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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 02:14 AM
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Posted By KULTULZ
Thumbs up Re: Fordomatic late shifting ('57 thunderbird)

Did not know a commercial kit was available. Good choice.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 02:05 AM
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 02:02 AM
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Post Re: I知 getting close to trying to start my 1956 bird after a lonnnnng ordeall

The heated air is drawn into the choke housing by engine vacuum to heat the choke element. It is then ingested into the engine through the throttle body.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Today, 01:57 AM
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Views: 479
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Post Re: I知 getting close to trying to start my 1956 bird after a lonnnnng ordeall

OK. Was what he provided a complete kit or just an electric element thermostat cap? Can you show the manufacturer and PN? Was there an instruction sheet with the kit?

HOLLEY make a brass cap and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 06:28 PM
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Views: 479
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Post Re: I知 getting close to trying to start my 1956 bird after a lonnnnng ordeall

Sorry, I disagree here. That vacuum draw is calibrated and is a part of the fuel trim/calibration. It will throw the mixture off (lean-out). As for cooling, how can it cool with inlet air @ hot...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By KULTULZ
Thumbs up Re: Front engine mount for 292 Y-block

Thanks for that. Like I say, I was not around MERC-LINC much at that time so I don't know for certain. But I will find out.

Now it was not a mount, but what FORD called an ENGINE STEADY-REST that...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 01:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: Front engine mount for 292 Y-block

I have temporarily lost access to my MERC MPC's. I should have everything back together in a week or so. I will post on this thread what I find.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 01:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 479
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: I知 getting close to trying to start my 1956 bird after a lonnnnng ordeall

No need to apologize.

Let's try this again. Fresh air is drawn into the left cross-over tube opening by engine vacuum, that vacuum originating within the choke housing. The air is heated within...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2020, 06:56 PM
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Views: 479
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Post Re: I知 getting close to trying to start my 1956 bird after a lonnnnng ordeall

If MIKE'S CARBS has an H4000 ELECT CHOKE KIT, please pass it on.

You can block off the intake manifold heat passage with a specialty pair of intake gaskets and/or defeat the heat riser valve, or...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 479
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: I知 getting close to trying to start my 1956 bird after a lonnnnng ordeall

This is a DEFLECTOR and was used on the 1957/59 FYB-



https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=448862&d=1606688941
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: Front engine mount for 292 Y-block

256 CI Dave. It was CF. Was also used on 54 FORD PI.

I don't have access to my MERC CATALOGS right now but this is interesting.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By KULTULZ
Question Re: Front engine mount for 292 Y-block

Are you saying MERC did not use the ENGINE FRONT STEADY REST? Many times these parts were discarded.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 479
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: I知 getting close to trying to start my 1956 bird after a lonnnnng ordeall

The only way to replace the tube is to remove the intake. CASCO offers the tube and an install tool.

If the tube is rotted out (or rots out), you will hear exhaust tones. Not as bad today as they...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 479
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: I知 getting close to trying to start my 1956 bird after a lonnnnng ordeall

The tube supplies heated air to the choke assy, not to fuel mixture -


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=448797&d=1606620684

Yes, just an interference fit.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-28-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: Replacing Teapot carb on 1956 T-bird

If one is not concerned about 100% originality, a non-TACH drive FYB DIST (DUAL ADVANCE) can be used and there are electric tachs available to fit the 55-57 BIRD instr panel opening.

It is an...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-28-2020, 08:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,449
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: PCV systems on the smallblocks

Now we are talking 5.0L EFI correct? Was your 5.0L HO, STD or LT? How far north were you when the system froze?

Now for the earlier road draft design.

Two SBF tubes shown below, one manifold...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-27-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By KULTULZ
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-27-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: Front engine mount for 292 Y-block

Anther caveat ... :confused: ... (fancy word for a 3rd grade drop-out) that may have occurred is that there were two different 1954 239CI ENGINES, one made in DETROIT - (DIF) (EBU - PASS CAR) and the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-26-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By KULTULZ
Question Re: Replacing Teapot carb on 1956 T-bird

Nothing like a GM HEI DIST to set the appearance off correctly ...

This is a FORD SITE, correct?

If the owner has no interest in appearance/operation of the factory tach, here is an...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-26-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By KULTULZ
Red face Re: Replacing Teapot carb on 1956 T-bird

... hmmph ...

I remember reading that previously. So much for ADVANCED REMEDIAL READING COMPREHENSION in HS.

The only trouble going later tech with your application is the cost of a 57 BIRD...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-26-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 567
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: Front engine mount for 292 Y-block

This photo may be showing a damper coming apart and rubbing the bracket -


https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=448269&stc=1&thumb=1&d=1606177708


This photo is...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-26-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By KULTULZ
Exclamation 1954 FYB Neutral Safety Switch Relocate for Duals

Very interesting TECH THREAD (on the OTHER FORUM) describing how to go about relocating column mounted NSS for dual exhaust modification.

Too informative not to share (again IMO only).
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-26-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By KULTULZ
Arrow Re: Replacing Teapot carb on 1956 T-bird

!!! IMO ONLY !!!


If you are wanting a driver only and wish to retain its' re-sale value, I (personally) would stay with the original carb and LOAD-O-MATIC. If you go with a later style carb, you...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-26-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: Replacing Teapot carb on 1956 T-bird

How is your concern(s) for keeping the BIRD original or wanting better performance?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-25-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 326
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: Connecting wire to oil pressure sending unit

Now why does that not surprise me ... :confused:
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