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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-16-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 90,502
Posted By bobbytnm
Keith, So, #6 intake valve is hanging open...

Keith,
So, #6 intake valve is hanging open somehow. I hardly doubt that the pushrod or the valve stem could have grown any. The whole thing doesn't make a lot of sense to me.
What else could cause...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,913
Posted By bobbytnm
I sure wish I could make it. I had been...

I sure wish I could make it.
I had been contemplating making the trip, but, in the end I just can't do it. I got to calculating how much fuel I'd need to make a couple thousand + round trip and the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 81,466
Posted By bobbytnm
What!?!? Those kind of shenanigans would never...

What!?!? Those kind of shenanigans would never happen around here. We are all far to mature and professional for anything so base.......*dang, I was almost able to type that with a straight face....)...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 90,502
Posted By bobbytnm
Keith, That is a gorgeous Buick!! It very well...

Keith,
That is a gorgeous Buick!! It very well deserves to be put back on the road.


So, what you're saying is that something is causing one of the valves in #6 cyl to stay open slightly causing...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 62,928
Posted By bobbytnm
You've made some pretty good progress. Its really...

You've made some pretty good progress. Its really starting to look like something now that you have glass installed.


Nice!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By bobbytnm
Bob emailed the pictures of his swap meet find....

Bob emailed the pictures of his swap meet find. Here's the picture of the taillights;
http://i546.photobucket.com/albums/hh405/bobbytnm/024_zps8d244759.jpg...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,552
Views: 81,466
Posted By bobbytnm
Good luck getting that fixed. You definitely...

Good luck getting that fixed. You definitely don't want to have that happen again (although, when it does, remember that you can always kill the ignition)


Bobby
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,848
Views: 90,502
Posted By bobbytnm
No worries Keith. Sometimes life gets in the way...

No worries Keith. Sometimes life gets in the way of playing with cars and trucks


Good luck with the Buick. I'll keep my fingers crossed that its something simple (translation -- cheap)


I'm...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By bobbytnm
Excellent! go for it I'm running some mid...

Excellent! go for it


I'm running some mid 40's Chrysler taillights on my 49.


http://www.ford-trucks.com/user_gallery/sizeimage.php?&photoid=142692&.jpg
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-10-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,550
Posted By bobbytnm
OK, ok..... ...so it might have been a...

OK, ok.....


...so it might have been a slight exaggeration. You know how it is, the older you get, the faster you went.


All I know is that screaming down the hill with dust in your eyes...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,550
Posted By bobbytnm
I Hear you about nailing the axle down with bent...

I Hear you about nailing the axle down with bent over nails. What a process. We had to scrounge the nails from the wood pile, beat them back into a relatively straight form (bending them roughly...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-09-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,550
Posted By bobbytnm
WOW, you were spoiled, an electric drill. nice....

WOW, you were spoiled, an electric drill. nice. We had to use a hammer and screwdriver (as a chisel) to chip out a hole in our 2 x 12 for the center bolt for out steering (dad wasn't too thrilled...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-09-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,550
Posted By bobbytnm
These pictures of early adventures into tinkering...

These pictures of early adventures into tinkering are great! Here is one of my early wheeled contraptions. My brother and I managed to scrounge up some soap box derby wheels. So with some pilfering...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-07-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By bobbytnm
Thanks for the pics I'll have to keep my eyes...

Thanks for the pics
I'll have to keep my eyes open for one at swap meets, etc


But, like I said, I haven't had any issues without it so far


bobby
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-07-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By bobbytnm
Uh oh....I don't have it. I guess that means...

Uh oh....I don't have it. I guess that means there's more parts I need to find....LOL
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