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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-25-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By walt460
Congrats! I know you will make it new again! ...

Congrats! I know you will make it new again!

I like the step bumper. When you get a chance, please post another pic or 2 of it. I recall that in the 50's as a kid in Southern California, step...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-23-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By walt460
AXracer, You said it, and I sure agree. I...

AXracer,

You said it, and I sure agree. I wish it was different, but you are pretty much on-your-own if you want to install a modern Ford powertrain with an automatic into an older vehicle.

On...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-23-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By walt460
OK, today I put on the front end, the hood, both...

OK, today I put on the front end, the hood, both doors and the running boards. Looks like a truck again now!...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-23-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By walt460
purplewg, I am a guy who thinks a Ford...

purplewg,

I am a guy who thinks a Ford should have Ford engine, but I do understand that chevy V8 is the easiest and cheapest V8 to put into just about anything that rolls, and that is why people...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-23-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By walt460
Kev, Title issue is straight forward process...

Kev,

Title issue is straight forward process in most states IF your frame has the serial number still in-place. It is an easy check to do, just look at the top side of the passenger-side frame...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-23-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By walt460
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Rear wheels arrived and I mounted up some old 16" tires. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-21-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By walt460
Does the 50 still have the serial number stamped...

Does the 50 still have the serial number stamped on the top of the passenger-side frame rail near the front axle area? If so, you can get it titled as a 50.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-21-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By walt460
OldGrayMare, Yes, while the brace is...

OldGrayMare,

Yes, while the brace is in-place, typically weld the top and bottom of the I-beam, then you remove the bracing and weld the center section. I have done this in the past with no...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-19-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By walt460
front axle is from a 1963 F100, I cut it and...

front axle is from a 1963 F100, I cut it and narrowed it to fit....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-19-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By walt460
Well, it is a "roller" now, ready to sit the cab,...

Well, it is a "roller" now, ready to sit the cab, bed, and front end onto it this week....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-09-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By walt460
Front springs are in and they are 28-1/2" apart...

Front springs are in and they are 28-1/2" apart center-to-center. I have a 1963 front axle which is 32-1/4", so I plan to cut it, removing about 3-3/4".
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-07-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By walt460
I forgot to take a pic of the adaptor, but here...

I forgot to take a pic of the adaptor, but here are some pics of the Ranger 8.8" sitting on the stock rear springs (with 5 leafs removed). Springs are 40-1/2" center to center, axle is 39". Good...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By walt460
pweng1, Thanks, alot of good measurements to...

pweng1,

Thanks, alot of good measurements to know there.

I was out at Mid-50's today so I measured a F-1 they had on the lot, A stock F-1 measures 40" center-to-center on the rear axle spring...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By walt460
CRS, Need a F-1 spec

Can't Remember *****.

I bought a V6 Ranger 8.8" rear axle out of Craigs List thinking it would bolt into my 1952 F-1 frame to help make it a "roller" and easier to move around my place. (I bought...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-21-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,092
Posted By walt460
bob, Cool! Thanks!

bob,

Cool! Thanks!
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