pre61-list-digest Wednesday, October 21 1998 Volume 02 : Number 293



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In this issue:

Subject: FTE Pre61 - Horn Button/ Power King Valve Covers
FTE Pre61 - Need an Oil Bath Air Cleaner for a 54 F-100
FTE Pre61 - 54 EFFIE
FTE Pre61 - ADMIN: Give us your favorite web site addresses
FTE Pre61 - Re: Steering Column Removal

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Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 09:29:57 -0700
From: "Chris Johnson"
Subject: Subject: FTE Pre61 - Horn Button/ Power King Valve Covers

> Date: Mon, 19 Oct 1998 14:31:24 -0400
> From: Howard Tarnoff
> Subject: FTE Pre61 - Horn Button
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> Anyone have a spare horn button off a 55 F100?
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> Thanks
> Howard
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Howard,
Sorry I am slow to get back to you on the valve covers. I haven't taken the
time to figure out what engine my f-250 has. (All my time and money goes
into the f-100) The engine has 8cyl, it is red, it runs and the valve covers
are black with no visible markings with two bolts through the center of each
cover to hold them down. If this is what you are looking for then let me
know.

The f-250 also has a horn button that works which you may be able to use.
I don't know if it is original or not though. It is all silver with a large
cog in the center with a lightning bolt through it. (Help anyone?) My '55
f-100 has a '53 horn button so I don't have a '55 to check it against. Let
me know if you can use it.

C. Johnson
e-mail jchrisjohnson usa.net

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Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 11:42:02 -0700
From: "Vierra, William BGI SF"
Subject: FTE Pre61 - Need an Oil Bath Air Cleaner for a 54 F-100

I friend of mine is looking for an oil bath air cleaner for his 54 F-100.
It has a six in it with the stock carburetor .

Thanks

E-mail: william.vierra barclaysglobal.com

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Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 15:25:38 -0500
From: "Steven Wyler"
Subject: FTE Pre61 - 54 EFFIE

CONOR
I have a 54 and you gotta love that 223 six.
I have the same question you have so we will see what everyone has to say.
Where I may be able to help is I have a good 3 speed trans and all the
gears work just fine. STEVE.

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Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 21:59:03 -0400
From: Ken Payne
Subject: FTE Pre61 - ADMIN: Give us your favorite web site addresses

FTE is planning to expand the links pages considerably.
Please send us (kpayne ford-trucks.com) your favorite
automotive and truck links or even your web site if
its auto or truck related. It does not have to be
Ford related because we have a section for non-Ford
sites.

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

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Date: Tue, 20 Oct 1998 22:31:19 -0700
From: Dan Wentz
Subject: FTE Pre61 - Re: Steering Column Removal

>I am restoring my 51 Ford F1, and am down to the steering column. can any
>one tell me hoe to remove it? also how 'bout the door hinge pins, those
>suckers don't want to come out!! any Ideas??
>Sam in Mt. Sterling

I can't speak about the door hinge pins because I've never dealt with em,
but I've done the steering column a million times--it's a pretty involved
thing. The steering column is inseperable from the steering gear box. To
remove it you have to take off the pittman arm and the 3 bolts that hold
the gear box to the frame. Inside the truck you have to unbolt the column
from the dash, and remove the part of the floor board around the column.
From there you can either pull the whole thing up through the floor or drop
it down through the floor.

~Dan

1950 F1 351C-2v
1992 Mustang

Hit my F1 page at http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/3623
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