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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By fking1
If an 8V is installed the voltage regulator...

If an 8V is installed the voltage regulator should be adjusted to charge 8V.
I tried one in my 55 but could never get the regulator to charge enough.
Went to a Tractor Supply 6V and works and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-15-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 861
Posted By fking1
We meet the 4th Thursday each month. This month...

We meet the 4th Thursday each month. This month at Rotary Park in Livonia at 6:30 pm.
Come check us out, no obligation.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 497
Posted By fking1
Just to muddy things up a bit, if you can afford...

Just to muddy things up a bit, if you can afford to powder coat, that is an excellent alternative. Did my 55 frame with that about 10 yrs ago and am completely happy with it. Expensive, but worth it...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-03-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By fking1
I would paint the disassembled pieces. Did this...

I would paint the disassembled pieces.
Did this with my 55. Just be careful putting it together so as not to scratch anything.
You will get a better paint job this way.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-22-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 453
Posted By fking1
Welcome. You can get most any info about the 55...

Welcome.
You can get most any info about the 55 on this Forum.
I restored my 55 to original about 10 yrs ago.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-21-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By fking1
I run 6.00 x 16 Coker bias tubed white walls on...

I run 6.00 x 16 Coker bias tubed white walls on my 55.
Don't drive it much, a few miles a year. They flat spot after sitting but quickly recover.

Got them as I wanted everything as original.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-09-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By fking1
My 55 has the VIN in 2 places. Plate on the...

My 55 has the VIN in 2 places.
Plate on the glove box door.
On the top of the frame, passenger side just ahead of the front body mount and engine compartment.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-08-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,101
Posted By fking1
Restoration & Budget are not compatible words. ...

Restoration & Budget are not compatible words.
LOL
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-31-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By fking1
Sweet truck !!!

Sweet truck !!!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-06-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 893
Posted By fking1
As of Thursday 5 cars have been removed. The...

As of Thursday 5 cars have been removed. The remaining 3 are buried under dirt & debris. 4of the 5 are heavily damaged as seen on the Automotive News web-site.
All will be on display at the Museum...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-08-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By fking1
The above replies are correct. Dot 4 is best...

The above replies are correct.
Dot 4 is best for higher performance driving where the brake fluid gets hot for periods of time. I use it my race Corvettes.
Dot 3 is fine for normal everyday driving.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-08-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By fking1
Good tip. None on my 55 pickup, but, my 70...

Good tip.
None on my 55 pickup, but, my 70 Vette Autocrosser has them and are clear.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-15-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By fking1
I used the POR 15 kit on my 55 about 10 years ago...

I used the POR 15 kit on my 55 about 10 years ago and it has held up perfectly.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-28-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By fking1
I've had satin finish Urethane Marine Varnish on...

I've had satin finish Urethane Marine Varnish on my bed wood for over 25 years and it looks as good today as when it was put on.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By fking1
Thanks, appreciate that. I worked for 1-1/2...

Thanks, appreciate that.
I worked for 1-1/2 yrs 4-6 hrs every day to finish it after having it 25 yrs.
Except for body/paint & motor overhaul did all myself in the drive of my condo. The neighbors...
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