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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-23-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,029
Posted By ben73058
Hey Ebear, Nothing is ever perfect on these...

Hey Ebear,
Nothing is ever perfect on these old trucks has been my experience.
We've got 20K miles on it...not bad for an old truck. We do have spacers on the back - that kind of comes with...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-22-2016, 10:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,029
Posted By ben73058
Hey Christiansen, Here is a side shot. Let me...

Hey Christiansen,
Here is a side shot. Let me look at my notes & I'll post the tire/wheel info.
tomorrow. Our suspension may not be the same as your's - we've got a Mustang II up front & an...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-21-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 278
Posted By ben73058
Hey Rob, This is your excuse to show off that...

Hey Rob,
This is your excuse to show off that beautiful white truck.
Post some pics to this thread when you get a chance - very nice.

Ben in Austin
1950 F1
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-19-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By ben73058
Hey Guapisimo, We've got a 351W with an AOD in...

Hey Guapisimo,
We've got a 351W with an AOD in our '50. You get a good cruiser with this combination -
overdrive is nice for highway driving. It's kind of a pain to set up the cable & get it...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-18-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 778
Posted By ben73058
Hey Dave, If you look at it just right you can...

Hey Dave,
If you look at it just right you can see an optical illusion of a smooth looking pick up.... very cool.
I like everything about it but the Texas A&M maroon color... (sorry local Texas...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-18-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By ben73058
Welcome Zolav! Good to see a Magyar Kamion on...

Welcome Zolav!
Good to see a Magyar Kamion on here! It does seem to have
a lot of Spanish advertising on the side. Tell us the story of how you came to own it?

Ben in Austin (Texas) ...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-17-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,865
Posted By ben73058
Hey Mike, You got your hood looking good! We...

Hey Mike,
You got your hood looking good! We had a heck of a time getting our's adjusted & latching right. You are doing great!

I really like the way your truck looks - your choice of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-15-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 835
Views: 78,469
Posted By ben73058
Hey Joe, I like your son's response! ...

Hey Joe,
I like your son's response!

Ben in Austin
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-14-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 349,378
Posted By ben73058
Hi Bader, We've got a 351W - not sure I can...

Hi Bader,
We've got a 351W - not sure I can help on your engine timing question.
I think you would want to run with a thermostat - most engines are designed to run much warmer
than 163 on the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-14-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 349,378
Posted By ben73058
Hey Bill, I just gave Bader a few thoughts on...

Hey Bill,
I just gave Bader a few thoughts on the prior page on this thread.
I know you'll understand - need to really pay attention to cooling systems to drive around here in Texas during the...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-14-2016, 12:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By ben73058
Hey Jules, That's the exact set up we are...

Hey Jules,
That's the exact set up we are using... seems to be common
on Ebay. You'll get very familiar with your fan shroud ....
lot's of adjusting/trimming to get that 5 inch deep...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-13-2016, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 349,378
Posted By ben73058
Hey Tracy, Your cab looks great! That's the...

Hey Tracy,
Your cab looks great! That's the most time consuming part ...
it's all downhill from here! You'll like that 302 - I kind of wish we had stayed with
the 289 that came in our's. We...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-13-2016, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 349,378
Posted By ben73058
Hey Bader, When we went through our truck to...

Hey Bader,
When we went through our truck to get it to run cooler in Texas we looked at everything.
I think every little improvement you can make to air flow, water flow, etc. helps.

o...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-12-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,096
Views: 151,685
Posted By ben73058
Hey GB That's impressive! What is your guess...

Hey GB
That's impressive! What is your guess on the weight of
those massive logs? Looks like you lost one of your
2x4 side supports ... I doubt they'd stop one of those logs from escaping..
...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 07-12-2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,881
Views: 349,378
Posted By ben73058
Hey Bader, I need to ask... what's that red...

Hey Bader,
I need to ask... what's that red truck up there in your garage?


Ben in Austin
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