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New to site and about to get a 59 couple questions.
Hello all, I am looking to get a 59 in the next couple weeks. Just waiting on the current owner to get all his paperwork in order. I spoke to him over the phone and we came to an agreement on price. He told me the passenger front cab mount will need to be replaced. I am going in partially blind on what I am getting. My thoughts are it will be pretty bad and a lot of works. I am excited though. Next weekend I am supposed to go pick it up with my buddy, he has a trailer we can use to haul it back. Our first question to start the process of truck restoration/customizing is what is the width of the truck. Last thing we need is to show up with one truck and a trailer that wont fit. From what I know the truck is all or mostly original. Here is the description I got in the ad and some pictures. Any help would be very helpful.Once I get the truck I will post more pics and details of the journey.
"Barn find I bought to fix up but bought something to drive now. Body is straight. Has 292 V8 that turns over but have not got running. 3spd on column. Will need brake work & clutch mastercylinder work from sitting."
Welcome to FTE, Best Damn Forum EVER!
Here's How to Post Pictures:
1. Login to FTE.
2.Click User CP (In the Top Left Hand Corner)
3.(On the Left, There will be a list, The 5th Option Down, will say "Pictures & Albums) Click That.
4.Then, Click Add Album, Enter a title, and description, if ya want to.
5. Click Upload Pictures, Then click Browse, Locate the Files of your truck. (You can add 3 files at a time)
5. Click Upload.
6. Add a description to the individual pictures, then click save.
7. Add more files if ya want.
8. Click The Picture you want to post, it will give you two codes at the bottom, Right Click The Second one (It say's BB Code, Then Say's [IMG]http:blahblahblah...[/IMG])
Then, Once that is highlighted, Right Click, Then Copy, Then Paste it into your post.
You can add up to 30 Images in one FTE Post.
If, Ya need any help, Don't hesitate to ask.
Originally Posted by old_dan
You can also go to the "Garage" tab and start an album right here on FTE. After you post pictures to an album, we can look in your album, but you'll also be able to "insert a picture" by pasting in a link to the picture in your album.
It seems awkward, but whenever you "insert a picture" to one of these threads, the forum is looking for the picture somewhere on the web (which is always available) rather than from somewhere on your hard drive (which isn't always available).
Originally Posted By Jolly Roger Joe
Welcome to FTE!
Go to Image hosting, free photo sharing & video sharing at Photobucket and sign up for a free account. Then create an album for your truck. Upload any pics you want to post on FTE to that album. Have this album open on your computer when you want to post pics on FTE.
While you're making a post on FTE, select the pic you want to post from your Photobucket album. When the large version of the pic is open, right mouse click on it and select "View Image Info". The image info will be highlighted and will look something like this: http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/l...ghtsafter1.jpg
Copy that highlighted info (right click / copy).
When you have the spot in your post where you want the pic to be placed, select the "Insert Image" icon at the top of the post (looks like a mountain) and paste (right click / paste) the image info you copied in the highlighted box (just shows "http://" when it opens).
Jason, Welcome to the orphanage! Truck track width about 72 - 74" + or - depending tires and wheels.
Typical rust areas - Below hinges, front cab mounts and lower rear portion of front fenders.
Looks like you have good start.
Good luck in you quest.
Looking for an in bed spare tire mount for styleside fridge bed.
1959 F250 4x4
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