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mksmth 07-11-2014 03:31 PM

My 49 F1
 
Wanted to share my F1. The story goes like this. My grandfather did a full restoration on this truck back in the 90's. Only thing he didnt do himself was mount the tires on the rims. I was less than 10 years old when he finished it but every since then he had told me that when he it was time he would give it to me. So now its mine and it will be mine until its time for my son or grandson to have it. He and I are both member of the Early Ford V8 club Tulsa OK regional group.

these are the most recent photos I have. Right now I have been polishing the paint and chrome. Re-painted the grill and a few pieces here and there. Once I get it all done I all some new photos. Sorry I cropped the roof.
http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/...psd8607265.jpg
http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/...psbd756385.jpg

mike

raytasch 07-11-2014 03:51 PM

Very nice looking truck, Mike. Welcome to the forum. You may want to ad your approximate location.
What are the tabs on the lower part of the front bumper?

mksmth 07-11-2014 04:00 PM

Hey Ray. thanks. He and my grandmother traveled all of the over the country and sometimes the truck went with them behind the motor home. those are what the tow bar attached to. I took them off since I dont have plans to tow it. Ill add that information.

Mike

FortyNiner 07-11-2014 08:08 PM

Handsome truck, Mike. I'm a sucker for the stock look. Glad that your family legacy lives on.

ALBUQ F-1 07-11-2014 08:23 PM

Welcome Mike! Beautiful truck, those trim rings look great on a black truck!

Jolly Roger Joe 07-11-2014 09:55 PM

Welcome to FTE! :-wink

Gorgeous truck Mike. Is that bed cover homemade?

ChuckRob 07-11-2014 10:07 PM

Welcome to FTE,

That is a very nice truck, your going to have a lot of fun with that one.:-jammin

Rocketman55 07-11-2014 10:11 PM

Sweet truck and what a great family heirloom.

mksmth 07-12-2014 07:37 AM

Thanks everyone! It is a lot of fun. My grandfather had tons of early fords when i was kid so me and my siblings have grown up around them for ever. I love that now my kids will grow up with them. My daughters not to keen on it yet. She thinks it will break down because of how old it is. Lol.

Jolly, it is homemade. My son and i took it off. It was made of wood and super heavy.


Mike

underthebridgejim 07-12-2014 03:41 PM

Beautiful truck, with a lot of family history to go along with it, which make it that much more special. Welcome to the site, it's nice to have you.

Okiedokie 07-12-2014 04:34 PM

Good looking truck. Great that you are keeping it in the family.

mksmth 07-12-2014 11:18 PM

I got it all polished and the grille repainted. Turned out pretty good i think. A big chunk of chrome flaked off the front bumber when i was polishing it. Ill need to get that fixed.
http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/...pssufwvjqo.jpg
http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/...pslkssh7ts.jpg
http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/...psvltn2rn9.jpg
http://i1056.photobucket.com/albums/...psbqg2vjvx.jpg
Mike

abe 07-12-2014 11:35 PM

Paint the bumper black!

PRG3216 07-13-2014 12:50 AM

great looking truck. Always liked how they look in black.

EffieTrucker 07-13-2014 09:29 AM

Beautiful truck. :-X22

Welcome to FTE.


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