Category: 53-79 F-Series Repair & Maintenance

Putting on the Brakes (Part Two)


We’re going to go over the rest of the components of the typical brake system from brake pedal to caliper. So far we covered the pedal, booster, master cylinder and the lines.  Here are the rest of the parts you need to know about and how they work. Calipers/Drums – Most modern Ford Trucks will […] More »

  Comments | By - August 12, 2014

Putting on the Brakes (Part One)


If there is one critical area you should never skimp out on, it’s your brake system. You depend on this to not only prepare for corners but for emergency stops so there is no reason you shouldn’t use quality components on this system. We’re going to go over the components of the typical brake system […] More »

  Comments | By - August 12, 2014

Old Blue: A 1966 F-100 Birthday Build


Meet “Old Blue,” 66ordie‘s 1966 Ford F-100 build. He has three goals for this build; firstly, to finish Old Blue before her fiftieth birthday in 2016. Secondly, to update the truck as best as he can with his limited knowledge of all things metal. And, thirdly, to make his late dad proud. After all, this wonderful […] More »

  Comments | By - July 14, 2014

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Adapting Major Components of 1948 to 1960 Ford Trucks

Disclaimer and Foreword The article below is a compilation of information found in hundreds of posts in the Ford Truck Enthusiasts (FTE) 1948-1960 Truck Forum. The authors and editors of this article have directly contributed little, if any, of the actual content. In fact, some say they are all as dumb as posts. That said, […] More »

  Comments | By - December 29, 2007

Installation of Manual or Power Brakes Disc Brakes in a 1957 – 1964 F100

by Mark J. Covill Before After    The disc brake conversion instructions are complied from various sources readily available online and parts I purchased. I took the time to bring them altogether and a few things I learned while assembling the parts. While you are reading these instructions you will find two options for actuating the […] More »

  Comments | By - January 18, 2007

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