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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,339
Posted By CharlieLed
I read a similar post on the HAMB years ago...as...

I read a similar post on the HAMB years ago...as it turned out the offender had a shop within a few blocks of me. I offered to go over to his place and see why he was not living up to the deal he...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 207
Posted By CharlieLed
Check out Steve Stillwell's 56 F100...google it...

Check out Steve Stillwell's 56 F100...google it or contact him at TCI where he works in sales.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By CharlieLed
This car has been in the barn now for about 12...

This car has been in the barn now for about 12 years...it was my #1 project when I got the F100 bug! It sat in a barn in N. Dakota since 1967 before I got it. Now I have a 40 Ford coupe in the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By CharlieLed
Something like this?

Something like this?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By CharlieLed
Nice work, good to see repairs made properly...

Nice work, good to see repairs made properly...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By CharlieLed
Understood. So how does a "particular" guy plan...

Understood. So how does a "particular" guy plan to attach a stock crossmember? Do you have the facilities to rivet it in place?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 765
Posted By CharlieLed
Why don't you just fabricate one? It's not...

Why don't you just fabricate one? It's not rocket science...and if you build your own then you can make it removable for when you want to remove/replace your transmission.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 314
Posted By CharlieLed
Not a problem Ernie, I started this discussion...

Not a problem Ernie, I started this discussion for the purpose of finding out more about fasteners and others experiences. As for the video, it's a good one...I have watched it many times down at...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-16-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 314
Posted By CharlieLed
Locking Nuts, Nylock and Torflex

I have used nylock nuts on many projects over the years and have often wondered how many times they can be used and reused. From what I can gather, the prevailing wisdom is that you can reuse them...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By CharlieLed
You can expect to pay aeound $350 for a used...

You can expect to pay aeound $350 for a used grille from a dealer. If you keep an eye on CL and go to local swaps you can find one for a lot less. A buddy just bought one here in SoCal for $225...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 566
Posted By CharlieLed
Back in the day I used a "buzz box" for...

Back in the day I used a "buzz box" for everything...even automotive sheet metal. No better way to hone your skills than to try to master a tool using it beyond its range. Today I am enrolled in a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By CharlieLed
Are you looking for a long bed frame? Most of...

Are you looking for a long bed frame? Most of the F250 3/4 ton trucks I have seen have an 8 ft bed. In the F100 line the biggest differences between the slant cab and the 56 is the length of the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 205
Posted By CharlieLed
Solid lifers (and hydraulics for that matter)...

Solid lifers (and hydraulics for that matter) will "seat" to the cam lobe...this means that they will dish in the center of the face where the cam lobe rides against the lifter. The face of the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-10-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By CharlieLed
Measure the placement from the original firewall...

Measure the placement from the original firewall (if you look at my pic closely you will see the Sharpie lines I drew to mark the bracket location on each side)...that is with one exception, I don't...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-09-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By CharlieLed
Here is a pic of my truck with the stainless...

Here is a pic of my truck with the stainless steel inner fenders. If you have any mods at all to make to the stainless panels then pack a lunch...not the easiest task to get right. There is...
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