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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-31-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By AXracer
I think IIRC that they got Vascar here in the...

I think IIRC that they got Vascar here in the late 90s? I did some checking and now are mostly using Laser guns. (Did you know one of the major providers of speed enforcing equipment to police is...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-31-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 596
Posted By AXracer
I think that once the inner fender doubler is...

I think that once the inner fender doubler is removed you'll find that the skin metal has been substantially thinned to lace tissue paper and won't be strong enough to patch to. Every time someone...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-30-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By AXracer
Since that panel is in NY and that"paint" can...

Since that panel is in NY and that"paint" can hide a lot of sins in photographs, I'd go in person or have a trusted knowledgeable individual put eyes on it before handing over money.
Don't worry,...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-30-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 662
Posted By AXracer
This is the concern. It is "(rocket ?) science"...

This is the concern. It is "(rocket ?) science" to heat, forge, and treat steel. You probably don't see the TV show in Sweden we have here called Forged in Fire, a reality competition for...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-30-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 596
Posted By AXracer
A the time of the build, Ford did nothing in the...

A the time of the build, Ford did nothing in the way of rust prevention, didn't even prime much of the rear sides of panels. Trucks were service/work vehicles, not intended for long term use and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-30-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 662
Posted By AXracer
Where did you get the info about needing to heat...

Where did you get the info about needing to heat "control arms" (I'm assuming you mean steering arms, there are no control arms on a beam axle)? I don't think this info came from MF, since they...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-29-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By AXracer
Also in many locals, if you even have a radar...

Also in many locals, if you even have a radar detector in your vehicle even if off, you can be declared guilty by association, issued a summons and the have the detector confiscated.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-29-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By AXracer
Many LEOs have gone to VASCAR (all NC SP for...

Many LEOs have gone to VASCAR (all NC SP for example) a visual system that does not emit any electronic beam to be detected, plus almost all modern radar guns are instant on. IMHO today radar...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-29-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 605
Posted By AXracer
If that one is 1/2 as good as it looks it's a...

If that one is 1/2 as good as it looks it's a smokin deal IMHO.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-29-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 662
Posted By AXracer
I'm clueless why MF person would have said that?...

I'm clueless why MF person would have said that? That's not like them.
FWIU the issues with the 3 piece drop axles in the past is that they warped and twisted when the ends were welded into the main...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-28-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By AXracer
What's an F200? Is he selling the whole thing or...

What's an F200? Is he selling the whole thing or parts?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-28-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 17,831
Posted By AXracer
Many people complain about the noise of an...

Many people complain about the noise of an external pump, especially if mounted close to a lightly sound insulated cab.
To reduce the issue I'd recommend: 1. mounting the pump as far rearwards as...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,387
Posted By AXracer
Nice work there Charles!

Nice work there Charles!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By AXracer
If that was from Mid Fifty, then you aren't going...

If that was from Mid Fifty, then you aren't going to find better anywhere else, if not from MF, call and ask about the quality of their corners. They are very honest about it, and they seek out the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,452
Posted By AXracer
Impressive work, especially since you say you...

Impressive work, especially since you say you don't have much previous experience.
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