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Post by allan on Fri 25 Jan 2013, 1:50 pm

This is a 1950 Ford F8 form KP Conersions,pm hqmon if you are interested in one,you need the 1950 F1 pickup kit for parts,going to use Revell's Opel blitz S3T for chassis and other bits have a flathead V8 for it.The white bonnet is from the pickup kit.
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Post by hqmon on Fri 25 Jan 2013, 6:04 pm

Hi Allan,
thanks for posting my cab on here.good luck with your build.
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Post by allan on Fri 25 Jan 2013, 7:03 pm

No worry's Kerry,Will be starting this one after I finish the little coe ford,still thinking on what to put on the back.There is a lot one can do with these cabs.
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Post by hqmon on Fri 25 Jan 2013, 7:17 pm

I can send you the aricle in sae on bulding the f8.however not sure if I have your email address?

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Post by allan on Fri 25 Jan 2013, 8:00 pm

Have just sent you a email.Been told that the opel chassis is to light for a F8,would be better to build for a F3-4?
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Post by allan on Mon 11 Mar 2013, 8:29 pm

have a newer chassis for this one got a Ford C600,have to move front spring forward a bit,going to build it as a cab chassis,Oh with frank's help have tracked down a resin 337 flathead engine and gearbox for it too, the engine from kitchen table resin in the USA,order four engines in total,one for Frank,Kerry,Ken and me Very Happy
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Post by miwi on Wed 13 Mar 2013, 7:24 pm

allan wrote:have a newer chassis for this one got a Ford C600,have to move front spring forward a bit,going to build it as a cab chassis,Oh with frank's help have tracked down a resin 337 flathead engine and gearbox for it too, the engine from kitchen table resin in the USA,order four engines in total,one for Frank,Kerry,Ken and me Very Happy

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Kitchen table has a 337 Flatty? Do you have any pictures avaiable?
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Post by allan on Wed 13 Mar 2013, 8:44 pm

Here you go miwi,337 flathead from Kitchen table resin.very clean casting,you have to glue the two halfs of engine block together,what you see is what you get.
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Post by miwi on Thu 14 Mar 2013, 3:57 am

Thanks Allan. Can't wait to get my 337
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Post by allan on Thu 14 Mar 2013, 8:57 am

Miwi you need some parts from a flathead engine to finish the engine,like fuel pump,fan,etc, over all it sould build up to a great engine once built up.
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Post by miwi on Thu 14 Mar 2013, 4:51 pm

allan wrote:Miwi you need some parts from a flathead engine to finish the engine,like fuel pump,fan,etc, over all it sould build up to a great engine once built up.

That should not be the problem. Thanks for the information.
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