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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By ben73058
Hi Wranglerboy, You obviously are getting good...

Hi Wranglerboy,
You obviously are getting good advice - that's why you worked on brakes to stop it before trying to fire it up.
It's ok to circle back & make a few adjustments on the brakes now...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 01:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By ben73058
Hey Dan, Congratulations on finding your...

Hey Dan,
Congratulations on finding your motor!

How can you tell it was running? Did you get a good deal on it?

Ben in Austin
1950 F1
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 01:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By ben73058
Hey Mikey, I like the doors a lot!!! I also...

Hey Mikey,
I like the doors a lot!!! I also like your energy - looking good over there
in New York. That Truck you want it to look like sits really low - that's going to take a lot of work. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-28-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 616
Posted By ben73058
Hey Topper & Zflash, If you look at the radar...

Hey Topper & Zflash,
If you look at the radar tonight West Texas is taking some incoming -
Unfortunately it looks like we are in for it...... If this is a crazy repeat performance.
Uggghhhh. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-27-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 377
Posted By ben73058
Hey Mercury48, Welcome Aboard! We have a lot...

Hey Mercury48,
Welcome Aboard! We have a lot of Canadian members here
so you should feel at home. A good way to start is to introduce your truck - pictures help a lot in determining what...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-27-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 616
Posted By ben73058
Hey Topper & Dave, The same system hit us hard...

Hey Topper & Dave,
The same system hit us hard on Memorial Day - Downtown Austin flooded & the Hill Country west of San Antonio was wrecked with 400 homes lost. The town of Wimberley really flooded...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-26-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 21,193
Posted By ben73058
Hey Dave, We are following along. I just went...

Hey Dave,
We are following along. I just went to look at a '55 F100 for another member here - asking price $25K....
I think you are doing ok. $50 for paint is a major score. Keep up the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-26-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By ben73058
Can anyone confirm that the engine is in fact a...

Can anyone confirm that the engine is in fact a 223? I also wasn't sure what was going on with the carburetor & shrunken down air filter.

There is also a long cylindrical object hanging down...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-26-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By ben73058
Hey Thomas, I sent you a private email...

Hey Thomas,
I sent you a private email regarding my meeting with BZ Motors
& the yellow '55 F100. I'm not an expert on '55's but maybe a few pics will help. The front axle was not an IFS & the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-23-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 726
Posted By ben73058
Hey F1 Rookie, Sorry for the delay - It's been...

Hey F1 Rookie,
Sorry for the delay - It's been graduation week over here in
Austin. We've had a lot of family & visitors this week.

Shoot me an email when you get a chance - Let's talk ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-23-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By ben73058
Thanks Guys, I'm currently working the Timing...

Thanks Guys,
I'm currently working the Timing & Carb. today to make sure that's
all set right. We have a high performance water pump in there so I think that's ok. I changed out the thermostat...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-22-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By ben73058
Thanks Guys, I'm taking notes. I'll pull the...

Thanks Guys,
I'm taking notes. I'll pull the radiator & see if I can get some of the gaps
plugged with some sheet metal. Now you guys have me thinking I may be ok with the fan I have - I'll...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-21-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By ben73058
Hey Bobby, Do you happen to have any any pics...

Hey Bobby,
Do you happen to have any any pics of your fabbed radiator airflow pieces? I went out & looked
- I've got pieces behind the headlights - so no air coming through there. I've got...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-21-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By ben73058
Thanks Bobby & Ray, So the theory is that you...

Thanks Bobby & Ray,
So the theory is that you need to block off the sides & above & below the radiator to "force" the air to go through the radiator?

Here are 2 schematics that Ax posted in...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-21-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 820
Posted By ben73058
Hey Doug, I really appreciate the help -...

Hey Doug,
I really appreciate the help - electrical issues are not my strong suit.
I don't like the relay that's currently on the fan I have - it's probe based & I'd prefer a screw in variety...
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