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Forum: Late V8 07-17-2021, 04:29 PM
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Posted By steve fritz
need a 1956 Ford 2BBL Air Cleaner

I need a 1956 Ford 2bbl stock air cleaner. The 56 is different than the 55 air cleaner. in 56 Ford used a carb with an automatic choke assym. This choke assym sticks up above the carb , so the air...
Forum: Late V8 07-13-2021, 11:53 AM
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Views: 351
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 1955 Ford 2BBL carb core wanted

Thanks anyway , just found one!
Forum: Late V8 07-12-2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By steve fritz
1955 Ford 2BBL carb core wanted

Looking for a good 1955 Ford 2bbl carb , must have ECG 5 stamped in a circle on the drivers side of fuel bowl. This would be a manual choke style carb.
Let me know what you have , good core for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-06-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By steve fritz
dome light wiring diagram

Couple questions on the basic wiring diagram for a dome light install on a 1965 Ford pick up truck. First off , on the door switches , do we need to source switches that are grounded to the door...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-12-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By steve fritz
Re: rusty tank

Just an fyi on the wagon tanks....I bought one from AUTOCITY CLASSICS for my 55 Ranch Wagon couple years ago. It is perfect. Am very pleased with it.
You can google AUTOCITY CLASSICS, they sell...
Forum: Late V8 05-15-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By steve fritz
1955 1956 Ford Station Wagon Parts

Anybody have a 55/56 Station Wagon parts car? Looking for some misc small interior parts from the cargo and spare tire compartment area. Namely the spare tire cover lid latch and the chain and prop...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-19-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 1955 Ford speedometer reads too fast??

Thanks for the info KULTULZ......I will just experiment with those other two gear sizes.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-18-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 1955 Ford speedometer reads too fast??

ok , heres the deal...
original 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon 6 cyl , 3 speed O.D.
Had 47/11 ring and pinion , which is 4:27 ratio
replacement tires are 205R 75-15.
Speedometer reads approx 10 mph too...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-18-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 710
Posted By steve fritz
1955 Ford speedometer reads too fast??

So if my speedometer on 55 Ford is reading too fast, do I change the speedometer cable lower end gear to fewer teeth or more teeth?
The manual calls for a 22 tooth gear , thats what I have in it...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-15-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By steve fritz
Re: Growling speedometer in 40 Ford

Thanks to all the good advice. Is there a way to get the insides lubed without taking everything out of the dash? Can lube spray or light weight , 3 in 1 oil be applied somehow ? There are two screws...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-14-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By steve fritz
Growling speedometer in 40 Ford

I got the 40 out of winter storage today and took it for a little spin. About 25-30 MPH the speedometer started making a relly loud "growling " noise. Along with that noise the needle started jumping...
Forum: Late V8 03-05-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By steve fritz
1955 1956 Ford Station Wagon Parts

I am restoring a 55 Ford Ranch Wagon and need a few misc trim parts from the rear cargo area. If you have a parts car of this model , 2dr or 4 dr . makes no difference, please text , email or call...
Forum: Early V8 02-07-2021, 02:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 404
Posted By steve fritz
1940 Ford Coupe seats

I have some original 40 Ford coupe seat frames/springs left over from the restoration of my 40 Coupe. These are the two back seat area "jump seats" and the front bench seat. These would need complete...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-02-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By steve fritz
Re: Installing interior door and window handles

OK thanks guys.....I will proceed that way tomorrow. I'll do the test fitting first without the clip. The 55 still used the metal shields , anyway thats what was on this car.
I think they might...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-01-2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By steve fritz
Installing interior door and window handles

Putting the door panels on my 55 Ford wagon project. Its been a while since I did this. These handles and cranks have the little wire retainer spring clip that snaps over the splined stud on the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-03-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 54-57 Ford station wagon Spare Tire compartment

Thanks POOLPLAYER1 ! Appreciate your help.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-02-2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By steve fritz
Re: wiper motor question

I have used the NEWPORT ENGINEERING wiper conversion for several of my mid 50's Fords over the past 20 years. They are a well built unit and have worked perfectly in my cars. ( 57 Ranchero , 57 T...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-30-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By steve fritz
54-57 Ford station wagon Spare Tire compartment

Trying to finish off my 55 Ranch Wagon Cargo and Spare tire well area correctly. I have the original spare tire hold down bracket , and not sure how it is to be mounted in the spare tire well...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-25-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 477
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 55 wagon headliner

Hey Fast Fredy,
I can help you with that. Email or text me and I'll send pictures of mine.
smjfritz@charter.net or text me at 608-738-1861
Steve
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-21-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 86,614
Posted By steve fritz
Re: Welcome To The New Ford Barn!

I have been a long time member and user of the FORD BARN. One problem has continued to aggravate me (and many other FB users). That being the inability of many of us to post pictures to our messages....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-11-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 55 Ford Data Plate mounting???

Thanks ....I ordered those rivits today. I'll let you know how they work.
steve
Forum: The Test Forum 12-06-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By steve fritz
photo test

jjust checking
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-05-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By steve fritz
55/56 Ford front bumper license plate holder

In 55/56 passenger car , did Ford have a bracket or holder for the front bumper to fix the front license plate? Or did the license plate bolt directly to the bumper ?
If so . is the bracket being...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-05-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 55 Ford Data Plate mounting???

Thanks Guys....horizontal it is!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-05-2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By steve fritz
55 Ford Data Plate mounting???

Putting my 55 Ford Ranch Wagon project back together and ran accross a little problem , maybe somebody can check their Ford and give me the answer. On the data plate , there are two sets of...
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