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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By TireDood
no condensation problems, I insulated the...

no condensation problems, I insulated the fittings with the tape supplied with the kit. Vintage Air Mini Gen II.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-27-2016, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By TireDood
i put mine in the kick panel on the passenger...

i put mine in the kick panel on the passenger side.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-11-2016, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By TireDood
I put a valve body from Performance Automatic in...

I put a valve body from Performance Automatic in mine. Shifts nice and firm, and shifts like you would expect an automatic to shift. No more quick shifts to 2nd and 3rd, and won't shift to OD...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-23-2016, 10:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,018
Posted By TireDood
smart move... Any tire over 6 years old should...

smart move... Any tire over 6 years old should be taken off the road. Most people don't know that ozone causes rubber to break down, not sunlight or anything else. unless they are stored in an...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-10-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By TireDood
Get a free catalog from ...

Get a free catalog from

http://www.classic-haulers.com/

Lots of good info, good parts, good prices, and good people! Also, it's a small family-owned business.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-10-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By TireDood
9 inch Ford rear end mounted over the springs. I...

9 inch Ford rear end mounted over the springs. I have reversed eye main leafs on the rear also. If you put the rear end on top of the springs you'll have to c-notch the frame also.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-09-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By TireDood
Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Dropped, axle, Axles,...

Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Dropped, axle, Axles, Spindles, kingpins, tie rods, steering arms, Guthrie, Oklahoma (http://droppedaxles.com/) is the way to go for a dropped axle.
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-08-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,026
Posted By TireDood
Any radial tire that is more than 6 or 7 years...

Any radial tire that is more than 6 or 7 years old is subject to tread separation. To find the age of the tire look for the DOT code in the sidewall. There are several different formats of this...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-15-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By TireDood
frenched 59 Caddy tail lights... I get lots of...

frenched 59 Caddy tail lights... I get lots of comments and questions on those!
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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-15-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By TireDood
I also used block hugger headers on mine. 302...

I also used block hugger headers on mine. 302 with AOD in a 51. Fits great!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-27-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 598
Posted By TireDood
Why not just add disc brakes to the stock front...

Why not just add disc brakes to the stock front suspension? That's what I've done to mine, and it rides and drives just fine, and it's lowered a LOT.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-27-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By TireDood
You might want to check out Gauges, Custom...

You might want to check out Gauges, Custom Gauges, Tachometers, Speedometers, Shift Light, Pod (http://www.speedhut.com/) . Tons of choices for color, font, styles, etc... As for calibration, the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-08-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,074
Posted By TireDood
I stopped by my local store last night to find...

I stopped by my local store last night to find belts for my AC conversion... Not only did the guy help me find them, he helped me put them on in the parking lot! It took 3 tries before we got the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-02-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 865
Posted By TireDood
YES to the whitewalls, I would love to put some...

YES to the whitewalls, I would love to put some on my truck... But a very loud NO to tires from the 70's. They can (and will) come apart, any tire over 6 years old should not be used.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 03-27-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By TireDood
Also make sure to use the correct flexplate. A...

Also make sure to use the correct flexplate. A C4 flexplate will bolt up fine with an AOD, but will cause a bad vibration around 1500 RPM. I found this out the hard way...

Throttle valve cable...
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