1957 - 1960 F100 & Larger F-Series TrucksDiscuss the Box Style Ford Trucks
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I did it by installing a later model rear axle. They are easy to come by and cheap. Lots of advantages.... gearing etc. Last night I replaced the wheel cylinders on my '92 axle in my '59. They were in stock at napa for $15.65 each, and that's for a one ton. Actually last night was the first time I ever dealt with a brake job with self adjusting brakes. Sort of clever how they work, but lots of fussy little parts....Still better than crawling under the truck and trying to remember which way to turn the spoon ......
'92 F350 4x4 dual wheel service truck. 7.3 with headers and glass packs. 5 sp man tran. 255 85 16 Toyos. 110,000 miles. '59 F350 9' flareside new project, cummins 6at turbo diesel, sm 465 4 spd. 255 85 16s again, 37 ford 1 1/2 ton stake with 53 flathead V8. 65 toyota landcruiser fj 45 longbed pickup. 54 GMC 3/4 ton flatbed w/ cummins 6at, '68 BSA 441 Victor Special, bone stock, Antique tractors and one lung flywheel engines .....
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