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This 1956 Ford F100 is in good running and driving condition with some flaws worthy of note. This truck is considered to be a nice driver quality vehicle not certainly not a show truck.

Exterior

The hood is misaligned. There are minor misc chips and scratches around the vehicle, most too small to see in photos. The vehicle repaint shows dust under the paint, some orange peel, and signs of poor prep. This is sub-par workmanship. The underside shows areas of moderate to heavier surface rust. There is some rust nearing rot on the bottoms of the doors. See pictures. There is evidence of poor patch work in the rocker, cab corner, and door jambs. The door mirror chrome is fading and pitting with age. The rear bumper shows discoloration and a small dent or wave in the bumper, shown in pictures. The body seals around the windows are showing signs of age and wear. This includes the doors, windows, trunk, and other miscellaneous body seals. They will need replacement. Glass appears original, the windshield has deterioration around the edges, as well as the door wing windows. I checked the vehicle with a magnet and found it to stick all around but was weaker in the lower panels. Not excessive. The hood is difficult to close. The chrome is pitted and wearing due to age.

Interior

The inner door panels have some heavy scratches in the metal portion with poor touch-up. The door pulls are worn. The interior trim shows moderate wear with age. The chrome and brightwork is dulling and showing age. The dash finish is poor, heavy orange peel, and shows some nicks and scratches. The interior flooring is very dirty.

Test Drive

Seller did not permit a road test. Due to this, I spent more time going over the vehicle. I found the engine to start and run well. The transmission engaged in both forward and reverse with no issues. The brakes were firm, and held the vehicle properly. A visual inspection of the steering and suspension showed no obvious issues. Please see photos and below for more info.

Vehicle Info

Year 1956
Make Ford
Model F-100
Mileage 17507
Transmission Manual
VIN Number F10V6N14360
Stock Number 9876512
Interior Vinyl
Interior Color Grey
Body Color Blue
Engine 8 Cylinder
Drive Type Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel Type Gas

Exterior

Wiper Blades
Body Alignment The hood is misaligned.
Scratches
There are minor misc chips and scratches around the vehicle, most too small to see in photos.
Dings
Dents
Paint Condition
The vehicle repaint shows dust under the paint, some orange peel, and signs of poor prep. This is sub-par workmanship.
Body Seals
The body seals around the windows are showing signs of age and wear. This includes the doors, windows, trunk, and other miscellaneous body seals. They will need replacement.
Rust
The underside shows areas of moderate to heavier surface rust. There is some rust nearing rot on the bottoms of the doors. See pictures.
Exterior Lights
Door Mirrors
The door mirror chrome is fading and pitting with age.
Bumpers
The rear bumper shows discoloration and a small dent or wave in the bumper, shown in pictures.
Side Moldings
Frame Damage
Glass
Glass appears original, the windshield has deterioration around the edges, as well as the door wing windows.
Body Filler?
I checked the vehicle with a magnet and found it to stick all around but was weaker in the lower panels. Not excessive.
Hood The hood is difficult to close.
Doors
Floors
Rockers
There is evidence of poor patch work in the rocker, cab corner, and door jambs.
Quarter Panels
Chrome
The chrome is pitted and wearing due to age.

Interior

Steering Wheel
Seat Condition
Inner Door Panels
The inner door panels have some heavy scratches in the metal portion with poor touch-up. The door pulls are worn.
Window Function
Dash
The dash finish is poor, heavy orange peel, and shows some nicks and scratches.
Sun Visors
Dash Lights
Dash Gauges
Heater
Floor Mats
The interior flooring is very dirty.
Cigarette Use
Unusual Odors
Headliner
Blower Motor
Interior Trim
The interior trim shows moderate wear with age. The chrome and brightwork is dulling and showing age.

Mechanical

Air Filter
Battery Condition
Charging System
Cooling Fan Condition
Radiator Cap Sealing Properly
Hoses
Radiator
Engine Coolant
Coolant Leaks
Belts
Engine Oil
Engine Fluid Leaks
Transmission Fluid
Transmission Leaks
Brake System
Brake Fluid Leaks
Differential leaks
Muffler System
CV Joints and Axles
Shocks and bushings
Ball Joints and Tie Rods
Modifications

Road Test

Road Test
Seller did not permit a road test.
Engine Performance
Engine Starting

Manufacturer

Driver FrontGoodyearGoodYearPassenger Front
Driver RearP235/75R15P235/75R15Passenger Rear

Size

Driver FrontP235/75r15P235/75r15Passenger Front
Driver RearP235/75r15P235/75r15Passenger Rear

Tire Condition

Driver FrontNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Front
Driver RearNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Rear

Wheel Condition

Driver FrontNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Front
Driver RearNo IssuesNo IssuesPassenger Rear

Tire Tread

Driver Front12/3212/32Passenger Front
Driver Rear12/3212/32Passenger Rear
Spare Tire
Spare tireNo

Tire Tread Explanation

10/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!

(standard)

8/32 or more

Tires have plenty of tread!

(low profile)

5/32 to 7/32

Tires will need replacement soon!

4/32 or less

Tires need replacement!

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