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Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-03-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,343
Posted By PapaMatt
Thanks again SuperSabre. Now if it just stops...

Thanks again SuperSabre. Now if it just stops snowing/raining, I can inspect those seals. I think the backglass may be reusable but as you mentioned, I think the windshield gasket likely has some...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-03-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,383
Posted By PapaMatt
The PO on my truck did a custom insert like that....

The PO on my truck did a custom insert like that. Unfortunately, he did a bad job and the cut is not smooth at all and is gapped in places. The gauges only work half the time so I am disassembling...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-01-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,343
Posted By PapaMatt
Thanks SS - you are right about the seals on the...

Thanks SS - you are right about the seals on the windshield and back glass. The windshield is leaking on the driver side. I had wondered about just putting a bead of silicon to try and stop the leak...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-27-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,343
Posted By PapaMatt
Well six months and a week later, I finally post...

Well six months and a week later, I finally post again in this build thread.

I did do a few things over the last 6 months that I posted in other threads specific to that topic, i.e. fixed the...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-27-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,899
Posted By PapaMatt
Just read through your thread and wanted to say I...

Just read through your thread and wanted to say I really admire your ingenuity and individuality. Whenever I see someone do these kinds of things it makes me really regret all of the time I wasted...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-25-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By PapaMatt
1961mike - They are not located in Hillsborough,...

1961mike - They are not located in Hillsborough, unfortunately (for me anyway). They are in Kernersville. The name of the place is Beck's and here is a link from Google with all of the pertinent...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-24-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By PapaMatt
Looks great, now just start building them and you...

Looks great, now just start building them and you can sell them to all of us that can't find any. :-X03
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-22-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,201
Posted By PapaMatt
Just wanted to pop in and say hi and I really...

Just wanted to pop in and say hi and I really like your idea for the thread. I have a 66 that I bought back in August and while I started a build thread, I posted several others about specific...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-20-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By PapaMatt
I will be interested to hear how this turns out....

I will be interested to hear how this turns out. I fear I will need to rewire my truck as well. The previous owner did new guages and half of them do not work or they work intermittently. When I...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-19-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By PapaMatt
Seriously. I have called several places and...

Seriously. I have called several places and cannot believe no one makes them, I saw one pair on eBay once but missed the deadline to bid and have not seen another set in 6 months of watching.
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-19-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 475
Posted By PapaMatt
What topscrt said. I took mine to three shops and...

What topscrt said. I took mine to three shops and a finally one shop called around and found someone about 1.5 hours away from me that can do it. I have to fix my column first before I can get it...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-07-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,032
Posted By PapaMatt
Just updating to say I finally got this taken...

Just updating to say I finally got this taken care of. The inspector found matching numbers on the door and frame, however since the door one had obviously b even replaced the state decided I needed...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-06-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By PapaMatt
I picked up the truck today and had a good...

I picked up the truck today and had a good conversation with the owner. As we had discussed before, he reiterated that the suspension is all tight, no issues there, the gearbox appears to be fine,...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-04-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By PapaMatt
When I get the truck back on Saturday, I can...

When I get the truck back on Saturday, I can check all of this for certain, but if memory serves the tilt does not work at all. I tried it after ND told me that it was a late 70s tilt wheel but the...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-04-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By PapaMatt
Thanks Banjo. I have talkd to the shop a couple...

Thanks Banjo. I have talkd to the shop a couple of times and just got off the phone with them. They estimate about $1100 to put an ididit column in it so I will be picking it up and attempt to look...
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