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1965 Ford F-100 - "Derelicted" Original Pickup

1965 Ford F-100 Custom

Make: Ford
Model: F-100
Type: Standard Cab Pickup
Trim: Custom
Year: 1965
Mileage: 53873
VIN: F10DR637303
Color: Wimbledon white
Engine: 352 cubic Inch V8
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 4 Speed Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black/Blue
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Auburn, Washington, United States
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Description for Ford F-100 1965

1965

Ford F100

Custom Pickup

VIN: F10DR637303

I’m often asked where we find these nice old rigs. A good friend of mine cruises parking lots of retirement homes, Elks clubs, the V.F.W halls and the back alleys of a well-known Scandinavian neighborhood here in Seattle. He can spot a seatbelt slammed in a car door a mile away… He even notices when a vehicle is driving down the road with a turn signal on just a little too long and positively twitches with glee when passing a car or truck with metal bumpers. If you’re in the market for a fun vintage daily driver, please give this half-ton truck your kind attention. You’re also welcome to contact me with questions or to discuss a sale before the end of the eBay listing. My name is Mark and I can be reached at 206/914-117 for either calling or text. Below is a breakdown of the door data plate and original owner info:

Model: F100 ½ ton Pickup

Engine: “D” code – 352 Cubic Inch V8

Assembly: “R” code – San Jose, CA assembly plant

Wheelbase: 129 inch

Paint Color: “M” code – Wimbledon White

Body: “B81” code – Custom Cab

Transmission: “N” code – Syncro manual 4-speed

Axle: “A9” code – Locking Dana Spicer differential, 3.54 gears

GVW: 5000 lbs.

Certified Net Horsepower: 172 at 4,000 RPM

District Sales Office: “74” code – Seattle

This rig sold new on January 18, 1965 at Teague Motor company in Walla Walla, Washington to Richard B Lake of Seattle. The maintenance book and original owner's manual we received shows Mr. lake drove the truck through at least 2003. That’s 48 years with the same owner (and he kept meticulous records, every jot and tittle)!


CONDITION:
Several weeks ago a call came in from a Seattle film production company. They’d used this pickup in a recent video and wanted it off the books and out of their storage area. I quickly obliged, loaded it on one of our trailers and brought it to my Auburn, WA warehouse (if you follow our Ebay auctions you know I’ve got a real soft spot for old pickups). Truly, it’s a nice, vintage rig! I take great pride in the vehicles we sell and feel that you should know as much about them as possible. Accordingly, here is a list of the good and also small things possibly needing attention:

“Derelicting” an old vehicle is becoming quite common. I think it started with the first gen VW Beetle crowd and has now spread to many other older vehicle types. Basically, the entire body was scuffed and clear coated to seal in the existing flaws and keep it looking this vintage for many more years. Very, Very cool! Stand 20 feet away, and you’d think it’s just another ol’ truck, but come closer and it’s amazing how shiny it is!

A new carburetor was recently added to the stock 352 engine and it's topped with the original old-school oil bath air cleaner. My tech installed a new distributor cap, rotor, spark plugs and plug wires. It seems the ignition timing has been an issue (seeing as how he no longer owns a timing light), so I’d suggest converting over to a modern electronic ignition, thus doing away with difficult-to-adjust distributor points, to make the rig run correctly before driving it much.

The granny-gear low four-speed manual transmission shifts well and has a strong clutch. No power steering here, but I haven’t missed it! The brakes are strong, even a bit touchy, and tend to pull just a bit.The old-school steel wheels add to the vintage look and are straight and true. The tires are nearly new and have excellent tread.

Take another look at the interior pics. Everything's nearly stock with the exception of the bench seat, which has been reupholstered and is in perfect condition. The seat springs are also in excellent shape, so you’ll be able to sit comfortably for hours. The driver’s door still has the zippered storage pocket. I’m impressed with the condition of the dash gauges. They seem as clear and bright to me as the day this rig left the San Jose assembly line back in early 1965 heading to our Seattle District Sales area. No doubt; this F100 Custom will be fun to drive and has years of service yet to render!

I always encourage folks to stop by my Auburn Washington warehouse (by appointment) to inspect, drive and make an offer. Please know that you are purchasing a nice truck from a respected Ebay Seller. While we always sell vehicles on an “as-is, where-is” basis, my goal is being sure you’re happy with your purchase - and your dealings with me – with the hope that you’ll be back again for one of our future auctions.

Because of the amount of money involved in buying a vehicle, I require Ebay members with a feedback history of five or fewer transactions to call or email before placing a bid. If we don’t have this initial contact, your bid may be cancelled. The number to talk directly to me, as outlined above, is 206/914-1173. Please feel free to call any time during the auction. My name is MARK.

A Few Additional Terms and Conditions:

The entire purchase price is due by cash (in-person only), a wire transfer or other certified funds within seven days of the auction closing. I can accept credit/debit cards but will need to first send an invoice from our card processor and will add the 3.25% fee charged by them to the balance. Please remember you are bidding to buy, and I fully expect the winning bidder to fulfill their Ebay contract! You’re not bidding to hold or then come inspect and test-drive the truck later -- You’re more than welcome to do this before the auction ends.

If you decide to have the F-100 shipped home, there are numerous vehicle transportcompanies to choose from. While delivery of the truck and company chosen are the responsibility of the BUYER, I ship vehicles regularly and have access to the nationwide Central Dispatch system. I can check to see what typical delivery costs have been to your area recently and then post a transport offer for the truck at a fair price. We usually then have a shipper lined up within a few days. The buyer pays the transporter COD when they arrive with the vehicle. No upfront deposit or other hassles.

Thetruck can be stored free of charge at my location for up to two weeks after the auction ends assuming full payment has been received. After that period storage is $20 per day. This vehicle is being sold as-is, where-is, with no warranty expressed or implied. All information described above is based on the observed condition when thelisting was placed. I've done my very best to accurately describe the Ford and encourage bidders to contact me with questions before bidding.