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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-29-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By '50'sFever
Whose truck? - What color (name/code)?...

This pic is/was in Mid-Fifties online catalog under one of their items. I called them & they said they'd try to find color info, but rightfully not a priority for them.
I've seen color similar on...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-24-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 597
Posted By '50'sFever
not driven, yet..

art - no, not driving yet. I'm just doing the mechanical fit-in prior to final teardown before final finishing. Six-eight months before driving, if fortunate & the Good Lord willing... jh
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-20-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 597
Posted By '50'sFever
a little info...

Greetings to all- just did rough-in of ’75 F-100, automatic column into my ’56. Biggest obstacle was shifter lower arm was inside cab about 1".
However, I had already planned to relocate my Series...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-23-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By '50'sFever
Thanks for input...

Much appreciate your help here- Charlie & Abe - I don't get to computer regularly, hence my delay.
Charlie- great co-ordinate diagram and this isn't my first old Ford truck project - my +,- 1/32"...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-22-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By '50'sFever
Rear Fender Mount Location Change - '56 to '57

Greetings - I've done numerous searches and best I could find is several references that '57 -'72 mount pattern was approx. 1-1/2" higher than the '53 -'56's location, for stepside beds.
What I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-09-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 984
Posted By '50'sFever
Grille appearance...

Thanks, for this info. Other nite on "How's It Made", they showed Zippo lighter cases, with top & bottom hinged together, being chrome plated. I was surprised it could be done that way, but, maybe...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-08-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 984
Posted By '50'sFever
Grille pieces...

Thanks for the responses. I apologize for lack of description here. The grille piece, #8200, as shown on page 264 of Illustrations Catalog, 1948-1956 Ford Truck, Parts and Accessories, is actually...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-07-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 984
Posted By '50'sFever
'56 Grille, Chrome Plating Questions...

I understand metal must be smooth for smooth finish. I intend to have deflect panels behind grille to be semi-gloss black, like under hood.
Questions: What comments/thoughts on chroming or black...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-01-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By '50'sFever
Engine options...

Hello, BushyTea- just my two cents opine- 302 'ok' with some power upgrades.
My choice is with a 300-350 hp range 351W- noticeable torque improvement over 302 and lighter than big blocks. Same...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-01-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,198
Posted By '50'sFever
Engine options...

Hello, BushyTea- just my two cents opine- 302 'ok' with some power upgrades.
My choice is with a 300-350 hp range 351W- noticeable torque improvement over 302 and lighter than big blocks
My 'ol...
Forum: 1961 - 1966 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By '50'sFever
223 in engines/parts...

ige1963... if anywhere near S. AZ - don't have a new one, but have two (2X) complete 223 in engines/clutch bellhsng/trans units from '56's. They both are 3spd stds, not apart, but would imagine one...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-20-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By '50'sFever
1956 Wiper Motor...

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The motor is identical to the one shown on the '56 Shop...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-19-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By '50'sFever
1956 Electric Wiper Motor - Disassemble, How to...

Did the search- no luck- I want to take apart stock motor/gear asm which appears stuck/frozen. When I momentarily apply power, I think it's trying, but froze. Don't want to burn up anything.
Am...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-06-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By '50'sFever
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all...

Thanks to all for their comments. My reason is to better center wheel in fender opening. There was another thread going on this, but dealt more with reworking the sheetmetal opening as opposed to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 12-05-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By '50'sFever
Rebuild Stagger front springs to move axle forward...

Tried searching for this- couldn't readily find. I have stock '56 front end, with eight leaf springs. How about removing spring center bolt - then moving third leaf (from top) 1/4" forward. Then move...
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