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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 08:16 PM
Replies: 277
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Posted By Skalywag
That picture you want is gonna be hard to come...

That picture you want is gonna be hard to come by. It's hard to get under the hood and take a picture of the hinges in the closed position, unless you don't have your engine in yet. The only thing I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,522
Posted By Skalywag
Lookin'good Dave !

Lookin'good Dave !
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 517
Posted By Skalywag
I like glossy paint, just my opinion. If you...

I like glossy paint, just my opinion. If you don't, scotch bright it and flat clear coat it.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-26-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 410
Posted By Skalywag
Welcome from another 50 owner.

Welcome from another 50 owner.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-26-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Skalywag
Welcome from another 50 f1 owner. Looks like a...

Welcome from another 50 f1 owner. Looks like a good starting point. Just add 5 grand and you'll accomplish what you have in mind. Just kidding but not by much. Good luck.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-22-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 594
Posted By Skalywag
Welting also catches wax when you clean your...

Welting also catches wax when you clean your truck up and turns white on the welting and is just another pain in the butt to clean up. I put it in and I like it except for that.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-22-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 376
Posted By Skalywag
1950 was a change over year. You could have...

1950 was a change over year. You could have either bed design. Depending on late or early production. The repops for the early 50 is pretty good, only the mounting is slightly different. Unless you...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By Skalywag
After having rebuilt my 50 F1, I have to say hats...

After having rebuilt my 50 F1, I have to say hats off to all of those people that restored these trucks. I have restored many vehicles over the years, but none as challenging as the F1. These old...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By Skalywag
Just my thoughts, these truck doors were designed...

Just my thoughts, these truck doors were designed to allow water to enter the door and drain out the bottom. As said before keeping the drain holes open will help slow down rust. I don't think there...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-20-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By Skalywag
Ran into a guy at the gas station Sat., he said I...

Ran into a guy at the gas station Sat., he said I don't usually comment on any ones vehicle but your truck looks great. So, just had the good not the bad.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-17-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By Skalywag
Customer service just went to hell.

Customer service just went to hell.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-17-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Skalywag
Thanks Bobby, took the truck out tonight, about...

Thanks Bobby, took the truck out tonight, about 14 mile cruise. Stopped at the local dairy cone and got some ice cream. Got great reviews from the locals. It only gets better from here.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-17-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 912
Posted By Skalywag
Didn't get any pics,of the install, it was kinda...

Didn't get any pics,of the install, it was kinda like once I got started I had to keep going. That's how I work. I measured like the instructions stated to get the center of the top location for the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-16-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By Skalywag
I was probably cheaper than putting in a rheostat.

I was probably cheaper than putting in a rheostat.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-16-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 414
Posted By Skalywag
My old bed is still laying in the weeds, soon to...

My old bed is still laying in the weeds, soon to go to Japan and make more cars. I have to agree, that tailgate is much better than what I started with.
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