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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 09:59 PM
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Thanks Rich .... green is my favorite color thats...

Thanks Rich .... green is my favorite color thats one of the reasons I bought it in 1997!! Paint the Honda like General Lee. Are you going to be doing jumps too!!}>}>}>}>
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 09:53 PM
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Views: 90,292
Bobby, its the intake valve and I marked all of...

Bobby, its the intake valve and I marked all of the pushrods when they were removed so they went back to their corresponding valve. We used the adjustable rod in just #6 cylinder. The lifters are...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
Thanks Joe!! Although I don't post a lot on your...

Thanks Joe!! Although I don't post a lot on your thread, I am still a follower :):):):). You're catching up with me on hits!!:-X21:-X21
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
Bobby, We didn't have to pull the motor...

Bobby,

We didn't have to pull the motor which obviously is a good thing :):)!

Let me try and explain what we found. My friend bumped the motor a few times and noticed the push rod in the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
Thanks Bobby ... sorry for the delay in...

Thanks Bobby ... sorry for the delay in responding to your comments. Its been hectic since the kids went back to school. Nothing new with the truck but today is Buick day! I am having the car towed...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 81,215
Hey Joe congrats on your upcoming retirement....

Hey Joe congrats on your upcoming retirement. Only 16 more days thats awesome. More time to work on the truck! I'm glad to see you making more progress on Betsy! I would like to rebuilt the front...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
I found the video on the SFFD ladder shop. I was...

I found the video on the SFFD ladder shop. I was surprised to learn that they spray varnish on the rebuilt or new ladders to make it less flammable.
"Each ladder gets two coats of linseed oil, then...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
Good point Chuck. I never thought of that and it...

Good point Chuck. I never thought of that and it makes a lot of sense. I am going to check with some friends that have restored ladders on their rigs and see what they did. Maybe they were just oiled...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
Thanks for the offer Ilya but I wouldn't want to...

Thanks for the offer Ilya but I wouldn't want to have you drive that far plus I think its a bit pricy. I'm going to keep looking. If you ever run across a set please let me know!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
Joe, I stuck the ladder in there once a few years...

Joe, I stuck the ladder in there once a few years ago and I don't remember how it fit. I see what you are saying about the locking rod. I have had that picture for years. Its not my truck as I don't...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-28-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
Forgot to post pics of the ladder & hooks. Here...

Forgot to post pics of the ladder & hooks. Here they are:
http://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-001_4a36785962fe4e8642bd8a16f9819490ca4dc01d.jpg
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-28-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
A little update! Found some time to work on the...

A little update! Found some time to work on the roof ladder I have for the truck. I need 2 and was given one a while back. Its in poor condition and I hope to replace it when I find another one. I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
Thanks guys! It still amazes me how lucky I am to...

Thanks guys! It still amazes me how lucky I am to find all this cool stuff.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
Thanks Jim!!

Thanks Jim!!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-10-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,846
Views: 90,292
I almost forgot this too! My friend called me the...

I almost forgot this too! My friend called me the other day to let me know some company was selling photos of the Century of Progress Fire Department firemen and guess who one of the guys listed...
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