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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 380
Posted By 38 coupe
The complete shield wraps around the front of the...

The complete shield wraps around the front of the manifolds and continues down over the fuel pump. There is a lower attachment that uses one of the fuel pump bolts (per memory, it has been a decade...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 452
Posted By 38 coupe
Ford actually did factory recondition V8s during...

Ford actually did factory recondition V8s during the 1930s. This was part of Henry Ford's plan starting in 1932. Along with the regular production line in Dearborn there was an engine overhaul line....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 934
Posted By 38 coupe
elanmike you have a great looking truck. Please...

elanmike you have a great looking truck. Please start a thread about your truck and post any questions you have. I am one of the many happy 3/4 ton owners on this board (and I own a 215 six, but it...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 216
Posted By 38 coupe
I really like 15W-40 diesel oil. Better hot oil...

I really like 15W-40 diesel oil. Better hot oil pressure and it is made to deal with contamination.
Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 10-20-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By 38 coupe
We put this thread together on the Ford Barn to...

We put this thread together on the Ford Barn to help identify flathead V8s: Engine block I.D. pictures - The Ford Barn (http://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25301&showall=1)

For...
Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 10-20-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By 38 coupe
I find a 12V system totally unnecessary unless...

I find a 12V system totally unnecessary unless you are adding air conditioning. I find the 6V gel cell batteries last a long time.
Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 10-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By 38 coupe
80 psi sounds a bit low, what altitude are you...

80 psi sounds a bit low, what altitude are you at? Also, engines that have been sitting for a long time frequently need to be run a bit to get the rings to seal properly. Driving you truck may help...
Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 10-19-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By 38 coupe
Depending on what you are changing on your truck...

Depending on what you are changing on your truck you will probably be money ahead going with a 9 inch. I am not aware of an 8.8 inch that will install without other major (expensive) things done....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-19-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By 38 coupe
The water pumps don't have drain plugs, the block...

The water pumps don't have drain plugs, the block may. When Ford originally produced the flathead V8 in 1932 the bottom of the radiator was higher than the bottom of the water passages in the block....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-16-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By 38 coupe
Sounds like you are onto a good thing. It is...

Sounds like you are onto a good thing. It is probably much cheaper to buy a better cab than to fix a rusty one and you probably end up with a better cab.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-16-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 470
Posted By 38 coupe
Do you do anything special to get the manifolds...

Do you do anything special to get the manifolds apart?

I hate to admit it, but I would have paid that while I was looking for a manifold during my engine rebuild.
Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 10-16-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By 38 coupe
Wow, a one-ton panel. Not as desirable as a...

Wow, a one-ton panel. Not as desirable as a half-ton panel, but a lot neater to me. If you are near Washington state one of our members may be interested in it.

Do you have the rear doors?
Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 10-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 304
Posted By 38 coupe
I haven't personally made the swap. I have...

I haven't personally made the swap. I have crawled under a a friend's 47 pickup and one of the 66 F -100s I owned and measured everything up. From my memory you will need the following:
1. The...
Forum: 1947 and Older Ford Trucks 10-16-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By 38 coupe
The following are closer looking to the Hillman...

The following are closer looking to the Hillman than a 37 Ford pickup in my opinion:
1935 Ford pickup...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-16-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 798
Posted By 38 coupe
Don't rush. Decide what type of truck you really...

Don't rush. Decide what type of truck you really want (year, size, modifications, etc) and what you can afford to pay. Wait until a decent truck fitting your requirements comes up. If it isn't in...
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