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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-15-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By Rustyblue
My speedo had been sitting for about 30 years....

My speedo had been sitting for about 30 years. The original lube used on the worm gear was solidified. I had to disassemble the speedo very carefully (it's easily reverse-engineered), clean...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-04-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,121
Posted By Rustyblue
Eight yrs ago I bought this 74 BMW 2002 and...

Eight yrs ago I bought this 74 BMW 2002 and rebuilt/upgraded everything on it but the gearbox (I'm switching to a 5 spd soon). Spent the last 4 years learning and doing the bodywork at my local comm...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-01-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Rustyblue
Thanks for the info, Mike!

Thanks for the info, Mike!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-30-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Rustyblue
Looks like a nice piece. It'll fit on a F3 as...

Looks like a nice piece. It'll fit on a F3 as well, correct? I've been waiting for a piece like this before I go disc in front. Thanks for the pics!!

So the booster hose would go to where on the...
Forum: Ford Truck Parts for Sale 06-27-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 23,343
Posted By Rustyblue
Hi, do you still have the complete 1950 8BA...

Hi, do you still have the complete 1950 8BA motor? If so, what are you asking for it? And will you ship it?
Thanks!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-27-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 13,721
Posted By Rustyblue
I don't know....this was in Carson, Ca.

I don't know....this was in Carson, Ca.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-26-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 13,721
Posted By Rustyblue
Out driving one Saturday morning....

Out driving one Saturday morning....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-24-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,143
Posted By Rustyblue
Pretty much the same here...I'm not a certified...

Pretty much the same here...I'm not a certified welder. I took 2 semesters of TIG welding at my community college. I've been MIG welding for ~10 years now, making furniture pieces, auto restoration...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-23-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,753
Posted By Rustyblue
Thank you sir!! Interesting axles, for sure.

Thank you sir!! Interesting axles, for sure.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-23-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,143
Posted By Rustyblue
Great info, thank you!! I think I can do this!

Great info, thank you!! I think I can do this!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-22-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,753
Posted By Rustyblue
Wow, very nice build! Can you give more info...

Wow, very nice build! Can you give more info regarding the axles? How do they differ from the leaf spring type? I'd love to build a trailer of my own.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-22-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Rustyblue
Thanks PanelMan! I was thinking I'd grind/drill...

Thanks PanelMan! I was thinking I'd grind/drill out the rosette weld on the bottom of the shaft and slip on the better pivot and weld it back up (with an insert if needed).

Would you happen to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-22-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,143
Posted By Rustyblue
Wow, I really like the idea of using your setup...

Wow, I really like the idea of using your setup vs the antiquated Chevy setup.

Some questions: Do you have a schematic of the caliper bracket you fabricated? Where did you source the calipers...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-22-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By Rustyblue
Not to hijack...but I have the same problem with...

Not to hijack...but I have the same problem with the passenger side pivot shaft on my 1950 F3. The 3/4 nut came off fine, but took most of the threads with it. I've had no luck finding a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-08-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 75,405
Posted By Rustyblue
Fantastic skills, Scott!!:-X06 Observing owners...

Fantastic skills, Scott!!:-X06 Observing owners fabricate and build is much more interesting than watching owners write checks...:)
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