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Forum: Ford Truck Parts for Sale 01-09-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,256
Posted By retiredsquid
I need a rust free drivers door. I am in...

I need a rust free drivers door. I am in northwest Arkansas.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-12-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,156
Posted By retiredsquid
Firestone still makes a 16.5 9.50 radial tire. I...

Firestone still makes a 16.5 9.50 radial tire. I just had a pair put on my '77 F350 Camper Special by Friend Tire in Monett, Missouri for $367 mounted and out the door and these are 10 ply tires. ...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-10-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,510
Posted By retiredsquid
77&79F250, I did 24 years active duty and my...

77&79F250,
I did 24 years active duty and my wife is right at 20 in the naval reserve. Ended up with a lot of health issues and been in and out of the hospitals pretty regularly since I retired in...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-08-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,510
Posted By retiredsquid
77&79F250, I like your setup a lot. My shop is...

77&79F250,
I like your setup a lot. My shop is 40X60 with a 12' overhead door on it. It's really too small and I want to extend the front out another 20 feet and get one of those two car carports,...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-08-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By retiredsquid
My 1979 F350 SC was doing the same thing among...

My 1979 F350 SC was doing the same thing among other issues. I ended up just having my mechanic rewire from the switch onward and replace the entire ignition system with MSD ignition box, coil and...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-08-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,510
Posted By retiredsquid
My wife thinks I am crazy going through a...

My wife thinks I am crazy going through a mid-life crisis of sorts with these old trucks. I flew to Bakersfield in September to pick up a pristine '79 F-350 SC 4X4 and have dropped a bundle into it...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-06-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By retiredsquid
I watched that one and a short while later a 1977...

I watched that one and a short while later a 1977 Bronco brought $15,000. Apparently Broncos are bringing some big bucks.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-03-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,223
Posted By retiredsquid
For now my '77 F350 SuperCab 2WD Camper Special...

For now my '77 F350 SuperCab 2WD Camper Special is a DD until my son and I get serious about the frame off restoration of the '79 F100/F250 4X4 and then it becomes the donor body.

My '79 F350...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-02-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By retiredsquid
As I type this I have my 1979 F350 SC 4X4 in the...

As I type this I have my 1979 F350 SC 4X4 in the glass shop having new driver, passenger, and rear slider put in as well as having the windows new rubber and felt seals along with redoing the vent...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-13-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 21,644
Posted By retiredsquid
I have three SuperCab long bed. 1. 1979...

I have three SuperCab long bed.

1. 1979 F350 4X4 Camper Special 460 conversion restoration is nearly finished when the glass shop gets finished. Very minor rust issue to be taken care of within...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-11-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 512
Posted By retiredsquid
Thanks to one and all who have served in any...

Thanks to one and all who have served in any capacity. 24 years U.S. Navy, 20 of which were either deployed or stationed overseas. Wife has a bit over 19.5 years with almost six years regular Navy....
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-24-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,119
Posted By retiredsquid
Last month I bought a 1979 F350 4X4 with 460 out...

Last month I bought a 1979 F350 4X4 with 460 out near Barkersfield, California. I flew from Northwest Arkansas and the seller met me at the airport and we took about an hour to get to his home. I...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,744
Posted By retiredsquid
I'm retired from the Navy and on another board...

I'm retired from the Navy and on another board retiredsailor was taken, so I went with retiredsquid and that is what I use pretty much everywhere I go on the internet that has a user name.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By retiredsquid
I have my '77 F350 2WD SuperCab insured through...

I have my '77 F350 2WD SuperCab insured through USAA now, but when I get the 1979 4X4 SuperCab that my son and I are restoring using the body and engine from the '77 I will insure the final product...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-25-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 383
Posted By retiredsquid
I should be getting my 1979 F-350 4X4 SC back...

I should be getting my 1979 F-350 4X4 SC back from the muffler/exhaust shop tomorrow. My truck got a 460 before the common conversion kits came out, so it is a one-off build. I just brought it home...
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