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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-16-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By BlueOvalRage
You can wet sand it, but rattle can paint tends...

You can wet sand it, but rattle can paint tends to cure over a period of a few weeks. I'd cook it good with a hair dryer or heat gun then let it cool before trying to sand. That might get some of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-03-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By BlueOvalRage
All the '57-'72 F-100 axles had equal length...

All the '57-'72 F-100 axles had equal length shafts.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-27-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By BlueOvalRage
Out of what donor vehicle?

Out of what donor vehicle?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-27-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By BlueOvalRage
There are lots of differences in addition to the...

There are lots of differences in addition to the ones mentioned. Ask specifically which upgrades will be included. Common ones are stamped drums instead of cast iron, upgraded planetary lubrication...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-23-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By BlueOvalRage
I love the patina, but WOW! that thing is shiny!!...

I love the patina, but WOW! that thing is shiny!! Looks like a great start.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-23-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By BlueOvalRage
So THAT'S what I've been hanging on to this...

So THAT'S what I've been hanging on to this dinged up old tailgate for all these years! Looks great!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-23-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By BlueOvalRage
Yeaaah, well most of that was due crappy front...

Yeaaah, well most of that was due crappy front and rear main seal technology. I screw more than my fair share of engines together and the amount of RTV I use on each wouldn't even fill a thimble. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-23-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By BlueOvalRage
Just an FYI - It's hard to tell for sure, but it...

Just an FYI - It's hard to tell for sure, but it appears in your pic that you've got the 9" installed with the original brackets and hardware. If that's the case and your original axle was a Dana 41...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-23-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By BlueOvalRage
The plate that you're looking for isn't exactly...

The plate that you're looking for isn't exactly rare, but they aren't laying around in piles at the salvage yard either. The 351W/AOD combination was not common. Buy a new one. They're cheap. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-23-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By BlueOvalRage
RTV's and gasket goops didn't exist when these...

RTV's and gasket goops didn't exist when these trucks were new. I think people tend to get a little carried away with them now that they do and use them everywhere. If there is a gasket being used...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By BlueOvalRage
John, Your engine has a 6 quart rear sump...

John,

Your engine has a 6 quart rear sump truck pan on it. I agree with Charlie that a dual sump pan would help you out. The front sump really isn't a sump. It's there for oil pump clearance....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-27-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,275
Posted By BlueOvalRage
I'm planning an under floor hydraulic clutch and...

I'm planning an under floor hydraulic clutch and brake master cylinder arrangement for my rig with remote reservoirs under the hood. Imagine my surprise when I read your update and saw pictures in...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-26-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By BlueOvalRage
Absolutely. Glad to help!

Absolutely. Glad to help!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-26-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 192
Posted By BlueOvalRage
As long as you have some reasonable amount of...

As long as you have some reasonable amount of backlash to keep the gears from binding as they expand when hot, you're fine. Too much backlash is a bad thing as it will make the gears noisy. At...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-11-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 664
Posted By BlueOvalRage
I've been busy working on my daily driver lately,...

I've been busy working on my daily driver lately, but I did manage to get a little work done to my rear axle. As I mentioned before, the Dana 60's spindle I.D. is too small for the new 1 1/2"...
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