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11-27-2011, 10:14 AM
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Posted By walt460

F-1 on EBay

There is a 1949 F-1 truck on EBay today, selling as parts only, but he posted a photo of the firewall plate with serial number. It is 98RC205799, and being sold out of Lawton OKla.
The truck has...
11-22-2011, 09:18 PM
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Posted By walt460

Thanks for the info! You could very well be...

Thanks for the info! You could very well be right about the C8 being a CS, and the C3 being a CS as well, it was cold out and raining when I was checking them numbers!

Built November...
11-22-2011, 10:11 AM
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Posted By walt460

OK, got some time to investigate this truck this...

OK, got some time to investigate this truck this morning. The firewall tag is there, and readable. It shows *98RC*343299*C8. The firewall just below the cowl vent has this series of...
11-19-2011, 11:07 PM
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Posted By walt460

Wayne, Thanks! No glove box tag as the...

Wayne,

Thanks! No glove box tag as the glove box door is missing, but the cowl tag is on the firewall. I will post those numbers as well as the cab date code info as soon as I get it home and...
11-19-2011, 09:50 PM
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Posted By walt460

Doc, Thanks for the info. Seller claimed it...

Doc,

Thanks for the info. Seller claimed it was a 1949, but his PA title, issued in 1957, just states that it is a Ford Truck, no model year. It was his farm truck, he put the Merc motor in it...
11-19-2011, 06:24 PM
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Posted By walt460

OK, tonight I just bought another 1949 F1 pickup....

OK, tonight I just bought another 1949 F1 pickup. It is a basket-case sitting in a field in PA, pretty rusty, but it is a flathead V8 with what appears to be a floor shifter original trans. The...
10-28-2011, 09:01 PM
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Posted By walt460

Havi, Funny you mention the SEMA site and...

Havi,

Funny you mention the SEMA site and there State Title procedures, as I did that and did not find much good info on Nevada because the rules here are getting tighter over the last 2 years. ...
10-28-2011, 08:53 PM
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Posted By walt460

Harleymsn, Thanks for the advise and the tip...

Harleymsn,

Thanks for the advise and the tip on which stamps to use!

Walt
10-28-2011, 08:48 PM
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Posted By walt460

Finding my correct VIN

Bryan V,
Thanks for the advise, I think you make a great point, I will avoid welding a plate onto the frame and stamp it directly into the frame rail. I was not aware that we could buy a new VIN...
10-28-2011, 01:55 PM
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Posted By walt460

mtflat, Tim, Thanks, I have to agree. ...

mtflat,
Tim,

Thanks, I have to agree.

I have contacted the individual that I purchased the truck from back in 2008 to see if they can go back to the individual that built the truck in 2005...
10-28-2011, 09:43 AM
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Posted By walt460

When built

mtflat,

I guess I confused you about build date and configuration, let me clear that up.

The notes I got with my truck when I bought it in 2008 are from when the builder bought the truck, some...
10-27-2011, 08:20 PM
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Posted By walt460

Bed on my F1

Just FYI, the bed on my truck has raised panels. Cab date code is September 9, 1949, unit number 1013, and on the list of items that the builder said he purchased purchased, most all are trim items,...
10-27-2011, 07:15 PM
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Posted By walt460

mtflat, Thanks once again! A lot of...

mtflat,

Thanks once again!

A lot of magic in that September 9th build date, but that is another story.
I got the December 9, 1949 unit #1013 info from some old papers that came with the...
10-27-2011, 12:10 PM
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Posted By walt460

52merc, mtflat, Thanks for the feedback and...

52merc, mtflat,

Thanks for the feedback and suggestions. When I bought it in 2008 it came with a Florida title and on that title it shows that the truck was previously from Georgia. It was in...
10-26-2011, 04:41 PM
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Posted By walt460

Moe, Thanks! I was wondering about that. ...

Moe,

Thanks! I was wondering about that. Unfortunately, the title shows it as a "P".

I bought this truck out of Texas with a Florida title. I titled it in Michigan and have been driving it...
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