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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-09-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
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Posted By '50'sFever
Grille appearance...

Thanks, for this info. Other nite on "How's It Made", they showed Zippo lighter cases, with top & bottom hinged together, being chrome plated. I was surprised it could be done that way, but, maybe...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-08-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By '50'sFever
Grille pieces...

Thanks for the responses. I apologize for lack of description here. The grille piece, #8200, as shown on page 264 of Illustrations Catalog, 1948-1956 Ford Truck, Parts and Accessories, is actually...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-07-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By '50'sFever
'56 Grille, Chrome Plating Questions...

I understand metal must be smooth for smooth finish. I intend to have deflect panels behind grille to be semi-gloss black, like under hood.
Questions: What comments/thoughts on chroming or black...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-01-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By '50'sFever
Engine options...

Hello, BushyTea- just my two cents opine- 302 'ok' with some power upgrades.
My choice is with a 300-350 hp range 351W- noticeable torque improvement over 302 and lighter than big blocks. Same...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-01-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By '50'sFever
Engine options...

Hello, BushyTea- just my two cents opine- 302 'ok' with some power upgrades.
My choice is with a 300-350 hp range 351W- noticeable torque improvement over 302 and lighter than big blocks
My 'ol...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By '50'sFever
223 in engines/parts...

ige1963... if anywhere near S. AZ - don't have a new one, but have two (2X) complete 223 in engines/clutch bellhsng/trans units from '56's. They both are 3spd stds, not apart, but would imagine one...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-20-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By '50'sFever
1956 Wiper Motor...

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The motor is identical to the one shown on the '56 Shop...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By '50'sFever
1956 Electric Wiper Motor - Disassemble, How to...

Did the search- no luck- I want to take apart stock motor/gear asm which appears stuck/frozen. When I momentarily apply power, I think it's trying, but froze. Don't want to burn up anything.
Am...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-06-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By '50'sFever
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all...

Thanks to all for their comments. My reason is to better center wheel in fender opening. There was another thread going on this, but dealt more with reworking the sheetmetal opening as opposed to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-05-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 610
Posted By '50'sFever
Rebuild Stagger front springs to move axle forward...

Tried searching for this- couldn't readily find. I have stock '56 front end, with eight leaf springs. How about removing spring center bolt - then moving third leaf (from top) 1/4" forward. Then move...
Forum: Ford Truck Parts for Sale 11-08-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By '50'sFever
Pics added

Pics added & model yrs correction...
Forum: Ford Truck Parts for Sale 11-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By '50'sFever
Trade Rear Fender W/Spare Pocket for Non-Spare Fender-'53-'72...

I think '53-'72 is the style range- anyway for a '56. Have an original, very good-to-excellent one with spare pocket. All components intact- no rust, other than some underside surfaces. Want to trade...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-29-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By '50'sFever
big difference from 1964 to 1965...

Yes, to your questions, if you mean '65 & '66, slick60's - otherwise keep in mind:
The '61-'64's have the single I-beam, w/leaf springs, (actually from the '30's), front suspension.
The...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-27-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,247
Posted By '50'sFever
upgrade opinion...

imho- dittos to what banjo..66 said earlier. I've owned & driven much a '65 twin to yours since 1970. The suspension/drivetrain on '65-'79 F-100 is an excellent one, esp with ups to disc brakes. With...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-26-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By '50'sFever
rear end ratio...

With vehicle on level surface and front wheels blocked, trans in neutral, brake off- what works for me is to jack up one rear wheel, jackstand in place. With marker crayon in hand & calibrated...
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