The 1950 Ford F1 truck is one of the redesigned versions of the first-generation Ford F-Series. This belongs to a chain of commercial vehicles and pickup trucks, manufactured by Ford, the leading multinational automobile manufacturer in the United States. The F-Series was first introduced to the market in 1948, and it was the original post-war truck design from the American automaker. In a break from earlier trucks from Ford, the F-Series was no longer stood upon its car framework, but on a committed truck platform.
The first generation F-Series was in production up to 1952. It was brought together at sixteen diverse Ford factories. Serial numbers designate the truck model, year, engine, unit number and assembly plant. The F-series was introduced in four trim levels in 1950, such as F1, F2, F3 and F4 among which the 1950 model F1 was the most common version with a 6.5-foot bed.
1950 Ford F1 Exterior
The custom pickup truck, it was released with beautiful external body colors among which the model finished with the Midnight Blue Metallic color was the maximum sold model. This 1950 model vehicle came with the GM 12 Bolt Posi-Traction back end. It also came outfitted with a Holley Street Dominator aluminum intake and a carburetor. The transmission of the vehicle features a soft shift kit with the auxiliary transmission cooler, with ponytailed stainless steel streaks.
It was prepared with Hooker exhaust footers with a Magna Flow exhaust setup made of stainless steel. The high energy ignition module of the vehicle offered it a continuously charged spark. It was outfitted with a comfort power steering that offers the vehicle a smooth turning by means of a big sway bar in the front.
The whole chassis of the Ford F1 1950 truck was custom fabricated with completely boxed casing rails, 3-position back shock mounts that were fixed with QA1 adaptable coil over shocks, lower and upper trailing arms, middle X-frame and cross members, self-governing front suspension with lowering coils and sway bar. The ride height of the truck offers a completely ideal street rod posture. While rolling into those nocturnal events, an underbody illumination system will assist illuminate it to demonstrate it even further.
The 1950 model F1 came with standard external features that include:
GM power disc brakes in the front with dual master cylinder.
Dual chrome outside mirrors.
Front and back chrome bumpers.
Custom chrome grille and gas lid.
Chrome tailgate chains.
Gorgeous dark oak finished bed with refined chrome stripes.
1950 F1 was sprinted on 15” rally wheels from Corvette with Ford middle caps and chrome rings, fixed with Michelin Radial P225/70 sized XH4 tires in the front and P255/70 sized tires at the back. The F-1 truck was also offered with an extra chrome trim and two horns as an optional feature.
1950 Ford F1 Interior
The truck was provided with an attractively-colored interior that was offered with the Gray Leatherette inside color. Some of the standard interior features that came with the 1950 model F1 include:
R134a Vintage air conditioning with the heater.
Complete custom VDO gauges mounted in Billet instrument cluster.
AM or FM radio.
1950 F1 was powered by 226-cid(3,7 L) flathead six-cylinder and it offered the vehicle a maximum power of 95 ponies at 3300 RPM. The engine was paired with a TH400 three-speed automatic transmission. The vehicle was provided with polished and fully chromed engine accessories that include aluminum air cleaner and valve covers. It was also offered with a freshly reconstructed custom brass top furnace with a Hayden 6-blade clutch fan. Optionally you could have the V8 engine with the capacity of 239-cid and making 100-horsepower.
This super nice refurbished F1 truck runs and drives with easiness and it offers a higher performance on the open freeway. It trails straight and accurate, even under tough braking. The 1950 Ford F1 engine also offers the truck with the just right acceleration without enormous power stealing the skill to simply travel around the city. Classic Ford F1 was offered with the rear-wheel drive system as standard.
All 1948-1952 F1 engines:
226 cu in (3.7 L) I6
239 cu in (3.9 L) Flathead V8
254 cu in (4.2 L) I6
337 cu in (5.5 L) Flathead V8
215 cu in (3.5 L) I6
279 cu in (4.6 L) Y-block V8
317 cu in (5.2 L) Y-block V8
Date of release and price
1950 Ford F1 was released for sale sometime in 1950, but its original price is not known. This model was produced from 1948-1952. However, the model is currently being auctioned as a second-hand vehicle with the minimum price from $10,000-$50,000.
1950 Ford F1 Photos