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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-15-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,440
Posted By eb4strom
Abe, She plans on working for a few more...

Abe,


She plans on working for a few more years, at which time I will either have to strike it rich or go back to work (gotta have insurance).


The garage is my "dream" shop, four big bays...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,440
Posted By eb4strom
Back at it.

Working on the "old girl" again. Also working on the F1, but we'll save that for another thread. I recently had a golden opportunity to retire, and jumped all over it. Needless to say, that leaves...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 870
Posted By eb4strom
Post pictures please. That sounds like what I...

Post pictures please. That sounds like what I want for my F5. Disc brakes and IFS. Sweet.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By eb4strom
Not stealing any gold Josh. Actually, I'm not in...

Not stealing any gold Josh. Actually, I'm not in Elko or the mining business anymore. I had an opportunity to retire, and jumped all over it. So the wife and I moved to our place in Gardnerville...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-11-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By eb4strom
51 F5 Frame Rail Question

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Does anyone know if...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By eb4strom
The U-bolts for the springs go through the four...

The U-bolts for the springs go through the four holes? This must have been an extra set, because there are already a set on the truck.

Thanks Truckee.

Hows the smoke up there? It was...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By eb4strom
Picture

Here is a picture of the parts in question.

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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-21-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By eb4strom
Part # ID??

Can someone ID this part #? 8C 5798 and 8C 5799. They look like mounts and were in the extra box of parts with my 51.

Thanks in advance:).
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-20-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By eb4strom
Thanks Ross. Then it should slide in? Guess...

Thanks Ross. Then it should slide in?

Guess I should have read the manual a little closer: "Burnish the bushings to the proper size."
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-20-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By eb4strom
51 F1 steering box help

I am hoping that someone can help me out here. I am in the process of rebuilding the steering box on my 51 F1 and I am not to sure about the sector shaft. Is it supposed to be a press fit, because...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-14-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 8,903
Posted By eb4strom
NICE

Roger, I just read the entire 11 page thread, FANTASTIC. Man that is amazing, 6 months and you have one sweet truck. I have been dinking with mine for a year and half, and I still can't drive it on...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,440
Posted By eb4strom
Ross, They are not stainless. I used the...

Ross,
They are not stainless. I used the easy-bend alloy.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,440
Posted By eb4strom
I haven't tried this yet, but I will. Thanks.

I haven't tried this yet, but I will. Thanks.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-04-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,440
Posted By eb4strom
Update and some Help

OK, I took a week of vacation and got some work done on the "ol" girl. The brake job is mostly done, but I seem to have a few leaks on some of the new brake lines, I think some of my flares might be...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-04-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 528
Posted By eb4strom
Question for Chuck

Chuck,

Any idea what the tolerance for the front drums are? I just got mine off and they are hammered :-hair. Nice rivet grooves in each drum, these might be toast???
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