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Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 08-12-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By lm987
Easy -out removal

I have the exact same problem. Does any one know of an alternate location for the oil pressure sender location???
Thanks
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 07-06-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By lm987
Valve train

I checked for any gap between the rocker arm and pushrod when torqued but there is none on any of them.
Perhaps I should just let it run after replacing the rocker arm nuts????
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 07-06-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By lm987
Valve train Issue

Thanks for your reply. I have the rail type rockers as shown on the right in your photo. They are new but the nuts that were supplied with them are apparently not doing their job and allow the rocker...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 07-05-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By lm987
302 Valve train

Greetings to all.
I have a 1971 Ford 302 installed in my Ford F-1. My issue is with adjusting or doing the initial setting of the valves. It has hydraulic lifters and standard length pushrods. The...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-15-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 473
Posted By lm987
Rear Brake Cables

I also used stock brake cables in my 1950 F-1 with a 1970 Ford truck 9 inch with no issues.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,756
Posted By lm987
Headliner Installation

Greetings,

I am referring to a cardboard installation in my 1950 F-1. Hope I didn't mislead you.
In locating the hole in the roof bracket, I carefully measured on a straight line from the bracket...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,756
Posted By lm987
Headliner installation

I also got my headliner at Sac. Vintage Ford in a kit with the other back-of -cab covers. All of it fit quite well. The only issue I had was pushing the headliner in too far above the windshield...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-11-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By lm987
Seat Belt Installation

Good advice. Thanks!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-09-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By lm987
Seat Belt Installation

Greetings to all.

Is there a standard spacing for installing lap seat belts for the driver and passenger? I want to put the belt floor fasteners in before I put the seat back in. Now I realize...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-01-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 528
Posted By lm987
Wiper Motor

I purchased the one from Speedway for my '50 F-1 and it works great. You have to use the original L/H side rotor assembly and modify the defroster duct. A little hard to reach a few of the mounting...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-24-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By lm987
F-1 Gas Tank

Greetings,

I want to replace the gas tank in my '50 F-1 with another behind-the-seat one. I have been informed that all the tanks are now being made in China. I absolutely hate putting any Chinese...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-17-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By lm987
Thank you all for some good tips and advice. I...

Thank you all for some good tips and advice. I shall now proceed with great haste (as soon a Mama parts with the $$).
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-16-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By lm987
Carpet in F-1

Thanks guys.
I am looking for a pre-cut/pre formed carpet kit. Lots of kits offered but hard to tell which ones really fit.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-16-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By lm987
Carpet in F-1

Greetings,

My '50 F-1 is nearing completion and I would like to install carpeting. Does anyone have any experience with buying carpet and could recommend a good dealer??

Thanks
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-04-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 766
Posted By lm987
New Gas Tank

Greetings,
I am in a similar situation with the gas tank in my 1950 F-1. Can anyone recommend where to purchase a new (behind the seat) tank that is made in the U.S. ??
Thanks
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