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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 09:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,839
Posted By abe
If you are rebuilding it put hardened seats in. ...

If you are rebuilding it put hardened seats in.

The opinions are mixed if you don't have hardened seats. Some say if you don't race it or haul heavy loads like a daily work truck you don't need a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,839
Posted By abe
I am 59 and I do not remember the little ditties...

I am 59 and I do not remember the little ditties about Conelrad but I do remember the little triangles on the dial. Our High School basement was a fall-out shelter.

Does anyone remember the little...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-21-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 934
Posted By abe
Welcome to FTE! That is a nice looking stock...

Welcome to FTE! That is a nice looking stock truck! Love it! And where is that Schmidt's brewery located? Great picture.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 91,311
Posted By abe
I am glad you are using your truck for some work ...

I am glad you are using your truck for some work in addition to all the fun it has racing!

Is that cardboard you put along your bed sides? Good idea.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By abe
It is a 53. You can tell by the grille. Your...

It is a 53. You can tell by the grille.

Your data info:
B is for bus
60 is for 600 series
R is (I think) for engine which is a flathead V8
3 is for the year... 1953
H is for the plant it was...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 304
Posted By abe
Good luck! I hope you find the rest of your Merc...

Good luck! I hope you find the rest of your Merc truck!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 415
Posted By abe
Excellent quotes from a great movie. Yes,...

Excellent quotes from a great movie.

Yes, Bob, be careful! "It's FRA-GI-LE''
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 798
Posted By abe
We are all enablers, aren't we? Good thing our...

We are all enablers, aren't we? Good thing our addiction is trucks, not something more dangerous!

So here are some more for you to consider or at least to compare and contrast. These are basically...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By abe
This is my 54 with a Y-block, not a flathead, but...

This is my 54 with a Y-block, not a flathead, but the oil bath air cleaner should be the same. My air cleaner had a big key type thing to loosen the clamp that hold it on the throat of the carb.
...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-18-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By abe
I hate to say it but that one is too high priced...

I hate to say it but that one is too high priced for what you have. It is really hogged up. They cut a hole in the dash for the radio. It has a 56 steering wheel. It has some goofy speedo. Is it from...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,940
Posted By abe
My Dad used to watch it too, but not for the...

My Dad used to watch it too, but not for the truck, he drove a 48 3/4 ton Chevy. He thought Redd Foxx was funny.

Funny thing, when I bought my truck in 77 and took it to college that fall, kids...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-18-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By abe
In PA there are no front license plates. And we...

In PA there are no front license plates. And we can put plates of any kind on the front. When PennDot changed the color and style of our plates several years ago, I put the old plate on my front. It...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By abe
No, I bought a new one. Thanks.

No, I bought a new one. Thanks.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 386
Posted By abe
There you go, Pittsburgh is not to far from WV....

There you go, Pittsburgh is not to far from WV. It may be worth a look. I don't know if it is worth $8000 without seeing it and driving it. Let us know.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By abe
OK, that settles it! I will stay with DOT 3. I am...

OK, that settles it! I will stay with DOT 3. I am only replacing the Master cylinder and do not have the time or the initiative to replace all the brake lines! "For an occasional driver, I would...
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