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06-19-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By pineconeford

Thanks Jimmy, Jim, Earl and Scott. Much...

Thanks Jimmy, Jim, Earl and Scott. Much appreciated feedback.
Part of me wanted to hear that all slop can be taken out but the realistic side said 'that is about as good as it gets'.
Today I...
06-18-2018, 10:54 PM
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Views: 491,520
Posted By pineconeford

Welcome to FTE, 80grit. Your truck has lots of...

Welcome to FTE, 80grit.
Your truck has lots of potential and seems to be complete.
06-18-2018, 08:45 PM
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Views: 491,520
Posted By pineconeford

EBEAR you are awesome. The name of this thread is...

EBEAR you are awesome. The name of this thread is let's see your truck right now. You took it one step further and showed people your truck as it looks right now - at a SHOW. :D

It is like a 'come...
06-18-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 370
Posted By pineconeford

Have I taken out all the steering wheel play that is possible?

I'm assembling the steering box on the truck today. I have 3/4" of wheel play in the center of the turning arc, and 3.5" of wheel play at each end of the travel. (with wheels off ground)

Here is...
06-14-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,572
Posted By pineconeford

Sergio, I'm about to head out on a trip to North...

Sergio, I'm about to head out on a trip to North Carolina but will take photos when I return next week.

I kept the stock brake pedal set-up and location. The huge challenge was fabricating a...
06-14-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By pineconeford

Bob, you are correct. I had a set of F2/F3...

Bob, you are correct.
I had a set of F2/F3 fenders and a set of F1 fenders and put them side-by-side. Same height, same length, very, very close bolt hole pattern too. The F2/F3 are narrower...
06-14-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,572
Posted By pineconeford

Hey there Sergio, The kit only provided four...

Hey there Sergio,

The kit only provided four (small) spacers per side and it looks like I need one more 1/8" piece (per side) in order to get the caliper positioned right. They gave you six, huh?...
06-13-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,572
Posted By pineconeford

Yes to the first and second questions. I had...

Yes to the first and second questions.
I had just finished running new brake lines in the stock location when the disc kit arrived, I did a mock up fit and felt the brake hose had plenty of...
06-13-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,572
Posted By pineconeford

Nice progress. Truck is coming along nicely. ...

Nice progress. Truck is coming along nicely.

Today I began installing the front disk brake kit in my F3. Looks to be the same manufacturer as yours.
Man, I am just about out of curse words and...
06-12-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By pineconeford

Aston Martin was sold by Ford in 2007 for a...

Aston Martin was sold by Ford in 2007 for a gazillion dollars.
Possibly why the company didn't need or want a government bailout back in those days???
06-12-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By pineconeford

Thank you Wayne for clarifying the model year...

Thank you Wayne for clarifying the model year differences.
My brain was just thinking 1951 F1 vs. 1951 F2/F3 :D

I'll add that the F1 has a 5-lug wheel pattern and the F2/F3 has an 8-lug pattern...
06-12-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By pineconeford

Hello Dazzle, The F2/F3 cab and everything...

Hello Dazzle,

The F2/F3 cab and everything in it is the same with the occasional exception of the parking brake.
The front bumper, hood and grille is the same.
The front axle, and steering wheel...
06-10-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 944
Posted By pineconeford

The only places within 75 miles of me that sell...

The only places within 75 miles of me that sell pure gas are airports or marinas. :( And I live near the largest city in the state!
The cost is pretty high as you can imagine, not to mention having...
06-08-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By pineconeford

Hi Denny, I like reading about your...

Hi Denny,
I like reading about your cross-country parts adventures. You always find some interesting stuff.

If you come across any 226 inline six engines, the parts I'd be interested in would be...
06-08-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By pineconeford

That was a good idea to go backwards after a...

That was a good idea to go backwards after a forward drive. Bet he wouldn't have been able to walk so well if that didn't happen.

But wow, bet your head hurts the next day.
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