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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-14-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,117
Posted By brain75
Let me also share this URL - I haven't ordered...

Let me also share this URL - I haven't ordered anything from these guys, I had a machine shop make me the parts I needed before someone else here linked this and clued me in, but I pass along so...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-14-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,117
Posted By brain75
You make a stamtement that I'd like to...

You make a stamtement that I'd like to corroborate (just to let you know you are right) and ask a question that I feel semi-qualified to tackle....
It has steel supports painted same color as the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By brain75
No can do until Saturday. Don't know if you...

No can do until Saturday. Don't know if you caught the drama story, but my whole life is in a box and the truck is mothballed. I'm in flux right now on the living situation and don't really have...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By brain75
mine is similar and different to tinman's. I...

mine is similar and different to tinman's.
I have the same flat side on the left (drivers side).
I have the same recess so it will go over the top of the trans bearing retainer.
I do not have the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By brain75
I just fabbed the spring base out of scrap (the...

I just fabbed the spring base out of scrap (the little loop that the return spring hooks onto), and screwed that into the face of the alu plate adapter from Dwight. The holes were more than a "just...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-13-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,398
Posted By brain75
My letter D was chipped/broken, and nobody had a...

My letter D was chipped/broken, and nobody had a D so I bought a whole set of all 4 letters. Somewhere around here I have the FOR.... my whole life is in a storage box, so you'll have to be patient...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-13-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By brain75
Bryan, is that what the Amazon link was for, or...

Bryan, is that what the Amazon link was for, or was it for the one that goes in the throwout bearing?


Dwight sent me the pilot bushing (the part that you press fit into the flywheel that the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-11-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By brain75
I used my stock 1948 pressure plate, and all the...

I used my stock 1948 pressure plate, and all the other clutch parts except the clutch disc that was in the truck, so no scabbing parts off a F2+ sized truck.

In my case the 1948 was as best I can...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-09-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By brain75
Trailer queen or usable vehicle?... if it will...

Trailer queen or usable vehicle?... if it will ever be seen in public in a less than perfectly spotless state then I vote frame+drive black, if it will be a queen then paint everything body color.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-09-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By brain75
And I must, absolutely must applaud you for doing...

And I must, absolutely must applaud you for doing a start to finish how to thread. I meant to myself, but my 4 day weekend got short when I got hung up on the starter and went through so much time...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-09-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By brain75
I just re-read and saw your quote of my other...

I just re-read and saw your quote of my other thread, let me explain what was modified as best I can given it was almost exactly 2 years ago to date (3/10/2012)....
The bushing inserted in the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-09-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,788
Posted By brain75
So being the cost conscious nut here in the...

So being the cost conscious nut here in the crowd, lemmie ask what is wrong with using the (S10) stock (probably on the tran when you grab it) chevy 10" clutch plate (measures about 9.25") - 100% of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-19-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 616
Posted By brain75
What about a hot water heater blanket - not the...

What about a hot water heater blanket - not the white stuff, but the metal foil faced stuff... comes in about 5/8" thick and is flame retardant.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-19-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By brain75
So if you don't mind a slightly related...

So if you don't mind a slightly related derail/followup :)

Anyone had experience with both and can make comment on which is better quality paint, which is cheaper, etc?
Sherwin Williams versus...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-27-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,201
Posted By brain75
Josh, PM me with the pic and price of the 7' - my...

Josh, PM me with the pic and price of the 7' - my 48 has a replacement rear bumper/member and is otherwise kinda sorry shape. (I have the mud shields, and fabbed up a spare tire carrier)
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