pre61-list-digest Thursday, October 22 1998 Volume 02 : Number 294



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In this issue:

FTE Pre61 - Door hinge pin removal
FTE Pre61 - horn button.valve covers
Re: FTE Pre61 - horn button
RE: FTE Pre61 - Need an Oil Bath Air Cleaner for a 54 F-100
RE: FTE Pre61 - horn button.valve covers
FTE Pre61 - ADMIN: Links

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Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 12:01:38 -0500
From: "DAVID L TIMMONS"
Subject: FTE Pre61 - Door hinge pin removal

I replaced a door hinge pin on my '52 F1, and I had to drill out about a
fourth of the pin. I started with a small bit, center punched it first, and
went to bigger bits until I had drilled out from the top about 3/4 inches
deep. This removed the ridges that are on the pin to keep it from backing
out (fat chance of that). Then I used a long punch with a flat end to knock
out the rest of the pin and supported the door at the same time so it would
not fall off the hinge assembly. I replaced the pin with a stainless steel
replacement pin - after I broke off a regular replacement pin trying to
install it and knock out the rest of the original pin with the new pin. A
long punch worked much better. Also sprayed the whole thing with
penetrating oil before starting but don't really know if it helped or not.
I put masking tape on the door to minimize scratches and did not remove the
door from the truck.

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Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 15:57:26 EDT
From: MichellHCaol.com
Subject: FTE Pre61 - horn button.valve covers

yes, the cog gear with the lightning bolt through is the correct horn button,
also these are avalible brand new from Sacramento Ford. Are the power king
valve covers you ask about the ones with the two ribs across them vertically
on each end? The two bolts that goes through the valve cover goes between the
two ribs. If these are the ones you are looking for, they aren't to find. I
reciently saw a pair at a swap meet in Houston. They are the same ones used on
Lincolns through the mid fifties.

Michelle
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Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 17:59:17 -0500
From: Rich Garber
Subject: Re: FTE Pre61 - horn button

At 03:57 PM 10/21/98 EDT, you wrote:
>yes, the cog gear with the lightning bolt through is the correct horn button,
>Michelle
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There is actualy two different types used in 55, the lightning bolt was
for the standard cab. The deluxe or custom cab had the ford name with
5 stars above it.

Rich
54 F100
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Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 20:52:53 -0400
From: "Howard Tarnoff"
Subject: RE: FTE Pre61 - Need an Oil Bath Air Cleaner for a 54 F-100

I have the oil bath you are looking for. It is in very good condition,
needing to be repainted only. Does not leak and is very clean. I would
like $55.00 for it and ship it ups.

Howard

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[mailto:owner-pre61-listford-trucks.com] On Behalf Of Vierra, William BGI
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Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 1998 2:42 PM
To: 'pre61-listford-trucks.com'
Subject: FTE Pre61 - Need an Oil Bath Air Cleaner for a 54 F-100

I friend of mine is looking for an oil bath air cleaner for his 54 F-100.
It has a six in it with the stock carburetor .

Thanks

E-mail: william.vierrabarclaysglobal.com

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Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 21:07:23 -0400
From: "Howard Tarnoff"
Subject: RE: FTE Pre61 - horn button.valve covers

Thanks for the info. Yes, they are Lincoln and I did find them. In as much
as you have a "Big" truck, would you have any information on the correct
carb for the 317?

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Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 1998 3:57 PM
To: pre61-listford-trucks.com
Subject: FTE Pre61 - horn button.valve covers

yes, the cog gear with the lightning bolt through is the correct horn
button,
also these are avalible brand new from Sacramento Ford. Are the power king
valve covers you ask about the ones with the two ribs across them vertically
on each end? The two bolts that goes through the valve cover goes between
the
two ribs. If these are the ones you are looking for, they aren't to find. I
reciently saw a pair at a swap meet in Houston. They are the same ones used
on
Lincolns through the mid fifties.

Michelle
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Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 23:36:44 -0400
From: Ken Payne
Subject: FTE Pre61 - ADMIN: Links

Thanks to all the people who sent in links (so far).
I'm sorry that I can't respond to each on personally
but I received nearly 30 emails with links. I'll
post a listing of all these links when they go up
in the next couple of weeks.

Ken Payne
CoAdmin, Ford Truck Enthusiasts
http://www.ford-trucks.com

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