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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-16-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,330
Posted By R. Victor
1954 Forest Truck

Ryan, it's free but what condition is it in? Registration may require some effort also! Any serial numbers-- Vin numbers on it? Your young enough to work with a truck that needs extensive repairs...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-16-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,330
Posted By R. Victor
Trev, it appears that you are modifying the '55...

Trev, it appears that you are modifying the '55 with devices that I can only guess are air lifts controlled by compressors with a guage switch. I am not familar with the system, so I can't be sure...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-29-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,330
Posted By R. Victor
Thumbs up Off Frame Restoration/Friendship

Trev, I don't know what your previous experience is with restorations but and off-frame type is usually the most difficult and if done correctly, the most satisfying. The amount of time it takes,...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-28-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,330
Posted By R. Victor
Priorities

Trev, family and education come before THE TRUCK! I will always be interested in the gradual process you make towards the completion of it but Priorities are more important at your age. Wishing you...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-25-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 129
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Posted By R. Victor
Interesting

Jim, I actually got on this 48-56 forum by mistake because I thought that I had posted on the 1961-63 forum or thereabouts. My truck is a 1961 ford f100. However, I am glad that you sent me your...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-23-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By R. Victor
1961 Ford F100 Flareside

Yes Joe, I don't know how I got into the wrong forum 1948-1956 since I thought I entered the 1961-1963. Nevertheless thanks for your response and FTE has always been helpful and each tries to help...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-23-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By R. Victor
Thanks Ben and Effie for your responses. I don't...

Thanks Ben and Effie for your responses. I don't know how I got into the wrong forum as I thought I entered my message in the 1961 to 1966 forum but ended up in yours 1948 to 1956. Nevertheless, you...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-23-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By R. Victor
Smile 1961 Ford F100 Flareside

Thanks again Bill, engine supposedly was rebuilt 800 miles ago and runs good with no indication of mechanical problems. However, you can definitely hear those tappets/lifters compared to hydrolics...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-23-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By R. Victor
1961 Ford F100 Flareside 3 speed Column

It appears that my steering column/shaft is combined with the steering box as one complete component. I was told by the former owner that this column is not the correct one for the truck. Due to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-20-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,330
Posted By R. Victor
Spare parts

Free is Good! Keep sending me the pictures as you progress that is what this forum is about! God Bless and Good Night.:-X17
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-20-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,330
Posted By R. Victor
Watching you advance/1961 Info

Trev, I am not an authority on Trucks--This 1961 F100 is the first classic truck I have ever worked on or owned. I have used this forum for answers to problems that I have with it. However, overall...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-19-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,330
Posted By R. Victor
Wink A long road to hoe but it will be worth it.

Trev, love those rims. You still have a long way to go. It appears more welding body work, rear, trans assembly etc. Have you decided what exterior color and interior combinaton you want plus...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-19-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By R. Victor
Steering Column

Just purchased about 5 weeks ago a1961 Ford F100 Flareside. Trucks body and engine are in very good to excellant condition. Problems: No parking brake system which the parts are being taken care...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,330
Posted By R. Victor
Hey Trevor, are you working in an Air Conditioned...

Hey Trevor, are you working in an Air Conditioned Garage--if so I envy you,
If not then youth has no limits. I am still working on my 1961 F100 and waiting for parts from Washinton State to my home...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-16-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 18,330
Posted By R. Victor
Trevor, with Dad's help your moving forward at a...

Trevor, with Dad's help your moving forward at a good pace. I imagine that your having the engine bored. I don't know what is recommended for that size V8 generally it's 30 over? Keep in mind about...
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