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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,279
Posted By frame30
Our film "The Greatest Auto Race on Earth" was...

Our film "The Greatest Auto Race on Earth" was featured in the German edition of Playboy in June 2012, including a bit on the making of the picture cars. My driver, a 49 Merc, was the "band truck"...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-09-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By frame30
Yes, that was one of the things I did when I...

Yes, that was one of the things I did when I redid all of the grounds. With a new starter it just fired right up. On the road. Every day is a parade. Cheers. Michael.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-06-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By frame30
It was a beautiful day here in Alberta so what...

It was a beautiful day here in Alberta so what better way to spend it than under my Merc. I had printed out this thread and read it again with a coffee and a smoke while looking under the hood. I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-28-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By frame30
I'm hoping that is the problem. It is the...

I'm hoping that is the problem. It is the original starter relay and has been running 12 volts since 1978 when I bought the truck. Boy, they just don't make things to last, only 63 years. If that...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-28-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By frame30
I redid all of the grounds, hit the starter...

I redid all of the grounds, hit the starter button. Clicking noises. The battery is right up. I jumped between the two posts on the relay; wham, great. So, tonight (or more likely this weekend...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-25-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By frame30
Thank you for the notes. My plan is to take the...

Thank you for the notes. My plan is to take the afternoon off today and redo the grounds. The large negative ground goes directly to the engine block with a secondary wire going from the negative...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-24-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By frame30
1949 starter relay

My driver is a 1949 Merc M47, since 1978. I just had it repainted and have been having trouble with the starter. It is new, 12V. I am using the original starter relay. It is very sluggish all of a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-26-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,278
Posted By frame30
49 Merc headliner

I bought the headliner about 6 six years ago from Dennis C. I thought it a good idea to stock pile parts; never again. I just got my '49 Merc out of paint (for the second time, it's a driver) and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-06-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,067
Posted By frame30
1949 Merc cross members

I bought my 49 Merc in 1978 and it has been my driver ever since. I took it down and did all of the body work in 1990. Now, I'm doing it again. You know, I thought I had just fixed it ... time...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-04-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,139
Posted By frame30
Since finding this site, it has motivated me to...

Since finding this site, it has motivated me to dig up some of the pictures from '78 and '90 (when I had it painted). I'll work on that this weekend. Cheers. Michael.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-03-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,139
Posted By frame30
My driver is a 49 Merc 1/2 ton. I bought it in...

My driver is a 49 Merc 1/2 ton. I bought it in 1978 from the grandson of a farmer in Bentley Alberta. The kid could not get it started. I looked, picked it up, took it home, looked. The old...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-10-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,167
Posted By frame30
A trick that the boys up here use is to park your...

A trick that the boys up here use is to park your vehicle on thick Black Poly. The tale is that the mice won't go on it. Seems to work well, and cheap. Cheers. Michael.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-10-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,067
Posted By frame30
My driver is a 49 Merc Half ton, has been since...

My driver is a 49 Merc Half ton, has been since 1978. I've done the body, twice, and the third go through hopefully will be this January; into the paint shop with new metal and back on the road. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-30-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,279
Posted By frame30
I was shooting k.d.Lang's first music video,...

I was shooting k.d.Lang's first music video, Hanky Panky, in the early 1980s. Being the producer and with her having no money then, the crew "gear truck" in the video was my 1949 Merc 1/2 ton. I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-05-2010, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By frame30
Dear Tom: I'm new to this site. My driver is a...

Dear Tom: I'm new to this site. My driver is a 49 Merc half ton. I just noticed you are in Alberta. I'm in Edmonton. I'm just about ready to redo the Merc (again) and thought it might be good to...
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