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  1. Ricky53
    07-03-2012 10:55 PM - permalink
    Ricky53
    Dan
    When I purchased the truck the crossmember was "cut" I mean torched out to make room for a 312 Y block and manual transmission. I currently have the truck stripped down to the frame and I was planning on installing the original crossmember and rebuilding the Y Block. When I came across your post I thought it was a great idea, but I am unsure if it will work with the straight axle suspension. I am probably going to play it safe and replace the original crossmember. Thanks for responding to my post, once I figure out how to uplodad pics, I will share them. Again, thanks for the feedback.
  2. Ricky53
    06-24-2012 07:56 PM - permalink
    Ricky53
    Dan, I saw an old thread about your idea for adding a strap on the top frame rail above the trans as a replacement for the origianl crossmember and boxing in the area where the original crossmember was attached. I am at that cross-roads and I wanted to know if your idea indeed eliminated the excessive flexing without the original crossmemember inplace and have you hade any issues with your frame. Any info you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for your time.
  3. rustyrelic
    08-04-2011 11:28 PM - permalink
    rustyrelic
    Hi Dan, Nice work on your truck! I also live in Morgan Hill, If you see a crusty red 56 f600 ex-fire truck driving in town ... that's me.
    I like how you worked with your kids on their first cars! Hats off to you.
    see you in town, Reno
  4. underthebridgejim
    05-24-2011 10:35 PM - permalink
    underthebridgejim
    Hi Dan I looked at your pics. very nice, I love the color, your movin rite along. I lived in San Ramone sf,ssf, and San bruno, up till 88 now im in northern ca. Ill see ya around (JIMMY)
  5. old_dan
    12-06-2010 12:26 PM - permalink
    old_dan
    I should have bought that lift years ago. I picked it up on ebay 2 years ago.

    Did you get that flattie 6 to fire up?
  6. badger_hound
    12-03-2010 12:05 PM - permalink
    badger_hound
    Hey Dan,

    Just stopped by to take a look at your pix. Nice shop! I always dreamed of having my own lift someday.

    cheers,

    BH

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  • About old_dan
    Location
    Morgan Hill, CA
    Interests
    Ford cars and trucks
    RC Airplanes
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    CA
    Country
    USA
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    F-1 through F-8
    Year
    1952
    Current Mileage
    250,000 or more
    Miles per year
    0 - 999
    Ride
    1952 F1
    Engine type and displacement
    351w
    Induction
    N/A
    Tranny type
    Automatic

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