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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-20-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By old_dan
Hello and another welcome from California. That...

Hello and another welcome from California. That will be a very cool project. It looks like you've been planning this for a while!

Dan
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-12-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By old_dan
The source in Michigan is Northern Classic Truck...

The source in Michigan is Northern Classic Truck Parts. I was on a business trip to Sterling Heights, so I stopped by to take a look before buying. They stamp out the bed parts along with quite a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-12-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By old_dan
It's a good bet that the NPD parts are coming...

It's a good bet that the NPD parts are coming right from Northern Classics. So..go to the sources....either Dan Carpenter or Northern Classic Truck Parts.

If the sides are shot, how are the front...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-12-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By old_dan
Pull the brake line to see if the seat is still...

Pull the brake line to see if the seat is still in the wheel cylinder. It should have a conical thing that fits the shape of the flared brake line. I have had them turn up missing in the past.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-11-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By old_dan
The lines going into the wheel cylinder should be...

The lines going into the wheel cylinder should be double flared. Also take a look at the threaded nuts. Some are longer than others. If that wheel cylinder requires a long one, it could be that...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-05-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By old_dan
Hello Jrock, I too have a Painless harness...

Hello Jrock,

I too have a Painless harness and a 1 wire alternator. I altered the course of the harness for the alternator charging wire. Painless would have you run the charging wire all the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-30-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By old_dan
Lesson learned! Now you have another...

Lesson learned!

Now you have another father-son project!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-30-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By old_dan
Considering how screwed-up other aspects of our...

Considering how screwed-up other aspects of our state have become, the DMV has always been pretty easy to work with. Congrats!

Dan
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-30-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By old_dan
I have never shimmed a starter on a small block...

I have never shimmed a starter on a small block Ford. I thought that was something that you had to do on "brand-X" to align the starter drive.

The engine turns the same way all the time, so your...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-25-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By old_dan
Hey Doc....it sounds like you know how to show...

Hey Doc....it sounds like you know how to show your wife a good time!!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-25-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,500
Posted By old_dan
This is an interesting build. I'm subscribed!! ...

This is an interesting build. I'm subscribed!!

Dan
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-25-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 693
Posted By old_dan
Good news that you have it running again. ...

Good news that you have it running again.

It's really not that bad of a job to remove the gas tank in these trucks. I have done the clean-out job, then coat the inside of the tank with one of the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-21-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 693
Posted By old_dan
Hello Joey, Welcome to the forum. I would...

Hello Joey,

Welcome to the forum. I would check out the coil. You can test that with a multi-meter (ohms setting). I have a 52 vintage Motors manual with a listing of what the readings are...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-21-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By old_dan
Hey Paul, Good to hear from you! Congrats...

Hey Paul,

Good to hear from you! Congrats on the upcoming new member of your family!!

Dan
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-06-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,802
Posted By old_dan
Congrats on the new addition to your family (and...

Congrats on the new addition to your family (and on a truck that drives)!!

My truck project took on a 12 year hiatus as our kids came into their "car phase".

I developed a family...
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