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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-16-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 262
Posted By old_dan
I was told a long time ago that if you have a...

I was told a long time ago that if you have a ballast resistor in the system, the resistor will heat up when the key is left on with the points closed. The resistance increases with heat and will...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-16-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By old_dan
I would change out the rod bolts if you remove...

I would change out the rod bolts if you remove them to do a ring job. Frankly, 120k miles can be just broken in for some, and completely shot for others. It depends on the oil changes and the type...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-16-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By old_dan
I really like your choice of colors! I see you...

I really like your choice of colors! I see you went away from the plastic lawn chair look for the interior!

Dan
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-16-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By old_dan
I had the peep mirrors. I couldn't see anything...

I had the peep mirrors. I couldn't see anything out of them. One fell off one night & I couldn't find it. I was on a country road driving along at around 50 mph....so that one is gone.

I got...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-16-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By old_dan
So...what does it look like now?

So...what does it look like now?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-16-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 722
Posted By old_dan
I wasn't extremely thrilled about going this...

I wasn't extremely thrilled about going this route, but I put in a generic Summit Racing heater. It is compact, fits in where the Magic Aire used to be, and has a 12V fan inside.

I did add a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-16-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By old_dan
LOL LOL....now I have to clean up the coffee...

LOL LOL....now I have to clean up the coffee that just exited through my nose.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-14-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By old_dan
If you look inside the wheel cylinder, there...

If you look inside the wheel cylinder, there should be a cone looking insert. The double flared end on the brake line that Ax mentioned should crush onto the cone to form a tight seal. when tight,...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-12-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By old_dan
That is a nice start! The girls seem to like...

That is a nice start!

The girls seem to like it already!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-12-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 714
Posted By old_dan
Here's another welcome from California. I see...

Here's another welcome from California. I see that you signed up some time ago. You have come to the right place for help on a classic Ford truck!! One of the good things about these...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-12-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 367
Posted By old_dan
Yes...it's true for the F1-F6 trucks which go up...

Yes...it's true for the F1-F6 trucks which go up to 1952. F1's have a smaller wheel opening than the heavier duty trucks. I can't say for sure on the newer trucks, but from what bigwin says, it...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-12-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 939
Posted By old_dan
Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-11-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,337
Posted By old_dan
This is an inspiring thread! I have had more...

This is an inspiring thread!

I have had more cars and trucks than I can count. I was thinking about it the other day in another post. When I was 15 a family friend tried to give me a 48 F1. I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-09-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,582
Posted By old_dan
That's a very nice looking project! Subscribed! ...

That's a very nice looking project! Subscribed!

Dan
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-05-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 681
Posted By old_dan
When I was 15 a family friend wanted to give me...

When I was 15 a family friend wanted to give me his 48 F1. I wasn't interested. I bought a 53 M38-A1 instead. I do wish that I still had the jeep!

Dan
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