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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-01-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,931
Posted By lexcoe
Haven't been on here for quite some time,...

Haven't been on here for quite some time, although i have been lurking a little.
Since having started my own shop i just don't get the time.
But, i thought i might post a couple pics of my project...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-11-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By lexcoe
looking good Curt, see i said the ifs was easy to...

looking good Curt, see i said the ifs was easy to install. And its nice to see someone run with my little discovery of the Lexus ifs.
Your truck will ride and handle like a sports car…LOL


John
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-10-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 23,254
Posted By lexcoe
I haven't been on here much apart from lurking,...

I haven't been on here much apart from lurking, just haven't had the time.
I have taken a big step from working at home to opening my own shop, so finding suitable premises and everything else...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-31-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,788
Posted By lexcoe
Here in Australia racks have been fitted to all...

Here in Australia racks have been fitted to all sorts of IFS setups in hot rods particularly since at least the 70s if not before, so yes MANY, MANY different ways have been tried and tested.
It...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-31-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,788
Posted By lexcoe
If your aim is to save a bunch of hassle by not...

If your aim is to save a bunch of hassle by not narrowing the rack and only the crossmember id suggest a rethink as to what your trying to achieve. I am not the only one trying to tell you, IT WONT...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-31-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,788
Posted By lexcoe
the generally accepted rule is the rack inner...

the generally accepted rule is the rack inner pivots should be as near as possible in line with the lower inner a arm pivots. john
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-31-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,788
Posted By lexcoe
Correct, the rack itself MUST be narrowed the...

Correct, the rack itself MUST be narrowed the same amount, which often requires extra teeth be machined into a rack and the housing must be narrowed. As i said, Not to be taken lightly as lives are...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-30-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,788
Posted By lexcoe
Narrowing a rack especially is NOT to be...

Narrowing a rack especially is NOT to be undertaken lightly, and should be done by a accomplished machinist.
Its not done by merely shortening the tie rod arms, which will screw up the steering...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-29-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,788
Posted By lexcoe
Just thought id clear that up for those not too...

Just thought id clear that up for those not too familiar with this particular IFS, all good.
Getting the keys to my new workshop today, can't wait to get setup and have some space.

John
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-29-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,788
Posted By lexcoe
Guys, there seems to be some confusion over the...

Guys, there seems to be some confusion over the springs on a Lexus IFS.
The springs from the donor car CANT be used on our F100 frames, way too big and long, you need to run a hot rod type coil...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,788
Posted By lexcoe
The Lexus IFS installation i have done in my 56...

The Lexus IFS installation i have done in my 56 was fairly easy and ticked all of the boxes for me. In other words it had all of the things i was looking for, but thats me and my particular...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-06-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 842
Posted By lexcoe
If you aren't feelin it, paint it with some black...

If you aren't feelin it, paint it with some black vinyl paint, easy. its quite durable if applied properly on clean vinyl. John
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By lexcoe
Gee, i wish it was that easy here in Australia. ...

Gee, i wish it was that easy here in Australia. We have to jump to jump through some hoops let me tell ya, LOL John
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-02-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By lexcoe
Curt, glad i could help, you can be the US...

Curt, glad i could help, you can be the US pioneer. John
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 312
Posted By lexcoe
Bjorn, take a look at any newer model car...

Bjorn,

take a look at any newer model car and you will find metal or plastic door trim clips, your upholsterer should have them by the thousands. If your fitting your own trim panels before going...
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