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Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-08-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,003
Posted By PapaMatt
Well I started tackling the cut out crossmember...

Well I started tackling the cut out crossmember yesterday. What a PITA. Getting out the rivets on the radius arm shackle was not too bad and the bolts up top were fine but the one rivet still...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-07-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By PapaMatt
Couple of pics. Second is looking up inside the...

Couple of pics. Second is looking up inside the frame /crossmember. The first is from the side and head of rivey is near the red cable.

...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-07-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By PapaMatt
Yes as ND said this is 5025. It does have the...

Yes as ND said this is 5025. It does have the four lower rivets you mentioned banjo but the top four are a mix. My understanding is that on the first few years these were rivets and then eventually...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 09-06-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By PapaMatt
Accessing Crossmember Rivets

Hi all - I am trying to replace the missing crossmember in my truck, the 2nd crossmember that some people cut out as you cannot drop the trains without removing it. Three of the four were luckily...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-11-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By PapaMatt
You can check some YouTube videos on removal. One...

You can check some YouTube videos on removal. One guy did it by:

punch the center of the rivet to get a mark
drill out the head to the frame with a 3/8 bit
Widen the hole with a 1/2
Take a...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-10-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By PapaMatt
For you John. :) ...

For you John. :)


http://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/2000x1493/80-image_ddc7eaabb6ea98798307a2d8b7d4f18ea0f76e2e.jpg

A little dusty but brand new.

So to install...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-09-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,003
Posted By PapaMatt
More reconnaissance this weekend. I had cleaned...

More reconnaissance this weekend. I had cleaned up the transmission last week but it never leaked. Fluid was low so I filled again and drove around and my leak appeared. I think it is coming from the...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-06-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By PapaMatt
John, I hear ya, but the $50 for a new part from...

John, I hear ya, but the $50 for a new part from the Uhaul place is a good enough time/money balance for me. Even if I could find one for $10 at one of those three places, depending on how long it...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By PapaMatt
EBay was definitely a steal. Flashback wanted...

EBay was definitely a steal. Flashback wanted $140 + shipping.

So when I go to replace this crossmember, is there anything I need to be aware of as far as jackstands at a specific point? My guess...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By PapaMatt
Thanks for the insight And confirmation guys. I...

Thanks for the insight And confirmation guys. I will go Buy It Now. :)
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By PapaMatt
Oh and I checked with Green Sales, they don't...

Oh and I checked with Green Sales, they don't actually have the part. $120 shipped from NOS. Haven't talked to Flashback yet and I have asked a guy in the marketplace here about a 65 part out he is...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By PapaMatt
Or it's a shame I hadn't done more research and...

Or it's a shame I hadn't done more research and looked at all this stuff before I bought it. :-arrgh

In my previous car buying experience crawling under to make sure everything was actually there...
Forum: Ford Truck Parts for Sale 08-05-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,195
Posted By PapaMatt
How is the frame? Is the 2nd crossmember in good...

How is the frame? Is the 2nd crossmember in good shape? This one:


http://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/925x538/80-crossmember_22b721caf8bc03fe8633f2149a1ecfc804d60d8f.jpg
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-05-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By PapaMatt
Thanks Bill. I will check out those sources. I...

Thanks Bill. I will check out those sources. I hope flashback has it as they are only an hour from me and it's a good excuse to go see what else they have. :)

John I am guessing that is what...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-04-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 751
Posted By PapaMatt
Unhappy Missing Crossmember

So while under my truck this weekend investigating the flex plate and transmission leaks I realized I was missing a crossmember.

I researched it today and it looks like this is crossmember #2...
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