Jud Morgan's 1956 Ford

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A color photo of Jud's truck taken by George Contaoi at an outdoor car show. Photo from The George Contaoi Photo Collection.
Photo by Colin Creitz
Photo from the 1958 Renegades Rod & Custom Motorama Souvenir Program.

1956 Ford F-100 owned by Renegades member Jud Morgan from Long Beach, California. Jud removed all the exterior trim and modified the front by installing a Nash grille and headlights. The front splash pan was molded-in and a set of 1954 Buick lenses were installed in the rear. The interior was redone in Naugahyde, the spare tire was covered with tarp. The rear was lowered by de-arching the springs while a dropped axle was installed up front. The car was sported by a 1956 Ford Thunderbird engine. The car was striped and a single spotlight was installed.[1]


In 1958 Jud's Rambler was shown at the Renegades Rod & Custom Motorama in Long Beach, California. In the program the truck was named "The Rambler".


Magazine Features

Rod & Custom January 1959
Car Craft February 1959


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