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  1. underthebridgejim
    09-09-2015 01:42 AM - permalink
    I think its important to show that here on FTE, you wont get ridiculed for a mistake, you will only get assistance, help, and understanding. Thank you for your gracious reps.
  2. underthebridgejim
    08-01-2014 12:26 AM - permalink
    I read your 51s history of abandonment, neglect and degradation. Its great to see it being returned to its original glory, by someone who truly cares. You are doing a beautiful job. Well done
  3. pineconeford
    02-22-2011 05:48 PM - permalink
    Hi Stu,
    Yes, the fender is 11" at the center of the wheel well but 12" at the front. The fenders are removed and loose, it could be that when fully secured and bracketed in place it wouldn't bow out that extra inch. I placed it up against a flat surface to measure, held in place by hand. But it sounds like they can't be F1 fenders if they are much wider than 12" even. I'm happy - it was just by chance that I got them. When I bought them I had no idea there was a difference in model width.
    Again, thanks for your help. Cheers & beers! Tom
  4. truckdog62563
    02-21-2011 09:14 PM - permalink
    Really, 12" at the front? I measured at the very top in the middle over the wheel. The half ton fenders will be much wider. The fenders on half tons are wider to compensate for the narrower bed. The rear track on both models is the same, so the fenders reach out more to cover the wheels. Stu
  5. truckdog62563
    02-21-2011 06:38 AM - permalink
    Hi Tom. The fenders are different than used on the half tons. The F-2 and F-3 fenders measure 11" wide. I don't have an F-1 pickup to compare measurements. Below is a picture of the 8' "Express" bed with dimensions from one of my references, followed by a drawing of the half ton 6.5' bed. Good luck with the truck. Stu

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  • About pineconeford
    former Zamboni driver
    fishing, hunting, putting old vehicles back on the road.
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    F-1 through F-8
    Current Mileage
    150,000 - 199,999
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    Finished reassembling a total basket case 1951 F2 pickup. Take a look at my album in my profile to see how it started and looks now.

    Latest project....a 1949 F3


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