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07-15-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By mechmagcn

Sorry to miss out guys, I was planning to make it...

Sorry to miss out guys, I was planning to make it this year.
A heart catheterization, three stents and a one night stay in the hospital this week kinda changed my plans.
07-15-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 874
Posted By mechmagcn

A few things to consider on these old trucks when...

A few things to consider on these old trucks when switching to radials. Most of the old bias ply tires only ran 80 PSI in them, a lot of the newer radials run 100-110 PSI. Will the old rims handle...
07-15-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 954
Posted By mechmagcn

My 53, "Someday" was bought 3 weeks before the...

My 53, "Someday" was bought 3 weeks before the '03 Supernats in Pigeon Forge. Starts and stops, other builds and life kept me from building it until '07-'08. Put it on the road in May of '08 with...
06-29-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By mechmagcn

Glad you're giving it a second look, so many...

Glad you're giving it a second look, so many forgotten projects get scrapped.
06-29-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By mechmagcn

Which wrenches are you looking for? I have a full...

Which wrenches are you looking for? I have a full set with the pouch out of an 82 300 SD that I'm gonna keep, but I think I have some extra loose ones out of other cars I've...
06-29-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By mechmagcn

Either Nason or Eastwood's chassis paint....

Either Nason or Eastwood's chassis paint. Premixed or rattle can and available in satin or gloss finish. Cheap, easy way to go.
06-29-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,702
Views: 499,338
Posted By mechmagcn

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-v...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/img_20180629_101527655_52feb09df10d3d0f8725b9ace4a67a13cd4b8c2f.jpg

Still driving her daily with over 90 K on the clock so...
06-29-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By mechmagcn

Huh??? Guess it must be a computer thing. I...

Huh??? Guess it must be a computer thing. I haven't been on FTE on a computer in so long I forgot that there were even reps. They don't show on my mobile app.
06-19-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By mechmagcn

The only one I have ever had trip out on the road...

The only one I have ever had trip out on the road was in a 88 Bronco II, that was jumping a railroad track. Funny thing was my wife had a head on around a blind corner enough to cause over 5K in...
06-19-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By mechmagcn

Hmm.... I have the same panel that I've had for...

Hmm.... I have the same panel that I've had for several years and have never tried gauges in it. Thanks for the heads up, was thinking about ordering this winter.
05-18-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,215
Posted By mechmagcn

Bobby, you're gonna make me take another trip to...

Bobby, you're gonna make me take another trip to NM when this thing is done. We gotta take another ride up into the mountains.
02-04-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,222
Posted By mechmagcn

I can relate to the change due to back problems. ...

I can relate to the change due to back problems. I figured i had maybe 3-5 years doing what I did. Two years ago I decided to make a change, went from self-employed heavy equipment mechanic to...
01-27-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 801
Posted By mechmagcn

Not sure why so many are against the under floor...

Not sure why so many are against the under floor MC/booster setup. To me it leaves the engine compartment much cleaner and if you use the correct components it works very well. My 53 has the complete...
01-25-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
Posted By mechmagcn

That's probably the best place you'll find to...

That's probably the best place you'll find to connect high amp draw accessories. Just be sure to fuse the circuit, I prefer to use automatic reset circuit breakers.
01-23-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 767
Posted By mechmagcn

I originally ran the 2 row Mopar radiator in my...

I originally ran the 2 row Mopar radiator in my 53, but when I added A/C it just wasn't enough cooling for my Mercedes diesel. Bought the "desert cooler" 4 row from mid-fifty for $550 and it cooled...
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