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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-09-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By F-1
is this a less expensive route than purchasing...

is this a less expensive route than purchasing from let's say MAC's? $95 each??
Can I just measure the glass I have and take it to a ??
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,102
Posted By F-1
WOW!! Wish my '48 F-1 will look like yours some...

WOW!! Wish my '48 F-1 will look like yours some day..any pics of engine and interior?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-26-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
yes battery in 6 cyl position..converting to 12v...

yes battery in 6 cyl position..converting to 12v maybe above my paygrade
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-26-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
shopping for a '48 F-1 239 flathead v8 wiring...

shopping for a '48 F-1 239 flathead v8 wiring harness..it runs around $300. Does that sound like the right price?
Also truck was originally a flat head 6..will v8 harness make any difference for...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
The positive + cable hooked up to the BAT side of...

The positive + cable hooked up to the BAT side of solenoid and negative - to ground bolt on the the engine. Was hooked up that way when I got the truck. Never had a problem??
I've seen guys refer to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-22-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
A quick up date for those of you that tried...

A quick up date for those of you that tried helping out of a jam yesterday. A quick review..undersized positive bat cable heated and melted a few wires nearby. Replaced them..tightened all related...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
The wire I accidentally neglected was the switch...

The wire I accidentally neglected was the switch to solenoid. The wirenoticed liced and apparently came undone when I was tracing and untangling wires under the dash. As soon as I reconnected engine...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
With truck now not getting anything? No...

With truck now
not getting anything? No sounds? followed your directions
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
thanks so im understanding you..both cables are...

thanks
so im understanding you..both cables are hooked up to the 12v battery before i proceed?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
without the battery cables hooked up to a second...

without the battery cables hooked up to a second 6v battery in good condition all I got was clicking..with it hooked up got a very weak one second crank.
Just walked home left in home depot parking...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
Great. .truck started right up earlier. Needed...

Great. .truck started right up earlier.
Needed to get to home Depot 1 mile from my house
wife at work with the other car
stuck in parking lot with a good 2 hand battery I I took a long just in...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
Sorry..left out new coil, voltage regulator and...

Sorry..left out new coil, voltage regulator and battery (this thing has me going wacky).

I guess I look into charging system
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-20-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,241
Posted By F-1
Ok..thanks for everyone's input. As mentioned...

Ok..thanks for everyone's input.
As mentioned in my first post on this matter, I replaced some burned wiring (caused by my overheated undersized positive battery cable) and immediately following the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-20-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,118
Posted By F-1
My biggest kick is acknowledging elderly seniors...

My biggest kick is acknowledging elderly seniors showing obvious admiration for my '48
F-1.. perhaps having a pleasant memorable moment.

I'll speak out, "You're too young to remember this...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-16-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,763
Posted By F-1
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