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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By raytasch
No, Blue is not a show truck. I figured the...

No, Blue is not a show truck. I figured the springs had not rusted after sixty plus years, they would not rust during my lifetime. I cleaned them, installed new center bolts and eye bushings and...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 04:22 PM
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Views: 47
Posted By raytasch
Question ?????? RE Air Conditioning in a Monkeyface or Manure Spreader

For those of you running AC in one of these small cab pickups, where did you mount your receiver drier? How is it working and what would you do differently?
Blue, the '49 is currently being fitted...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Today, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 179
Posted By raytasch
The center bolts should not be an issue. A...

The center bolts should not be an issue. A couple clamps or vise to hold the spring pack and cut the bolt. Really not a lot energy stored there when the spring is static. Chances are good the bolt...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-25-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 454
Posted By raytasch
A good adjustment starting place is usually an...

A good adjustment starting place is usually an inch of clutch pedal free movement before the mechanism, fork and throw out bearing hits the clutch fingers. If you have too much movement before the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-24-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 454
Posted By raytasch
Did you adjust the clutch so it releases? How...

Did you adjust the clutch so it releases? How much free play in the clutch pedal?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By raytasch
This can be difficult to determine. Put a couple...

This can be difficult to determine. Put a couple index marks, gear to flywheel and start the vehicle several times or until the problem shows up. Check the index marks. I've spot welded the gears...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By raytasch
Some of these old girls just need to be handled...

Some of these old girls just need to be handled with special care. Seriously, many stories were told when these were daily drivers as to how to start them, what worked best for John's Ford may not...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By raytasch
If the ambient temperature was very hot, you may...

If the ambient temperature was very hot, you may have had vapor lock. You do not indicate if the truck started when cooled off or if you have it running. Below is a basic fuel system...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 446
Posted By raytasch
Wow, Chevy mechanical FI parts are expensive.

Wow, Chevy mechanical FI parts are expensive.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2016, 06:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 446
Posted By raytasch
Would that particular pump have enough volume?...

Would that particular pump have enough volume? Perhaps with a reservoir? I don't know. I believe I would opt for a pump from a diesel car or truck.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 327
Posted By raytasch
Could be the bendix is worn. Heavy grease on the...

Could be the bendix is worn. Heavy grease on the bendix could cause this. It could be the gear loose on the flywheel.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-22-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 446
Posted By raytasch
I got a pump like pictured above from a forum...

I got a pump like pictured above from a forum member. It is alleged from an F3. I've run mine for a short time in the test mode on 12v. I do not believe it would be happy long term on 12v. If I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-20-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,556
Posted By raytasch
are you talking about a f-5 motorhome? ...

are you talking about a f-5 motorhome?


Welcome to the forum. MH generally stands for Marmon Herrington on this forum.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-20-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By raytasch
Welcome to the forum. I ask the first question:...

Welcome to the forum. I ask the first question: What do you want the truck to do? Are you after the additional weight capacity that DRWs will provide? If so, you should install a full floating axle...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-20-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By raytasch
Beautiful, just beautiful. :-X22 :-X22 :-X22

Beautiful, just beautiful. :-X22 :-X22 :-X22
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