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Old 10-08-2012, 02:42 PM
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1956 Ford F350 Side Hood Emblems

I have a 1956 Ford F350 that is complete except for the hood side emblems... I bought a rough pair and tried to refinish without much success... the re-cromerswould not touch them with all the pits or wanted $400-600 to fill and finish... I am ready to put the truck up for sale and this is all thats holding me up... anyone have a good set or any other good advice....
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How bad is the structure of the emblem? Is the pitting down through the chrome and into the pot metal underneath?

I have taken F250 emblems and cast them into new aluminum emblems and polished them up real nice. Takes a lot of work but the effort is worth it.

You can also strip the chrome off the potmetal, fill in the spots with JB Weld and sand smooth and then paint.

There are no easy/cheap solutions with chrome and pitting.
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Here's How to Post Pictures:
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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])
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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).

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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:
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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).

Your pic will be placed in the post.

Hope that helps.

Here's a tutorial Bob put together: http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/67...-pictures.html
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