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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-19-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By EffieTrucker
Isn't this essentially the same as say a '79 F100...

Isn't this essentially the same as say a '79 F100 4x4?

Like Tinman said, you'd have to deal with the shock/spring tower.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-19-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 377
Posted By EffieTrucker
I used lithium grease and heated them with a hair...

I used lithium grease and heated them with a hair dryer.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-17-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By EffieTrucker
I understand that. Setting pull points into the...

I understand that. Setting pull points into the floor does create a trip hazard, unless you recess them and cover them with a metal plate.

I was looking at this truck. Is this a panel?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By EffieTrucker
Who needs specs? You've got the '54, take it to...

Who needs specs? You've got the '54, take it to the shop with the '56 and let them get measurements from it. The only real difference should be the rear spring mounts.

If you can't get anyone else...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By EffieTrucker
I called BS the first time I saw the commercial...

I called BS the first time I saw the commercial on TV. It's obvious they built a pressure vessel within the cab.

But hey, it's a commercial. Most commercials like this are based on the belief the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 259
Posted By EffieTrucker
The grille is a '54, and the 5th digit in the...

The grille is a '54, and the 5th digit in the serial number is a "4"

Edit: Added pictures for when the link goes dead:
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-15-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,927
Posted By EffieTrucker
There is a lot more to a built thread than just...

There is a lot more to a built thread than just the drive train. I like seeing all that goes into the build.

Even with a non-brand engine or other component, the fabrication could be a learning...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-15-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 535
Posted By EffieTrucker
He wanted steel fenders with no rust?

He wanted steel fenders with no rust?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By EffieTrucker
I thought it was interesting that they didn't...

I thought it was interesting that they didn't install arm rests.
I didn't like the horizontal door handle at first, but it's growing on me.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 238
Posted By EffieTrucker
Here is a picture:

Here is a picture:
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-09-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By EffieTrucker
They upholstered the dash and tops of the doors...

They upholstered the dash and tops of the doors on Chip Foose's '56. The '56 dash isn't exactly the same shape as your '53, but it might give you some idea of how to do it and how it looks.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-09-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 238
Posted By EffieTrucker
Air flow volume. 600 or 650 CFM or Cubic Feet per...

Air flow volume. 600 or 650 CFM or Cubic Feet per Minute.
Would you guys use 17 or 18 cubic meters per minute, or something?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-08-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By EffieTrucker
"Keep me signed in" leaves a cookie on your...

"Keep me signed in" leaves a cookie on your computer. If you or your security software did some spring cleaning and deleted the cookie the FTE website would not recognize you as logged in. Sometimes...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-03-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By EffieTrucker
It's a resister. It lowers the voltage feeding...

It's a resister. It lowers the voltage feeding the coil.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-02-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 472
Posted By EffieTrucker
Yes, you will still need the large nut/square...

Yes, you will still need the large nut/square washer combo for the alternator bracket. You will need one.

Here is mine installed. You can see the alternator bracket (A) behind the fan mounting...
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