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Old 03-15-2012, 10:20 PM
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Just bought a 1960 f100, drove it home (325 miles). First thing I did was order all the front suspension parts, drop beam, king pins, tie rods,& reverse eye leafs. Was white knuckles the whole way. I have been driving it to work then noticed the rf Main leaf is broken (scary) so now it's parked till parts come in. Will update soon with pics.
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Welcome to the world of the fridge truck. Wow! 325 miles sounds like an epic maiden voyage. A little info on the truck please, and take care not to get obsessed with this thing. I've heard some people have.......
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Inline 6, 2 speed auto, big back glass, short bed, flat white paint, chrome smoothies. Don't worry I am obsessed already. Dad had a 59 when I was short, I had a 58 that I regretfully sold 10 years ago, been wanting another ever since.
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Welcome to FTE! Sounds like a great truck, especially the flat white paint. Looking forward to pics.
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Welcome aboard.
Congratulations, those big back window models are rare and very hard to come by.
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Thanks. I actually sold my 66 mustang coupe to start this project. I got enough $ to get the truck and some necessary parts to start. That was one of the main requirements 57-60 f100 short bed styleside big window. Drive train didn't matter as long as it is driveable now and FORD. I am a Ford senior master , hence the username.
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Wow, too bad that you had to part with your 66 Mustang but now you`ve got your dream truck.
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Thanks. I actually sold my 66 mustang coupe to start this project. I got enough $ to get the truck and some necessary parts to start. That was one of the main requirements 57-60 f100 short bed styleside big window. Drive train didn't matter as long as it is driveable now and FORD. I am a Ford senior master , hence the username.
What's a "Ford senior master"?
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Maybe it's like a 'senior citizen'.
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I'm guessing a Ford Master Tech of some seniority.
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Maybe it's like a 'senior citizen'.
Hey, take it easy on us seniors...... we were here first.
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Hey, I'm only a few birthdays away from the 'senior coffee' at McDonalds. I'm sure I could already pass with a fake ID...... So, what IS a senior master? I'm thinking Ibuzzard was right.
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So, what IS a senior master? I'm thinking Ibuzzard was right.
I'm always right, except when I'm not.Which is only whenever I speak, according to my wife.

I've never been right in the head.
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I've never been right in the head.
Why would you want to be! If you thought you were you would have to be in "senior managment", or something dredfull like that.
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