Mercury engines were green in color from 1949 through 1951. I did put it all back together again and drilled a few more holes in the fenders so I could attach the running boards. The others were the F-2 and F-3 with 8-foot beds. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. It produced 101 hp compared to 95 hp of the model it was replacing.
I'm glad I found your web site and I will definitely pass the word to my fellow street rodders. Argent silver was used later in place of the tan and later production vehicles had Argent silver grille bars with red stripes. I have moved on to a different task for a change of pace. The wiring was a challenge but nothing that I couldn't handle. If not, what did you do to resoslve the split rim problem? The F-1 with a 6 ½ -foot bed was the most common. For more detailed instructions, including how to use Ford spray paint, see our. Pre 1970 Fords can be problematic though.
I got he truck to him right after July 4 weekend. Unfortunately, any records of these numbers are long gone and they provide no clues as to the particulars of any engines. The cooling fan was driven by its own v-belt beginning with 1942 models. And all I have of the bed is the sides and fenders. Can anyone tell me what they are.
To make matters just a tad confusing, sometimes the actual color is embossed on the plate right in the middle and not where one would expect it. I did buy a used T5 transmission from a Chevy S-10 to replace the stock 4 speed in the truck now. Two tones are two different colors on your car. Tryin to figure that out now. He has resisted any temptation to upgrade to a V-8, or add any other non-stock items for that matter. I beleive the top one is a radio. I finally have reached the point of getting the truck painted.
Postwar Ford engines were dark blue thru 1948. Contact him first to verify application. The speaker was covered by a plastic, cream colored grille. Any help will be greatly appreciated. I have yet to decide on wheels. Lucky me, a local guy here had put together a kit for these things, with the dovetail and all that and all the sections you need. I am leaning toward chrome reverse if I can find them.
I think not certain but I think that the radio for these trucks is similar to a merc from 49 - 51? Everything else is pretty stock. Ford Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Ford Paint Products Once you are ready to repair your Ford with touch up paint, you need to decide which Ford paint repair products to order. I ran the wires in black split plastic looms and tried to route them as neat and orderly as possible along the frame and firewall. When I go anywhere, I usually take that truck. The Five Star Extra Cab added extra-sound deafening materials, foam seat padding, two-tone seat upholstery, locks and armrests and a dome light.
For 1952 and 1953 the Ford engine was either tangerine red or green. The new front end, featuring an oval grill, was a pioneering design that featured the first conventional front-opening truck hood in the industry. I warned my sister in law that it might be gray. Stu, I read many of your comments on the various ford truck sites. Blue was my first choice when I started thinking about colors and after a lot of mind changing I came back to blue.
After much consideration and experimenting I decided on Blue Flame Metallic which is the color of the new Ford pickups. They were like match sticks — all dried out. He figured it would come and go after a few years like so many of his other four-wheeled toys. The vent window divider bar was painted in one year and changed to stainless steel in another. I did fabricate and install oak side rails for the box and stained them with a dark stain that looks pretty good. It has been a little over a year since my last post and there has been more progress on the truck.
The F1-F3 models were the most common. Right now it is mounted just a little to close to the shift lever and when I shift to 3rd gear I end up changing the channel on the radio which is irritating. Real easy in North Dakota. This is why the color code is so important to order the correct paint. So I will just use one that works with a top loader trans. I took it for another drive around the neighborhood and again it was real winding without the front glass. I thought it was a fuel problem but it turned out that the timing was way off.