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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,690
Posted By EAK69
Was able to stop out and work on the truck a...

Was able to stop out and work on the truck a little today.
We filled the trans up with gear oil and put a gasket on the top plate of it.
Got my drive shaft back (had to extend it 1/2") and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,690
Posted By EAK69
OK - been 'busy' for a bit working on my garage...

OK - been 'busy' for a bit working on my garage on Route 66 in Kansas and my job, so the truck took a slight back seat for the moment.

I had to buy a new fuel pump and installed it today as well...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-16-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 69,855
Posted By EAK69
Well - I ended up buying the place in July of...

Well - I ended up buying the place in July of this year! I will be out there working on it trying to bringing it back to the former glory in the 1947 black and white pic.....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-01-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,690
Posted By EAK69
FINALLY was able to get my front (2) drums on...

FINALLY was able to get my front (2) drums on today. I took the hub apart and regreased the hell out if them and they were in really good shape - and threw everything back together and now those are...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By EAK69
I am looking for someone to do a few mundane...

I am looking for someone to do a few mundane things I cannot (or do not have the time to) do myself - I am in Scottsdale and I will check into these places. Thanks guys for the posts and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,690
Posted By EAK69
Starting to get the liquids flowing on the truck...

Starting to get the liquids flowing on the truck again. Picked up a CLEAN windshield with NEW rubber AND a rebuilt carb for the engine for (drum roll please......) $100. The guy wanted to get rid of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,690
Posted By EAK69
Hey all - it has been a while but I have been...

Hey all - it has been a while but I have been SUPER BUSY with a few things.
My time has been spent taking care of things on the route (Route 66 of course) and purchased a historic garage (built in...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-09-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,690
Posted By EAK69
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78Xk2i19THQ&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78Xk2i19THQ&feature=youtu.be

IT IS ALIVE! The flat head was finally started today - if only for a few seconds.
I have been SUPER swamped with SO many other things...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-11-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By EAK69
From my 'old state of Illinois' to my 'new state...

From my 'old state of Illinois' to my 'new state of Arizona' - let me know when you are in town! Love his faces!!!!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-11-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,690
Posted By EAK69
Spent a few hours on the truck today. Was able to...

Spent a few hours on the truck today. Was able to finalize all of the brakes and the rear drums are on and I will pick up the front drums later this week. I have them at the brake shop getting...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-10-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,943
Posted By EAK69
Actually - the route was created by connecting...

Actually - the route was created by connecting the major cities thru existing roads thru the numerous little towns - and the first rule was to 'follow the railway' - this is why almost all of Route...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-10-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,943
Posted By EAK69
Have you ever seen this building: ...

Have you ever seen this building:
http://i230.photobucket.com/albums/ee258/Eak69/Front%20Street%20Garage/front-street-garage-galena-28_zpseb251ce9.jpg

It is in Galena KS on the original Route 66...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-10-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 15,690
Posted By EAK69
I need to know where anyone gets small Holley...

I need to know where anyone gets small Holley carb parts (2-barrel)? I am missing some small parts and need to get them without buying another whole carb......
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-10-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,943
Posted By EAK69
Yes - because back in the day, Route 66 was a...

Yes - because back in the day, Route 66 was a MAJOR thoroughfare for travelers and ABQ realized they were losing big.

There is a reason all of these small towns became deserted when they were...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-10-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,943
Posted By EAK69
NumberDummy - it was a joke about Route 66...

NumberDummy - it was a joke about Route 66 started in Springfield - I would be considered a walking / talking encyclopedia of the route (no ego intended).

Actually - you have a few bits of info...
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