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07-20-2019, 11:34 AM
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Posted By jerry_s

and on the other side it looks even more forward...

and on the other side it looks even more forward - so something is misaligned some where. I wish I had taken a pic, but the lower valance had to be massaged back a bit for the fenders to bolt up....
07-19-2019, 05:50 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

I donít recall asking for that, but man itís been...

I donít recall asking for that, but man itís been a while...I know I had wanted the wheels centered so I guess that would be an inch forward!

I may have to go talk to bill again next week.

Did...
07-19-2019, 05:34 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

Iíll have to follow up with Bill and TCI but TCI...

Iíll have to follow up with Bill and TCI but TCI did admit to messing up and said theyíve since changed their jig configuration as this isnít the first time theyíve made this mistake and with the new...
07-19-2019, 05:06 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

I haven't measured myself - it was Bill at BRC...

I haven't measured myself - it was Bill at BRC that did - he went by the wheel-base. TCI has the wheel base at just over 113" vs the 111" it should be (111 for centered, 110 for stock)
07-19-2019, 05:00 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

re-reading things - what stinks is I sold that...

re-reading things - what stinks is I sold that hood in the picture because I had already finished painting, etc, my aftermarket hood. The idea about strapdowns flattening it out is one I thought...
07-19-2019, 04:57 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

Chuck - long time, no see!! TCI admitted they...

Chuck - long time, no see!! TCI admitted they made a mistake; Evan went through some of his documentation and he was the one that said it was done for a F1.

After looking at some of the hoods and...
07-19-2019, 04:52 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

Good point, yes it was. The two guys that did are...

Good point, yes it was. The two guys that did are members here and it was fitted on one of their frames.
07-19-2019, 04:49 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

Someone else had done the fitment work - so when...

Someone else had done the fitment work - so when I started painting I was under the impression all was pretty good
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07-19-2019, 04:44 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

The front crossmember placement - it's ahead...

The front crossmember placement - it's ahead 2.5", at 113.5" wheel base instead of 111" (centered).

That's a good question on the radiator - is that placed differently also on the F1? I was under...
07-19-2019, 04:24 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

Aftermarket Parts - big problems

So it's been a while since I last posted, but the '54 has been in the shop for probably a year now and was heading towards the home stretch...but the Blue Oval parts are just looking terrible and the...
10-23-2018, 10:39 AM
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Posted By jerry_s

The truck is now at BRC Fabrication in Brea - so...

The truck is now at BRC Fabrication in Brea - so that shop is not mine! He's doing the interior (which reminds me, I need to get him a photo of what I'm looking for), the wiring, and some of the...
10-15-2018, 10:15 AM
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Posted By jerry_s

I wish I could take more credit for it!...

I wish I could take more credit for it! CharlieLed a couple of posts up deserves a huge amount of credit!

But I'm hopeful that it will be on the road by November or December and that I can enter...
09-25-2018, 04:23 PM
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Posted By jerry_s

That was the problem, the previous guy working on...

That was the problem, the previous guy working on my truck just didn't have time! I was mostly the previous guy - CharlieLED was a tremendous help and did a lot of the early, hard stuff for me!
09-25-2018, 10:38 AM
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Posted By jerry_s

Progress on the '54

so I got the truck painted and much of the minor assembly done, it was finally time for it to go to the shop and get some professional attention and wrap up a four year long project!

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06-02-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 727
Posted By jerry_s

That's a good point. The rear ones wouldn't do me...

That's a good point. The rear ones wouldn't do me any good with a smooth firewall, but the missing front ones would be problematic.
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