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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-08-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By Cougar54
I'm lucky that I have a lift which lifts off the...

I'm lucky that I have a lift which lifts off the cab easily. Also, a one man operation.
...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Cougar54
No, the front and rear drums are not...

No, the front and rear drums are not interchangeable. The rear drums are wider (deeper) than the front. The rear drums are no longer reproduced and are not available anywhere that I could find. Check...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-29-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Cougar54
Thanks, that's a new place to me. I'll check with...

Thanks, that's a new place to me. I'll check with them.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-29-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Cougar54
It is definitely a special fitting that I would...

It is definitely a special fitting that I would only expect to find at a hot rod shop or one that specializes in old cars and trucks (such as MidFifty). I was just hoping someone else knew if another...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-28-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Cougar54
Perhaps I should define this tee. It is 1/4"...

Perhaps I should define this tee. It is 1/4" inverted flare female x 1/4" inverted flare male x 1/8" NPT female. The male inverted flare goes into the master cylinder, the 1/8" female NPT is for the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-28-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By Cougar54
After Market Brake Fitting

Does anyone know if some else besides MidFifty sells this fitting?

1940-60 Ford F-100 Fitting Block, For Brake Switch On Master Cylinder - SY (http://midfifty.com/item.php?INV_ID=7560)

They are...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-22-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Cougar54
Interesting. When I pulled apart my axle the...

Interesting. When I pulled apart my axle the bearings were greased and I can guarantee you the hubs were not filled with rear end dope. IMHO, although some gear oil will run down the axle tube it is...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Cougar54
So what you are saying is that over time, gear...

So what you are saying is that over time, gear lube migrates to the bearings and is trapped in the hub thereby lubing the bearings. How long a time before enough is in the hub before the bearings...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Cougar54
Sounds good but I really don't see how the...

Sounds good but I really don't see how the differential oil would get to the bearings especially the outer ones. Since I can tell the outer bearing seized up at one time and galled on the housing...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-20-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By Cougar54
Greasing Rear Axle Bearings '50 Ford F2

I am reassembling the Timkin rear axle on my 1950 F2. I assume the rear wheel bearings need to be packed as they are tapered roller bearings and I see no way that any rear axle lube would ever get to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-19-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By Cougar54
You wouldn't want to use the SROD as the shift...

You wouldn't want to use the SROD as the shift lever sits much farther back than the RTS model.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-19-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By Cougar54
I definitely would not shy away from this trans...

I definitely would not shy away from this trans when installing on a stock flathead. It may be a "weak sister" to the earlier cast iron top loader but it is plenty strong enough to handle our 100HP...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-18-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 618
Posted By Cougar54
Chuck's Trucks has the OD transmission and the...

Chuck's Trucks has the OD transmission and the adapters to install it. The transmission is from a 1984 - 1987 Ford F150 with a 300 I6 or a 302 V8. Chuck will sell the parts separately if you want to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-08-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,288
Posted By Cougar54
I hope so too as I will be in the same position...

I hope so too as I will be in the same position with my front axle very soon!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-05-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By Cougar54
The smaller gauge wire is the one of the...

The smaller gauge wire is the one of the advantages of going to 12V. Lower amperage draw allowing for smaller gauge wire.
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