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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-08-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
OK - been a little over a month since I really...

OK - been a little over a month since I really have done anything substantial and FINALLY I was able to run over and grab the bed for my truck from a guy I have been dealing with for a year.

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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-25-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
Took a little time today (at Christmas of all...

Took a little time today (at Christmas of all things) to work on the truck. Was able to get the rear cab mounts on the cab and the frame - and talk about a fight!!

But, they are in and I will go...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-25-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By EAK69
Yeah - tSears moved out of the Sears Tower...

Yeah - tSears moved out of the Sears Tower (downtown Chicago) to Hoffman Estates (Hoffman Mistakes as us city folks call it) and built a sprawling Sears campus out there. Been to is several times and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-23-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,614
Posted By EAK69
I do preservation / restoration work on Route 66...

I do preservation / restoration work on Route 66 for a hobby.
I educate travelers about the route and help businesses and towns grow tourism on Route 66 - all for free....

I JUST bought a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-21-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
I put a thick enough coat on the first time - so...

I put a thick enough coat on the first time - so a second may not be necessary if I have to go thru all of that...

Moe, yes! We will have to get together in a few weeks....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
Was able to get a little more done on the truck -...

Was able to get a little more done on the truck - this time I hit the bottom of the cab with some POR-15. I think I will throw a second coat on later this week for good measures....
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-14-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
Was able to stop out and work on the truck a...

Was able to stop out and work on the truck a little today.
We filled the trans up with gear oil and put a gasket on the top plate of it.
Got my drive shaft back (had to extend it 1/2") and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-16-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
OK - been 'busy' for a bit working on my garage...

OK - been 'busy' for a bit working on my garage on Route 66 in Kansas and my job, so the truck took a slight back seat for the moment.

I had to buy a new fuel pump and installed it today as well...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-16-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 75,602
Posted By EAK69
Well - I ended up buying the place in July of...

Well - I ended up buying the place in July of this year! I will be out there working on it trying to bringing it back to the former glory in the 1947 black and white pic.....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-01-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
FINALLY was able to get my front (2) drums on...

FINALLY was able to get my front (2) drums on today. I took the hub apart and regreased the hell out if them and they were in really good shape - and threw everything back together and now those are...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By EAK69
I am looking for someone to do a few mundane...

I am looking for someone to do a few mundane things I cannot (or do not have the time to) do myself - I am in Scottsdale and I will check into these places. Thanks guys for the posts and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
Starting to get the liquids flowing on the truck...

Starting to get the liquids flowing on the truck again. Picked up a CLEAN windshield with NEW rubber AND a rebuilt carb for the engine for (drum roll please......) $100. The guy wanted to get rid of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-30-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
Hey all - it has been a while but I have been...

Hey all - it has been a while but I have been SUPER BUSY with a few things.
My time has been spent taking care of things on the route (Route 66 of course) and purchased a historic garage (built in...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-09-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 17,310
Posted By EAK69
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78Xk2i19THQ&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78Xk2i19THQ&feature=youtu.be

IT IS ALIVE! The flat head was finally started today - if only for a few seconds.
I have been SUPER swamped with SO many other things...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-11-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By EAK69
From my 'old state of Illinois' to my 'new state...

From my 'old state of Illinois' to my 'new state of Arizona' - let me know when you are in town! Love his faces!!!!
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