They're two names well known to almost any car or truck enthusiast with a pulse: WD-40 and Chip Foose. The designer and the lubricant company are teaming up on building two show trucks for the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas.
The first is a 1953 Ford F-100 commemorating the 60th anniversary of WD-40, and is inspired by the truck used to deliver the first case of the now-ubiquitous lubricant and corrosion inhibitor back in the 1950s. After its debut at the SEMA show, the truck will make appearances at auto shows throughout the West Coast, and will be auctioned at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale. Proceeds will go to two SEMA Cares charities, Childhelp, which provides services to abused and neglected children, and Victory Junction Gang Camp, which provides camping experiences to special needs and chronically ill children.
The second vehicle is a 2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty that features Foose-inspired front- and rear-wheel flares, side rockers, and a chin spoiler. The Super Duty will go on tour for 16 months following the SEMA show to promote the company's new Specialist product line, which features products specifically formulated for specialized uses such as rust removal, bearing and gear protection, and corrosion inhibitor. The Super Duty will also ultimately be auctioned with proceeds going to SEMA Cares scholarship program.
The collaboration will be marked with a limited release of collectible special-edition cans with some of Foose's designs.