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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-13-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Skalywag
The fenders worked out great , can't remember If...

The fenders worked out great , can't remember If I posted pics since I put them on or not, I think I did. They are still in primer. I thank this site for being able to connect people to share info...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-12-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By Skalywag
First ride of the year

Took the old 50' out for the first ride of the year, everything was great, got one thumbs up, and a lady at the dollar store said she loved the old truck. One guy at the gas station talked my leg...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-11-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Skalywag
Thanks Tom, I guess I just needed a second...

Thanks Tom, I guess I just needed a second opinion. It's not rocket science but it helps to get some input from someone that has done it.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,812
Posted By Skalywag
I have most all of the aforementioned tools, but...

I have most all of the aforementioned tools, but mostly I use a pneumatic panel splitter for the rough cuts and the cut off wheel in my die grinder for the more critical stuff.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-09-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By Skalywag
Just ordered Raybuck seat covers

For any folks that have used Raybuck, what else will I need to get my seats right. I'm getting new burlap and repairing the springs. Will I need to buy additional foam, or will the cover have enough...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-02-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 565
Posted By Skalywag
I like them both ways, it depends on the truck, I...

I like them both ways, it depends on the truck, I don't think I would want to run tires that old they have to be pretty dried out. Just my opinion.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-27-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,053
Posted By Skalywag
First off, I'm 66 years old. I have owned GM...

First off, I'm 66 years old. I have owned GM cars and trucks most of my life. My Dad was a Buick fan, that never rubbed off on me. My first car was a 1939 Ford coupe, I was hoping for a 40' , that...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-26-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Skalywag
The top shroud brace should be toward the front....

The top shroud brace should be toward the front. Raise you inner fenders up to align the bolts.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-21-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Skalywag
I did front fenders, running boards, rear...

I did front fenders, running boards, rear fenders. Worked for me. I think you got it. Good luck. Mine are still in primer, so when I disassemble it for paint it will go back the same way.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-21-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By Skalywag
Welcome to the forum, I also am the proud owner...

Welcome to the forum, I also am the proud owner of a 1950 f1. They are a challenge and at the same time very therapeutic. Have fun, enjoy.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-21-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By Skalywag
I'm glad someone cleared that up, just today I...

I'm glad someone cleared that up, just today I was looking at my front fenders and wondering if there was anything I could do to straighten that mess up. And, mine are fiberglass, so they must have...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-20-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By Skalywag
I have a mooooooo. horn on my 50' I love it.

I have a mooooooo. horn on my 50' I love it.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-20-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Skalywag
I thought it was just a sound deadener. I didn't...

I thought it was just a sound deadener. I didn't think the doors could oil can. Learn something everyday.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-10-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Skalywag
I agree with what Ross said. If everything is...

I agree with what Ross said. If everything is right, It should fire as soon as fuel is present. When it starts,, just let it idle for awhile and check all of it's vital signs. ie , oil pressure,...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-06-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Skalywag
I can't help you with the switch, but I am...

I can't help you with the switch, but I am running 12V neg. ground and using the single contact push button starter switch. If you have the right starter relay the original starter button will work....
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