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  1. mechmagcn
    08-27-2014 09:40 PM - permalink
    Jim, I just wish I could remember to take pics and maybe write articles about a lot of the little mods I have done. Hope to get some of my other projects close to completion and maybe get back to doing some more on my truck. Oh well...... there's a reason that it's name is "someday"
  2. underthebridgejim
    08-18-2014 11:29 PM - permalink
    Jeff, I really enjoyed all the pics in your gallery. You have done a lot of hard quality work , thanks for taking the time to share what you are doing.
  3. terbear2910
    01-21-2013 08:27 PM - permalink
    hey if ud settle ik where a 56 is in greenbier it needs alot of work tho...its on craigslist
  4. mechmagcn
    03-30-2012 02:27 PM - permalink
    JP, ask away, I have turned several onto the easiest swap that I have ever found. Have a friend in Tulsa doing a 52 Suburban and a 50 Willys wagon right now.
  5. jpwestco
    03-27-2012 07:00 PM - permalink
    I knew if I searched long enough I would find someone who has swapped the MB diesel in a F1...seeing your build I have decided I am going with the diesel and I will prob be asking questions, I hope you wont mind.
  6. mechmagcn
    03-08-2012 06:56 AM - permalink
    Although it is far from being a hotrod, I love the MB diesel. Good fuel economy, long life, fairly cheap to buy plus the wow factor at shows makes it perfect. I've put about 42K miles on it in just under 4 years and hope for many more.
  7. CAMiniTruck
    03-07-2012 09:43 PM - permalink
    How do you like the OM617? Is that working well for you in your truck?
  8. mechmagcn
    01-26-2012 10:44 PM - permalink
    Thanks, it has been a blast! I spent 63 nights in it last year and plan to do many more than that this year. I have a teardrop gathering in late March and from there I plan to head west till I hit water and turn north till I run out of road, final destination.... Deadhorse, AK Probably put between 10-15K on the truck and trailer before I come home.
  9. kev63rod
    01-26-2012 10:39 PM - permalink
    yeah i figured that i needed more post. trying to get more without being annoying to people. not a good thing to be if you want help latter on . thanks for the info on the trailer. it is really sharp.
  10. mechmagcn
    01-26-2012 10:31 PM - permalink
    kev, the trailer is completely homebuilt. Pretty much all I started out with was a few pics that I found on the 'net, but you can find much info and a lot of friendly teardrop owners here Teardrops & Tiny Travel Trailers :: Index I have the same screen name over there too. Oh yeah, you need to hurry up and get to 25 posts, a lot more options are available to you then.

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  • About mechmagcn
    Moro Bay, AR
    Diesels, teardrop campers and old Ford trucks
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    Current Mileage
    250,000 or more
    Miles per year
    5,000 - 9,999
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    1953 F100 PU "Someday"

    Lincoln Town Car front clip

    5 cyl Mercedes turbo diesel/auto

    It Runs! It Even Moves!


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