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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-30-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Jaybird51
351W, 5.0 needs an AOD trans

Joe,
On the starter side of the engine block there are a series of numers/letters stamped that indicate block size, year of build and may indicate build location. The C6 trans also has...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-30-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Jaybird51
Guys, Thanks for the reply(s). The information...

Guys,
Thanks for the reply(s). The information is helpful. I did some more research and found that I need to focus on a pre-1986 AOD trans not the AOD-E model, as I am using a carburated 351W. I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-30-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Jaybird51
Its difinately a 351W. (1973) I'm assumming the...

Its difinately a 351W. (1973) I'm assumming the trans bolt pattern is the same as the 302-5.0L. It currently has a 164 tooth flex plate followed by a C6 trans, also 1973 vintage. It is a carburated...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-30-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Jaybird51
Ben, Thanks for response. I currently have a...

Ben,
Thanks for response. I currently have a paired (1973) 351W, 5.0 engine and a C6 trans. My original intention was to put the setup in the 1951 F1 truck I am building. I have already reuilt the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-29-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Jaybird51
351W, 5.0 needs an AOD trans

I'm trying to find information regarding an AOD Trans alternative for a 1973, 351 Windsor 5.0L engine. The engine was originally paired with a C6 Trans. The engine and trans are slatted to go into a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-06-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,947
Posted By Jaybird51
The desert junkyard DVAP as it's called has...

The desert junkyard DVAP as it's called has gotten their heads so celebrity like puffed up that they think their junkyard parts are now worth a fortune. It used to be a good pick & pull for us local...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-05-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By Jaybird51
51 F1 Mustang-II IFS selection time

It's time for some Mustang-II installation magic on my 51 F1. Lots of MII packages available these days. I have read thru a bunch of the FTE site postings and found detailed info that helps with the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-01-2012, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By Jaybird51
Good move getting the donor Explorer. I have not...

Good move getting the donor Explorer. I have not found one as of yet myself. I'm still looking at getting the whole vehicle in order to use as many parts as possible and reduce donor part costs as...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 08-14-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By Jaybird51
351W Build for a '51 F1-Need help evaluating

I'll take another shot at asking for advice. Just finished tearing down a 1973 351W that had E5AE heads and an Edelbrock 2181 Performer Intake manifold on it. It looks like it was recently rebuilt,...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-10-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By Jaybird51
REDHTGT, It sounds as if you are working the...

REDHTGT,
It sounds as if you are working the same build plan i trying myself. I have found it very helpfull to take along a digital camera and a tape measure on my bone yard trips. If I strip...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-06-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By Jaybird51
Thanks for the reply; I'm thinking if I get a...

Thanks for the reply;
I'm thinking if I get a donor Explorer I would like to use as much off of it as possible. Even if I found the smallest body size Explorer's AC, it would still turn an F1 into a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-06-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By Jaybird51
1951 F1 restoration/Build project pictures

Hope this works. Here is the link to pictures of Jaybird51's 1951 F1 project truck.
Pictures by Jaybird51 - Photobucket (http://s1078.photobucket.com/albums/w497/Jaybird51/)
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-06-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By Jaybird51
1997-99 donor explorer for '51 F1

Now that I looking for a specific type 8.8 rear axle out of an 1997-01 Explorer, I wondering if there are any other known usable parts that my '51 F1 rebuild would benefit from. Perhaps the AC...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-02-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 364
Posted By Jaybird51
Start new '51 F1 project

After getting started on a new 1951 F1 project truck I recently found my way into the FTE site. I found there to be very valuable information, recommendations and really good Q&A postings that are...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 08-02-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By Jaybird51
351W engine build

After many years of being away from restoring and building older vehicles, I Recently started a new project with the intent of turning a '51 F1 into a daily driver with modern reliability. I bought...
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