1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series TrucksDiscuss the Fat Fendered and Classic Ford Trucks
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I just bought this heater off ebay, I think it is a firestone brand from what I have seen in one post? Were these factory or dealer installed? The heater core outlets and mounting bolts line up perfectly wtih my firewall so I would guess this what my truck had. I cant afford an A/C unit right now but have to have at least a heater and defogger so I got this one to use. Look correct?
You can call me Dave
1951 F1 build here, jag IFS, LT1 w/EFI, T56, etc..
Back when, heaters were installed by whomever needed a heater, not necessarily the dealer. Lots of aftermarket brands. Since your truck appears modified, the heater being correct should not be an issue. A working heater in your area would be a requirement.
As late as the 1960s, heaters were optional. I know of a 1960 Chevy Impala, top of the line, that had no heater.
1949 F-4 Built to drive--script bed.
1956 F350 Stock rebuilt script bed
2007 F150 SC. Driven once in a whle. If there’s one thing that the government is highly skilled at, it is creating excessive amounts of bureaucracy and extra layers of red tape for people to wade through.
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