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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-10-2014, 11:37 PM
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Posted By mtflat
Wayne only missed the original color of Meadow...

Wayne only missed the original color of Meadow Green :)

I'd be interested to know if your floor shift 3 spd is LD or HD. If you can find a case number, look for T-87D.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-04-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By mtflat
That would be an F5 here in the states. ...

That would be an F5 here in the states.

The Canada connection, hmmm - that front marker light does look like Mercury
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 651
Posted By mtflat
None of those numbers id the year. Single speed...

None of those numbers id the year. Single speed rear is F4 or 5, so what size wheels do you have?

Any vin no's on the firewall?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-13-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 127,190
Posted By mtflat
Thanks for posting. V8 heavy 3/4 ton truck - ...

Thanks for posting.
V8 heavy 3/4 ton truck - many were sold as cab and chassis and later fitted by dealer or bed mfgr.

Well within the 1950 model year, built February 16 in Saint Paul, MN
...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-26-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 127,190
Posted By mtflat
In addition to Wayne's info, both trucks were...

In addition to Wayne's info, both trucks were originally meadow green. (Color code 7)

Richmond CA must have started on the new vin series for 49 ahead of other plants. Two other trucks with...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-25-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 127,190
Posted By mtflat
Thanks for the data. 10 was the code for gray,...

Thanks for the data. 10 was the code for gray, and the early F series only had 5 colors. It sounds like you have it all sorted out - congrats on the "new" truck.

It's possible the original...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-21-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 957
Views: 127,190
Posted By mtflat
I think Joe may have stumbled on another error in...

I think Joe may have stumbled on another error in the printed material that I've always accepted as true.

In logging over 850 truck vins for 49/50 I have 18 listed as HP by owners and none marked...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-01-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By mtflat
Offy in '77 was great - it's only been the last 5...

Offy in '77 was great - it's only been the last 5 years or so that qc issues have come up.

I love aluminum heads, but I never got around to picking up a set - and have been running EAB iron heads...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-01-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 762
Posted By mtflat
Truth is: they roll easy enough that if you find...

Truth is: they roll easy enough that if you find the battery dead they can be push-started without too much trouble.... who needs another old crank in your life?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-27-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By mtflat
Similar bushings (nylon or plastic) were used by...

Similar bushings (nylon or plastic) were used by Ford on my brand new '77 F100 way back when.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-25-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,475
Posted By mtflat
Constant Voltage Regulator - not exactly a...

Constant Voltage Regulator - not exactly a regulator, but not a resistor in the normal sense either. They regulate the voltage to the gauges to drop 12 to 6.

Sometimes called a voltage drop. A...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-25-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 957
Views: 127,190
Posted By mtflat
I'm not sure what pics will show that you haven't...

I'm not sure what pics will show that you haven't already told us. Sounds like an early 50 truck. Thanks for posting.

It would be great to see a shot of the firewall stamping. You might try...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-25-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 870
Posted By mtflat
That's why this hobby is so subjective - I think...

That's why this hobby is so subjective - I think the pilot house look would be in keeping with those other Chevy transplants. Sure not anything I'd ever do. :-X18
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-25-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,475
Posted By mtflat
I agree with everything else, but from experience...

I agree with everything else, but from experience you only need one CVR for all your gauges - much simpler and Ford used them up thru the mid-70's on all cars and trucks (yes, they kept 6V gauges all...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-24-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By mtflat
Disconnect the linkage, pull the pin out of the...

Disconnect the linkage, pull the pin out of the clutch side and swing it clear.
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