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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 02:38 AM
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Posted By Normalbloke
I'm in the UK. The 'aftermarket' hotrod scene is...

I'm in the UK. The 'aftermarket' hotrod scene is nowhere near as dire as you point out. There are plenty of' speed shops' and associated services. You're quite fortunate, your project has a loom to...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Normalbloke
Exactly that. My wife installed ours on the 56....

Exactly that. My wife installed ours on the 56. She applied a small amount of the 3M just in the groove, enough to allow it to cover the lip but not ooze everywhere, she also opted to install it from...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-03-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Normalbloke
An E type circlip would work there.

An E type circlip would work there.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-02-2016, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Normalbloke
Solid or hollow rubber seals?

Solid or hollow rubber seals?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-01-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Normalbloke
I welded those brackets in, and cut the boss...

I welded those brackets in, and cut the boss holes out with a scalpel,in situ. Fairly straightforward stuff, and to be fair, probably doesn't need a warning from Mid Fifty as a little 'thinking...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-01-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Normalbloke
We did ours arse about face. We painted the...

We did ours arse about face. We painted the truck, put the doors on, aligned them, then my wife fitted the hollow door rubbers on her own, using the 3m adhesive stuff!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-01-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By Normalbloke
You're welcome, look forward to seeing a pic of...

You're welcome, look forward to seeing a pic of it sometime!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-01-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 837
Posted By Normalbloke
Looking good fella, can't wait to see the end...

Looking good fella, can't wait to see the end result! Mine has stalled for a while, as I've moved everything into a small unit, so hopefully progress will resume shortly!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-23-2016, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Normalbloke
I appreciate that it doesn't change your price...

I appreciate that it doesn't change your price issue, but most Mid-Fifty stuff I order is here within 10 days. Good luck with your hood mech.!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-22-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Normalbloke
Take the time to read this before you decide,...

Take the time to read this before you decide, there is a whole heap of cheap nasty copies out there.
...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-22-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By Normalbloke
I have a 56 F100 over here in Blighty. It's...

I have a 56 F100 over here in Blighty.
It's fitted with a Ford 460/C6, Mustang 2, tubular arms etc, Ididit column,custom steering shaft custom trans cover,trans mount. It's cosy, but it all does fit...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-01-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Normalbloke
I left it to my wife, she had it in place with a...

I left it to my wife, she had it in place with a little glue in about 15 minutes.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-21-2016, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Normalbloke
The one golden rule that we've learnt here in the...

The one golden rule that we've learnt here in the UK with Wheeler Dealers, is never to believe a thing you see. Most telling are the amount of vehicles listed on Ebay immediately after the sale, the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-26-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By Normalbloke
Have you used copper slip on the pad backs and...

Have you used copper slip on the pad backs and all metal to metal contact points?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-26-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By Normalbloke
Disc brakes do not always require servo...

Disc brakes do not always require servo assistance. If you've just nailed on discs using the original master cylinder, then I suspect your bore ratio from master to caliper are wrong. Do you know the...
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