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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-27-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By TireDood
I had the same problem the first time I drive...

I had the same problem the first time I drive mine. The adjustable rod between the booster and master cylinder was too long. The push rod from the pedal to the booster was fine, I had about 3/4 inch...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-17-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By TireDood
Ford Truck Picture by TireDood | 2541057 |...

Ford Truck Picture by TireDood | 2541057 | Ford-Trucks (http://www.ford-trucks.com/g/picture/2541057)

15x6 with minimal back spacing (+4 I think). Tires are P215/70R15. I also have a dropped...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By TireDood
I used the Lokar cable kit with my Edelbrock...

I used the Lokar cable kit with my Edelbrock carburetor. The AOD is a great transmission IF the TV cable is adjusted correctly. The Lokar cable kit has very good instructions. I also highly recommend...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-07-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By TireDood
I also used the disc brake kit from Speedway. For...

I also used the disc brake kit from Speedway. For the booster and master cylinder I used Speedway's combo for disc/drum brakes. Works great!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-27-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 860
Posted By TireDood
I have a carbureted 302 and an AOD in mine, gets...

I have a carbureted 302 and an AOD in mine, gets lower 20's mpg on the highway. Very happy with the setup.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-09-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 689
Posted By TireDood
I used the Vintage Air Gen II compact in my 51....

I used the Vintage Air Gen II compact in my 51. The only thing not in the kit was the condenser and the compressor mounting bracket. Very pleased with it so far.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-07-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 787
Posted By TireDood
Awesome bodywork, but the all black look is a...

Awesome bodywork, but the all black look is a little boring to me. Maybe a little pinstriping here and there, or something to draw attention to all the subtle mods and details.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-07-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By TireDood
If it ain't broke don't fix it.

If it ain't broke don't fix it.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-03-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 689
Posted By TireDood
I watched one episode, and that was one to...

I watched one episode, and that was one to many... What that one guy did to his dad's F1 was disgusting...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-10-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 964
Posted By TireDood
X2 in the pics request. I am also not far from...

X2 in the pics request. I am also not far from attempting to rebuild mine. Bought it used, was fine for about 300 miles , then started slipping in OD. I talked to the guys at Baumann a couple of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-02-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By TireDood
It's not the booster. All the brake booster does...

It's not the booster. All the brake booster does is assist in pushing the brake pedal. If it is malfunctioning the symptoms are hard to push brake pedal and sometimes a vacuum leak. Sounds like the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-01-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By TireDood
I used a Vintage Air Gen II Compact. Very pleased...

I used a Vintage Air Gen II Compact. Very pleased so far. I did a lot of research before I bought it, Southern Air had several complaints, but they also had a lot of compliments. I bought my...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By TireDood
I installed bear claws in approximately the same...

I installed bear claws in approximately the same spot. Also shaved my outer door handles after several failed attempts to get the original handle to work.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By TireDood
Our Tire Industry Association training...

Our Tire Industry Association training specifically states to NEVER inflate a tire on a wheel that has been welded. I would not use it under any circumstances.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By TireDood
The best way to lower it would be to send your...

The best way to lower it would be to send your front axle to Sid at www.droppedaxles.com. I believe that the springs are the same dimensions as an F1, there are just more of them. If they are, you...
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