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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By JeffB2
Re: 302 eng.W/ c-4 trans to a 53 car

"Too many high gears" ? It was shifting too early ? That happens if the rear end ratio is 3:50's or higher numerically EZ fix https://transmissioncenter.net/shop/gov-kit-aod-hirev-79-93/
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 302 eng.W/ c-4 trans to a 53 car

C4 column linkage kit https://www.summitracing.com/parts/lok-aca-1801?seid=srese1&gclid=Cj0KCQiAqo3-BRDoARIsAE5vnaL-pKoubMT6CuqbEmw_3rPhEK5IaoP59Sd-wW8VUqDRC64XwCAyNXUaAhIxEALw_wcB
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-26-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 55/56 Ford Fairlane Radiator dimensions?

Got a new update for you guys with a 1952-56 Ford with a 223 Six that need a radiator. ...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-23-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Duel exhaust

If you have some good headphones or speakers you can go to youtube and listen to exhaust sounds. Like these: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5NZvkGvi_o And this:...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-22-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 302 eng.W/ c-4 trans to a 53 car

Look at the pictures in Post # 5 that should answer your question,over the years guys have swapped to Ford-O-Matic columns to use the AOD in this case he did admit to adding only a very slight bend. ...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-22-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 55/56 Ford Fairlane Radiator dimensions?

The Specs are listed here a lot of guys over the years have used Champion radiators in their 50's Fords...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-20-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 302 eng.W/ c-4 trans to a 53 car

This shows the Lokar ACA-1807 linkage to your Ford-O-Matic column
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-20-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 302 eng.W/ c-4 trans to a 53 car

I can walk you through the whole swap using this makes it easy. https://butchscoolstuff.com/52-53-ford-car-15-sb-ford-engine-transmission-mount-kit-2501cpb/ Here are pictures of an install the Ford...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-20-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 655
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Hood hinges

Here are the new 52-54 Hood Hinges excellent quality and reviews from the guys that bought them https://www.spotlitekustomaccessories.com/store/p2/1952-1954_Ford_and_Mercury_Hood_Hinges.html
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-18-2020, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Stabilizer bar for '55 Ford

Here are the 7/8" bushings https://www.energysuspensionparts.com/9.5158
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-18-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Stabilizer bar for '55 Ford

Used these in my '54 and the matching end links the listings show how to measure for them https://www.energysuspensionparts.com/universal-sway-bar-bushings.asp Far better quality than the stock ones...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-18-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 655
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Hood hinges

This topic is about the worst of the Ford hood hinges 1952-54 http://1954ford.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=4817 Rowland Hall has been doing hood hinges of all kinds for well over a decade they will...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-31-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 829
Posted By JeffB2
Re: voltage reducer

What you want for your 1955 and earlier Fords is here in step # 13 https://darksidersrealm.forumotion.com/t398-converting-from-6-volt-positive-ground-to-12-volt-negative-ground in the illustration...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-29-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By JeffB2
Re: flathead to ohv engine swap

In every case I have been involved in the 15" kit is for Fords the 17" kit is usually always Mercurys from the same era, I founded and moderate the 1952-59 Ford Social Group on the H.A.M.B. since May...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-29-2020, 02:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 871
Posted By JeffB2
Re: flathead to ohv engine swap

I have helped numerous guys with this swap it is pretty EZ with this kit. https://butchscoolstuff.com/52-53-ford-car-15-sb-ford-engine-transmission-mount-kit-2501cpb/ Since you have a Ford-O-Matic...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-18-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Transmission swap

This company has been around for a while they do have a simple solution to using the AODE. https://www.becontrols.com/aode.shtml
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,493
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Transmission swap

The AOD will clear the tunnel just fine I have an AOD in my '54 some guys I know have AODE's in their '57 cars.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 1954 Ford 3-Speed OD Trans. Fits What Other Years?

Should work on a 52-55 the length was the same and all were 6 volt and the splines were also the same. Might want to post it here too. https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/forums/parts-for-sale.47/
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-15-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,380
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 58 Edsel engine

Summit shows different pistons for these engines...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-15-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,587
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Marvel Classic Motor Oil

Interesting videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tROrnSQX7NY This guy has done all sorts of tests on motor oils and additives so I asked him what he thought about MMO preventing Ethanol Damage in...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-07-2020, 02:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Synthetic Oil/Old Cars

Did you see this test ? The amazon oil is the same as Wal-Mart Super Tech and come from the same supplier.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-28-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,470
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 2 barrel carb

I think that one thing many of us have learned about 50's Fords that old Henry being very frugal loved to use up older parts first and that also could be the fact that in the 50's there were more...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-26-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 55 Ford Fairlane 12 volt conversion problems

Maybe it's time to quit playing with a shortcut that isn't really a shortcut. https://darksidersrealm.forumotion.com/t398-converting-from-6-volt-positive-ground-to-12-volt-negative-ground Maybe this...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-22-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 55 Ford Fairlane 12 volt conversion problems

This is the '56 12 volt switch
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-17-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 683
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 55 Customline Disc Advise

Since the brakes are gone maybe this alternative ? https://scarebird.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=65&product_id=91 A big plus with this is parts will be EZ to get in the future,these...
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