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Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by It's a cream puff, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. It's a cream puff
    Joined: Feb 7, 2013
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    It's a cream puff
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    New to the forum/thread world. Always loved cars,trucks,most any motorized vehicle. Worked as a mechanic for the past 20 + years.I've had many unique hot rods and presently have a 1949 international KB2 pick up ,however not having much luck finding support for the beast.
     
  2. 53fordcustom
    Joined: Jan 3, 2011
    Posts: 412

    53fordcustom
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    Welcome from Ohio..guarantee someone on here can help
     
  3. jesse1980
    Joined: Aug 25, 2010
    Posts: 1,355

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    Welcome from indiana
     
  4. Welcome from Kansas City
     

  5. kyvetteman
    Joined: May 13, 2012
    Posts: 760

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    Welcome from Kentucky & Tennessee!
     
  6. Judd
    Joined: Feb 26, 2003
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    Judd
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    Welcome from Gautier, MS
     
  7. <Brownie>
    Joined: Jan 10, 2013
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    <Brownie>
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    from Florida

    Welcome from southern Florida.
     
  8. Big T
    Joined: Aug 29, 2006
    Posts: 638

    Big T
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    from Florida

    Welcome from East Florida.
     
  9. 64falconsix
    Joined: Jan 3, 2013
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    from Daphne Al.

    Welcome from south Alabama.
     
  10. It's a cream puff
    Joined: Feb 7, 2013
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    It's a cream puff
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    Just some info for any 1940-49 International KB 1,2 truck owners. The truck I have only needed " the leaky rear wheel cylinders rebuilt" said the previous owner. Now after 1 new master cylinder,2 good stepped wheel cylinder cores from eBay i rebuilt,and after much research found that 1936-1948 ford cars had very similar wheel cylinders ( only mod was a slight angle for the brake line) and available at the Irish parts chain. $40 each. Hope this helps the next guy.
     
  11. captmullette
    Joined: Oct 15, 2009
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    welcome from a close neighbor in carrabelle.....
     
  12. green34ford
    Joined: Nov 1, 2012
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    from Dixie

    welcome from Georgia
     
  13. jazz1
    Joined: Apr 30, 2011
    Posts: 1,495

    jazz1
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    Welcome from the great white north..,,now lets see some pics of your binder. I see you had to search out wheel cylinders...there is scant little aftermarket for these old trucks.
    oldihc.org has a complete library for parts,,even part # to put front disc brakes on your stock spindles if you wish.

    my '41 K1
    [​IMG]
     
  14. superbell
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 349

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    Welcome from Washington, I also have a Corn Binder in my fleet and its a 1949 Armored Car that I am just starting to retro fit a 1997 Cummins diesel and auto out of a 97 Dodge into it.
     

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