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F100 Builders Guide Magazine

F100 Builders Guide Magazine

Summer 2020

F-100 Builder's Guide is the premiere car magazine for classic Ford truck owners and enthusiasts. Learn about vintage vehicles and how to restore or upgrade your classic Ford F-Series truck with modern tricks. Also get expert advice from other Ford F-100 collectors.

United States
Engaged Media
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4 Issues

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1 min.
f100 builders guide magazine

EDITORIAL Chris Hamilton Brand Manager Mike Alexander Editor in Chief Wendy Wilson Managing Editor Solomon Lunger Tech Editor DESIGN Eugene Pineda Art Director CONTRIBUTORS Tucker Harris Solomon Lunger Eddie Maloney Humberto Ortiz ADVERTISING Gabe Frimmel Ad Sales Director (714) 200-1930 gfrimmel@engaged.media Chris Crispell Senior Account Executive (714) 200-1935 Becky Maas Account Executive (714) 200-1959 Sebastian Tirkey Advertising Traffic Coordinator Eric Gomez Advertising Traffic Coordinator OPERATIONS Manish Kumar Mishra Operations Specialist Chandan Pandey Production,Newsstand & Circulation Analyst Surajpal Singh Bisht Prepress Manager Alex Mendoza Administrative Assistant ENGAGED MEDIA, LLC Scott Hall CEO Pinaki Bhattacharya Managing Director and COO William Ammerman Executive Vice President Digital John Goodpasture Vice President Sales Erin Masercola Director of Content Operations Carrie Rubalcaba HR Generalist…

1 min.
editor’s note 2020

THAT’S RIGHT! 2020 IS HERE, AND MAN WHAT A month, year, decade it has been thus far. With 2019 in the rearview, we’re excited to see where this year takes us. We’ve had our heads down working hard to make this the most comprehensive and all-encompassing FORD ONLY classic truck magazine for all of our true-blue fans. Of course, this is an ever-changing and evolving world of print magazine enthusiast media, and as many of you know the print magazine world is a very fickle lady over the last decade. Looking forward, we are making sure that our digital footprint (online at streettrucksmag.com) and social media presence will continue to grow. But one thing is for sure: We are not going anywhere, and we will continue to publish this print magazine!…

3 min.
dark horse

NOW, WE’VE SEEN OUR fair share of restorations, customs, hot rods, drivers and an assortment of wild Ford F-100 builds throughout the years. But it’s not every day that you come across an all-out race truck guised in F-100 cladding that performs both on and off the track. Frank Watson certainly had a goal in mind when setting out to build the “ultimate street truck,” and we’d say he absolutely nailed it! Frank knew he wanted to build a beast of a Ford that would perform on track, road course, straight line, Pro Touring and even g-Machine status, all while being able to drive to and from. This was no easy feat, so Frank set out to partner with No Limit Engineering to handle the chassis/suspension foundation that would be the…

1 min.
tech specs

FRANK WATSON 1968 Ford F-100 Rutledge, Georgia CHASSIS/ SUSPENSION • No Limit Engineering Protech square tube chassis• QA1 adjustable coilovers, all four corners• No Limit Engineering front and rear race suspension/sway bars• Winters Performance quick-change rear end ENGINE/DRIVETRAIN/ PERFORMANCE • 2008 GT500 Mustang 4.6L• Department of Boost supercharger• Full forged internals• 2008 GT500 6060 six-speed trans• Custom GP headers• McLeod RXT clutch• Aluminum driveshaft• Custom fuel cell WHEELS/TIRES/ BRAKES • Forgeline GF3 wheels• 18x12 with 6-inch backspace all around• BF Goodrich Rivals 335/30/18 BODY/PAINT • Munssey Speed CF bumpers• Munssey grille and headlight covers• Shaved every unnecessary hole• Stretched bed and wheel openings• Painted Hot Rod black by owner INTERIOR • Corbeau Forza racing seats• Sparco steering wheel• Munssey Speed carbon fiber dash inserts• Shaved dash and interior, bare bones race cockpit style• Speed Hut gauges…

2 min.
(sema) 2019 2020

EVERY YEAR WE BRAVE THE FOOT blisters, calf cramps and desert dehydration to bring you the absolute best Ford coverage from the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. All jokes aside, this is absolutely the Super Bowl of custom automotive for both classic and modern automotive manufacturers, builders and media from all over the world. Filling the entire Las Vegas Convention Center, which encompasses approximately 3.2 million square feet with exhibit space of 2 million square feet and meeting space of nearly 250,000 square feet, we aren’t kidding either when we say this is the world’s stage for all things automotive. We were definitely excited to notice the rise of both companies and builders showcasing their talents through Ford builds. We noticed quite a few new trends making their way into these…

6 min.
dynamic unibody duo

FATHERS TEACH A LOT TO their sons—when to throw a punch, how to hold their liquor, what to look for in used cars, when to change the oil in the ol’ truck—and sometimes, without even trying, they pass down the stuff that really matters. “The best part of the buildup was enjoying the time with my dad, grandpa and uncle, building it when I was a teenager.” —Jake Bryant A Tradition Rises Our story begins with Jerry Bryant, the father in this dynamic unibody duo. He lives in Antelope, California, a cozy suburb of Sacramento’s Sierra Nevada foothills, and works as an acoustical ceiling installer. More than 30 years ago, he found himself coveting a friend’s 1963 F-100 Unibody with a big wraparound back window, and he had to have one for himself. “I…