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Date: Sun, 15 Feb 1998 03:50:26 -0700 (MST)
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fordtrucks-digest Sunday, February 15 1998 Volume 02 : Number 041



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In this issue:

Trailer Wanted ["Howard Tarnoff" ]
windshield visor ["Paul G." ]
Re: Trailer Wanted [Robert Hill ]

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Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 11:40:31 -0500
From: "Howard Tarnoff"
Subject: Trailer Wanted

I am looking for a good used 20 to 24 foot enclosed trailer for my 55 F100.
I would prefer to locate something in the northeast (up to 250 miles from
the Boston area).

Something from Wells Cargo, Hallmark, or Featherlite would be great. Also
would like to find out about dealers who may have used units and would be
willing to ship.

Any leads would be appreciated.

Thanks

Howard

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Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 21:36:40 -0500
From: "Paul G."
Subject: windshield visor

Does anyone know if a windshield ? visor is available for a '55?
Were they a factory option? I am considering one for my panel.
I am referring to the outside optional sun visors which run across the
top of the windshield.
Paul

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Date: Sat, 14 Feb 1998 20:52:57 -0600
From: Robert Hill
Subject: Re: Trailer Wanted

A few suggestions on an enclosed trailer. I currently have a 24' enclosed (you
can read about trailer tips on my home page at
http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://fly.hiwaay.net/~crhill/trailer.html) and owned a 20' before this. A
couple of things to consider on putting a 50's Ford in. 1) check height -
measure your truck and ensure it will clear the standard trailer door and
ceiling height otherwise may have to opt for extra height trailer 2) get a road
side escape door - getting out of a truck without an escapte door is next to
impossible 3) AXLES - the standard trailer has T2 axles which are rated at
3500# each for a total of 7000#. With the weight of your truck and other
things you carry, you could easily surpass that amount. Get T3 axles rated at
5200# each, this should handle about anything you want to carry. If you buy
used, make sure you get the large axles, check the trailer plate - don't trust
the seller.

Again, check my homepage, I have put a few thoughts together on this subject
from experience.

Also, check with Trailer World in Bowling Green, KY and see if theu can help
you in anyway.

Bob
97 Ford Lariat F-250 Supercab

Howard Tarnoff wrote:

> I am looking for a good used 20 to 24 foot enclosed trailer for my 55 F100.
> I would prefer to locate something in the northeast (up to 250 miles from
> the Boston area).
>
> Something from Wells Cargo, Hallmark, or Featherlite would be great. Also
> would like to find out about dealers who may have used units and would be
> willing to ship.
>
> Any leads would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks
>
> Howard
>
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