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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 176
Posted By raytasch
"One other thing that I kind of hope is not...

"One other thing that I kind of hope is not related. When I got the truck running last year (after 25 years in the barn), It had a little lifter tap (that I believe is pretty common on the old...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 03:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By raytasch
This is my stock V8 powered stake bed F-350, what...

This is my stock V8 powered stake bed F-350, what the truck you pictured wanted to be when it grew up.....
This truck has been cosmetically and mechanically rebuilt and regularly sees work duty. It...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 126
Posted By raytasch
Not better or worse but functionality. The...

Not better or worse but functionality. The picture you posted first is the dual type, both fuel pump and vacuum pump for the windshield wipers. If your truck has electrical wipers, the pump shown...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 126
Posted By raytasch
I carry a spare fuel pump since I drive my truck....

I carry a spare fuel pump since I drive my truck. Yes, sometimes a far distance from home. That pump is one that you can no longer go into your local mcparts store and buy off the shelf.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By raytasch
R 2 1 3 2-3 is most likely...

R 2

1 3

2-3 is most likely synchronized but they may be bad in a truck that old.

Welcome to the forum.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 126
Posted By raytasch
Soft parts are prone to failure when stored for a...

Soft parts are prone to failure when stored for a long time. Ethanol in the fuel does not work well with old rubber parts such as pump diaphragms.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By raytasch
If you are running a stock powered truck at 70...

If you are running a stock powered truck at 70 MPH with stock gearing, that is expecting quite a bit of it. So far as combustion gas getting into the system, many parts houses loan the test tool. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-30-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 683
Posted By raytasch
Also, note the difference between the front and...

Also, note the difference between the front and rear wheel types. Obviously modified at one or more times.
Edit: Fronts wheels look to be six lug which would be correct. I can not tell about the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-30-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By raytasch
Welcome to the forum. When does it "run hot?" ...

Welcome to the forum. When does it "run hot?" The temperatures you mention is not that hot. What kind of a gauge are you using? What kind of radiator? Radiator known to have good flow? We need a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-28-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 764
Posted By raytasch
Very nice looking group. :-X22 The truck ain't ...

Very nice looking group. :-X22 The truck ain't bad either.}> Hope a safe, memorable time is had by all.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-26-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 426
Posted By raytasch
Looks good, like a winter project should come...

Looks good, like a winter project should come out.:-X22:-X22:-X22
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By raytasch
So, who is going to get closer than 5' and look...

So, who is going to get closer than 5' and look up close at a "nice driver truck?" Mission creep can be quite distracting. Don't turn it into a show truck or trailer queen. Let your wife drive it...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By raytasch
That enforces the keep the connections clean and...

That enforces the keep the connections clean and tight, especially for six volts, quite well, Abe.:-X22
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,637
Posted By raytasch
Remember the N series Ford was designed in the...

Remember the N series Ford was designed in the 1930s for use on a small farm. It was a huge sales success. It was designed to pull a two bottom plow in most soils and other jobs around a small farm....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By raytasch
This is the F350, stock suspension scale weight...

This is the F350, stock suspension scale weight at a little over 13,000 lbs. (loader driver error) The truck handled the weight easily. The overloads were just touching the pads if I remember...
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