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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,057
Posted By 1oldtimer
I haven't used tilt columns on my personal...

I haven't used tilt columns on my personal vehicles but I've repaired a few aftermarket and OEM ones (taken out a few aftermarket ones too), I would rebuild an OEM one. Aftermarket ones don't last...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-07-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 398
Posted By 1oldtimer
I would think about getting a chunk of double D...

I would think about getting a chunk of double D shaft, making a bullet to fit inside of the stock shaft, drill a hole in the double D piece, insert the bullet then drill and pin both sides and then...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 337
Posted By 1oldtimer
I have some, but haven't used them yet. They're...

I have some, but haven't used them yet. They're Cole Hersee #7112.

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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,113
Posted By 1oldtimer
I blast the plate, spray letter color (couple of...

I blast the plate, spray letter color (couple of coats), then 1 coat of plate color. Color sand the letters, then clear the whole plate. I use PPG urethane. My house plate was spray can and needs to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-09-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,471
Posted By 1oldtimer
I might have to readjust my temps (since those...

I might have to readjust my temps (since those were my fantasy temps), as my girlfriend doesn't want heavy snow (maybe 2 foot max at the coldest part of winter for a month or less). So I might be ok...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-09-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,471
Posted By 1oldtimer
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-02-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,471
Posted By 1oldtimer
Great post, since I have a few years (read 10)...

Great post, since I have a few years (read 10) until I retire and move on. I've lived in So Cal all my life and haven't traveled at all (bubble is Vegas, Napa, Mexico). I love the area but dislike...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-02-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,511
Posted By 1oldtimer
I bought some 6 deg in steel at the local spring...

I bought some 6 deg in steel at the local spring shop, cut them to fit width wise on the bandsaw.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-27-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 750
Posted By 1oldtimer
I was going to add, maybe a cut piece of brake...

I was going to add, maybe a cut piece of brake line bent into an oval shape and tapped over the pawl....with some locktite inside for extra insurance.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-19-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 343
Posted By 1oldtimer
Found one thanks.

Found one thanks.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-19-2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,041
Posted By 1oldtimer
The interior was in the panel when I got it, the...

The interior was in the panel when I got it, the PO said his friend that did the work was a boat interior builder. It is one piece and looks to be bows, but I'm not sure on how they attached them to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-19-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By 1oldtimer
That was for Wayne, but I think he missed it :D.

That was for Wayne, but I think he missed it :D.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-18-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,341
Posted By 1oldtimer
Just go through any old ford car dealer (macs,...

Just go through any old ford car dealer (macs, dennis carpenter....), the outer bumps will fit any ford car from 1949 and up and trucks from 1957 (?) and up. I bought some repo '51 ford car caps for...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-18-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,461
Posted By 1oldtimer
It's a lot different being a heavy equipment/...

It's a lot different being a heavy equipment/ truck mechanic and just a regular mechanic, especially when it comes to tools. Also here in So Cal everything is a stones throw away, so being a mobile...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-18-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By 1oldtimer
I should have re phrased the question, all that I...

I should have re phrased the question, all that I bought ever were DOT approved (I didn't know that there was non DOT ones). My comment was more towards the made in USA ones from Brake Hoses...
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