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11-29-2018, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Carbonarc

Pair of original 53 F100 Inner Fenders

I had them cleaned and blasted to better show the extent of rust damage along upper flange at rear that needed repair: both sides. The area of rust is about 4" x 1.5". I decided the repairs are above...
08-22-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By Carbonarc

Will do EBear. I'll post my experience with the...

Will do EBear. I'll post my experience with the Eddy hinges, but it will be later this year. They are closer to $650 retail and I'm hoping to find a discount at the Good Guys show this weekend. Just...
08-22-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By Carbonarc

1953 F100 Lower Cowl & Rocker Panel position

I'm having problems positing the cowl and rocker panel. My bad, but I cut away the rusted metal on both sides before noting this. The photo shows the patch panels on one side. The lower arrows is to...
08-21-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 27,877
Posted By Carbonarc

Regarding the leaking brake lines/fittings I bit...

Regarding the leaking brake lines/fittings I bit the bullet and bought the Eastwood flaring tool - about $200. Effortless and zero leaks! Compared to earlier brake lines I've installed with the...
08-21-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By Carbonarc

I've looked at both the RingBrothers and Eddy...

I've looked at both the RingBrothers and Eddy units for my '53. I prefer the design, construction and finish on the Eddy hinges. My truck will be painted in a couple months and I'll order the Eddy...
08-21-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 782
Posted By Carbonarc

Try setting the fan ON temp at 180 OFF at...

Try setting the fan ON temp at 180 OFF at something less like 165. I believe it's common to start the electric fan at the thermostat setting. As Bob mentioned verify a small bypass flow. If not a...
06-15-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By Carbonarc

I just learned about these new type butt splices....

I just learned about these new type butt splices. Self soldering and self sealing with waterproof sleeves. Very cool. Hopefully they will add wire ends to this product line. I'm in France at the 24...
06-13-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By Carbonarc

I use un-insulated wire ends with shrink-wrap....

I use un-insulated wire ends with shrink-wrap. Gives a cleaner look than clunky, insulated wire-ends. It is a little more work but worth the effort.
06-09-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,529
Posted By Carbonarc

Thanks, Abe. I missed that this is an old thread.

Thanks, Abe. I missed that this is an old thread.
06-08-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,529
Posted By Carbonarc

Assuming the wiring is correct, first check for...

Assuming the wiring is correct, first check for voltage at the tail light socket with a test light to a known good ground. If you have voltage then it will have to be a bad ground or defective bulb....
06-05-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 968
Posted By Carbonarc

Joe, nice looking hitch. Enjoy your mulching! My...

Joe, nice looking hitch. Enjoy your mulching! My wife created about an acre of garden and it too devours lots of mulch. We're in semi-desert and on a well so when we bought the property she agreed to...
05-20-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,427
Posted By Carbonarc

Zola, check with VanPelt for a wide selection of...

Zola, check with VanPelt for a wide selection of parts (Ford Transmission Parts Prices (http://www.vanpeltsales.com/FH_web/trans-partsprices-pg1.htm)). Transmission rebuilding does require careful...
05-10-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Carbonarc

My bed front also had a couple of spot welds in...

My bed front also had a couple of spot welds in between the bolts on each side. Maybe this was unique to Louisville?
05-09-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Carbonarc

GUP - that's brilliant! Thanks for the tip.

GUP - that's brilliant! Thanks for the tip.
05-08-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By Carbonarc

Thanks for the confirmation John. We'll see how...

Thanks for the confirmation John. We'll see how it looks after paint, sometime this Fall.
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