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Old 02-23-2012, 11:53 AM
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Just got me a 1959 F00! : )

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I just bought a 1959 F100. It has a 302 in it and and auto trans. I'm really looking forward to working on it this weekend. It needs a lot of TLC and that is exactly what it will be getting from now on. I plan to try to get the headlights, signal lights, and speedometer working this weekend. I have ordered new weatherstripping for the doors, and all the windows. All of the glass was good except for passenger side glass and I have ordered a replacement glass. I also need to work on the brakes, as this beast does not like to stop. : ) I look forward to learning a lot from you guys that have been doing this a while. I also have really enjoyed reading past posts here on the site.

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Welcome to the fridge orphanage! The truck looks solid. Put first things first! Get after those brakes right away and when you can upgrade to a dual master, possibly adding power.
Just my opinion, use you own judgment.
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Teddy, I think your advice is sound and the dual master recommendation sounds like a plan. Thanks for your advice.
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Welcome to the fridge club! I started my affair with old ford trucks 40 years ago this month. If you use the kind of good judgement that suggests a dual master cylinder, then maybe you'll be smart enough to finish this fridge truck and then return to your senses and go on to a cleaner or more profitable hobby like stamp collecting or ....oh never mind. But don't even think about ever starting a savings account, whatever that is......btw, wouldn't change a second of it
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GB SISSON, I can aleady see that you are exactly on target on the savings account issue. The more I study this truck, the more I see that I need to do on it. I have already placed two orders with LMC Truck parts and I'm sure I will be placing another one next week. The way this is going I might should just take advantage of their free shipping deal on orders over $1,000.

Are there any other dealers for 1957-1960 F100 parts that you guys are aware of?

Thanks!
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Welcome to FTE.Nice looking truck!
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check out dennis carpenter for parts to. I have heard that they make a lot of the parts that everyone else sells. Or try napa for the more common stuff like brake parts and such. I would just rebuild all the wheel cylinders and the master cylinder, and put new brake pads on it and drive it for a while before getting into modifying a bunch of stuff.
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Thanks for the lead on Denis Carpenter and also for your other suggestions. I requested a catalog from them. I don't know much about fixing up an antique truck, but I listen well and have a lot of friends that enjoy working on old vehicles.

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I buy a lot of hard to find parts from Macs Auto. They have a ton of hard to find parts.
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Welcome. If you look in my gallery, you can see pictures on adding disc brakes to the front. I got the kit from ECI. Click on "Walston" next to my aviator to get to my gallery.

The power booster and dual master I used came from a 1973 F100. The truck is much better to drive when it stops good.
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Nice find Juette. Ya gotta love these 'ol rigs.
I'll bet it's a workout steering with that small wheel.
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