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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-09-2006, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By don1077
wire ?

Does anyone know where I can pick up 14 & 16 ga wire with a trace stripe on the insulation. I've visited all the usual suspects but they carry only solid color wire.
Right now I have 14 switched...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-27-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,115
Posted By don1077
Now lets see $1500 for the truck 15000 miles...

Now lets see
$1500 for the truck
15000 miles @$.42 per mile parts hunting
4500 hours labor @ $21.00 per hour (my time's got be worth something, I'll pay me later)
$9500 misc
$14,352.35 adult...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-26-2006, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By don1077
Thumbs up another guy with electrical problems, Update

I posted last week asking for advice on my 53 :-X0A6 . Thanks to those who replied. I isolated the problem to the alternator.
As usual though there was some pain. My 30 year old multimeter had...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-15-2006, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By don1077
Cool Another guy with electrical problems

A couple of weeks ago I was puttering with the 53. I tidyed up a couple of wiring runs shortend a wire or two and rewire tied a couple of bundles. nothing in depth, just cosmetic. The following...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2005, 05:50 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 20,953
Posted By don1077
Elizabeth City, N.C., about 35 miles s. of...

Elizabeth City, N.C., about 35 miles s. of Norfolk, Va.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-16-2005, 09:31 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,334
Posted By don1077
Thumbs up Great thread. Oh yea I'm waiting for that day, ...

Great thread.
Oh yea I'm waiting for that day, Honda Hybred or Toyota Hydrogen in my 53!
AX, do you know the formula for turning rice into hydrogen?
Oh by the way, Some one had a new hemi in a 56...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-08-2005, 07:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 994
Posted By don1077
There's a lot to be said for having a truck you...

There's a lot to be said for having a truck you can drive from the get-go.
You get the opportunity for some enjoyment before the pain. I think it would be great to have the opportunity to drive it...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-01-2005, 10:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By don1077
Played in my brand new garage for the first time...

Played in my brand new garage for the first time yesterday. Installed a new bracket on the tach. Fixed the #^*^ horn for the 3rd time and added a couple of brackets to better support the stereo. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-31-2005, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By don1077
Header, exhaust pipe shielding

I've sealed, insulated and padded the firewall and floor boards of my 53 but
the heat just keeps pourin in. Have any of you purchased or fabed any kind of deflectors or shields for your headers/...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-31-2005, 06:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,527
Posted By don1077
El Cabron: I'm off to the Lizard Skin store...

El Cabron: I'm off to the Lizard Skin store after reading your post. My problem has never been noise, it's the heat. Even with the fire wall sealed, insulated and padded
I got one HOT truck. Of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-01-2005, 12:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,384
Posted By don1077
Your ideal garage

It's been a busy week here. I'll be moving in a couple of weeks. The wife is going nuts about the new house but me I got a garage to build. I've got a compressor and every air tool on the planet. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-30-2005, 11:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,305
Posted By don1077
Okay John I'm not goin to bore you with a...

Okay John I'm not goin to bore you with a progress report cause I got none to report. quite the opposite. I've just been drivin mine. Drivin to work. Drivin to church, Drivin to the super market. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-30-2005, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By don1077
Same as Exidenick but I decided to use a 24 volt...

Same as Exidenick but I decided to use a 24 volt Diesel start system on a boat. Some how manage to get from hot to ground with my ring. same result, melted ring, skin wrapped around the ring, 3rd...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-30-2005, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,055
Posted By don1077
after spending about an hour on the first pin I...

after spending about an hour on the first pin I took them to the local machine shop where they took pity on me and pressed all four out, measured and reamed the hole for the new oversized pins all...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2005, 08:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,189
Posted By don1077
I replaced all four corners on my 53 last spring....

I replaced all four corners on my 53 last spring. I used a mig gun. I found that every one of my corners required a bit of tweeking be for installing. I cut the old cab corners out with a grinder....
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