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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-31-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By 49'er
Obscurity, here are some closer pics of the...

Obscurity, here are some closer pics of the rims/tires. Tires are SAILUN LT235/85R 16's. Stamping inside rim reads "JINGU 091312 MADE IN CHINA 16x7 MAX LOAD 3045 LBS DOT T A12117". With hubcap...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-30-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By 49'er
Yes they are 8 lug. My local tire shop ordered...

Yes they are 8 lug. My local tire shop ordered them for me and I think he just ordered replacement rims for the 67 F250. I did have to modify them slightly to install small metal clips to hold on the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-30-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,137
Posted By 49'er
Been there, done that

I did the Dana 60 swap in my 49 Merc M68 (equivalent to an F3) and you do have to shorten the drive shaft (if I recall it was about 2 1/2"). I also had to change the universal joint to match up to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-01-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By 49'er
Happy New Year

All the best for the coming year Bob. Sitting here in Midland at -10F with 2 to 3 feet of snow on the ground we are really missing our old place back in Parkwood Acres tonight. Hope all is well down...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-30-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By 49'er
Hope you find the problem.

Hi Seattle50. Yes my engine would still turn about 350 degrees back and forth but would not make a complete revolution. There was a definite metal-on-metal end feel at the end of the available range...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-29-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By 49'er
Truth in advertising

The po made a point of saying the engine was not seized and said thought maybe it was a mouse nest that was preventing it from making a complete revolution. Surprisingly the cylinder was not badly...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-28-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By 49'er
Had the same symptoms with my flathead (which had...

Had the same symptoms with my flathead (which had a stuck valve) but the real problem turned out to be a broken piston cap and lots of debris in the cylinder. I'd go ahead and pull the head just to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-22-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By 49'er
Just added a build album

Hi Guys. I never really made a build thread as I was working on my 49 Merc M68 but I finally figured out how to add pictures to my albums so if you want to check it out it's now there. I got the...
Forum: Testing..... 11-21-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By 49'er
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-28-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By 49'er
Flatbed toolboxes

Harrier- here are some more pics of the toolboxes I built in as part of the flatbed on my 49 Merc. As noted in my earlier post this was intended as a temporary bed while I work on my original long...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-27-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By 49'er
49 Merc Flatbed pics

Finished a similar project on my 49 Merc M68. The original bed was in rough shape and will be a winter project but I thought a flatbed would be a good short-term option so I could get the truck on...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-20-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By 49'er
12v condensor to fit a 49

I'm switching to to a 12 v system and I'm looking for a source for a 12 v condensor that will fit into my 1949 239 flatheat distributor. Any recommendations?

49'er
1949 Merc M68
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-23-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By 49'er
Thanks Ross. That was the one. They had one at...

Thanks Ross. That was the one. They had one at NAPA and it fit right in. Folks on this forum are always so helpful. Thanks Again!!

John
49 Merc M-68
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-23-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By 49'er
Oil filter Replacement

Does anyone know a source for a replacement oil filter for my 49 Merc. The engine is the original flathead and the oil filter that was in it was a FRAM C-184 which measures 4 1/4" in diameter, 7...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-03-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By 49'er
Source for signal lens

Does anyone know a source for replacement lenses for the fender or roof mounted aftermarket signal lamps that you see on many of our older trucks. The ones I'm trying to find are labled SIGSTAT, are...
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