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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-26-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,021
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Re: 272 Y-block oil leak- need help quick- show time

I only used a thin skim of sealant to take up any imperfections in the metals, nothing that will clog anything.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-23-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Yard art

Hi, does anyone in the south Jersey area have a cheap ( or free) seized engine and trans or other junk parts I can attach to my rear axle and torque tube I have as yard art? A front end would be nice...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-23-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,021
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 272 Y-block oil leak- need help quick- show time

I made sure to put some sealant on the gasket of the adapter and make sure the filter is tight, mine leaked exactly the way yours was, I tried another filter and it still did it until I twisted the...
Forum: Late V8 05-16-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 94
Posted By JSRTUDOR
1956 223 inline six

I have a 223 that I pulled from my running 56 sedan, it comes with a good condition radiator, flywheel, clutch and generator and fan. It has the glass bowl carburetor. Will need a rebuild due to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-29-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: Wanted y block clutch bracket

Found one! Thanks again!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-26-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Wanted y block clutch bracket

Anybody have the clutch pivot bracket that bolts to the engine block on a 272 Y block for a 56 Ford sedan?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-24-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 272 oil pressure switch

Thanks everyone again!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-20-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 430
Posted By JSRTUDOR
272 oil pressure switch

Hi everyone, what port do I put an oil pressure gauge fitting into? Is it the Allen plug behind the oil filter, or in front of it? Or is it the one near the draft tube filter? Thanks again!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-10-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-09-2021, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 272 oil pump prime

Thanks again! On to the next problem area!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-09-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: y-block clutch bracket

Cool, thanks, does anyone have one for sale?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-08-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By JSRTUDOR
y-block clutch bracket

Ok, next question, what does the clutch pivot bracket for the 272 y-block look like? The 223 bracket doesn't fit, and it appears too long. Thanks!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-08-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 272 oil pump prime

Thanks again Barners! You guys and gals are a God send.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-05-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 272 oil pump prime

Yea! I finally got oil up top! I reinstalled the pump, after trying to blow air through the system, then spun the engine over by hand and removed the rocker shafts and spun the pump with the drill...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-04-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 272 oil pump prime

well that didn't work either, no oil up top. I'm going to remove the rocker shafts and try to blow some air either down the oil galleries or up from the oil filter tube. Will a hanger or other type...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-03-2021, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 272 oil pump prime

Ok thanks everyone, Ill do the Vaseline trick and let you know!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-03-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 272 oil pump prime

Yeah I was turning counter clockwise with the valve covers off, but the pump was spinning but not picking up oil, I double checked the hex rod was installed correctly. I just figured it didn't have...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-03-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 272 oil pump prime

I did all that, but will the pump draw oil from the pan with the pump dry from being installed dry or should I pack the pump with grease or try to fill it with oil? It's difficult to install into the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-03-2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,151
Posted By JSRTUDOR
272 oil pump prime

Hi, is there away to prime the external oil pump on a 272 Y block? Thanks!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-15-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 1956 manual trans input shaft

Thanks again everyone! Found one that is the correct size.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-14-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 1956 manual trans input shaft

Well it looks like my kit I got from rock auto has a 1 3/8 spline diameter and my input shaft is a 1". I have found a disc from NAPA that is a 10" disc, 10 spline, 1 1/16 diameter spline, I think it...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-13-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: 1956 manual trans input shaft

Installed the engine and it went in too easy, and I have no engagement between the engine and transmission in gear, like the splines aren’t touching the clutch disc. I’m going to pull the engine...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-12-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By JSRTUDOR
1956 manual trans input shaft

Hi everyone. I have a 56 Mainline with the 3 speed manual trans. and 223 six. I recently dropped in a 272 and put a new clutch kit from Rock Auto on it. Is there any difference between a six cylinder...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-08-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 259
Posted By JSRTUDOR
1988 ltd body parts

Does anyone in the South Jersey area have any mid to late 80's LTD driver front fender, rad support, header panel and hood for sale? Figure I'd ask here before I scoured the local junk yards.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-03-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By JSRTUDOR
Re: Engine mount

Thanks for the help!
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