck and Rockford Fosgate speakers.

Powerplant 351 Cleveland bored 0.030 over with 10:1 netting 385 hp at 5,600 and 375 lb-ft at 4,500. Bumpstick Comp Cams hydraulic with 0.494 lift and 218 degrees of duration. Induction K&N air filter, Holley 750 cfm, and an Edelbrock Performer intake. Exhaust Custom 17/8-inch tube headers, Super Trapp mufflers, and 3-inch pipes. Dress Up Billet pulleys, master cylinder cover, and water neck machined by owner, stainless heater and radiator hoses, and Ford Motorsport valve covers. Spark ACCEL electronic and Ford Motorsport 9mm wires. Shifts AOD with B&M shift kit and a Griffen cooler.