52 L110 Hello from the Little Rock Area


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Post Mon Aug 12, 2019 9:17 pm

52 L110 Hello from the Little Rock Area

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Hello OldIHC members. I am new to the forum. I bought the truck from my brother who has had it for over 20 years. 10 of those years, it sat in his backyard not running. I am looking forward to making her a driver in the beginning and keep doing something extra on a monthly basis. I have already went thru the brakes and replaced most of the brake components. I was surprised how hard some of these parts were to find, such as brake hoses coming off the rear axle and front hose going to the brake cylinder. I also took the gas tank out-replaced the sending unit and sealed--not an easy job. My fuel gauge still does not work correctly-- it is always way below the "E". Something more to fix.

She is drive-able. I am have not taken her too far--I have not built my confidence up yet. I tell myself that is why I have Hagerty Insurance, so just take that chance and drive!

I have already spent several evening reading the IH forum and love it. Lots of thing I can learn.
So any tips on my fuel gauge, I would appreciate it. Currently there is a 12v battery in the truck, so I believe that it has been converted from 6 to 12v. I am not sure that it has been done correctly.

I am adding a few pics--pics tell a thousand words.

Many Regards,
Sam from Little Rock
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Post Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:09 pm

Re: 52 L110 Hello from the Little Rock Area

Nice truck Sam. And it's a bonus that you can drive it a bit, at this point. You are well on your way to making it a driver! Good luck and enjoy the process.

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Post Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:12 pm

Re: 52 L110 Hello from the Little Rock Area

Oh yeah, got Hagerty too. Great insurance the enthusiast!
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Post Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:42 am

Re: 52 L110 Hello from the Little Rock Area

Welcome to the site! You have a pretty straight and solid-looking truck.

For the fuel gauge, you'll need to figure out whether the issue is the sender, wiring or gauge itself, by process of elimination.

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