Cambra Speed Shop’s Open House

Cambra Speed Shop’s Open House –in celebrations of Collector Car Appreciation Day Images by Steve Stillwell Never heard of the CCA Day? Collector Car Appreciation Day is an annual celebration to raise awareness of the role automotive restoration and collection plays in American society. The day was first recognized on July 9, 2010 due, in […]

Different point of view

Each year our trucks go through a 70 point inspected as part of our club requirements and keeping in good standings. But for the most part it gives the members a chance to view the trucks from a different side, a side that gets lots of attention during the build process and gets covered up […]


PROTO TYPE A-ARM STRUT Quick way to set your truck to the correct ride height during fabrication! BY STEVE STILLWELL I can’t begin to tell you how many times I have heard complaints about a builder’s truck sitting too high during chassis fabrication. Let’s face it, the springs on the coil over shocks, or worse […]

What’s An Old Ford Truck Worth?

By Steve Stillwell   I received a message at work this past week from an Arizona F-100 truck enthusiast who is going through some lifestyle changes and had decided to put his pickup up for sale. It can happen. One of the toughest parts of selling an old friend is determining a price. After all, […]

34th F100 Western Nationals

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Ed’s F100

It’s been sometime since starting this project and the rear fenders were the focus of the project. Like most projects things change and ideas develop and soon  a year and something goes by! Well a year and 6 months was the official time and that’s mostly long weekends and long nights in the garage. I […]

Friends Projects

Friends Projects From time to time we will be adding projects of our friends projects to this are. Bookmark this page and watch for updates as we document some of the details of shop and garage projects. We have found that all projects are different especially when it comes to the F100. (Read More)  

56 Panel Daily Driver

Rich Miller got a sweet deal on this 56 panel. A California panel at was purchased from a hot rodder in Sunset Beach Ca. This page will document this build done by Pro Design with Rich right there each day working on his Panel. As of February 2015 the body is getting ready for paint. […]

Curved rear bed post

You can buy these or make them, I figured I’d make mine.   Mid Fifty’s  has been my source for my parts and they have these that curve into the bed or like I made to match my roll pan. I grabbed some cardboard to make a template and 16 gauge steel and had the these […]

Pacing yourself

Bodywork can be exhausting and can feel like it will never end. But you have to continue to stay on target and take your time, its all in the preparation. Once you shoot paint you will see you shortcuts, so take your time. Give yourself breaks and make small accomplishments before moving to the next […]