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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 07:47 PM
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Posted By petemcl
Or if you want to use modern accessories like CD...

Or if you want to use modern accessories like CD player, CB radio, high output lights, etc?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 03:33 PM
Replies: 350
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It is just the cutout Chuck. The plasma cutter...

It is just the cutout Chuck. The plasma cutter is pretty precise. Then tig welded from the back side. Ross, as you can see there is plenty of room for the spring....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 11:37 AM
Replies: 350
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Yes. I think so Ross. It is deeper than the...

Yes. I think so Ross. It is deeper than the stamped groove. I'll add more pictures when it is done. It took the plasma cutter less than a minute to cut out the part from 3/16" steel. The hard...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-20-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 909
Posted By petemcl
Jasper Jeep probably has 140W in stock. The...

Jasper Jeep probably has 140W in stock. The owner, Mike Lowe, has been restoring old Ford cars for years.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-19-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 909
Posted By petemcl
I agree with Ross, the throwout bearing is the...

I agree with Ross, the throwout bearing is the only thing at risk but the ones that I have seen worn out are due to age more than use. I don't see the risk for the occasional driver . . . or even a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 909
Posted By petemcl
Sounds like you clutch is not fully engaging and...

Sounds like you clutch is not fully engaging and needs adjustment. Also make sure that you are not using multi-vis or light weight gear oil in the trans. You need the resistance in the trans to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By petemcl
I added a 100 amp alternator from Speedway. Skip...

I added a 100 amp alternator from Speedway. Skip the chrome version as the plating is poor and peels off after a year. I also used their alternator bracket which is much simpler...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By petemcl
I agree with Wayne. I put the Speedway kit on my...

I agree with Wayne. I put the Speedway kit on my F2 (same axle) and it was great except that they forgot to chamfer the hub to install the inner seal. I ruined 2 seals before I realized what was...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-18-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 350
Read First: Cool Tips and tricks
Views: 111,086
Posted By petemcl
Making unobtanium

It turns out that it was the wrong side. Sooo .... today I was able to make one using a CNC Plasma Cutter. More new skills learned, goes along with removing door hinge pins and reaming kingpin...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-08-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By petemcl
You also might consider a HD aluminum tank. I...

You also might consider a HD aluminum tank. I had Boyd Welding (http://www.boydwelding.com/contact-us) make mine and they did a great job. It fit perfectly.
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-06-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,359
Posted By petemcl
I wouldn't put a Ford engine in a Chevy nor a...

I wouldn't put a Ford engine in a Chevy nor a Chevy engine in a Ford . . . but that is just my opinion. I obviously prefer the flathead as so many of them have been modified over the years and there...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-04-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 13,000
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: 33
Views: 1,359
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: 562
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: 130
Views: 13,000
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".
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