'56 Ford F-100, Engine.

56 Ford F-100, grill 56 Ford F-100, hood

In 1956, Ford offered the F-100 with either a 223 cubic-inch (3.7 L), "Mileage Maker" 137 hp straight-6, or a 272 cubic-inch (4.5 L) Y-block V8 that produced 173 hp.

56 Ford F-100, engine

This isn't either one of those motors. What you see here is a Chevy 350 small-block V8 with an Edelbrock carb, Polished aluminum intake manifold from Professional Products, and Mooneyes header kit. Dressing out this powerplant are Mooneyes valve-covers, breather caps, air-cleaner and Zoops pulleys.

56 Ford F-100, engine

A replacement radiator from U.S. Radiator, Cooling Components fan and Vintique overflow tank keep it all running cool.

56 Ford F-100, delivery

Mike Adams gives Mr. Chang the keys to his "new" F-100.

56 Ford F-100

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