61-79-list-digest Thursday, May 7 1998 Volume 02 : Number 251



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In this issue:

FTE 61-79 - Truck Fest
FTE 61-79 - mini-gauges
FTE 61-79 - Pigeon Forge lunch and get together
Re: FTE 61-79 - Truck Fest - Clarification
Re: FTE 61-79 - Truck Fest - Clarification
FTE 61-79 - Ford U.S. Truck Fest
FTE 61-79 - Re: toploader
FTE 61-79 - Re: Truck Fest
FTE 61-79 - Events List

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Date: Wed, 06 May 1998 22:46:39 -0400
From: Garry Bowling
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Truck Fest

Ken,
I would be interested in the truck fest info. Hopefully others are too.
Garry

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Date: Wed, 06 May 1998 22:50:43 -0400
From: Garry Bowling
Subject: FTE 61-79 - mini-gauges

I recently finished my truck restoration 1967 F100 and have purchased a
mini triple gauge set and would really like to put them in. However, I
just installed a underdash A/C. I moved the TAC from the steering
column and placed a mini tac in the instrument cluster to the right of
the temp guage. I am out of ideas. Anybody out there got any ideas
that would work.. I do not want to install them if they look bad.
Help. If I can't use them I guess they will just collect dust. I
purchased them before I decided on the A/C.
Garry
1967F100 Long bed

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Date: Wed, 06 May 1998 23:02:27 -0400
From: Ken Payne
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Pigeon Forge lunch and get together

To everyone planning on attending the F100 Supernationals in Pigeon Forge,
Tenn. (show info is in the events section of the web site):

Regardless of whether we get our promised booth space there will be a
meeting of Ford Truck Enthusiast members in front of the Convention
Center, under the canopy. You can't miss it, the show is next to it
and there's a bazillion trucks on front lawn in front of it. This
meeting will be at 10:00am Saturday the 16th. The meeting will be
informal and I plan to be there from 9:40 until we decide to head out.
Bring a lunch and drinks, we'll find a place where we can go as a
group to watch to munch before and during the 12:00 parade of trucks.
Sorry we don't have solid plans but the town will be packed and every
restaurant laughed at us when we asked to reserve a table for 30+!

How will we recognize each other? Simple... point your web browser to

http://www.ford-trucks.com/pigeonforge.html

This page is simply a small text box you can print and pin to either
your shirt or hat. Its small enough not to look goofy yet large enough
to be easily recognized.

It says:

FORD TRUCK ENTHUSIASTS
TRIED, TRUE AND FORD BLUE

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Line is for putting your name there. If you do not have a printer,
simply put "Ford Truck Enthusiasts" on an index card and pin it to
your shirt. I plan to glue my printout to an index card and pin it
to my shirt.

Look for the big guy with the brown hair/beard.

Ken Payne, anxious list dad...
CoAdmin, Ford Truck Enthusiasts
http://www.ford-trucks.com

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Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 23:00:29 EDT
From: DGholsM
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - Truck Fest - Clarification

yes very interested.
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Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 23:29:45 EDT
From: GMPACHECO
Subject: Re: FTE 61-79 - Truck Fest - Clarification

I would be interested, is there one on the west coast??

Mike in Seattle
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Date: Wed, 06 May 1998 23:40:56 -0400
From: Ken Payne
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Ford U.S. Truck Fest

As requested by the members:

May 1, 1998 Contact: Dan J. Krolczyk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Truck Fest Mktg Mgr. 630-963-4810

PETERSEN PRESENTS THE FORD U.S. TRUCK FEST

LOMBARD, IL-Your neighbor has one; you want a new one! Your kids can't get enough of them! More than two million tickets were sold to see them throughout the last year and more than 3 million were sold. They are everywhere! If there is not one in your garage, you will find a bunch in your local 50,000 seat stadium. We're talking about trucks and monster trucks, reaching an all time high in popularity in America.

In the last three years, Ford alone has sold more than two million trucks each year. In 1997, Ford had a record setting year, selling 2,248,793 trucks!

"Without a doubt, the explosive growth in the truck market over the last few years has been one if the biggest stories in business," said Ross Roberts, Ford Motor Company vice president and general manager, Ford Division.

Meanwhile, PACE Motor Sports posted its most successful season in Monster Truck history. More than a million fans attended the monster truck events in the last three months. The trucks are going faster, jumping higher, and the racing technology has grown by leaps and bounds taking the popularity and legitimacy of Monster Truck racing to a higher level.

Finally there is an event of epic proportions to quench America's need for TRUCKS and need for speed! Petersen Presents the Ford U.S. Truck Fest Series! It's the biggest family truck event series in history! This weekend event offers everything from monster truck racing, off-road racing, show and shine, manufacturers midway to kidzone. This carnival setting event offers fun and excitement for all ages.

PACE Motor Sports, produces the AMA Supercross Series and the U.S. Hot Rod Monster Jam events. In 1997, the concept of an outdoor event capable of showcasing the power and unleashed speed of Monster Trucks was brought to Charlotte Motor Speedway. "King Krunch," one of thirty trucks in competition, showed just what happens when a 10,000 pound monster truck reaches speeds of 50mph and hits five foot obstacles. After an end-over-end roll driver Scott Stephens safely climbed out of a smoking roll cage and waved to roaring standing ovation. A new sport and new event series was born.

Petersen, publishers of 4 Wheel & Off Road, 4x4 Power and more truck magazines and Ford have joined PACE Motor Sports to produce a weekend event featuring all things trucks to all truck lovers. The Ford partnership encourages truck lovers of all types to compete in the various classes or enjoy watching the racing. Petersen gives enthusiasts a chance to have their truck pictured in the national pages of 4Wheel & Off-Road, 4x4 Power, Custom Classic Trucks or Sport Truck magazines.

Set at the best speedways in the country, the monster truck racing is the fastest in the world with only the top U.S. Hot Rod competitors! The large, safe, outdoor track allows the trucks showcase never before seen power and speed in the U.S. Hot Rod Monster Truck Challenge.

The 4 Wheel & Off-Road Extreme Off-Road Racing and Trailmaster Ruff Trux competitions are open to anyone who has what it takes to bring their truck out of the suburbs and onto the dirt! The U.S. Hot Rod Mud Racing combines metal and mud in a challenging dragstrip of deep wet earth! The Custom Classic Truck and Sport Truck Show and Shine competitions will decide who has the hottest looking truck. Whether you crave to catch air at the worlds best speedways or show off your new truck paint job, cash, trophies, prizes, and the chance to get national exposure await competitors. Registration is available over the phone by calling 1-888-294-TRUX or on line at www.ushra.com.

In addition to the great competitions, Petersen's Presents the Ford U.S. Truck Fest offers The Manufacturers Midway for those truck shoppers who need just the right part. Watch trucks go from mild to wild, and see new product demonstrations. For the kids, U.S. Truck Fest offers The Extreme Kid Zone for hours of entertainment including BMX riders, games and rides including The Monster Truck Experience, where fans can actually ride in a real, full-sized monster truck!

Charlie Mancuso, President of PACE Motor Sports, says, "A truck event of this magnitude is what America is demanding. We are proud to produce this event and are confident that this will offer to truck lovers what the Olympics offers to sports enthusiasts."

The Petersen Presents, Ford U.S. Truck Fest begins at the Pikes Peak International Raceway on May 23-24, 1998. Tickets are on sale now at all Dillard's outlets, King Sooper locations and the Raceway box office. To charge by phone call 888/306-RACE or 888/511-PPIR. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. both days and all the truckadelic fun you can handle goes until 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 5:30 p.m. on Sunday. To register your vehicle in the competitions call 888/294-TRUX or visit our website at www.ushra.com. Do not miss this sportacular event!

Announcing the 1998 Ford U.S. Truck Fest Series, presented by Petersen
* May 23 & 24 Pikes Peak International Raceway Tickets: 1-888-511-PPIR on sale NOW
* June 12-14 Charlotte Motor Speedway Tickets: 1-704-522-6500 on sale NOW
* August 1 & 2 Stafford Motor Speedway Tickets: 1-212-307-7171 on sale June 1
* Sept. 11-13 Atlanta Motor Speedway Tickets: 1-404-249-6400 on sale June 1

For exhibitor or media day information, contact Dan Krolczyk: 630 963 4810, ext 137.


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Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 23:53:22 -0500
From: "kingw"
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Re: toploader

Mike,
Cutting a hole in the floor wasn't a problem.
I made a little shifterboot/console from
sheet metal to neaten it up.
My speedo cable 'just' made it to the
cable hole, but I've seen the cable
hole in different places, so you might have
to get a longer one.
You might have to try different gears to
get your speedo back in synch (I have
the new gear, but haven't done this myself.
Others on the list have, and Green Sales,
in Cincinnati can hook you up). Nice steal
on the Hurst in the box.
Have fun...

Bill
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Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 23:33:07 -0500
From: "Brian Forbes"
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Re: Truck Fest

Ken,

I'd be very interested in the info.

Brian
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Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 02:42:19 -0500
From: ballingr ldd.net (William L Ballinger)
Subject: FTE 61-79 - Events List

>If a few more members let me know they're interested it will get
>posted..

I'm not a big Peterson fan but,

Please... Please...Please... Please...Please... Please...Please...
Please...Please... Please..{:-)>

My page should be up and running in a couple more days. I have to thank Ken
and Deacon for their inspiration and know-how. Thanks guys.

Congratulations on the award, I agree wholeheartedly that we have the best
thing going, in the automotive vein, on the web. I have found our
information and links to be the best I've read. Ken and Peggy deserve a
round of applause, whadddya say....>>

http//www.ldd.net/scribers/ballingr


Ballinger
ballingr ldd.net

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