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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,202
Posted By eb4strom
NICE

Roger, I just read the entire 11 page thread, FANTASTIC. Man that is amazing, 6 months and you have one sweet truck. I have been dinking with mine for a year and half, and I still can't drive it on...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By eb4strom
Ross, They are not stainless. I used the...

Ross,
They are not stainless. I used the easy-bend alloy.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By eb4strom
I haven't tried this yet, but I will. Thanks.

I haven't tried this yet, but I will. Thanks.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By eb4strom
Update and some Help

OK, I took a week of vacation and got some work done on the "ol" girl. The brake job is mostly done, but I seem to have a few leaks on some of the new brake lines, I think some of my flares might be...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-03-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By eb4strom
Question for Chuck

Chuck,

Any idea what the tolerance for the front drums are? I just got mine off and they are hammered :-hair. Nice rivet grooves in each drum, these might be toast???
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-01-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,555
Views: 81,555
Posted By eb4strom
Hey Stu, That is one clean...

Hey Stu,

That is one clean engine/transmission :-X04. NICE.
That is where my brake pedal return spring hooks up also, right on the bell housing.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-30-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By eb4strom
How Time Flys

Guess I didn't realize this, but I have been working on these brakes for almost 4 months. I looked at the date from my original post, and it was from the first part of September.....maybe this will...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-30-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,757
Posted By eb4strom
Progress...

Back to working on the old girl, moving along nicely with the rear brakes. I think that when it is all said and done...this is going to be a 6 month brake job :-X19. This is what I started with...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-30-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By eb4strom
I just happen to know an "old school" machinist...

I just happen to know an "old school" machinist that did them no problem, and it only set me back $150. His owns North Central NV Machine. It is a machine shop in Carlin, NV, and he does a lot of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-24-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,555
Views: 81,555
Posted By eb4strom
Hey Joe, Tranny looks great, hope you get to...

Hey Joe,
Tranny looks great, hope you get to drive the old girl for Christmas.
Funny thing, your "before" picture, and my current tranny look identical. Gotta love these old trucks and the 60+...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-23-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By eb4strom
Thanks Jeremy, I see that this was discussed...

Thanks Jeremy,

I see that this was discussed in length a few months ago. I didn't see it then, guess I was too busy with work. I should have one side all back together today, hopefully driving...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-22-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 467
Posted By eb4strom
51 F5 Rear Brake Question

OK, I am about 1/4 of the way through the rear brake job on the old F5, I guess I didn't take enough pictures and the manual is not clear on the question I have:-huh. Since I had to take the drums...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-09-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By eb4strom
Tyler, Removing those door hinge pins is a...

Tyler,

Removing those door hinge pins is a chore. BTW the tack weld is factory, so if it is still intact, then they have never been removed. Here is a link that helped me:
Ford F-1 Door Hinges...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-29-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,650
Posted By eb4strom
Joe, The same thing went through my mind...

Joe,

The same thing went through my mind when I saw the title.:-X04
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-29-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,069
Posted By eb4strom
Hoist

Hey Brent,
Great work on the truck.
What height is the ceiling in your shop?? I need a lift like that, where did you get it?
Thanks,
Eric
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