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  1. 48/51F1
    04-21-2015 11:56 PM - permalink
    48/51F1
    Sorry to hear that, I hope the best for you and your dad. I will try to keep you up to date with my progress. I've still got a few things on the checklist it's all just kind of tedious little things. Bu t it should reliably road worthy, I was happy with the drive ability before I started doing metal work, with the exception of clutch and power steering. So I'll probably drive it while I finish the metal work and just keep it in a phosphate finish till I can afford a decent paint job, or brave enough to do it myself.best of luck down there in Tucson .
  2. 48/51F1
    04-20-2015 11:17 PM - permalink
    48/51F1
    Hey Roy,
    If your still interested in meeting up, I'm almost at a point where I can start getting my truck moving again. Just let me know and maybe we can put something together this summer.
  3. F4Bob
    04-01-2015 11:36 PM - permalink
    F4Bob
    Sure. You think they can be fully restored with chrome?
  4. 48/51F1
    01-22-2015 09:30 PM - permalink
    48/51F1
    The pivot point is... not pivoting. I think I need two pivots.
  5. 48/51F1
    01-22-2015 09:22 PM - permalink
    48/51F1
    Yea, but it's not working quite the same as I planned.
  6. 48/51F1
    01-22-2015 09:32 AM - permalink
    48/51F1
    I uploaded pics to my progress album
  7. 49willard
    11-20-2014 12:47 PM - permalink
    49willard
    Roy, I reversed the eyes on my main leaf (you can do that yourself if you have good original main leafs). You will have to either notch the forward spring hanger or rotate it for clearance with the reversed eye. I rotated mine 90 degrees and moved it up as high as I could on the frame rail.
  8. drptop70ss
    07-28-2014 03:07 PM - permalink
    drptop70ss
    Roy,
    I think the S10 rear would be too narrow, but it depends.
    What you want to use will depend on wheel size and rear suspension setup. I am running leaf springs on the outside of the frame like the original F1 design, so I am using a 1970-1981 camaro / firebird rear. Another rear which is the same width would be a 1968-72 chevelle rear. Original brackets have to be removed and new suspension brackets welded on for either one.
    If you are running a 4 link or super wide tires then you may want to mock up the tires and see what you need as far as width, wheel mounting surface to wheel mounting surface.
  9. kstones63
    07-16-2014 05:19 PM - permalink
    kstones63
    Roy,I will post some pics of my son's 63 uni with the Jag suspension in it. I just saw today that this message was here. Sorry for the delay in responding.
  10. 48/51F1
    07-11-2014 01:05 PM - permalink
    48/51F1
    Yeah, im just south of elk grove, galt area. My truck not quite there yet but ill try and update profile gallery when possible. Lots of little loose ends to tie up. Mostly just still in acquisition phase and fit check then rework the bed and body, then blast the frame. Then paint/reassembly.

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  • About schoo
    Biography
    building contractor hasbeen
    Location
    placer county usa?
    Interests
    boat fun
    truck?
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    ca
    Country
    usa
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    F-250
    Year
    1989
    Current Mileage
    125,000 - 149,999
    Miles per year
    Rather not say
    Ride
    above is the ride
  • Signature
    roy
    49 F1 under construction
    64 F250 4WD
    89 F250

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