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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,636
Posted By petemcl
That truck looks great Denny. Thanks for all the...

That truck looks great Denny. Thanks for all the pictures. Keep 'em coming.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By petemcl
Like 49er wrote it is on top of the passenger...

Like 49er wrote it is on top of the passenger side frame between the radiator and crossmember.
...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By petemcl
Another good reason to use a relay is that some...

Another good reason to use a relay is that some horns deteriorate rather quickly, depending upon the manufacturer. Sparton horns, used by Ford and others, were notorious for their problems. A relay...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-01-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,636
Posted By petemcl
So Denny . . . these are "no step steps"? ;) ;)...

So Denny . . . these are "no step steps"? ;) ;) ;)

They do look great. Like JRJ I used Rustoleum truck bed coating on mine. I may have to rethink that now that I have lowered the truck 2-3".
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-20-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By petemcl
Interesting . . . so that is no good IMHO :( . ...

Interesting . . . so that is no good IMHO :( . So stick with a rebuild as Ross originally suggested.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-20-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By petemcl
When I first got my 1950 F2 the radiator was the...

When I first got my 1950 F2 the radiator was the first thing I looked at fixing. It had several leaks as did the driver's side water pump. I had the radiator checked by B & B (a very old company in...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2,309
Views: 249,497
Posted By petemcl
I know that the OEMs have not liked the screw...

I know that the OEMs have not liked the screw clamps ever as they do not change pressure with the changes in temp. They have used corbin clamps or some version of them to provide constant, 360 deg...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,309
Views: 249,497
Posted By petemcl
The new box front panel makes a big difference. ...

The new box front panel makes a big difference.

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New box front panel. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2,309
Views: 249,497
Posted By petemcl
Trex. I have a full size piece of polished...

Trex. I have a full size piece of polished aluminum diamond plate that will go on top of that. It should be pretty strong.

Real wood rots under plating. I tried marine plywood under it but even...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,309
Views: 249,497
Posted By petemcl
Had to buy a new front panel for the box. The...

Had to buy a new front panel for the box. The original was so stretched out of shape from things banging into it that the box floor was wedge shaped and could not fit the floor boards into place. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By petemcl
You might want to try 3M Dual Lock...

You might want to try 3M Dual Lock (http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/Adhesives/Tapes/Brands/Dual-Lock-Reclosable-Fasteners/). Note that it only requires small patches to make am...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 199
Posted By petemcl
I'm not sure which Mid-fifty tank you are...

I'm not sure which Mid-fifty tank you are considering but this tank that I got from Boydwelding.com (http://boydwelding.com/)had a return fitting which I didn't use (Holley 390) and a vent with a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By petemcl
Here is where the long brake spring goes: ...

Here is where the long brake spring goes:
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By petemcl
If it is a 4 speed gearbox with "granny low" it...

If it is a 4 speed gearbox with "granny low" it is definitely a stump puller. :-X22
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 227
Posted By petemcl
Old car videos and ads

This is a great site: TVRAACA Old Car Movies (http://www.tvraaca.org/oldmovies.htm#story)
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