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  1. 48Dodger

    Flywheel Bolt Problem (Major)

    That's it....the next race truck I build will be called "The L6 Dodge Titan Rocket" 48Boom!
  2. Now that's my kinda truck!!! 48D
  3. Of course. Post away....its a truck, its a Dodge..Hemi's welcome. You'll find its the primary place to post for anything truck related. Welcome. 48D
  4. 48Dodger

    THANK YOU ALL from Steve, the OCD King :)

    Nicely said....I couldn't agree more. 48D
  5. 48Dodger

    Amtrak questions

    Sooo.....does this mean....???? 48D
  6. Well we ain't getting any younger my friend......START YOUR ENGINE! Cya there MB 48D
  7. If we get anymore V8 builds on this site, I'm gonna lobby for a "shoot out"!!! Straight line 1/2 mile on the beach, winner gets a hand shake and forum bragging rights.....lol LOVE that steering! "get'er built!" 48D (408 Stroker/soild lifter/500hp/850cfm sq bore, mech secondary, dbl pumper/race prepped 904/3.27 caged rearend/roll cage and 5pt race seat.....no horn.)
  8. A guy is selling a bed made from a 1950 Dodge cab.......*shutter* If a guy calls me looking for spare cabs....and his name is Doug.....I'll direct him to the Ferd site across the street! lol 48Dforever Doug's deal on craigslist.....
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    No Cabs here Doug....nope nope nope.....

    Maybe Doug has never seen a full PH Truck? Maybe he's never seen a running Dodge PH Truck..... Maybe I need to invite him to BBQ and help him see what these truck really are??? Maybe I'll show him the BBQ truck and then......oh wait.....ah crap. Maybe I've been to hard on Doug. .....sorry Doug. 48D
  10. I'm 6'1 and a newly 380lbs......down from 410.....with Brent's boots on, I'm 6'5. 48D
  11. Don't hear that to often! It should fit snug, like it belongs there.....in other words it goes in without a lot of force. I would make sure its burr free and not misshaped. Make sure the block is clen of crud to, like Merle said. A long stout pipe brush might be needed too. 48D
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    Fiberglass Fenders?

    Post some pictures of your truck.....I'm a big fan of the humpbacks and working on getting my own as we speak. AND....I'm hitting a certain yard for friend of mine for a fender insert. 48D
  13. 48Dodger

    Fiberglass Fenders?

    Yea....I'll give Dave a heads up.....they should have something in the yard. 48D
  14. 48Dodger

    December 7th, 1941

    Its up to the parents to educate. My kids are grown and appreciated their Dads love of history. They know things about history that their Grandparents don't. My son is an English teacher...he spells words better than me. In my opinion, history is like math and the auto manuals we hold so dear. Its there to read, reread and remind us of the details, so we can have brain space to remember where the heck we left our keys. 48D
  15. While I'm searching through my piles of spare parts looking for interesting things....here's some related videos. E-brake video #1 E-brake video #2 E-brake video #3 48D
  16. I want this.......is that wrong? 48Dreamin'
  17. "No motor no trans".....that right there makes it NOT 90% complete. Body work is old too. Wife: You've had this thing for 20 years! Get rid of it! Ratrodder: But honey, its like...90% done!!! Wife: You've been saying that forever....send it off or we're 100 percent done! This man has my sympathy. 48D
  18. I don't know about the driver.....but a guy came to the BBQ a few years back (1946 W series 1/2 ton) and had a passenger that was 6'6.....they won the long distance traveler award, 1200 miles. One way. 48D
  19. 48Dodger

    Serial Number Question

    Here's a video I did that shows where the frame numbers are......its @ 7:35.... 48D Estrada Motorsports 1948-53 Dodge Trucks: Identification notes part 1
  20. I have a lost dog for the moment.....didn't have a dish handy....or did I ? 48D
  21. 48Dodger

    True to its nickname.....Doggie Dish.

    The real story for my wife and kids, is they know I miss my favorite buddy Red. Lost him back in 2012....some of you might remember him from a BBQ or two.... He was definitely this man's best friend. It was nice to be reminded of him.
  22. 48Dodger

    True to its nickname.....Doggie Dish.

    After a couple of days of making an old man happy....the lil dog is on his way back to his home. They've missed him and can't blame them...he's a good'ol boy. 48D
  23. 48Dodger

    1956 C30 Build

    Welcome, welcome..... Looks like a 270 Poly aka Semi-Hemi.... Why the engine change? 48D
  24. 12TH ANNUAL CLEMENTS TAILGATE BBQ APRIL 6TH 2019 SATURDAY 9AM TIL WHENEVER EARLY TOW-IN BEGINS NOW AND LATE TOW-OUT ENDED YESTERDAY Show up Thursday or Friday and Camp-Out til Sunday or Monday, always need the Help Its FOR REAL!!! The 12th year in a row that Old Dodge Trucks have come to a meet with their Ol' Dodge Owners!!! Unbelievable, #12 !!!!!....the place where the largest number of Dodge Pilot-House Era Trucks meet in the whole WORLD !! !( I think..lol ). The people I've met over the last 11 BBQ's has made my life so much better. This time of year is so awesome because finishing an old truck actually has meaning to the crowd you'll see here! Fenders and bumpers to hang on, hoods to lift, parts to swap, and stories to tell! I look forward to it all. Every year is special with returning long distant travelers and new ones that are finally able to make the trip! I always look forward to meeting you all! I've have been busy as always but never forget to make time for my friends. My son has moved to the Bay Area, my daughter has moved to Arizona and my oldest daughter has bought a new, bigger house, as her family continues to grow. Its been quite a year for the old man..lol. But with my changing life I could use the extra hands. Its a big deal every year!! The guys are coming from the north, the south, the east and the west. You know you'll meet someone you know from the forum, and it'll be the coolest thing ever...its true...I have good friends in far away states and countries because this here BBQ. Come on down and join in the "hard-work" and have a burger for your troubles! "The car crowd is growing and more than welcome to come. I could easily call it "The Tailgate/Trunk BBQ"!" "I can't tell you how much I look forward to this every year, its a blast and for some, lasts a few days. Campers show up on Thursday or Friday and leave on a Sunday morning.....all enjoying late night chat sessions around the fire pit." "I hope new and old members alike are inspired to make the trip and maybe even drive their trucks the distance....you know we have your back! " "So many good stories around the fire pit the nights before and after the event. I can't tell how cool it is to have forum members stay several days and just relax....." "Looking forward to a great party! Now build it, and bring it!!!" "It was around 2007 when Bob Koch, Jim Shepard, and myself (Tim Estrada), went to Reg Evans' place to check out his "yard". While we were eating hotdogs, drinking cold beverages, solving international and regional issues....we thought "lets have a BBQ". "Get the wheels on, and the tanks full....its time to finish up and git to the Q! It ain't no beauty pageant of trailer queens, its a truck show...so flex your rust as well as your shine!" Tim aka 48Dodger Flyer to follow after we vote on a picture...........
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