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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-06-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By 51ford fan
DougofMontana ...

DougofMontana (http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/member.php?u=715506)I'm curious did you change the motor oil, if the engine is very cold you might have a problem with the oil being to thick
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-05-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By 51ford fan
I would take jumper cables hook them up and...

I would take jumper cables hook them up and ground the negative and touch the positive directly on the stud on the starter the positive connects to. If if won't turn that way it's most likely the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-05-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By 51ford fan
I always do the same, except on #7 I put a piece...

I always do the same, except on #7 I put a piece of notebook paper between the contacts and close the points. Then bring the Distributor back till I can just pull the paper freely. My Auto Shop...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-02-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,735
Posted By 51ford fan
Yea my dad was a mechanic by trade and was always...

Yea my dad was a mechanic by trade and was always tinkering on old Flatheads when I was a kid. We would go out and pull them after dark on backroads. I always got the car being pulled and they always...
Forum: Washington Chapter 12-09-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 52,325
Posted By 51ford fan
51ford fan (Auburn WA)

51ford fan (Auburn WA)
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-07-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,216
Posted By 51ford fan
1951 Ford F1 4x2 - S-10 5 Speed Transmission...

1951 Ford F1 4x2 - S-10 5 Speed Transmission (http://www.ford-trucks.com/user_gallery/displayalbum.php?&userid=183124&albumid=19501)

If I can be of any further help let me know
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-13-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,634
Posted By 51ford fan
Yea this seems to be pretty much the attitude...

Yea this seems to be pretty much the attitude these days a lot different than in the 60's and 70's when we were throwing SBC in everything. Back then it was a sin if you weren't running a SBC in a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-28-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,285
Posted By 51ford fan
Hello all and Happy Holidays, just curious as to...

Hello all and Happy Holidays, just curious as to how everyones T-5 install went, and how you are liking the modification. After driving my truck with that non-syncro 4 speed for 2 years I'm still...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-16-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 11,877
Posted By 51ford fan
Hello all, sorry it took so long for me to get...

Hello all, sorry it took so long for me to get the PM and get back to you on my install. It's been a couple years now sense I installed that Core in my Magic Air. I did cut the tubes back as much as...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-30-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,285
Posted By 51ford fan
I also had to cut out the Crossmember, I used...

I also had to cut out the Crossmember, I used 3/8"X2" Flat Stock whent frame down and across under the Trans. It's needed to keep the Running Boards and frame from flexing.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-11-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,285
Posted By 51ford fan
Look at the pictures of my install and if you...

Look at the pictures of my install and if you have any questions PM me...
1951 Ford F1 4x2 - S-10 5 Speed Transmission...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,199
Posted By 51ford fan
I also bought my new bed from Mar-k in 2004...

I also bought my new bed from Mar-k in 2004 during there March Madness Sale (Free Shipping). Great bed, all the panels had a Galvanized finish on them so I had no issues with rusting, at least so far.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-14-2009, 02:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By 51ford fan
I installed a Manual Toyota Box in my 51F1 I...

I installed a Manual Toyota Box in my 51F1 I because I didn't want to try to hook a pump up to the Flathead 6. I used 3/8" steel to make the Bracket, after I had it made per the drawing it wouldn't...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-13-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,993
Posted By 51ford fan
I also used the Herculiner coating after I...

I also used the Herculiner coating after I slipped getting in the truck and hurt my leg. It looks pretty good in the picture but now 5 years later they have also faded. I plan to pull them...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-13-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By 51ford fan
Nice, I was on the hunt for a 254 for awhile, one...

Nice, I was on the hunt for a 254 for awhile, one find turned out to be a dud. And another one I did manage to get my hands on for $225.00 had thrown a Rod. I've sense thrown in the towel and bought...
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