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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 06:32 PM
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Posted By mtflat
That is actually an early '50 - I'm just...

That is actually an early '50 - I'm just surprised that it didn't sell until July 31.

The sales year and vins ran with the calendar year so '50's were produced and sold thru Dec 1950. I've seen...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-06-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 137,767
Posted By mtflat
Not a problem, just wish I could be more helpful....

Not a problem, just wish I could be more helpful.

I have in my data that 16 is the color code for yellow. I have no proof that is correct. I also show 15 as light gray, and again I have only...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-06-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,688
Posted By mtflat
Congrats on retiring!

Congrats on retiring!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-05-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 137,767
Posted By mtflat
Hi bigmark Could you take another look? It...

Hi bigmark

Could you take another look? It seems you're missing some characters. See jhollinshead post above.

SP is same as his.

There should be a number or letter before that, and a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-05-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 137,767
Posted By mtflat
Your truck was originally black (3) Assembly...

Your truck was originally black (3)
Assembly plant Twin Cities (St. Paul) MN
Assembled 24 August, '49
Remaining numbers are plant specific for vehicle down the line, nothing we can define today.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-04-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 137,767
Posted By mtflat
It is sandwiched between a pair of trucks built...

It is sandwiched between a pair of trucks built late August 1949. I don't know how quickly SP (Saint Paul) used their block of vin no's but that should get you in the ballpark.

Oh, and during...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-15-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By mtflat
You should be able to find the holes from the...

You should be able to find the holes from the original nails - the lacing is nailed thru the middle of the strip.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-28-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 717
Posted By mtflat
Secondary - the parking/running lights have to be...

Secondary - the parking/running lights have to be pulled on. It just allows you to turn the dash lights off for night-time driving.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 800
Posted By mtflat
Along with F68 and F135. Ford of Canada used...

Along with F68 and F135. Ford of Canada used several unique designations in 48-50.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-24-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 137,767
Posted By mtflat
5 was the code for sheridan blue according to my...

5 was the code for sheridan blue according to my notes.

270 J was inhouse coding unique to each plant for that vehicle down the assembly line.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-22-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By mtflat
15 could be light gray. Knowing the color of...

15 could be light gray. Knowing the color of your truck and serial number would help as SP used numbers for awhile before going to letters for the color.

Most have a stamping something like 15 SP...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-11-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 137,767
Posted By mtflat
Wayne only missed the original color of Meadow...

Wayne only missed the original color of Meadow Green :)

I'd be interested to know if your floor shift 3 spd is LD or HD. If you can find a case number, look for T-87D.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-04-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 860
Posted By mtflat
That would be an F5 here in the states. ...

That would be an F5 here in the states.

The Canada connection, hmmm - that front marker light does look like Mercury
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-03-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 860
Posted By mtflat
None of those numbers id the year. Single speed...

None of those numbers id the year. Single speed rear is F4 or 5, so what size wheels do you have?

Any vin no's on the firewall?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-13-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 137,767
Posted By mtflat
Thanks for posting. V8 heavy 3/4 ton truck - ...

Thanks for posting.
V8 heavy 3/4 ton truck - many were sold as cab and chassis and later fitted by dealer or bed mfgr.

Well within the 1950 model year, built February 16 in Saint Paul, MN
...
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