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Posted By raytasch

If I remember, you have a non stock engine set...

If I remember, you have a non stock engine set up. This will require a bit of "building" on your part. I had to do the same when I installed AC in my '49 F4 with a non stock engine.
These folks were...
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Posted By raytasch

I would think you'll miss those two inches when...

I would think you'll miss those two inches when you get the truck in tight spots.
06-21-2018, 05:37 PM
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Posted By raytasch

I was focused on the steering box and column....

I was focused on the steering box and column. That is why I suggested the OP clamp the arm to the frame so it could not move and see how much slop there is in the box.
Edit: Ok, I went back and...
06-21-2018, 04:23 PM
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Posted By raytasch

Eye to the sky and padded with wood at both ends.

Eye to the sky and padded with wood at both ends.
06-21-2018, 02:24 PM
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Posted By raytasch

I have to agree with CHUCK48-50. When the...

I have to agree with CHUCK48-50. When the steering and frontend is "right", these old trucks drive just fine. A little hard to steer while driving slowly, parking and while in reverse but nothing a...
06-21-2018, 11:38 AM
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Posted By raytasch

Absolutely ridiculous that Ford can not build a...

Absolutely ridiculous that Ford can not build a solid workable mirror for way less than $1200. Also ridiculous that the dealer would replace a fully functional mirror, although noisy, without first...
06-19-2018, 12:50 PM
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Posted By raytasch

Yeah, they're available. My '49 has a replacement...

Yeah, they're available. My '49 has a replacement seal that I got sometime around 2012 but I do not remember where I got it.
06-18-2018, 08:34 PM
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Posted By raytasch

I find it interesting that you use a pressure...

I find it interesting that you use a pressure washer on wood.
06-18-2018, 11:29 AM
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Posted By raytasch

You need a rolled pin punch. Click here for an...

You need a rolled pin punch. Click here for an example.
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06-17-2018, 08:24 PM
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Posted By raytasch

Good to hear from you and see the old red truck...

Good to hear from you and see the old red truck on the road.
06-17-2018, 07:51 PM
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Posted By raytasch

Copyright 1956.

Copyright 1956.
06-16-2018, 10:05 AM
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Posted By raytasch

Thanks for the pictures, Mark. I bet it runs as...

Thanks for the pictures, Mark. I bet it runs as good as it looks.
As Ross mentioned, the water jackets appear to be only at the top of the cylinders where I would suspect the majority of the heat is...
06-16-2018, 08:31 AM
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Posted By raytasch

I agree with your assessment of the problem. The...

I agree with your assessment of the problem. The differential needs to be at the correct level for those hubs to lubricate. I can believe that 1/2" to 3/4" low could cause the problem.
Edit: For all...
06-15-2018, 09:09 PM
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Posted By raytasch

Thanks for sharing your sad story. Looks like...

Thanks for sharing your sad story. Looks like that hub bearing has been run with no lubrication for quite a while. How is the other side and how is the lubrication level in the differential?
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