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10-19-2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,041
Posted By wallster

When it was owned privately I used to be able to...

When it was owned privately I used to be able to swing by and buy the parts from the counter. They were pretty good and knowledgeable. Once Eckler bought them they wouldn't sell me parts over the...
10-19-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By wallster

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-v...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/800x600/80-lucille_51_ford_18_5337316cbdb6d514c8c12166c0a5be55d837d0c5.jpg...
10-17-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,940
Posted By wallster

All these shows are entertainment programs so...

All these shows are entertainment programs so they all have to be taken with a grain of salt. Wheeler Dealer's was a little more instructional (which I like) but without Ed I doubt it will be as well...
09-29-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,714
Posted By wallster

Nice job, looks great! I always crack up when...

Nice job, looks great! I always crack up when someone posts a radio install thread and their truck has a redesigned suspension system, upgraded modern engine, and people go nuts when they cut the...
09-25-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,195
Posted By wallster

My advice is there's nothing wrong with buying a...

My advice is there's nothing wrong with buying a truck that is completely done rather than building one on your own. There is an inherent feeling of pride when you build your own ride but keep in...
09-13-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,445
Posted By wallster

I have an edelbrock on my '51 and it runs great....

I have an edelbrock on my '51 and it runs great. I've had holley carbs on other cars and they also worked well (and are simple units). There's a Rochester quadrajet on my '56 chevy and that is...
08-28-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,886
Posted By wallster

Too young... RIP friend. Wally

Too young... RIP friend.


Wally
08-03-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,787
Posted By wallster

If you have coil suspension (opposed to coil...

If you have coil suspension (opposed to coil overs) I had an issue with the shocks not being long enough and would compress the spring and not allow enough travel. A longer set of shocks did the...
08-02-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By wallster

Ben, driving downhill all the time must be tough...

Ben, driving downhill all the time must be tough on the brakes! :-X22


Wally


ps. Your truck looks great even sideways!
08-02-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,266
Posted By wallster

The PO installed fiberglass fenders on Ol' Red...

The PO installed fiberglass fenders on Ol' Red and when we rebuilt her the fenders installed without any major trouble.


Wally
07-31-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 68,080
Posted By wallster

Following the Mrs. in her '56 Chevy up to...

Following the Mrs. in her '56 Chevy up to Friday's Cruise Night.


Wally
07-12-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,104
Posted By wallster

I went to HS with a guy who was working at a...

I went to HS with a guy who was working at a trucking business and a split rim killed him. They are done in a cage to avoid this sort of thing. Very sad.
06-27-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,358
Posted By wallster

Those mirrors were on the truck when I bought it...

Those mirrors were on the truck when I bought it and they're not that functional because of their size but they help. Head turn works better.


Wally
06-26-2017, 09:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,358
Posted By wallster

She's ready for summer! We replaced the lower...

She's ready for summer! We replaced the lower control arm bushings, front shocks, lowered the rear end, and reworked the complete exhaust system.


Wally
06-23-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,534
Posted By wallster

After three years and six thousand miles the...

After three years and six thousand miles the Helix IFS kit turned out to be more expensive than the Heidt's kit. We just replaced the lower and upper control arm bushings since they were badly worn...
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