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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-23-2014, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Steves55
No problem at all. Thanks for participating.:)

No problem at all. Thanks for participating.:)
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-23-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Steves55
Thanks Kevin.

Thanks Kevin.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-23-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Steves55
Hello Mike. My plans are to replace the worn...

Hello Mike. My plans are to replace the worn shackle hardware and possibly remove a few leafs to lower and add a little more comfort to the ride. Thanks for your assistance. Steve
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-22-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Steves55
Appreciate the information however I was asking...

Appreciate the information however I was asking how to remove the intact leaf spring assy from the truck and if a bottle jack would work vice a spring spreader to relieve pressure as I removed the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-22-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Steves55
Removing Leaf Spring Assy from Truck

I need to remove the rear leaf spring assembly from the truck. Would I need a spring spreader or would a bottle jack be ok to use if I was to place it under the spring eye as I loosen the shackle...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-19-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Steves55
Now that it's strating to really warm up in...

Now that it's strating to really warm up in Florida, I will take her out and see how it goes. Between the 1/2 inch carb spacer and the float adjustment, I think I will be good to go. I also drive a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,440
Posted By Steves55
Although my 55 has 6 volt electric wipers which...

Although my 55 has 6 volt electric wipers which really work good, my 46 Ford coupe has vacuum wipers and at first, I was lucky if they made one revolution. I injected some 3 & 1 oil in the wiper...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Steves55
Update

38 Coupe's recommendation of adjusting the float level sure made a difference. I lucked out and got it adjusted right the first time (which usually doesn't happen):D Here is a new photo with the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Steves55
Here is a photo of my carb; from what you have...

Here is a photo of my carb; from what you have shared it sounds like the float may be set too high. If so, is there a way to adjust without removing from the manifold?
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-17-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Steves55
No problems during running so it doesn't seem to...

No problems during running so it doesn't seem to be a coil/condenser issue. I'll try flooring it before cranking and see what happens. Once she fires-up, everything is good to go.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-17-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Steves55
I have a Holley 1904 glass bowl carb and since...

I have a Holley 1904 glass bowl carb and since there is fuel already present, would an electric pump benefit? It pretty much behaves the same way once heat sink sets-in.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-17-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 528
Posted By Steves55
Stubborn 223 Start-Ups

When cold, my stock 223 I-6 fires right up and runs great at normal op temp of 160. However after shutting down and trying restart after 10 minutes, it sometimes takes several to a whole bunch of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-14-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Steves55
Pertronix for 223 Six

Is there anyone that has converted to the Pertonix electronic ignition on their 223 I-6 with a 6 volt positive ground? If so, any improvements? Thanks. Steve
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,066
Posted By Steves55
Good for you-that's what they are meant for. ...

Good for you-that's what they are meant for. She's a real beauty and quite rare. Have fun and hope you find all the parts you need. You may want to also post want ads on the HAMB and Fordbarn as...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Steves55
Update...the leak stopped.

Good news, I was able to resolve the leak. It kept troubling me thinking why all of a sudden the cannister was acting up so I retraced all my steps and came to the conclusion that when I switched...
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