Category: 53-79 F-Series Repair & Maintenance

Installation of Manual or Power Brakes Disc Brakes in a 1957 – 1964 F100

by Mark J. Covill Before After    The disc brake conversion instructions are complied from various sources readily available online and parts I purchased. I took the time to bring them altogether and a few things I learned while assembling the parts. While you are reading these instructions you will find two options for actuating the […] More »

  Comments | By - January 18, 2007

Adapting 1973-1979 F-Series Window Regulators for 1967-1972 F-Series Trucks

By John Brown (FTE user Rebocardo) You can adapt 1973-1979 window regulators into 67-72 trucks. I just did it! Note: I bought the cheapest 73-79 window regulator I could find, $30, which happened to be at JCW, and it is made by Pan Asia. The reason for buying it is I just wanted that stupid […] More »

  Comments | By - January 6, 2006

1973-1979 F-Series and 1978 – 1979 Bronco Sagging Door Hinge Repair

I put up with the rattling door for the past 4 years and decided it was finally time to do something about it. The symptoms; an annoying clack-clack-clack while off-roading, and the door pulsates in & out of the doorframe while driving at high speeds. I inspected the door hinge and found that there was […] More »

  Comments | By - September 16, 2005

Installing a Mid-60’s Mustang Gas Tank In A 1953 F-100

INSTALLING A MID-60’SMUSTANG FUEL TANKIN A ’53 F-100by John Niolon updated July 2004 the detail below is for the install of a 16 gallon tank (my first install). Most of it will apply to the installation of the larger 20 and 22 gallon tanks… I’ve since removed the 16 gallon and replaced it with a […] More »

  Comments | By - August 3, 2004

Tips for Installing a new Window Rubber Gasket in a Ford Truck

By Brent Shelley If your old Ford truck has a leaking or cracked window rubber gasket, follow these simple steps to ease the pain of installing a new rubber gasket. These instructions work for any glass that is held in place with a rubber gasket instead of "Urethane" glue like most new cars today. If […] More »

  Comments | By - August 3, 2004

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