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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-29-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 42
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Posted By AXracer
Yes, welding 1/4" with the Hobart 140 does take...

Yes, welding 1/4" with the Hobart 140 does take special joint prep and multipass welding technique, but I do it regularly. I make custom tool rests for my wood late and T stakes for metal shaping...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-28-2016, 02:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,669
Posted By AXracer
Unless you find a new technology one at a smokin...

Unless you find a new technology one at a smokin price don't waste your money on a used older transformer machine. The new inverter tech machines are much smaller, lighter, draw less juice and the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-27-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,669
Posted By AXracer
No hands on with either of these machines, but...

No hands on with either of these machines, but reading thru the specs, neither would be on my "buy" list. IMHO combo machines are not particularly good at more than 1 process (MIG in the case of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-27-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 579
Posted By AXracer
LOL! How true!!! I love people claiming they can...

LOL! How true!!! I love people claiming they can "feel" (with their incredibly sensitive and meticulously calibrated BUTT DYNO) a 25 hp (top end) difference in their street car, when in actuality the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By AXracer
I had to look at your profile to see you are in...

I had to look at your profile to see you are in BC, shops there must not have any competition, or you are going to the wrong shops. here a bent to fit downpipe and/or tailpipe is not considered to be...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By AXracer
One of those vestigial organs, think of it as a...

One of those vestigial organs, think of it as a Ford appendix or belly button. :D
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 310
Posted By AXracer
It is not unusual for fenders to be different...

It is not unusual for fenders to be different sizes, different year replacement, collision repair replacement, etc. Early replacements even OEM were made from well used and reworked dies, aftermarket...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By AXracer
Honestly, I would never waste my time and effort...

Honestly, I would never waste my time and effort trying to make an exhaust system from used pipe. Exhausts deteriorate from the inside out, so it's near impossible to determine the condition of used...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2016, 01:44 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,059
Posted By AXracer
I put a Steed short throw shifter kit in my T56....

I put a Steed short throw shifter kit in my T56. That shortened the throw (distance/clearance) needed. The OEM (at least on the GM version or the T56) and Steed shifter stub matches the bolt pattern...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2016, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,710
Posted By AXracer
The Col. has returned?

The Col. has returned?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-23-2016, 06:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,510
Posted By AXracer
Too bad you didn't take any stills of the two...

Too bad you didn't take any stills of the two lower patches tacked in place and showing how we finished the J roll and made new doublers.
As Steve said, he took my workshop last April when we made...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-23-2016, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By AXracer
Yes, wash the panel with acetone on a clean rag...

Yes, wash the panel with acetone on a clean rag to remove dust and grease just before applying Rage Gold, and don't try to "stretch" the putty by using it once it starts to kick (starts to spread...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-23-2016, 03:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By AXracer
The stock sbc ram's horn manifolds should work.

The stock sbc ram's horn manifolds should work.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-23-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 608
Posted By AXracer
flat black can hide a lot of sins. How much rust...

flat black can hide a lot of sins. How much rust repair was done and to what quality? A flexible rubber refrigerator magnet can detect (fall off) most puttied over "repairs" Check the front fender...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-23-2016, 02:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,319
Posted By AXracer
Unfortunately DC has been saying that for several...

Unfortunately DC has been saying that for several years now. I wouldn't bet on them until I actually see a set.
Meanwhile:...
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