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Ride of the Week: Showy Shop Truck from Ringbrothers

Built as a "shop truck" by the Ringbrothers, Jim and Mike Ring, this 1956 Ford F-100 shows up strong. Unveiled Wednesday at SEMA, this shop didn't skip any corners even though this one isn't a customer car, it's for the Ringbrothers themselves. See many of the myriad of modifications in our Ride of the Week video above and be sure to follow Driving Line's social channels to get new videos as soon as they drop.

Ringbrothers Shop Truck 1956 Ford F-100 "Clem 101"

Specs: 1954-turned-1956 Ford F-100 Pickup

DESIGNERS: Jim & Mike Ring

Started life as a 1954 truck, but changed cab to 1956, Box built from scratch, Fenders widened 3”, Wheel openings narrowed, Custom fabricated trailer hitch, Front fenders modified and moved upward on chassis, Custom running boards with billet machined inserts, 1954 F-100 chromed front grille.


Crate 5-Liter Ford Coyote Motor, Ford Racing fuel injection, Bowler 4-speed automatic transmission 4R70W, QA1 Carbon Fiber Driveshaft, Drivetrain lubricants provided by Royal Purple.


Ford Crown Vic front suspension, narrowed up 5”, RideTech 4-link rear suspension, RideTech coil over springs and shocks, QA1 custom front sway bar, 9” housing, enter section and axels by John’s Industries


Flowmaster headers customized by Ringbrothers, Flowmaster 44 Stainless Steel exhaust


Detroit Speed Rack & Pinion steering


HRE – 545 Vintage Series wheels (19” x 11” front, 20” x 13” rear)

TIRES:  Nitto Tires (NTO5 front 305-35-19, NT420S rear 305-50-20)


Baer 6P 6-Piston brakes, front and rear


Aeromotive fuel cell, management and pump


Painless Wiring


Chrome work by  Advanced Plating, BASF Glasurit Waterborne paint in “Speedy P Green”


Stock customized seats by Upholstery Unlimited, Classic Instruments gauges, Vintage Air Gen IV Magnum Evap Kit, Kicker stereo


Thanks to: Prestone, BASF/Glasurit, Flowmaster/Hurst/B&M, Royal Purple, 3M

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