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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-22-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,635
Posted By BRU
Re: 1960 wagon west

Kevin, sounds like a fun trip! How about a picture? We all like pictures here on the ford barn! Thanks Bruce
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 551
Posted By BRU
Re: ATF fluid recomendation for 56 Auto Transmission

Bullrunmotor, I would suggest going right to the owner of the shop rather than going through the tech since the owner is the one who will have to stand behind it. Good luck with your tranny!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-22-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By BRU
Re: Chevy distributors for a flathead

Thanks so much for all the help. It was all much appreciated!! I will commence working on the machining that needs to be done. Thanks again!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-21-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By BRU
Re: Chevy distributors for a flathead

I want to thank all who replied. I appreciate it immensely. The one distributor I have is iron and the other 2 are aluminum, is one any better than the other? I guess I will start with the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-20-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,899
Posted By BRU
Chevy distributors for a flathead

Are these the right distributors to rebuild for 8BA flathead and if so where do I find the weights, springs and bushings to do this? Or can this be done at home?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-15-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,530
Posted By BRU
Re: Need help 55 Ford brakes

Thanks guys, I will check these things out. I have a Ford manual but it doesn't say anything about having a hard pedal. I have pushed on the pedal with 2 feet and it still won't slide the wheels. I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-14-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,530
Posted By BRU
Re: Need help 55 Ford brakes

Sorry, I forgot to tell you all that I have a car not a truck. THanks for all your help and I am going to check every inch of the line to see if it has a pinch in it and also check the shoes for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-13-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,530
Posted By BRU
Re: Need help 55 Ford brakes

Hi guys, How are ya today? I was unaware of there being an adjustment at the top of the backing plate or shoe. Does any one have a picture or know of a utube video a guy could look at? I appreciate...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-12-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,530
Posted By BRU
Re: Need help 55 Ford brakes

Sal, car does not pull one side or the other, was thinking about going to a 1and1/4 master cylinder, thinking the bigger bore would give more pressure.

P.S. Yes the car is new to me and the car...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-12-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,530
Posted By BRU
Need help 55 Ford brakes

I have a 55 Ford and brake pedal pushes so extremely hard, I have to reef on the pedal just to get medeocor brakes. Has new lines, checked the brake shoes, there all good, the drums are good but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-27-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By BRU
Re: Is this a T170 or ???

Thanks to every body that contributed, appreciated it very much! P. S. Have you heard your flathead run today? (I have!)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By BRU
Unhappy Re: Is this a T170 or ???

This has a ford emblem on it so must be ford not Jeep, but is it 3 speed with overdrive or what? Am putting it in an F1 and since the center floorboard is readily available, so didnít think it was a...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-26-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,177
Posted By BRU
Is this a T170 or ???

Trying to identify this transmission, 3 speed, 4 speed, overdrive? It could possibly be out of a mustang 2. Wanting to put it behind a flathead if it has overdrive. Physically it appears smaller than...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-21-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,354
Posted By BRU
Exclamation Transmission gear ratio

I Need help! I am a newby. I need to know where to find the gear ratio for first and second gear for a 28 Ford coupe.
Part 2: Has anybody used clings bell housing conversion to V8 trans? Thanks...
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