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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-26-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,426
Posted By DougofMontana
OK! I've finally, 15 months after getting this...

OK! I've finally, 15 months after getting this truck, started to go back together with something! :-drink With the help of a neighbor, I reset the Jag IFS and made copious...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-25-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 206,524
Posted By DougofMontana
Very nice looking Flattie, Pete!

Very nice looking Flattie, Pete!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-25-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,426
Posted By DougofMontana
Dave, I'll definitely check my measurements this...

Dave, I'll definitely check my measurements this morning before I do anything serious. I think the same frame was used through '52. I've read where the wheelbase is 114" and I think I'm real close...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-24-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,426
Posted By DougofMontana
So the Jag IFS is up under the frame and very...

So the Jag IFS is up under the frame and very near ready to weld in place.
http://i663.photobucket.com/albums/uu358/dskill0818/49%20F1/underframebetweenframeandIFS.jpg...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-24-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 43,444
Posted By DougofMontana
Jeff, I have my Jag IFS up and under the frame,...

Jeff, I have my Jag IFS up and under the frame, pretty much ready to weld in. Question: Did you use stick or wire? I'm not seeing how I can get my wire nozzle down in between the outside of the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-24-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 8,822
Posted By DougofMontana
Hi Dave, So today I got my Jag IFS up under...

Hi Dave,
So today I got my Jag IFS up under the frame, sliced the lower frame flange to allow for bending it down to meet the cross-member. Question: Did you use a wire feed welder to attach...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-20-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,426
Posted By DougofMontana
Jafo, thanks. It's kind of scary, but I'm ready...

Jafo, thanks. It's kind of scary, but I'm ready to start putting things together instead of taking things apart!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-20-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,426
Posted By DougofMontana
So this morning I cleaned up the front end of the...

So this morning I cleaned up the front end of the frame and got everything all plumb and level in preparation for installing the Jag IFS I purchased a couple months ago. I think everything is ready....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,975
Views: 206,524
Posted By DougofMontana
So here's my '49 F1 about as bare naked as I can...

So here's my '49 F1 about as bare naked as I can make it. It's all leveled up lengthwise and sidewise to install a Jag IFS this weekend. Hopefully over Thanksgiving I can install the Explorer...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-19-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,305
Posted By DougofMontana
Hi John, Having drove a CJ5 for several...

Hi John,
Having drove a CJ5 for several years with vacuum wipers, they hardly ever work when the throttle is applied. The available vacuum for wipers drops way off during the application of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,426
Posted By DougofMontana
Hi Dave, I've been following your #2 build with...

Hi Dave, I've been following your #2 build with great interest! Like most things I'm unfamiliar with, I'm just afraid of making an expensive/non reversible mistake! To me it will be a big step...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,426
Posted By DougofMontana
Scott, my garage is kept at a even 60 degrees. ...

Scott, my garage is kept at a even 60 degrees. In-floor radiant is a WONDERFUL thing!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,426
Posted By DougofMontana
Well, winter has officially arrived in Montana! ...

Well, winter has officially arrived in Montana! I've moved a few things around in my garage and can now fit the car, the daily driver truck, my Kubota tractor and my '49 truck frame in the garage! ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-23-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 122
Read First: Member Build Threads
Views: 49,850
Posted By DougofMontana
Hi Steve, Nothing shows in your posts :(

Hi Steve,
Nothing shows in your posts :(
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 370
Posted By DougofMontana
Thanks for everyone's comments! My intention...

Thanks for everyone's comments! My intention with the truck is to cruise, both long and short distances, hell, Wal Mart is 60 miles away, LOL. 48 Steel, I've followed your build thread and really...
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