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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-20-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 217
Posted By jrmwilson
Welcome!

Welcome to our threads!
Your engine photo doesn't look original to the 52 F6 to me except the placement of the heater hoses at the firewall. The radiator, engine set-back, air cleaner, and dip...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-29-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By jrmwilson
This is a patient group. Welcome!

This is a patient group. Welcome!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-17-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By jrmwilson
I've bought two behind-the-seat tanks for two of...

I've bought two behind-the-seat tanks for two of my trucks. One from Blue Oval and one from Vintage Auto. The Blue Oval tank had a better seal (weld) of the sending unit flange to the tank body. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-15-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By jrmwilson
Progress on brake drums

Thanks Ray, for expressing interest in how this OP proceeds.

Since I also have an F-5, I took the drums off it and took them to the mechanic to see if they would pass. They didn't, but while...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-24-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By jrmwilson
Thank you for clarifying, Chuck!

Thank you for clarifying, Chuck!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-23-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By jrmwilson
Thanks Ross. The original looks like a steel...

Thanks Ross. The original looks like a steel plate welded to a cast ring, so I was confused which to favor.

Thanks NumberDummy. I used some of your references from other threads to see what...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By jrmwilson
My search for a brake drum solution continues. ...

My search for a brake drum solution continues.

The machinists in my area have declined the job of building up the front drums. My mechanic gave me the impression they're not willing to warrant...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-04-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By jrmwilson
Ray, Joe, and Bob

Ray, yes, the certification requires pulling the drums and measuring the drums and lining.

JR Joe, could it be you had clear title, such that the DMV had historic record of your truck? My F6 is...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-03-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By jrmwilson
Thanks Ray. I'm just out of spec. You wouldn't...

Thanks Ray. I'm just out of spec. You wouldn't think that a few thousandths of an inch are making much difference in heat. There's something in the original design that made Ford specify that 21...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-03-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By jrmwilson
Thank you BMORAN4. I took your idea of putting...

Thank you BMORAN4. I took your idea of putting thicker pads on the brake shoes to the mechanic. He said, "It's more an issue of distributing the heat." He agreed that 20-thousands seems tight but...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-01-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,484
Posted By jrmwilson
Question Question F4-F6 Front Brake Drum

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Do you have a source for the 14-inch front brake drum for...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-13-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 987
Posted By jrmwilson
Beautiful. Thanks for posting. I'm partial to...

Beautiful. Thanks for posting. I'm partial to the green ones.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By jrmwilson
Yes, and don't throw anything away until you're...

Yes, and don't throw anything away until you're sure you're done.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-03-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By jrmwilson
Master Cylinder Cap Leak Solved

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The new cap on the left and old one on the right. The...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-02-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 529
Posted By jrmwilson
'Looks like F1 front fenders. Is the VIN...

'Looks like F1 front fenders. Is the VIN pre-1951?
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