Losses and Lessons Ford F-100


VEHICLE COVERED: 1941 Ford F-100 pickup

WHAT WENT WRONG: We stress the importance of inspecting your vehicle on a regular basis because unless your classic has undergone a recent restoration, chances are good that the older the car, the older the parts. That means as those parts wear out, odds are greater that something might break or fail to work properly. The owner of this 1941 Ford F-100 pickup can attest to that. While driving down a rural road in the state of Washington, one of the pickup’s wheels seized, pulling the truck off the road, through a fence, down an embankment and through a blackberry bush before crashing into a plum tree.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2012/10/19/Play-it-safe-before-you-get-into-wheel-trouble