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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
Eric, this build has been therapy. Both mental...

Eric, this build has been therapy. Both mental and physical.
It keeps my a$$$ off of the couch and let me tell you that couch will kill me.
My biggest challenge while overhauling the brakes was...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 672
Posted By fordf5
If you put her back together and drive the bugs...

If you put her back together and drive the bugs outa it,,, it will add to the time it takes to get to completion, ,, but also add to the fun factor..
YOUR decision but I say drive it !!!!!
Good...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-11-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
My computer is totally fried so posting pictures...

My computer is totally fried so posting pictures is not possible right now.
New computer ordered today, should be here Monday.
I have accomplished a lot, but can't prove it without pictures.
I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-02-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
My passenger running board had a bunch of metal...

My passenger running board had a bunch of metal termite holes. I don't have the necessary tools or skills to fix it proper soooo I tried to roll on bed liner,,, that didn't work so well so I sprayed...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-01-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
Progress is being made. ... Hood, fenders,...

Progress is being made. ...
Hood, fenders, grill, bumper are all done.
Windshield, back glass done.
Wooden bed and strips done.
Horns are done until I get the button rebuild kit.
Vents and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-24-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
Jolly Roger, ,, I was thinking bout your "under...

Jolly Roger, ,,
I was thinking bout your "under dash cover"... I'm a scrapper,, would the belting from a discarded treadmill work? If paired up with some reflectix insulation from Lowe's it just may...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-24-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
Ben, according to the xrays/Doc the clavicle...

Ben, according to the xrays/Doc the clavicle wasn't fractured, just separated from the sternum. It's kinda like having a sprained ankle but in my chest and shoulder. And yes he is a football...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-23-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
No,,, I wish it was thought. It's the original...

No,,, I wish it was thought.
It's the original painted semi gloss.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-23-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
.Thanks to my son Matt, and my wife Lisa for...

.Thanks to my son Matt, and my wife Lisa for their help in the recent progress.
I am posting from my daughters laptop as my computer is stillllll in the shop.
Clavicle and shoulder are still very...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
Got the drivers side on,,, I guess I should be...

Got the drivers side on,,, I guess I should be thankful that they latch, and having the doors even with the cab would be asking for too much.
There's rocks in them thar seals
.
....Roger
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
Yep, the latch is adjusted all the way out. But...

Yep, the latch is adjusted all the way out. But thanks for the reply.
I'm sticking with the rock theory until proven otherwise.
.
....Roger
Forum: 1957 - 1960 F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,386
Posted By fordf5
Gary, that truck sure looks clean. As for the...

Gary, that truck sure looks clean.
As for the bottom door seals you might look at adapting the style that are on my 51. They are rubber that fit into a piece of channel at the bottom of the cab...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
No weather strip on the bottom of my door they...

No weather strip on the bottom of my door they slide into a channel at the bottom of the cab. I installed them first and tested the shutting and they create no problems. I still think they put rocks...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-10-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
Gary, I didn't even think of cutting off the...

Gary, I didn't even think of cutting off the legs, great idea though.
.I posted the video of the maiden voyage in its own thread some time ago I'm pretty sure that you commented on our...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-07-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,250
Posted By fordf5
Doc said 6 to 8 weeks to heal. As far as being...

Doc said 6 to 8 weeks to heal.
As far as being out of commission, , I am just slowed down. Because I won't stop it will probably take longer to heal. He put me off of work for a week and I cannot...
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