Cliff Starbird


Owner: Cliff Starbird of Mulvane, Kansas

Vehicle: 1954 Ford F-100

Engine: 302 GMC straight 6 cyl.

Carburetion: 2 barrel

Transmission: water cooled 4 speed Allison

Running Gear: 2 1/2 ton REO military transfer case, and 5 ton military axles

Tires: 66X43X25 inch Goodyear Terras

Features: 4 inch chopped top, seems and moldings were shaved or removed, a custom tail gate and new wooden bed. Reupholstered seats and button tuck head liner,

Height: 11 feet

Width: 13 feet 4 inches

Weight: 12,000 lbs.

Cost to Build: $50,000.00

First shown in 1983 at a Rod and Custom show

I scanned this shot from Bill Holder's book "Monstrous Trucks". Photography by Harry Dunn.

I scanned these pictures from Magazines that I purchased.

from Jim Mace

This picture is from Jim Mace of Lawton/Ft. Sill, Oklahoma

Ryan Seddon sent me this picture. Ryan's father is a friend of Cliff Starbird.

John Hollomon sent the next 3 pictures.

Man next to truck is me-several years and several pounds ago!

Jamie Voeller

Steve Hurt sent these shots.

Jeff Bates sent these shots.

Steve Worthington sent this shot.

These shots were captured from Return of the Monster Trucks.

Barry Wents

See Frankenstain at a Minneapolis 1987 show.

These shots were captured from a video in Omaha 1987.

These shots were captured from a video in Seattle 1987.

These shots were captured from War of the Monster Trucks.

This is how it looks today.

I am extremely happy to say that it does not look like that anymore. Cliff Starbird restored the truck. Click Here