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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-02-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By jhweigel
Thanks Pete, I had to re-read my post to see...

Thanks Pete,

I had to re-read my post to see where I gave you the idea that I thought the engine had to be running to adjust the clutch pedal free travel. It must have been when I mentioned...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-25-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By jhweigel
F1 truck clutch pedal travel adjustment 101

Hey Guys,

I just adjusted my clutch pedal travel on my 1950 F1 Panel. I know the "procedure" is in the shop manual, but it is a little cryptic (for example, it says adjust the clevis until the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By jhweigel
Hi Ross, I take it that the "Up" arrow...

Hi Ross,

I take it that the "Up" arrow means mounting with the screw up, not upside down with the screw pointing down. I may try some surgery on the old sender after I get the new one and I know...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By jhweigel
Pictures of OP sender I forgot to attach

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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By jhweigel
Finally, with a 5/8" open end wrench, working on...

Finally, with a 5/8" open end wrench, working on my back under the the
truck. I was able to unscrew it. It was not leaking oil around the threads, it was leaking around the seam where the top hat...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By jhweigel
I found it. It was posted some time ago on the...

I found it. It was posted some time ago on the EarlyfordV8.org forum. They said it was available from a guy named Bill Wzorek in Mass. For $25, it would work for me, I know that one could be made...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-17-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By jhweigel
Ross, No, That's the wrench I made. It...

Ross,

No, That's the wrench I made. It didn't work very well, and I finally broke it at one of the brazed joints. The wrench I remember seeing was not a one-off, but was a production piece by...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-16-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By jhweigel
Special wrench for removing OP sending unit on flathead

I know someone posted the name and phone number of a guy who makes a custom wrench to take the oil pressure sender off on the 8BA block. Does anyone have that information. I remember seeing a...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-20-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 759
Posted By jhweigel
I did get that NOS cable from one of the obsolete...

I did get that NOS cable from one of the obsolete parts companies It was wrong when I got it (had the wrong end on one end - it might have been for a passenger car). I brazed the end on the bad...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-17-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By jhweigel
Thanks Ross, that's really helpful. I didn't know...

Thanks Ross, that's really helpful. I didn't know that Henry fixed that god-awful placement of the sender 1in 1951. I assume I can get the 1BA-6073 somewhere (not Lowes or O'Reilly's for sure) : -...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-16-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By jhweigel
I don't remember exactly what I paid at Oreilly's...

I don't remember exactly what I paid at Oreilly's for that Wix filter but I think ti was not as low as the NAPA price, maybe $17 and change. NAPA in my area is 1/4 mile from O'Reilly's so next time...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-14-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By jhweigel
The oil filter cartridge I use in my 8BA is the...

The oil filter cartridge I use in my 8BA is the Wix one, picture attached. That one has the metal body,, not paper. Seems well made and is in stock at my local O'reillys Auto parts. It is an easy...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-14-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By jhweigel
I found this discussion of bypass oil filtering...

I found this discussion of bypass oil filtering efficiency in the flathead. It seems well researched and well written. It claims that almost oil will be filtered in s ahort highway trip.
Oil and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-14-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,541
Posted By jhweigel
I have heard that the Optima Red top high...

I have heard that the Optima Red top high capaci8ty batteries for 6 volt trucks are really awesome. Spins the starter like a 12V. Go do some price searching though (I found the best deal on...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-09-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By jhweigel
I bought a rebuild kit from NAPA for the Holley...

I bought a rebuild kit from NAPA for the Holley 94 and it worked great. There are several gaskets in that kit to go between the carb and the throttle body. They are very similar, so be careful to...
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