1949 Ford F3 Pickup

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1949 Ford F3 Pickup

This '49 Ford F3 spent its life on the farm & had some rust to deal with. It is in the middle of a full Schwartzification with a new chassis, drivetrain, and custom sheet metal work to preserve the original body lines.

Frame & Suspension

  • Schwartz Performance G-Machine chassis system
  • Power steering rack
  • Ridetech single-adjustable coilovers
  • Racing style splined sway bars
  • Wilwood 13" brakes, 6 piston front, 4 piston rear


  • Ford Performance 5.0L Coyote engine
  • Ford Performance wiring harness & ECU
  • Vintage Air Coyote serpentine drive
  • Custom air intake


  • Upgraded Ford 4R70W & torque converter
  • Custom steel driveshaft
  • Moser 9” full floater, 31 spline axles
  • 9” third member with TrueTrac differential, 3.50 gears

Wheels & Tires

  • 18” wheels TBD
  • Tires TBD

Paint & Body

  • Extensive rust repair / custom metal fabrication by Schwartz Performance
  • Modified bed sides to keep long bed like original (originals were too rusty to repair)
  • Final bodywork & paint TBD

Other Features

    • Champion aluminum radiator w/electric fan
    • Vintage Air Gen II Mini a/c system
    • Dakota Digital VHX gauges
    • Stainless steel rear-mount fuel tank w/internal pump

F3 Arrival gallery

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Disassembly gallery

New chassis and body fitment

Sheet metal fab and repair gallery

Body shop and mock up gallery

Body shop and Paint gallery

Interior gallery

Final Assembly gallery