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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By dmack91
I was surprised to see that Chevy truck still had...

I was surprised to see that Chevy truck still had them in the 67-72 years in both step and fleetsides.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-16-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By dmack91
You will find a bunch of choices, even staying...

You will find a bunch of choices, even staying with Ford only. I am running a 289/C4/9" combo and it works well for what I use it for (DD around town mostly). Many people like the AOD style...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-16-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By dmack91
I centered the seal on the cowl, used an awl to...

I centered the seal on the cowl, used an awl to punch holes through the seal to the existing holes from the old nails, then used some small (#4 or 6) flat head sheet metal screws to hold it down. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By dmack91
Looks like a great truck to start with. Welcome.

Looks like a great truck to start with. Welcome.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-11-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 615
Posted By dmack91
I will disclose one of my screw-ups in hopes that...

I will disclose one of my screw-ups in hopes that it saves someone else the 2 weeks it took me to find my problem. I had the same issue - spongy pedal and weak brakes. I built a pressure bleeder...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-10-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 853
Posted By dmack91
Thanks, I used 1x8 pine boards stained with...

Thanks, I used 1x8 pine boards stained with Minwax Great American (I think) and coated with Seakins oil. I have always liked the look of pine, and the cost is much easier on the wallet (around 85...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-10-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 853
Posted By dmack91
I installed mine directly on the box frame and...

I installed mine directly on the box frame and crossmembers. I cut out for the rail humps, then made a cover over them and screwed them down from the bottom. Not stock, but worked for me.

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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-09-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By dmack91
Not quite sure what you are looking for. On the...

Not quite sure what you are looking for. On the wheel side, there are 3 bolts that go through a piece of sheet metal angle that is 3/4" on a side with the holes lining up with the three on the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-08-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By dmack91
Bobby, glad to see I could help motivate someone...

Bobby, glad to see I could help motivate someone else - I sat on my parts for several months. The reason I dropped the axle was so that I could put the slider material between the leaves. I haven't...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-05-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By dmack91
Most auto parts stores have a universal drain...

Most auto parts stores have a universal drain plug you can put in the pan once you pull it. Makes the next change much easier.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By dmack91
Those look just like the aluminum ones I got from...

Those look just like the aluminum ones I got from Classic Haulers.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By dmack91
For the F1, they recommend removing every other...

For the F1, they recommend removing every other leaf from the spring packs. I don't see where that would be any different for an F2. Best part is that the only thing it costs is a new center pin...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-28-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By dmack91
Yes, I got the longer head center pins when I got...

Yes, I got the longer head center pins when I got the caster shims from Classic Haulers. Worked fine.

Bobby, I am slow and pulled the spring packs to put the slider material in between the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-28-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,807
Posted By dmack91
You will need to decide what fuel gauge you are...

You will need to decide what fuel gauge you are going to use, as that will determine what sending unit is needed. Mid fifties should have what you need if using a factory gauge. I used a SW gauge,...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,185
Posted By dmack91
Thanks for the clarification AX. Sounds like...

Thanks for the clarification AX.

Sounds like another reason to stay out of the gutter.
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