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Forum: Ontario Chapter Yesterday, 07:06 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 1,420
Posted By loudfords
and closer to Christmas :)

and closer to Christmas :)
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-29-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By loudfords
This week's "progress": confirmed battery was...

This week's "progress": confirmed battery was fully charged, still no crank, measured voltage at starter, it was fine. So we pulled the starter out and pulled it apart, and found an internal short....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By loudfords
Sorry, all Canadian trucks were V8 :D

Sorry, all Canadian trucks were V8 :D
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By loudfords
Ok, confirmed that truck has not seen a 12V...

Ok, confirmed that truck has not seen a 12V battery. Ignition coil was pooched, possibly from forgetting key in on position. Could not try a new coil yesterday yet, as the only parts store that...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-16-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By loudfords
First off, I have no confirmation that we...

First off, I have no confirmation that we actually put in a 12V battery. My dad bought a 6V, and the part number checks to a 6V, but when I put my el cheapo inaccurate multimeter on it, it didn't say...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By loudfords
Interior light option in 51

How rare is the interior light option in a 51 F1?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By loudfords
Yes, truck is 6V, with 12V harness. Supposedly...

Yes, truck is 6V, with 12V harness. Supposedly the builder consulted with the shop that sold the harness, could not get 6V harness in timely manner, but was "supposed to be ok". (Unfortunately we...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By loudfords
Thanks for the offer, but getting the truck...

Thanks for the offer, but getting the truck running reliably is a higher priority right now.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By loudfords
Thanks Bill, much appreciated! So in the...

Thanks Bill, much appreciated!

So in the parts box, we have the panel with the 4 knobs & cables, the Y that goes on the fan housing, the "Magic Air" cap over the motor, and nothing else :(
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 502
Posted By loudfords
51 F1 ignition troubleshooting

Does anyone have a troubleshooting process for stock 6V ignition in a 51 F1? Trying to get my dad's truck running as good as it looks, it would barely stay running, had to pedal it like mad but also...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 584
Posted By loudfords
51 F1 factory heater?

Did these trucks have a heater & defrost standard from the factory or was it an option? Does anyone have a link to an exploded view or assembly manual page? My dad's truck does not have one, but...
Forum: Ontario Chapter 09-08-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 1,420
Posted By loudfords
Evening folks. Spent the weekend working on FIL's...

Evening folks. Spent the weekend working on FIL's Impala, runs and drives better now, getting down to small stuff that needs finishing. Still no pics of my dad's 51...
Forum: Ontario Chapter 09-02-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 1,420
Posted By loudfords
Was one of my favorite summers this year, lots of...

Was one of my favorite summers this year, lots of great things accomplished and lots of quality time with my family. :D Sad to see my kids in school again, all 5 of them going this year.

Looking...
Forum: Ontario Chapter 08-31-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 1,420
Posted By loudfords
2x4 or 2x6 exterior walls? Mine is currently 2x4...

2x4 or 2x6 exterior walls? Mine is currently 2x4 walls, with brick exterior. Not sure if they are on 16" centers, but they probably are based on the construction of the house. Everything is 1928...
Forum: Ontario Chapter 08-30-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By loudfords
Please recommend a flathead tuning expert

Trying to get my dad's 51 running decent. Can anyone recommend a flathead expert in SW Ontario? Has no power, running very hot, and have to keep pedalling the gas to keep it running. I don't have a...
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