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Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-01-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By PapaMatt
Hey guys this worked like a charm. Thanks!

Hey guys this worked like a charm. Thanks!
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-30-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By PapaMatt
It is the correct pin and is round. It's just not...

It is the correct pin and is round. It's just not lined up. I haven't been able to fix it yet but will hopefully get to this week.
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-30-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By PapaMatt
Yeah I had to wiggle the axle forward on the...

Yeah I had to wiggle the axle forward on the passenger side to get it to drop. On the driver it's the left-right issue.

When you did yours where did you jack it up/put stands? When I did the...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-29-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By PapaMatt
Thanks garbz. So you mean loop the strap around...

Thanks garbz. So you mean loop the strap around the set of springs on the driver and passenger aide and ratchet til the driver side aligns with the hole?
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-29-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 242
Posted By PapaMatt
Align leaf spring pin with axle shaft

Forgive me if the terminology doesn't make sense, but I am removing 2" lift blocks put in the rear by the previous owner I got one out and it took some wiggling for the pin on the bottom of the...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-27-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 498
Posted By PapaMatt
Truck looks great! Do you mind divulging what you...

Truck looks great! Do you mind divulging what you paid? :) I am still not sure what I want to do for painting other than not pay $8k for a paint job heh. As Maacos are franchises, I am sure it is hit...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-19-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By PapaMatt
Thanks 4x4slik. When you say stay with a...

Thanks 4x4slik.

When you say stay with a 78/79 do you mean a truck/Bronco or any 78/79 Ford? The problem is I cannot seem to find one for a truck/Bronco anywhere, which is I am wondering about...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-19-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By PapaMatt
Anybody else have any advice on the gear shift...

Anybody else have any advice on the gear shift handle/lever??
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-18-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By PapaMatt
Tilt Column Gear Shift Lever

Hi guys,

I have a 66 F100 and normally post in that part of the forums, but I have been rebuilding the 1978-79 tilt column that was present in my truck. The tilt u-joint was very loose and causing...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-18-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,195
Posted By PapaMatt
That sounds like quite the adventure. }>

That sounds like quite the adventure. }>
Forum: Paint & Bodywork 03-17-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By PapaMatt
Hi Ed and thanks for the advice. I checked out...

Hi Ed and thanks for the advice. I checked out your website, very cool how you are documenting everything.

Funny you mention the spray gun as I had thought about buying on the airless HVLP turbine...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,716
Posted By PapaMatt
Man that looks great. I need a new insert and was...

Man that looks great. I need a new insert and was planning on just buying a billet one but this has me thinking. I've never used fiberglass. Is there just a kit to buy and then lay these layers? How...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,195
Posted By PapaMatt
Does anyone know if the column gear shift levers...

Does anyone know if the column gear shift levers are fairly interchangeable between different Fords? I am having a devil of a time finding the specific column gear shifter lever for this 79 column,...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-12-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,195
Posted By PapaMatt
Well, the issue is resolved. Cleaned up the...

Well, the issue is resolved. Cleaned up the joint, put the not on with some Lottie and tightened the heck out of it. Didn't put it all back together put put the shaft back in and the slop is gone. ...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-12-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,517
Posted By PapaMatt
Truck looks beautiful. I am sorry about the...

Truck looks beautiful. I am sorry about the circumstances under which you acquired it but it looks like it has been very well taken care of. Enjoy it! Mine doesn't even dream about looking that nice.
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