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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-03-2015, 10:50 PM
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Posted By mtflat
Thanks Joe.... bump it to the top once in a while...

Thanks Joe.... bump it to the top once in a while to keep it fresh. There has to be more than 27 manure spreaders out there ;)
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-24-2015, 12:23 AM
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Views: 181,245
Posted By mtflat
Joe has the serial number. Firewall tells: ...

Joe has the serial number.

Firewall tells:

2 - Vermillion Red
KC - Kansas City plant
25D - 25 April 1950 assembly date
277 - anybody's guess (in-house numbering system)

They made F1...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-22-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By mtflat
Usually stamped into the firewall - varies some...

Usually stamped into the firewall - varies some by assembly plant. A lot of trucks aren't stamped.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-21-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By mtflat
Found this - don't know who's or where, but I...

Found this - don't know who's or where, but I like it.

http://i449.photobucket.com/albums/qq218/mtflat/specs%20from%20ford/53dc_3_zpsk41y9mxi.jpg...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-20-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By mtflat
The firewall stamping isn't a vin, just a build...

The firewall stamping isn't a vin, just a build code.

You have most of it figured out. 14C on the end is undecipherable, unique to each plant and nobody knows what it meant.

M is color code...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-18-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By mtflat
Might not be the one you're thinking of, but it's...

Might not be the one you're thinking of, but it's in snow in Montana and is sorta blue and white. It's also an F6.

Hope you find the one you're thinking of....
...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-14-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By mtflat
The original pad strips on my 48 were more like...

The original pad strips on my 48 were more like fiber and probably compressed to less than 1/8". I'd say 1/4 rubber is too thick and too dense to compress.

With the other buttons/spacers in place...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-11-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 306
Posted By mtflat
Dick, to make sure I've got this right... when...

Dick, to make sure I've got this right... when you say "start up" you're talking about letting out the clutch and getting the truck moving??

First time I read it I thot of engine start up - I...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-08-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By mtflat
I always heard it was too thick to drink and too...

I always heard it was too thick to drink and too thin to plow...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-26-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By mtflat
I just wanted to say thanks to you guys for this...

I just wanted to say thanks to you guys for this info. It's something I need to do on my F4 and F6 - and hadn't taken time to sort it out. You saved me a lot of time!!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-25-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,573
Posted By mtflat
LOL I'll take the snow over mid-west/coastal...

LOL I'll take the snow over mid-west/coastal humidity. That picture was taken a few years ago, but the truck is still earning its keep. It resides at my son's place - he gets more snow than I do.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-25-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,573
Posted By mtflat
Not exactly ... interior is red. Exterior is.......

Not exactly ... interior is red. Exterior is....

http://i449.photobucket.com/albums/qq218/mtflat/mtflat%20trucks/52F6.jpg...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-24-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,573
Posted By mtflat
My 52 F6 originally had a 254 six but has a 360...

My 52 F6 originally had a 254 six but has a 360 now:

F6 M 2 LB 10968
10000 gvwr
176" wb
hp: 101@3400
trans: 4 syn
rear: 5.83/8.11
color: M
code: 20B 173
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-24-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By mtflat
1 yes 2 I think so It's been awhile since...

1 yes
2 I think so

It's been awhile since I did one. It becomes obvious as you go. You'll likely end up shifting things around a bit. Loosen the division bar to gain some flexibility. ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-24-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 7,573
Posted By mtflat
I'm not saying the book is wrong.... only what I...

I'm not saying the book is wrong.... only what I have doesn't agree - that's the value of this registry

Here is my F2 N code - I'm pretty sure the logger who owned it originally didn't waste $$ on...
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