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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By petemcl
Jim, The left part is the secondary hood...

Jim,

The left part is the secondary hood latch
Second from the left I'm not sure about. It looks like maybe it is the upper air dam to hood brace for a 1953-55 model? Note that the same part...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By petemcl
Yes Bob, more than I wanted to apply too but the...

Yes Bob, more than I wanted to apply too but the box was junk anyhow due to neglect. It's in my scrap pile now.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 494
Posted By petemcl
Yeah Bob. Mine popped right off too. }> ...

Yeah Bob. Mine popped right off too. }>

http://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/2000x1325/80-dsc_4939_e04c4d1c14d95eb48eee555bbea903070f781ce8.jpg
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 269
Posted By petemcl
As several before me have said I think that you...

As several before me have said I think that you shouldn't worry about investment at this point. If you really want a short box then I'm sure that there is someone on here that will take your long...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By petemcl
I'm not sure what you need on headlamps. They...

I'm not sure what you need on headlamps. They only go in one way. If it is a wiring issue then this should help:
...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By petemcl
Is this what you need? ...

Is this what you need?

http://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/453x581/80-hood_latch_d1169bfd3111847f229c35ac11dc16677e4c6cbc.jpg
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By petemcl
Pull the top off your carb first and check in the...

Pull the top off your carb first and check in the bottom for dirt. That is a common problem with most old trucks. Also make sure that you have a vented gas cap not a new modern non-vented cap. If...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 902
Posted By petemcl
I looked at Juanky Built's...

I looked at Juanky Built's (http://juankybuilt.com) website and they have some nice trucks on there but I know anything about them. Many of these places try to get you hooked on a vehicle and then...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 174
Posted By petemcl
I agree. The 4-speeds are true truck...

I agree. The 4-speeds are true truck transmissions with "granny low". Most of us skip that gear and start off in 2nd which is closer to 1st gear on your 3-speed.

The T-9 4-speed is non-synchro...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-31-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By petemcl
From the parts manusl: C=F1 It looks like Tube...

From the parts manusl: C=F1 It looks like Tube and Tubeless used the same part number, 8C 1015. Both are 16" diameter and 4.5" wide.

...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 518
Posted By petemcl
Make sure that you organize your pictures so that...

Make sure that you organize your pictures so that you can find what you want later. If your do it right your should have thousands. Don't just organize them by date rather by parts of the of the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By petemcl
Pictures would help but based upon your...

Pictures would help but based upon your description I would agree with CharlieLed that it is e-coat. E-coat was never intended as a final coat and it is impacted pretty seriously by UV rays. It...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-29-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,337
Posted By petemcl
Here was a good tip: ...

Here was a good tip:
http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1374155-f1-help-with-installing-the-headliner-and-wall-kit-from-macs.html#post15279155
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-28-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 655
Posted By petemcl
Yes, but they still have not met the reserve...

Yes, but they still have not met the reserve price even at $42K !!! I agree with AX about spotting a scam. Something strange going on here.

Also why a 383 Mopar? Just something laying around?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-27-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,337
Posted By petemcl
I don't know what Ford recommended but I used STP...

I don't know what Ford recommended but I used STP at someone's advice on here and it worked well as it made the steering easier too. It still wasn't power steering but better.
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