Get yourself a collection of part Catalogs such as:
Dennis Carpenter Ford Restoration Parts
Mac's antique Auto parts
National Parts Depot
All these guys and more are on the internet and more than happy to send you a catalog. Also if you give them your email address they usually run monthly specials on parts or accessories. Shop and compare prices, and have fun restoring your pride and joy!
Ricks Carolina Classic NC; and the Truck & Car shop in Cal are also great vendors for parts.
I just purchase a 62 lwb big window yesterday myself; once I finish several other projects; I plan on doing a frame off resto & will replace the 292 y block with a 262 six banger!
You'll probably find the cause of the wheel lockup is a frozen wheel cylinder on the opposite side. If the truck has been sitting for a long time consider doing all the brake hydraulics along with shoes and hardware. I'm not sure on a direct replacement wire harness but there are some good aftermarket universal ones out there. I've used Painless on another project and was happywith it. Oh I almost forgot....Welcome to FTE
In my '63, the brakes worked but not very well. I found that the wheel cylinders were all full of dirt and crud. I'd recommend you go ahead and replace all the wheel cylinders- they are only $10-$15 each. If you have the single-piston front wheel cylinders, you can upgrade these to dual-piston.
Customcab, On my '63 (NOT '64- sorry) I just bought the (dual piston) front cylinders for the '64 F100 and they bolted right up. I did have to get two additional pins, from National Parts Depot. They have them listed for '48-56 but they are the exact match. Here's the thread detailing my brake job: https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1...questions.html
Last edited by pburress; 10-23-2012 at 11:23 AM.