1951 Ford F-3 Flareside Street Machine

January 26, 2023 Update – We’re pleased to report that the seller is ready to have their custom truck auctioned, so we are now working with him to finalize the listing details and have a Lemon Squad. Pre-Purchase Inspection completed – please check back soon!

December 28, 2022 Update – The seller expressed an interest in waiting for their truck.’s auction to start until later in February, and we are happy to oblige.

The Guys With Rides team is currently working on preparing the auction for this 552 cubic inch V8-powered 1951 Ford F-3 Flareside street machine we will be featuring starting January 4, 2023. More details will follow very soon, including a Lemon Squad pre-purchase inspection. So, stay tuned!  If you have questions about this vintage Ford pickup truck before then, please comment below or call Rudy directly at 877-468-6497.

For now, here is the seller’s description:

“This was a frame-off restoration. It has a 429 thunderjet bored and stroked to 552 cu in. with a Speedway Motors stroker kit, aluminum heads, Comp Cams roller cam, and roller rockers. There is a Weiand Stealth intake with FiTech Meanstreet 800 fuel injection. Sanderson block headers run from 3-inch exhaust to 4-inch stacks. It has power rack and pinion steering, and disc brakes. The rear axle is a GM Corporate 14-bolt one-ton axle with 4.56 gears, limited slip, and disc brakes. The transmission is a Hughes Racing C6 with a Hughes 1800 stall torque converter and Hughes transmission cooler. The interior is custom with Braum high back bucket seats, a custom-built console with cherry wood insert, and an Apple car play enabled head unit with subwoofer. Vintage Air air conditioning. The bed is approximately 10 coats of hand-applied tung oil on plywood, with a built-in battery box hatch and gas fill hatch. The tires are 18″ Nitto Terra Grapplers, 265/60 front and 325/60 in the rear.”
5 Comments
  1. Anonymous

    Should have a 7.3

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  2. Jeff Musser

    Where is this truck located?

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    • Guys with Rides

      Hi Jeff, this custom F3 truck is currently located in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

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  3. Anonymous

    Are any additional pic’s available? Specifically, interior, bed and undercarriage?

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    • Guys with Rides

      We will have many more pictures of this truck and a Lemon Squad Pre-Purchase Inspection as soon as the seller is ready to start their truck’s auction. Please check back soon!

      Reply

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