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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By TonyB55
Congratulations! That has a sweet sounding rumble.

Congratulations! That has a sweet sounding rumble.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By TonyB55
John, I've had your article bookmarked for a...

John, I've had your article bookmarked for a couple of years, and refer to it for ideas and inspiration. Nice job, and thanks for documenting your project!:-X22
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By TonyB55
I had thought about replacing the all steel tilt...

I had thought about replacing the all steel tilt front end on my 50 with a glass front end, but after looking at several trucks at the Supernationals last year and talking with the owners, I changed...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-21-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By TonyB55
If they need to be machined before use, they...

If they need to be machined before use, they probably don't have much more than scrap value. With all of the new aluminum heads being sold these days, there are a lot of the old E7TE heads for sale...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-21-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By TonyB55
For $40, that looks like a handy gadget. I can't...

For $40, that looks like a handy gadget. I can't crawl around on the floor, working on this stuff anymore. It looks like you're doing a careful job on that, Jim.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-14-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By TonyB55
Congratulations, Mark! Let's see if you let her...

Congratulations, Mark! Let's see if you let her behind the wheel 16 years from now.;)
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-14-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 713
Posted By TonyB55
Welcome to the forum! That's a nice looking truck...

Welcome to the forum! That's a nice looking truck you have, and it sounds like it found a good home. Where are you located?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-09-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,214
Posted By TonyB55
Very nice results! :-X22I would say "Nobody would...

Very nice results! :-X22I would say "Nobody would know the difference unless you pointed it out." , but now after this thread, I'll be inspecting every instrument cluster I find!;)
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,365
Posted By TonyB55
Yes, a SBF crate motor from Jegs will be about...

Yes, a SBF crate motor from Jegs will be about $1500 more. My price comparison refers to a SBC motor/trans vs SBF motor/trans from running donor vehicles. In this regard, the price difference is...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By TonyB55
Dang, that's pretty smart!:-X22

Dang, that's pretty smart!:-X22
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By TonyB55
Good deal, John! I wasn't sure if you had the...

Good deal, John! I wasn't sure if you had the manufacturers instructions.
I'll bet that hoist cost a few thousand bucks when it was new, so you definately scored a home run.:-X22
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-02-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By TonyB55
Man, that's a big beast! Can't beat it for that...

Man, that's a big beast! Can't beat it for that price.
I have a question, though. Does that boom extend out even further than it is now?
In the position that it's in now, it appears that the tip of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-02-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By TonyB55
Don't angle the transmission tailshaft towards...

Don't angle the transmission tailshaft towards the pinion. The axis of the engine/transmission should be parallel to the axis of the pinion. It's OK that they are offset from each other from side to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By TonyB55
That panel looks beautiful, as it is! ...

That panel looks beautiful, as it is!
Excellent job getting your repairs done with what you have available.
Nothing wrong with your table saw surfacer, either. I do the same thing using my granite...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-27-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 20,485
Posted By TonyB55
Does the LT1 use the same headers as a regular...

Does the LT1 use the same headers as a regular SBC? The electric cutouts is a tricky idea, "Honest, Officer, you've got the wrong Guy!":D
BTW, You're doing a great job on your project!:-X22
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