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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-26-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By hooler1
Locally around here the auto parts guys call them...

Locally around here the auto parts guys call them "Cadillac Diapers". Or "Harley Huggies". In reference to old motorcycles that leak.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-21-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 685
Posted By hooler1
Ted is right on about his comments here. A good...

Ted is right on about his comments here. A good old fashioned tube car radio can sound pretty good. It just takes restore work just like the rest of the truck. Just like he said Tubes are available....
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-12-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By hooler1
I was looking at my 56 shop manual. It talks...

I was looking at my 56 shop manual. It talks about an "depopper" valve that was used on the throttle body of the original, dual barrel carburetors. ( I am paraphrasing from the manual now) it was...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-08-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By hooler1
What aftermarket steering wheel are you using...

What aftermarket steering wheel are you using now? I would like to change my stock 18 inch one for a little smaller one. If I can find one that looks like it should be in that truck. A 56 F100.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 06-02-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By hooler1
I bought mine from Mid - Fifty. Also I bet...

I bought mine from Mid - Fifty. Also I bet Dennis Carpenter has them and looks like NPD has them too.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-31-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By hooler1
I also have an FMX, and am currently working on...

I also have an FMX, and am currently working on the same problem. It's like the park position of the transmission shift lever, is supposed to be held in place by the locking mechanism of the column...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 05-30-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,294
Posted By hooler1
[/COLOR] Speaking of city folks who move out to...

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Speaking of city folks who move out to the country...in Iowa , one of the fastest growing counties west of Des Moines, decided to publish a "newcomers guide pamphlet" that listed some of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-20-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By hooler1
The Twin Cities F-100 club has their Midwest...

The Twin Cities F-100 club has their Midwest Nationals on June 10th and 11th in in beautiful Clear Lake Iowa. Just off I-35, about 120 miles south of Minneapolis and also about 120 miles north of...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-08-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 444
Posted By hooler1
I have done this too and it works very well.

I have done this too and it works very well.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-06-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By hooler1
I appreciate all of your responses. I'll let you...

I appreciate all of your responses. I'll let you know which direction I take. Thank you all!
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-03-2016, 02:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By hooler1
Thanks! I wonder if I could make a bracket for it...

Thanks! I wonder if I could make a bracket for it and bolt it somewhere under the hood, like underneath the starter relay. I know it's probably made for dash board mounting. But l hate drilling holes...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-02-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By hooler1
Yes, it's a safety concern.

Yes, it's a safety concern.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-02-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By hooler1
It sits by itself in a storage unit. So if it has...

It sits by itself in a storage unit. So if it has an electrical problem and starts cooking, no one's around to know.
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-02-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By hooler1
[QUOTE=ALBUQ F-1;16254007]I routinely leave mine...

[QUOTE=ALBUQ F-1;16254007]I routinely leave mine for a month without starting it. No problems. Are you concerned about a short lighting things off?

I don't think the solenoid idea will work,...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 05-02-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 740
Posted By hooler1
Battery disconnect

My 56 still has the original wiring harness in it
. I drive it 2 or 3 times a week and always disconnect the battery when I am done. My battery is in the stock location under the trap door on the...
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