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Posted By BlueOvalRage

No, the front bearing has the same mounting...

No, the front bearing has the same mounting arrangement as the older transmissions. The synchro clutch teeth on the input shaft prevent it from slipping in place unless the cluster is in the bottom...
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Ross, Yes, that's a '53-'56 F-100 light duty...

Ross,

Yes, that's a '53-'56 F-100 light duty 3-speed. The geometry is identical or very similar to your unit, but the front and rear of the case are different. It uses the same main case as the...
07-16-2019, 10:29 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Like this! ...

Like this!

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/5cdb31b6_84ec_4e01_a477_11f9c4b63076_ec8ed2972d89171c1ed3ae9749be5ce5ec06fccd.jpeg
07-14-2019, 09:36 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Beyond all the other questionable stuff that’s...

Beyond all the other questionable stuff that’s been mentioned, the first thing that I noticed was the size of the hairpins. They’re sized for a tubular front axle with small front tires and brakes. ...
07-14-2019, 09:17 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Ha, ha, ha, ha, NO!!! Iím always willing to lend...

Ha, ha, ha, ha, NO!!! Iím always willing to lend a help out and advise where I can, but I donít think you guys can afford to wait for me to finish one for you. Iíve been dinking with this one off...
07-14-2019, 01:24 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

It doesn’t get any more real world experienced...

It doesn’t get any more real world experienced than right out of the Spicer manual. These guys have been building u-joints and drive lines for 100 years and this manual should be considered the bible...
07-14-2019, 12:52 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Iíve built a few and Iím actually in the process...

Iíve built a few and Iím actually in the process of putting one together now. There are a few little tricks and experience helps too. Personal preference, skill level, and how much patience you have...
07-14-2019, 10:45 AM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

I agree. If you really dig in to the design of...

I agree. If you really dig in to the design of many of these aftermarket systems, you’ll find that the evaporator and heater core are a one piece unit with the tubes intertwined. My assumption is...
07-14-2019, 10:33 AM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Well, that’s a new one for me. I learn something...

Well, that’s a new one for me. I learn something new every day in here. They must have been eliminated when the bed design changed in mid 50.
07-14-2019, 09:29 AM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

Unless youíve got a rubbing issue from bed box...

Unless youíve got a rubbing issue from bed box panel deformation like electricmaniac, then there is no need for bumpers between the bed and the cab and they were never installed on any truck that Iím...
07-13-2019, 09:29 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

This is an interesting question and I’m...

This is an interesting question and I’m interested to see the answers you get. I’ve wondered about this myself. I can tell you this, though: every aftermarket kit I’ve ever see for any application...
07-05-2019, 08:13 AM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

It looks like they added a little room back by...

It looks like they added a little room back by stretching the cab behind the doors. It would be interesting to see the inside of this rig.
06-21-2019, 09:20 AM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

It looks like the pin has worn through the...

It looks like the pin has worn through the bushing and egg-shaped the bore to me. It's a goner. It'll never hold a bushing right again.
06-13-2019, 02:00 PM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

I went with the Posie's Dual flex units in the...

I went with the Posie's Dual flex units in the front of my '55 and Posie's Super Slides in the rear. Other than the included u-bolts being undersized, I'm very happy with the quality so far. I...
06-13-2019, 09:08 AM
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Posted By BlueOvalRage

In addition to Bobby's comments, you'll find the...

In addition to Bobby's comments, you'll find the answers to at least 1,2,3 and 6 if you read through the attached catalog. 4 and 5 are proprietary slang used by Midfifty to describe their offerings....
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