But just like your best memories, this one seems to have a little better presentation then they did back then. After all, the red paint has more depth than they could get in the ’50s; the chrome bumpers have a brighter mirror-like shine; and even the real wood in the truck bed never looked this good. This one has an almost two-tone presentation with the white on the grille and tailgate joining the iconic whitewall tires.
In fact, the only piece that’s not period-correct are the auxiliary gauges. Of course, these are a welcomed addition for those who like to drive their classics. The second-generation F-series debuted a new more powerful Y-block V8.