Badgerland F-100 July Meeting Minutes

The July meeting was held on July 23rd at Soeren's Ford. There were 22 adults, 5 kids and 12 trucks in attendance. The meeting was called to order at 1:10 PM.

Officers present-Mike Sonn, President

Mark Favor, V.P.

Todd Showers, Tres.

Cindy Favor, Secretary

Bob Kulinski, Newsletter Editor

Treasurer's report- Todd reported a balance of in the checking account. He also passed around the monthly statement.

Membership report- no new members at this time.

Newsletter Editor- Second e-mailing of newsletter. Still a few problems. Bill Watkins has volunteered to help Bob with the scanning. We have a total of 90 newsletters going out.

Old Business

Progressive Cruise-

The next meeting will be a progressive cruise on August 19th. The route & times are as follows:

Stop 1--Dave Farmer's; 8:30---9:15 AM

Stop 2--Daryl Fedkenheuer's; 9:45---10:15 AM

Stop 3--Todd Shower's; 11:15---11:45 AM

Stop 4--Jeff Burnett's; 12:45---we will eat there and plan to have the meeting to follow @approx.


Feel free to join the cruise at any location.

Club shirts-

Correction from the last newsletter. The club will be purchasing the shirts from Dave Farmer and any member who would like one can purchase it from the Club. Dave will have shirts & update at next meeting.

There are still some old shirts remaining, mostly small & mediums. A motion was made by Mike Connor and seconded by Jeff Burnett to sell the remaining shirts for $5.00. Motion passed unopposed. If you would like a shirt, contact Mark Favor as he will be bringing them to the next meeting.

Dash 11

Hotel - If you haven't made your reservations yet do so soon as the deadline is Sept. 1st. If you have any problems making your reservation ask to talk to Heather.

Dash Registration -

Reminder: Deadline for early registration is Aug. 15th .

Volunteers -

Still have some opening for registration, van driving, serving food & door prizes. Please let Mike Connor know if you can help with any of these.

Valve cover/Hot Wheels race -

Greg Master's to chair with Scott Patterson as co-chair. Rules will be included in the newsletter.

Door Prizes -

We need more door prizes. If you have any please get to Mike Connor or bring to the progressive cruise in August.

Trophies -

If you are interested in making a trophy please contact Mike Connor or Paul Zeien. We need more, so please make one if you can.

Dash Shirts -

We will order the same amount as last year. Randy Martin will again take care of the Dash Shirts. We also have left over dash shirts. Motion was made by Mike Connor and seconded by Mark Favor to use leftover kids dash shirts as door prizes. Motion carried unopposed.

New Business

Some members of the truck club went to Blanchardville and received the Club Participation Award. Way to go!!!!

Christmas Dinner - Bill Watkin's volunteered to head up the Christmas Dinner this year. Motion was made by Dave Farmer and seconded by Theresa Sonn to make a reservation and pay $100.00 deposit to Prime Quarter. Motion carried unopposed.

Editors’ note: Bill Watkins has reported Prime Quarter is booked until February 3, 2001.

Upcoming meetings:

August 19th-- Progressive Cruise

September – Dash to the Dells 11, no meeting

October 15th--Don & Laurie Guthrie in Argyle, WI

November still open

June 6th, 2001 Scott & Nola Jackson in Benson, IL

Motion was made to adjourn the meeting by Dave Farmer and seconded by John Lunn. Meeting adjourned at 1:45PM.

submitted by Cindy Favor, Secretary


Photographs in this issue are from the Wisconsin Super 60s’ All Ford Show held at Soerens Ford in Brookfield , WI on July 23rd. We had 8 trucks in the show plus another 4 parked outside the show grounds.



Trucks For Sale

* '53 F100, 302 w/ C6 tranny, brand new interior, '72 Nova clip WFD brakes, new MP master cyl.,

American Wiring System, Vintage Air Heat/Defrost, Stewart Warner gauges, Aiwa stereo CD

player w/Sony speakers, new glass, exhaust system by Midas, Oak bed & running boards.

Painted in Corvette yellow with tan interior. Runs and drives great.

Asking $12,500 John Lunn 608-868-6227 7/00

* ’69 F100, Styleside, 390 eng. (from 1975 vehicle), 3 spd. tranny, new radiator, rear air shocks, dual

exhaust. Bed in excellent condition, cab has 20% rust (floor). Fenders and doors starting to rust.

Have an extra hood. Split shaft needs to be replaced.

Paul Strehlow 262-654-1181 4/00

* ‘51 F2 pickup Partial restoration. Needs minor carb work 47K original miles Flathead six 4 spd

new running boards, interior panels and paint $5500 OBO can be driven

call 608-277-1212 days, 608-835-1555 eves 5/00

* ’63 F100 shortbed, 302 eng., auto tranny, 8" rear end, Volare IFS, P.S., disc brakes, Alum.

wheels. Cab floor has been patched and new cab mounts have been installed. Includes an extra pair of doors. $2000 Greg Masters 815-796-2225 6/00


* ’63 F100 Unibody long bed, 351 eng., auto tranny, Volare IFS, 8.8" rear end, Air conditioning,

tan interior and bed cover. Drive it home.

$10,000 Rick Yarger 309-853-2010 (weekdays) fax 309-852-0713 6/00



Contact Daryl Fedkenheuer regarding the following 3 vehicles 608-764-8012 6/00

* ’55 F100 292 eng. (rebuilt), 5 spd. Borg-Warner tranny, Volare IFS, coil spring rear suspension,

chrome valve covers and oil bath, metal (lockable) tonneau cover, Mahogany lined bed, 6 way power seat, power windows, plus more… $8500

’69 Ford Ranger ¾ ton, Selling complete less motor and tranny or part-out $500. Truck has re-

upholstered seat, alum. grill, chrome bumpers, topper, chrome trim and glass.

* ‘ 94 Toyota SR5 4x4 X-cab 63k miles, has every option available. $15,000 or OBO.


Parts for Sale

* Pair of rust free ’61-’66 doors complete $175 Greg Masters 815-796-2225

* Fairlane fiberglass front fenders for ’53-’56 F100. Never been installed $350/pair

Greg Masters 815-796-2225 6/00

* The following ’53 F-100 truck parts are offered by Paul Zien @ 262-279-5466 all for $600 6/00

2 cabs, 2 hoods, 1 box, 6 doors, 1 ’55 grille and lower valance, 1 frame bare (no suspension parts) and 1 frame with ’77 Nova front stub and Dana 44 rear end.


* Looking for a clean floor pan for ’61 unibody box. Any ideas???

Call Tim Joseph at 618-669-2674 4/00

* Will trade a C-5 for, or buy, a transmission for 1984 F-150, 300 6 cyl. eng.

Paul Strehlow 262-654-1181 4/00

* Drivers door ’56 F-series, ’55 F-100 window glass, ’55 F-100 front fenders

Floyd Johnson 608-483-2594 or 5/00

* ’73 – ’75 F100 Ranger XLT long bed

Jerome Hofhenke 15860 228th Ave. Elk River, MN 55330 5/00

* Any info. On conversion company in 1954 that made a 3 door crew cab (it’s a F350 w/bed)

Rick Yarger Week days 309-852-0713 Fax 309-853-2010 6/00

* Steering box and Pitman arm for ’53 F100. Also looking for all pieces of glass for cab.

Bob Everton 815-439-1431 6/00

Contact Bob Kulinski for advertising Classified Ads at (262) 542-6823 or 1722 Mohawk Lane, Waukesha 53186 or E-mail at or fax with cover page addressed to me @ (262) 524-4376 Ads will be listed for only four months in a row, unless extended by request



Issues of importance - Issues of newsletters, that is.

Please keep the following issues handy for your future use:

July ‘00 - contains Club roster with addresses and telephone numbers. (Member issues only).

January ’00 - contains Club’s By-laws.

Upcoming shows and swap meets for 2000

August 13 5th Annual Vintage Celebration at Botham Vineyards & Winery in Barneveld, WI

Show time is 11:00AM – 4:00PM $5 per vehicle shown, $4 per adult spectator, kids under 12 free.

Sept. 15-16 Dash to the Dells XI held at Lake Delton, WI

Host motel is the Copa Cabana. Call for reservations 1-800-364-2672

Sept. 23 & 24 Madison Classics Show & Swap meet at Jefferson Cnty Fairgrounds Jefferson, WI



Valve Cover Derby Rules



Maximum width: 15" Maximum Length: 30" Maximum Height: 10" Maximum Weight: 1 lb.

No Electronic steering devices.

No Engines nor propulsion of any kind.

One valve cover per chassis. No switching.

Wheels of any kind may be used. However, the wheels cannot extend beyond the stock gasket surface.

No moveable weight.

Must maintain "stock gasket surface".

4 classes will be held: Girls, Boys, Ladies and Men

Each participant must have his or her own Valve Cover Derby vehicle.

Vehicles will be weighed before racing.


We celebrated Dave Farmer’s birthday after the Club meeting. The cake frosting had a picture of Daves’ truck on it.

After the cake was eaten, Dave headed out of town in his much revised, great looking F-1!


The next meeting will be at the home of Jeff and Lori Burnett in Caledonia, WI. Gather at 12:45 for lunch, and the meeting will start at about 2:00PM. Please bring a dish to pass, something to drink and chair to sit on.