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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By clintonvillian
Just a good side shot that entails more of the...

Just a good side shot that entails more of the cab and door.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By clintonvillian
Any more shots of them???

Any more shots of them???
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By clintonvillian
Those look PERFECT! I may copy your idea! ...

Those look PERFECT! I may copy your idea!


They match the locking mechanism shape and just flow really well!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By clintonvillian
Homemade stud puller using recycled nails...

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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-29-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 462
Posted By clintonvillian
I have that exact set of tap and dies. It is...

I have that exact set of tap and dies. It is made in China. I have used several of them now over the last six months. They have NOT held up well. The handles are nicer than the old Harbor Freight...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By clintonvillian
You wouldn't.... Like Ax said the interiors...

You wouldn't....

Like Ax said the interiors are typically covered, and ghostlines on the interior do not concerne me near as much.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By clintonvillian
Thanks Ax. The thought of cutting the...

Thanks Ax.

The thought of cutting the interior panel back for access had not occurred to me. While more work, that is definitely the only way I have had anyone mention on how to access that area.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By clintonvillian
Chuck, I am not sure how to get clamps on the...

Chuck, I am not sure how to get clamps on the outer door skin with the inner structure in the way.

Clecos perhaps, or maybe some pop rivets temporarily?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By clintonvillian
So I guess you guys don't bother dressing down...

So I guess you guys don't bother dressing down the back side of the welds?

One thing I learned on the Butt-Weld Clamps....I mark them, and grind them a bit wider so the panels fit flush except...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By clintonvillian
FOR YOU BUTT WELDERS, HOW ARE YOU FINISHING THE...

FOR YOU BUTT WELDERS, HOW ARE YOU FINISHING THE WELDS ON THE BACKSIDE. YOU CAN ACCESS SOME OF THEM THROUGH THE ACCESS PANEL, BUT THE FRONT 8" OR SO IS NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TO GET.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By clintonvillian
How would you clamp the panels tight enough on a...

How would you clamp the panels tight enough on a door skin while the adhesive sets?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-25-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By clintonvillian
The other issue I forgot to mention was ghost...

The other issue I forgot to mention was ghost lines. Will lap welding produce them?


Also how do you guys access the welds to grind them flush in the area towards the front of the door? I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-25-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 693
Posted By clintonvillian
Lap VS Butt welding lower door skin patches.............and ghost lines.

Who has experience doing the lower door skin patches?




I am starting mine (for a second time) and have been debating how to go about this.


First I am going to repair ALL of the previous...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-24-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 368
Posted By clintonvillian
They look AWESOME. I would like to see a shot of...

They look AWESOME. I would like to see a shot of the whole fender..........
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-24-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By clintonvillian
Oh yeah, I love the part that says you are just...

Oh yeah, I love the part that says you are just sort of renting them from them. If that's the case, it makes leasing look more attractable. I try to buy a car and put well over 100K to get my money...
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