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  • About havi
    Autobody tech, machine shop tech, Gulf War vet
    Northshore, MN
    Ford, Mercury, IHC, hunting.
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    Country of Residence
    F-1 through F-8
    Current Mileage
    Rather not say
    Miles per year
    Rather not say
  • Signature
    1949 F6 158" WB
    1948 F1 w/Bell telephone bed
    1946 Tonner chassisneeds a body
    1947 Ford tudor sedan
    The others have OHV's


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  • Last Activity: Yesterday 06:37 PM
  • Join Date: 07-13-2002
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  1. 03-01-2018 06:08 AM - permalink
    Hey man..
    how u been?
  2. oneye
    11-17-2014 07:51 PM - permalink
    Hope I'm doing this right. Thanks for the reply. What's on it now is a BH that adapts the Nailhead to a 59T, (the stock 48 crash box), using the stock clutch linkage, etc. I thought that since the 59T is what originally bolted to the flatheads, and the T-5 bolts to the flatheads (with an adapter) ... that I could use the T-5/adapter to bolt up to the BH that's there now, maybe just adjusting for the difference in input shaft length, and clutch disk splines, which is what I thought the flathead adapters would do (by their thickness?). I see by looking at the Mustang T-5s that there are variations by year, and this might come down to trial and error, argh! Do you have any idea what a decent S-10 tailshaft would cost? I think the next step is checking out that Texas outfit that caters to setting up T-5s for vintage trucks, according to their listing. Will report. Thanks again. TWG
  3. oneye
    11-17-2014 07:45 AM - permalink
    I have a 48 F1, Buick nailhead 364 that's been adapted to a 59T. I want to replace the 59T with a T-5 and I'm looking at one on eBay that's a 93-95 WC,: 'These units have a 26 spline input shaft, late narrow bolt pattern for the bellhousing and electronic speed sensor for the speedometer. The mounting bolts are 7 3/4" center to center on the top and 6 3/8" center to center on the bottom. This will not bolt to an early GM bellhousing.'
    You seem to be really knowledgeable about the T-5s, so wouldn't this bolt in as a replacement for the 59T already on the Nailhead. Maybe the clutch disc would have to be changed, but otherwise the stock crossmember can stay unmolested, just a length adjustment for the driveshaft. And a tweak of the shifter handle, to get close to the original position on the cab floor. Thanks a lot for any input. T.W. Graves Charlottesville VA Handle is Oneye.
    11-15-2014 01:51 PM - permalink
    Hi Havi, Do you live anywhere near Parkers Prarie Minnesota? Looks a bit North of Alexandria off hwy 94. Sounds like it's pretty cold there today! I'm doing my homework on a project as a have another 3 weeks to lay around and recuperate from open heart surgery. Thanks, Gary
  5. 07-27-2014 04:33 PM - permalink
    Havi, you seem to be the person with some of the spec pages for 41's. I have seen your posts with all the chassis dimensions for the 41 regular trucks, tonner and the Express. Do you have a page for the commercial you can send me so I can compare the dimensions? I appreciate any info you can send me. I am contemplating setting up my regular truck similar to the stance on the 112" commercial.
  6. 05-12-2014 05:22 AM - permalink
    Yes Havi but if you know of any perches please let me know. I m from Argentina is very difficult to get them, as not to say impossible. If you can get me a pair i will pay for them.
    Thank you
  7. 05-11-2014 03:15 PM - permalink
    Its old, but do you solve it ??
    "ok, it's been a while, but I found a pair of perches, bolted them to the front holes just fine, bought 79 4x4 motor mounts for my 86 300-6 and found out the perches are too close together, or the motor mounts are too wide, or that 86 6cyl is cast different. Any ideas?"

    Looking for 300i6 1979 f150 4wd perches, if i know of any..
    Thank you
  8. 12-16-2013 06:01 PM - permalink
    I also have a Autocraft Model ES-102. I wonder if you ever found a manual or have any tips on it.

  9. kenjh
    11-29-2013 05:30 AM - permalink
    I'm parting out my 53 F-350 ..but I'm on the west coast .so don't know if it help's..
  10. tempforce
    03-04-2013 07:19 AM - permalink
    are you still looking for a front axle. i have one with springs and spindles attached.

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