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JRscooby

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specta wrote:

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In my mind the pedal rubbers are upside down.


Fixed. Thank you. [emoticon]


Better, but still not sure of the brake pedal. Most of the Fords I have owned/driven had clutch, brake that was same size as clutch, or a foot valve then the skinny one on right. If the brake pedal was shaped like that, no clutch pedal.

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JRscooby wrote:

specta wrote:

JRscooby wrote:

In my mind the pedal rubbers are upside down.


Fixed. Thank you. [emoticon]


Better, but still not sure of the brake pedal. Most of the Fords I have owned/driven had clutch, brake that was same size as clutch, or a foot valve then the skinny one on right. If the brake pedal was shaped like that, no clutch pedal.



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Here's my 1979 F-250 4wd. Same as my '76 with the wider brake pedal.


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And my 1972 F-250 2wd auto trans.

You would think the auto trans would have the wider brake pedal than the 4-speed. I wonder when the change occurred????

I guess I could have gone back and looked at my own pictures to see if the pads were upside down or not. [emoticon]


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1976 Ford F-250 6.4L 4wd
1995 Lance 945 Onan QG 2500 LP
Regular cab. The best looking trucks.


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JRscooby wrote:

In my mind the pedal rubbers are upside down.


I thought the same exact thing !

And it's missing the gas pedal that is a chrome foot !
That is 1 special find, and for a truck of that age to have basically NO RUST is amazing!! not on the the fenders, tailgate, nowhere..


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Not that the truck is any beauty to look at I really disliked this home made trailer hitch.

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The bolts were rusted BAD! It took a good friend with better tools than me to get them off.
He has a battery powered 1/2" impact that was VERY impressive. He told me it has 1250 lbs of torque.
That and a 1/2" breaker bar with a long cheater bar.

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I have a new trailer hitch from etrailer that I'm hoping to get installed next week.

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Truck's shaping up real nice there Spectra.
Question on the tires, I like the original retro look of them for sure, but is that why you chose them?


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Truck's shaping up real nice there Spectra.
Question on the tires, I like the original retro look of them for sure, but is that why you chose them?


Thank you. Its coming along pretty good. Its will never end. LOL

The tires, yep - the retro look.

The truck is just for fun, and some chores while my camper is loaded on my other truck.

I'll do some off-roading in it but not a lot.

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ford truck guy wrote:

JRscooby wrote:

In my mind the pedal rubbers are upside down.


I thought the same exact thing !

And it's missing the gas pedal that is a chrome foot !
That is 1 special find, and for a truck of that age to have basically NO RUST is amazing!! not on the the fenders, tailgate, nowhere..


"chrome foot" LOL

It really is in better shape than what it appears.

Cab corners, cab mounts, like you mentioned the fenders - all the normal places that are rust nightmares are really in pretty good shape.

I'll never paint it, its not a restoration project. I do however want it to be road worthy and dependable.

Hopefully I can achieve that for under $50,000.00 [emoticon] [emoticon]

Its a lot of truck for $800.00.

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specta wrote:

Grit dog wrote:

Truck's shaping up real nice there Spectra.
Question on the tires, I like the original retro look of them for sure, but is that why you chose them?


Thank you. Its coming along pretty good. Its will never end. LOL

The tires, yep - the retro look.

The truck is just for fun, and some chores while my camper is loaded on my other truck.

I'll do some off-roading in it but not a lot.


That's what I figgered. And helluva deal! Noticed you slipped in how much you stole it for!

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That's what I figgered. And helluva deal! Noticed you slipped in how much you stole it for!


Yep, I stole it for sure.

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Now all it needs is a set of white steelies to show off those Deestone's!
I about gave away a set earlier this year. Think they were actually Ford wheels too. Was going to use them as rollers for the GMC while restoring it. Got $50 for the set. Straight, not rusted out or wallered out lugs.

Not much of a Ford guy, but that style of F series is one of my top 10 favorite truck styles for sure!

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