1956 Ford F-100 – Mark Gruss

  • 56 Ford F100 Mark Gruss 1


  • "When Mark came to us (The Rod Shop at Hot Rod Institute) he said he wanted a very nice hot rod truck with the quality and ride of a new Lexus. Mark is very happy with the over all truck and love the ride and handling of the TCI chassis. Thank you." - Doug LaRue (Hot Rod Institute)

  • 1956 Ford F100 owned by Mark Gruss, custom built by The Rod Shop @ Hot Rod Institute.
  • TCI Complete Chassis - Front suspension, four bar rear suspension with a 9-inch ford rear (3:70 posi rear gear ratio). Sway bars, front and rear.
  • 12-inch Wilwood brakes and RideTech coilover shocks all the way around.
  • American Legends: 8 x 18 front and 10 x 19 rear wheels.
  • Pirelli tires, P-Zero: front tires is 235/50R 18 and the rear is 295/45R 19.
  • GM 495 hp LS3 crate engine and 4L70E Transmission package
  • The Paint is from House of Kolor, Candy Brandy Wine.
  • The upholstery was handled by Martin Healy

  • https://www.fuelcurve.com/high-plains-pickup-1956-ford-f100/
  • https://www.carbuffnetwork.com/project/mark-gruss-56-f100/
  • https://hotrod.edu/