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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By 52 Merc
You know, a half-a-mil will buy you a whole bunch...

You know, a half-a-mil will buy you a whole bunch of really nice resort hotel stays, where one can truly relax. I'm afraid my days of roughing it that hard are behind me. :D

But that little...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-20-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By 52 Merc
Here's a link to a restored '51 truck. There may...

Here's a link to a restored '51 truck. There may be some question to the accuracy of his claim that it's restored 100% correct ( I can find several 'over-restored' flaws) but the interior looks...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-18-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,750
Posted By 52 Merc
http://www.arda.org/uploadedImages/ARDA/Government...

http://www.arda.org/uploadedImages/ARDA/Government_Affairs/US%20Capitol.JPG

WE ARE THE GOVERNMENT. WE'RE HERE TO HELP.


:-X15
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-18-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By 52 Merc
I thought it looked a little narrow. You did a...

I thought it looked a little narrow. You did a great job on the cover plate. That's awesome. Looks totally factory. Any particular reason why you decided to cut a chunk out of the middle like that?...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-18-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 313
Posted By 52 Merc
I agree with Joe. And just to add onto what he...

I agree with Joe. And just to add onto what he said, with the rear in it's low range, you would likely never go fast enough to worry about the speedometer. It's for crawling through fields or moving...
Forum: Ranchero & 1961 - 1967 Econoline 07-16-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,510
Posted By 52 Merc
http://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vb...

http://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/80-2014062995092719_fc59ff6e83a40c6cfffc1465feaec79b4dc1f925.jpg

Here's my new beauty. She's a 71 Ranchero 500, 302/C4, custom...
Forum: Ranchero & 1961 - 1967 Econoline 07-16-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 48
Posted By 52 Merc
column shifter linkage bushings

Hi all, I'm a regular at the 48-56 forum and recently added to my list of things to do a 71 Ranchero. (pics coming). I'm having a problem with the shifter linkage. The bushings are shot and won't...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-16-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 402
Posted By 52 Merc
The two hubcap mounting styles do have their...

The two hubcap mounting styles do have their unique looks. You'll need to decide what you want your truck to look like. If you want smaller caps, you'll have to change wheels, there's no way around...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-13-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,489
Posted By 52 Merc
Just so I'm clear, the ad says "Wench for...

Just so I'm clear, the ad says "Wench for Sail...call Kathrin"

Is she offering services to work on your boat for you??? Arrrrr Matey. :-jammin

...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-13-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 428
Posted By 52 Merc
Externally, sheet metal wist, it appears correct...

Externally, sheet metal wist, it appears correct for 1951. The Merc tail lights are one of the bigger mods i see. But tastefully done.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-13-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By 52 Merc
You should find a tag installed by some Delaware...

You should find a tag installed by some Delaware law official (state police, or whatever agency is in charge of that kind of thing there) with that same number that matches the title, either on the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By 52 Merc
The 4.6 in the Vic is the same as the 4.6 used in...

The 4.6 in the Vic is the same as the 4.6 used in the Mustang for years (2v), so yes, there are a ton of go fast goodies for them.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-11-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By 52 Merc
There are literally dozens of shapes and sizes of...

There are literally dozens of shapes and sizes of block plates and matching inspection covers for every engine and trans combo, and for different years, too. Frankly, it's a simple enough piece you...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-11-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By 52 Merc
Hi Dustin, welcome to our little corner of the...

Hi Dustin, welcome to our little corner of the madness. :) None of what you're needing on your list is a deal breaker. One of your best sources for parts with be the folks at Home - Mid Fifty F-100...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-10-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 124,971
Posted By 52 Merc
Congrats on your "new" truck. A family heirloom...

Congrats on your "new" truck. A family heirloom is always very cool. You probably already know most of what the numbers will tell you. It's a 49 F1 V8 truck, built in Kansas City on August 26, 1949....
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