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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 03:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By fking1
U Coat It, chipped & peeled after 1 yr. then...

U Coat It, chipped & peeled after 1 yr. then removed & Rustoleum, it too came up.
Had floor scarfed & Professionally done with epoxy. I abused the floor badly with engine changes , jacking up car ,...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-20-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 759
Posted By fking1
Sweet. I can appreciate all your work as I did...

Sweet.
I can appreciate all your work as I did my 55.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-14-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,073
Posted By fking1
Welcome. Nice truck!

Welcome.
Nice truck!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-27-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,095
Posted By fking1
Urethane Marine Varnish, gloss. Has been on my...

Urethane Marine Varnish, gloss. Has been on my bed wood for 20 years and still looks great.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-17-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By fking1
If an 8V is installed the voltage regulator...

If an 8V is installed the voltage regulator should be adjusted to charge 8V.
I tried one in my 55 but could never get the regulator to charge enough.
Went to a Tractor Supply 6V and works and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-15-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 940
Posted By fking1
We meet the 4th Thursday each month. This month...

We meet the 4th Thursday each month. This month at Rotary Park in Livonia at 6:30 pm.
Come check us out, no obligation.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-24-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By fking1
Just to muddy things up a bit, if you can afford...

Just to muddy things up a bit, if you can afford to powder coat, that is an excellent alternative. Did my 55 frame with that about 10 yrs ago and am completely happy with it. Expensive, but worth it...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-03-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By fking1
I would paint the disassembled pieces. Did this...

I would paint the disassembled pieces.
Did this with my 55. Just be careful putting it together so as not to scratch anything.
You will get a better paint job this way.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-22-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By fking1
Welcome. You can get most any info about the 55...

Welcome.
You can get most any info about the 55 on this Forum.
I restored my 55 to original about 10 yrs ago.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-21-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By fking1
I run 6.00 x 16 Coker bias tubed white walls on...

I run 6.00 x 16 Coker bias tubed white walls on my 55.
Don't drive it much, a few miles a year. They flat spot after sitting but quickly recover.

Got them as I wanted everything as original.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By fking1
My 55 has the VIN in 2 places. Plate on the...

My 55 has the VIN in 2 places.
Plate on the glove box door.
On the top of the frame, passenger side just ahead of the front body mount and engine compartment.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-08-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,180
Posted By fking1
Restoration & Budget are not compatible words. ...

Restoration & Budget are not compatible words.
LOL
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-31-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 494
Posted By fking1
Sweet truck !!!

Sweet truck !!!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-06-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 951
Posted By fking1
As of Thursday 5 cars have been removed. The...

As of Thursday 5 cars have been removed. The remaining 3 are buried under dirt & debris. 4of the 5 are heavily damaged as seen on the Automotive News web-site.
All will be on display at the Museum...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-08-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By fking1
The above replies are correct. Dot 4 is best...

The above replies are correct.
Dot 4 is best for higher performance driving where the brake fluid gets hot for periods of time. I use it my race Corvettes.
Dot 3 is fine for normal everyday driving.
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