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 […]


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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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)  

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 […]

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2015! I found this video that shows the progress of the drones. Not only are they used for military but they are fast becoming used for some pretty interesting ways. Check out this video from the 2015 Tour d’ Orange . More info can be found on the tour. Its a great way […]

Pat Ford Goes Bionic

By Steve Stillwell Actually, he is recovering from knee joint replacement. The whole world of F-100 truckin’ owes Pat Ford big time for his commitment to his life-long commitment to the restoration, customization  and overall popularity of the F-1 and F-100 trucks. What began as a group of fellow Ford truck friends trekking into the Smokie […]

Grand National Roadster Show 2013

The GNRS is now in its 64th year.  Once known as the Oakland Roadster Show, it is the longest running indoor car show in the world!  Produced at the Fairplex in Pomona for the 10th consecutive year. We spent Saturday visiting with friends and take some pictures of some awesome rides. Hope you enjoy the […]