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12-24-2017, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Ford1948F3

OK, upon inspection (in between xmas obligations)...

OK, upon inspection (in between xmas obligations) here is what I found. The accelerator pump shot is weak and not entirely consistent. Also, after having worked the throttle a couple times there is a...
12-23-2017, 02:01 PM
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Views: 632
Posted By Ford1948F3

I don't own a vacuum gauge. I wonder if I should...

I don't own a vacuum gauge. I wonder if I should buy one. I will check the accelerator pump shot though and see if it is providing a shot throughout throttle movement. If not, I will have to remove...
12-23-2017, 12:53 PM
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Views: 632
Posted By Ford1948F3

I was thinking along the lines of weak ignition...

I was thinking along the lines of weak ignition as well, and trying to figure how the cold weather component factors into things....cold air is denser than warm and the air molecules are packed...
12-23-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By Ford1948F3

Hesitation issue

Hi folks, I have a recurring issue with my '48 F-3 that I would like to get sorted once and for all. Seems to happen every year when the cold weather hits--an off-idle stumble where the throttle...
04-05-2016, 09:38 AM
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Views: 745
Posted By Ford1948F3

If the fire lasted 5-7 minutes I would definitely...

If the fire lasted 5-7 minutes I would definitely replace not only valve cover gaskets but also head gaskets. A 50-year old engine, it would be a good idea to do so anyway, even without the fires....
07-03-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Ford1948F3

Are there any particular tips/shortcuts, or...

Are there any particular tips/shortcuts, or anything I should be looking out for?
07-03-2014, 07:28 AM
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Views: 1,303
Posted By Ford1948F3

Thank you. I've got a new spring coming. Once the...

Thank you. I've got a new spring coming. Once the assembly is removed, how tough is it to get the old spring out and the new one installed?
07-02-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Ford1948F3

48 truck question about door latch

Hello all, I am hoping someone might help me out. I will try to explain clearly. Let me first apologize if this has already been covered. Today I went to open the driver's door (there is no key lock...
01-20-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,396
Posted By Ford1948F3

I did keep it original. As for that '70 rear...

I did keep it original. As for that '70 rear end...you really can't know for sure until you check it out.
01-19-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,396
Posted By Ford1948F3

Thank you for all your generous words. It means a...

Thank you for all your generous words. It means a lot coming from gentlemen who know and understand these things.

Couple interior photos that I forgot:...
01-18-2014, 06:59 AM
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Views: 2,396
Posted By Ford1948F3

OK, I added some more photos. Here goes: ...

OK, I added some more photos. Here goes:

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y209/Rarestbird/1948%20Ford%20F-3/truckrepaint21.jpg
...
01-14-2014, 08:01 AM
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Views: 2,396
Posted By Ford1948F3

Thank you for all the compliments! They are very...

Thank you for all the compliments! They are very much appreciated.



The bed measures 93-3/4" front to back. It actually did come off another 1948 F-3 (found it many years ago at a junkyard so...
01-13-2014, 06:21 PM
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Views: 2,396
Posted By Ford1948F3

Done! Photos of just finished 1948 F-3 stake truck

Spent the last few months painting the frame and undercarriage, installing new wood for the stake bed, and then doing a thorough re-spray (primer, sealer, color and clear) at my friend's shop.
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05-29-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By Ford1948F3

Judging by what you describe...it's probably the...

Judging by what you describe...it's probably the float in your carburetor bowl acting up. It's either sticking, or it may have a pinhole in it, causing it to have slowly taken on gasoline. Either...
02-23-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,045
Posted By Ford1948F3

Yes that is an 8' bed on an F-250. My father...

Yes that is an 8' bed on an F-250. My father bought the truck new in May of 1966. It was his work truck until he died in 1982. Sat for a long time in the garage until I restored it.

The rear...
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