Yet another change to grille design differentiated the 1955 Ford trucks from the 1954s. The vertical guards were dropped in favor of a V-shaped dip in the upper bar, which again carried an indicator of a six-cylinder or V-8 engine.
Less obvious were the switch to tubeless tires on F-100s and the newly optional power brakes.
This 1955 Ford F-800 Big Job dump truck boasts the tandem-axle setup introduced in 1954, which was becoming very popular.
Not surprisingly, the F-100 with 61/2-foot bed was Ford's most popular truck in 1955.
Despite all the emphasis placed on exterior styling over the years, such as the snazzy logo on the 1955 Ford F-100 truck shown above, interiors had gained little in the way of "character" by that time (see below).
Wrap around windshields and larger engines aimed to give Ford trucks a competitive edge in 1956.
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