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Forum: 1957 - 1960 F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-16-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By John R. Thomas
Form for cars

What is the tech support web sight for 59 Fords?
I purchased a 59 Galaxie Sunliner.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-11-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,753
Posted By John R. Thomas
I hate sweating in a vehicle. The last one...

I hate sweating in a vehicle. The last one without ac was bought in 69.
$$ has nothing to do with it. It's comfort. AC and my 8 track tapes.
My 66 T-Bird has digital cruise control too.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-10-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,753
Posted By John R. Thomas
No Air Conditioning?

No Air Conditioning?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-06-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By John R. Thomas
How easy is it to remount the front fender. The...

How easy is it to remount the front fender. The inner fender sleeve would not slip
under the edge of the fender. That's ok until I bolted the hood hinge in place. The
hood is a 1/2" higher with...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-16-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By John R. Thomas
Nothing comes easy..inner fender cover

I installed a sleeve / partial inner fender and steel bracket on our 75 F150.
Drilling the bolt holes and rebolting the hood hinges was no big problem.
HOWEVER, 2 of the 3 bracket bolt nuts fell...
Forum: Ride Of The Week 04-03-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,910
Posted By John R. Thomas
I would have restored it as an emergency vehicle...

I would have restored it as an emergency vehicle fully equipped.
I owned a Peter Pirsch open cab pumper with a 1000 gpm pump, booster tank and all
of the equipment as it was in service. That's a...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-31-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By John R. Thomas
Hi Mike, What gets removed to gain access to...

Hi Mike,
What gets removed to gain access to the inside of the cowl to install 2 new nuts?
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-31-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By John R. Thomas
Sleeved an inner fender

I just completed the job. It started out as a simple parts replacement.
Last summer I bought a neat sheet metal sleeve and a NOS Ford shoe/bracket
that bolts to the cowl. The inner fender bolts...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-23-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By John R. Thomas
Thank You Gary. Thank the weather man too. The...

Thank You Gary. Thank the weather man too. The temp is cold and it's snowing out.
I'm SOL until it warms up outside.
I'm not removing the hinge from the hood. Once the 2 remaining nuts are...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By John R. Thomas
If I had a hammer....I'd hammer in the .............

If I had a hammer....I'd hammer in the ..........
With the inner fender unbolted, hitting it does not work. I may buy a couple more
cobolt drill bits and drill out the rusted bolts using a lot of...
Forum: WTB - Parts & other 03-22-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By John R. Thomas
I bought a shoe/bracket made by Ford. The old...

I bought a shoe/bracket made by Ford. The old shoe, though badly rusted, unbolted
quite easy. Saved the bolts too.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-22-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By John R. Thomas
Will a Channel Lock wrench work on 1 or 2 of the...

Will a Channel Lock wrench work on 1 or 2 of the bolt heads with hood closed
and a socket on the lock nut? Once one or two are tight, the balance can be tightened
with the hood open. I hope?
...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-21-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By John R. Thomas
I do not intend on removing the hinge from the...

I do not intend on removing the hinge from the hood.
Therefore, I intend on the final tightening the nuts once the hood is closed..I hope.
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-21-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By John R. Thomas
A partial is sistered on top of the old inner...

A partial is sistered on top of the old inner fender. It is not necessary to remove the
vacuum canister.
Should I use a Sawzall with a long hack-saw blade? I intend on using lock nuts.
Thanks...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-20-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By John R. Thomas
Hood bolts & nuts

Nuts for sure in salty Wisconsin
I'm installing a partial inner fender on my 75 F-150. I drilled out the 3 hood
hinge bolts. However the 3 rusty nuts with the shafts of the bolts are
still inside...
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