Reason for building: I have always loved the car/truck show scene
How long have you been in the hobby: Quite awhile
Name of your ride: The Mistress
Why? That name was given by my wife
Engine: The original 5.0 is still in the engine bay. A cold air intake, programmer, and Flowmaster exhaust were added.
Suspension: A Ford Explorer rack and pinion steering setup was grafted then the stock frame was modified up front with James Smith control arms. In the rear a c-notch was added with a three link setup. Air bags are from Slam Specialties and controlled by Accu-Air equipment. A 14" disc brake setup was transplanted from a Dodge Ram onto all four corners.
Paint: is Ford black and Toreador Red the flames were added.
Body mods: A custom billet grille was added when the door handles and tailgate were shaved.
Interior: The factory ac was replaced with a Vintage Air system. A stock dash was filled with Dakota Digital gauges. An Intro steering wheel replaces the stock version. A Ford Expedition console sits between the seats. The interior is done in gray and black.
Truck Bed: The bed has been tubbed and a notch cover added then sprayed with Pro-Liner bed liner.
Tires/wheels: Up front Intro 22”” wheels are mounted Toyo 285/30/22 tires and in the rear Intro 24”” wheels sit in Toyo 295/30/24 tires.
Special thanks to my friends and family for their help and support and to my wife thank you for sharing my passion for the car and truck scene.