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  • About Truxx1956
    I am 36 years old, I have been into old Ford trucks since my brother had his first truck, it was a 1953 F100.I have a picture of myself, when I was 8years old infront of it, and as they say the rest is history.I've been crazy about F100's ever since.
    I live in Leitchfield, KY
    I am into building custom trucks big time.I restore, and customize F100's and other cool Fords.I also have a 2003Suzuki Intruder 1500 LC.I also have a 1995 Mustang convertible.
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    Country of Residence
    Current Mileage
    25,000 - 49,999
    Miles per year
    1,000 - 4,999
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    If it's worth doin, it's worth OVERDOING 1956 F100 PEGYSU 1994 F150 Flare-Side 1956 F100 Panel truck 1961 Unibody 2005 Taurus Romans 3:23--6:23-- 10 9-13


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  • Last Activity: 09-04-2018 08:23 AM
  • Join Date: 07-22-2007
  • Referrals: 3


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  1. toshman
    01-25-2014 04:13 PM - permalink
    Thanks for the tips Truxx. I dropped a 351 in a unibody back in the '70's and made my motor mounts out of 1/4" ply wood,,gottum like I liked um and took them to a buddies father and he made up the mount for very nice and had no problems with drive alignment.
    Another on is the Vaseline petroleum jelly on all hose connections with or with out clamps. I learned it back I the '60s working on uncle sam's jet fighters, or course they had a long mil# to it, but it was basically pet jelly. I use it also on bulbs and electrical contacts when I run out of the HD stuff. Oh yeah, on the uncle sam's jets we used on the O-rings on all the fuel lines.
    Thanks again for the Tips guys. I just bought my first F3, haven't got it yet, still in Kansas, can't wait thought,,,she's a beauty from the pics.
  2. 12-24-2012 10:19 PM - permalink
    were first time user I own a 1948 F150 flat head V8 just starting restoration. Looking for 6v wire diagram someone tried to covert to 12V just a mess.
  3. Truxx1956
    08-31-2011 04:50 PM - permalink
    I cant seem to place you for some reason??? Do you have a pic of you or the car? I dont buy or didnt buy alot of parts from "Twilight Zone" as I call them. Just cleaning supplies and some things like that, but NO electric parts of any kind or certain other stuff. I'm really picky on parts. I mostly buy my stuff from Fisher's or NAPA but I did go in Autozone from time to time.
  4. bob55
    08-31-2011 03:52 PM - permalink
    No, I had a Blue 55 4dr. Ford. and a white Toyota P/U 4WD. I still miss the town and the people. Good bunch in that area. I will be visiting there in Sept.
  5. bob55
    08-25-2011 02:50 PM - permalink
    Hey Truxx, i may know you, I used to work at the Auto Zone in Leitchfield from 98-2001. lived at nolin lake. Do you know Frankie Harned?
  6. 06-20-2011 06:08 PM - permalink
    Terry, Think we are going to hook up with your crew at London, rather then go out to Gray's place( I think it is about 40 miles out of our way) you you know a time or place to meet? you can email or give me a call 812-893-1290 Thanks John (Hammered)
  7. 07-18-2010 08:28 PM - permalink
    I would love to see pics and get more info on doing a Dakota frame swap. Currently I just have the front clip from the dakota because I was planning on using the IC crossmember. I have always thought a frame swap would be an interesting option. Everyone I've talked to about it says it's a headache and more work than putting a new IFS into the old frame. To me it always seemed like making new cab mounts and changing the bed wouldn't be that hard. What am I missing. Why is everyone so afraid of the frame swap? How high is the kick-up? Is there a dakota model with the same wheel base? Or do you have to shorten the frame no matter what? To you need to channel the cab floor at all or is there room for it before the kick-up?
    Sorry I could go on and on with ??s Like I said before I currently just have the front clip but getting a new frame wouldn't be that difficult. If you were in my position would you do a frame swap or section the old frame?
  8. LEckart
    05-10-2010 07:37 AM - permalink
    Hey Truxx-
    I have a friend who is going to a car show in Pigeon Forge and he is interested in finding accommodations away from town. Am I remembering correctly that you posted in the past about a place up in the hills that you stayed that was really nice or am I just hallucinating again? If correct, can you give me some info? Thanks.
  9. 03-11-2010 09:59 PM - permalink
    thanks for the reply about my vinyl problem, one other question ( of many) what do you mean about sticking it wet? My experience with contact cement is once it touchs it can't be moved, should I not wait until it is nearly dry or dry to the touch before putting them together?
  10. 1956harleytruck
    07-01-2009 12:15 PM - permalink
    Taking a little bit to figure this all out..... where, when and how to post messages, pics, etc...... how to go back and edit profile info, etc. Did get pics in garage.... whew! pressure on my "computer challenged" brain.

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