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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

Yes you are right, I was looking wrong. So I guess the big difference is the 54 is 3" tall (frame height) vs the 55/56 that is only 2 13/16" tall? Also looks like the 54 is 3 5/8" wide on top and the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

Well after studying the 2 pictures side by side looks like the 54 frame is 3" tall and the 55/56 is only 2 3/8" tall at the cross member if the figures are correct?
Thanks
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 05:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

You all look but I don't think its enough info to tell the difference. Do you all see the difference?
Thanks
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

I think i found the picture. I'll give a try at downloading it. I posted the picture previous mentioned by 56 sedandelivery & rich b.
Thanks
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

Hi 56sedandelivery,
Is the photo on your computer legible enough to see what the differences is?
Thanks
Steve
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

Thanks paul2748 & rich b.
I'd still love to see the one clearly that 56sedandelivery posted as to the exact differences in the 54 vs 55 /56.
Thanks
Steve
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-26-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

Hi 56sedandelivery,
Thanks for the photo showing the differences. I can't get it enlarge to read it. Hopefully someone will enlarge it for us.
Thanks
Steve3
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-25-2022, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

Hi Grumpy Rick,
Thanks for your response. Yes I agree as I posted in my 2nd post they say shown, surely someone can tell us how to tell the difference. I have been told its just the center...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-22-2022, 02:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

Hi Paul,
Thanks for the response. My son has a 54 and we bought one (cross member) that the man is pretty sure is out of a 54 but possibly could be from a 55 but before we cut his out I want...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-21-2022, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

Forgot to add (They (Goodell) say 55-56 shown) so I'm wondering what is the differences?
Thanks
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-21-2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 570
Posted By STEVE O
54-56 Ford front crossmember differences

Hi everyone,
Back with another question. What is the differences in the 54 Ford front cross member vs 55-56? I have read lots of differences and have also read its just the plate in the top...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-19-2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 87,146
Posted By STEVE O
Re: 1932 The Deuce, Dually, Dump Truck

Hi Chris,
Still loving every one of your posts. Keep them coming. I can answer your question of how to remove the lower metal channel off of the glass. It can be done by slowing driving a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-12-2022, 05:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

Thanks again to everyone,
Steve
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-11-2022, 05:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

Hi ,
Daves55Sedan thanks for the tips and suggestions. KULTULZ thanks for your attempts at posting the second page. If my son doesn't sell or trade this 54 in the next few weeks I will report...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-10-2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,561
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Can you id this ford.

Looks pu by the inner fender and support for the hood hinge.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-09-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

Hi everyone,
I do appreciate all the info from everyone. KULTULZ I do appreciate the page from the service manual (i did find a section in a Chiltons manual but not nearly as detailed). Yes I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-08-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

Thanks to everyone. I appreciate all the responses. We will slide back just enough to swap out the flexplate!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-08-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

Its in my sons garage without a lift. I've done mustang 289s a couple times pulling the trans back enough to replace the flywheel/flexplate but never a 54.
Thanks
Steve
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-08-2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

Hi
Do you think its possible to slide transmission back far enough to exchange the flexplate?
Thanks
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

I do have a chiltons manual but couldn't find where it tells how to remove the auto trans (even lists the R&R but not there when I looked), just the manual trans. I need to dig in my shop and I may...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

GREAT! Yes you are exactly right. Thanks again!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

Sorry KULTULZ and Daves55sedan but if I understand correctly the only way to get the transmission out is to separate the bellhousing & transmission for it to get it out of there? Sorry to be dense...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

Thanks again. I appreciate it. So basically there is no way to remove it as assembly without cutting the floor to allow the tailshaft to tilt up to get it to clear the engine to get it out of there. ...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-07-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,625
Posted By STEVE O
Re: Tips on transmission removal 1954 Ford

Hi ,
Thanks for the responses. I appreciate the detailed instructions. It is a 2 door sedan customline. Is there any way to remove the transmission and bellhousing assembly with out separating...
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