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Old 12-29-2011, 08:27 PM
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Lets see those pictures of the F2 and F3 Trucks

I'm currently working on a 51 F3 pickup and have been debating pretty hard about chopping and lowering or lifting and making 4x4. I can find pictures of F1 trucks lifted and lowered but the F2 and F3 trucks are a little harder to get a side by side view of. So if you would I'd appreciate any pictures of yours or someone elses f2/f3 truck posted.

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Search google images for '1951 Ford truck'. You'll come up with many pictures of all shapes and levels of stock to modified.
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Here is my '49 F3, but she is a long way from finished.
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First, welcome to the group. Glad to have another F-2/3 being saved. I agree with Wayne that Google Images will give you a wide variety of pics. But I'll offer these to give you a start on the lifted look since I'm not much into the slammed look myself. These are all F-2 or F-3 Marmon-Herrington 4x4s that you might or might not find in your Google search. The last pic below is one that our friend Bob Jones modified for me to see how I might want mine to look when done. Stu

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It's not a 51/52 but here's a nice 49 F-3 (actually an F-68) I spotted at the NSRA Street Rod Nationals Northeast in Burlington, Vermont last year...

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This one started as an F-3,
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Here's my old 48 F-3 to F-1 conversion...

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Those are some great pics. Let's see some more.
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Some of the one tons I own or have owned. Stu, you are killing me with those M-H's. The only thing that gets 'slammed' on my trucks is the doors, and occasionally the hood........
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Some of the one tons I own or have owned. Stu, you are killing me with those M-H's. The only thing that gets 'slammed' on my trucks is the doors, and occasionally the hood........
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I'm jealous, GB. I've alway had a liking for the 3/4 and 1 tons. Probably why I sought out my 52 F3 M-H.
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The 38 is the same truck, before and after. I traded a gun cabinet for it back in '92 and drove it out of the woods. I narrowed a '47 tonner box and mated two running boards to make the long version I needed. First year of the tonner, last year of mechanical brakes. Factory 4:11 gears with those 34" tires, do the math. It flew (on the flats) daily driver for 10 years. Paid less than 700.00 a piece for these trucks. The '59 is the one I just put the cummins in.....Most folks want the 1/2 ton..........Thanks for the nice comments GB
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