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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 09:20 PM
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1955 Ford Ranch Wagon , Looking for part ID

I was greasing all fittings on front end suspension parts and noticed that the steering idler arm has alot of play on it.Probably worn out bushings but I am going to replace the arm,not just the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-13-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
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Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon V8 Dual Exhaust Tail Pipes

When I first got my 55 ford ranch wagon some 25 yrs ago,the tail pipes were sticking out the rear past the bumper. When driving down the road at high speeds,I would always notice exhaust fumes inside...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-29-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
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Re: 1955 Ranch Wagon Motor Mount question.

Thanks JeffB2. I didn't know about this mounts at all. I will check with autozone and see if they have them here or can order them for me. My frame has the 2 slotted holes like in the picture. Do you...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-28-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ranch Wagon Motor Mount question.

I looked under the car to see if I could put spacers in the sway bar to lower it down.Bad thing is that the sway bar is only about 3/4 of inch above the lower control arm. In other words,I can only...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-27-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ranch Wagon Motor Mount question.

Thanks dmsfrr. Will putting spacers in the stab.bar affect the stability of the front end? Just wondering. I will be working on it later this morning.I'm trying to come up with the best solution for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-26-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 515
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: loosen brake line nuts

I replaced the old lines on my 55 last year and the driver side nut was rounded off pretty bad. I had to use vise grips to loosen the nut. After I replaced the lines,I did buy a flare nut wrench and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-26-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ranch Wagon Motor Mount question.

Sounds like a good idea to me Ole Don. Will try that tomorrow. Thanks.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-26-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 283
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 Ranch Wagon Motor Mount question.

I am getting ready to install the Gen 4 Vintage Air AC system in my 55 that has the 302 engine. The crank pulley that is there now only has one groove on it. I needed a 3 groove pulley cause of the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-16-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 1100 replacement for 1964 170 I6

I had bought a autolite 2100 carb.off ebay and that carb. never worked right. It sure looked like it was made in china. I still have my origional 2100 and I tried to put a kit in it and it works...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-07-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford ranch Wagon Parking brake question?

Thanks Kultulz. Apreciate your help.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-07-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford ranch Wagon Parking brake question?

Does anyone know if the part # 6L5Z-2A602-A is the same part as the 2A602-A like the one in the drawing above? Thanks for checking.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-03-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford ranch Wagon Parking brake question?

Thanks dmsfrr for your help. Also thanks to Kultulz for the diagram of the parts that I needed. And,of course thanks to all that helped with opinions and suggestions. This group is full of talented...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-03-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford ranch Wagon Parking brake question?

Thanks Guys,I found the correct one on Ebay.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-03-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford ranch Wagon Parking brake question?

Thanks to all for your great help. So,looks like I am missing the part labeled 2A602 in the drawing. Thats what holds the cable. Now,if you look at the rod labeled 2628 how it hooks into the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-02-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 Ford ranch Wagon Parking brake question?

I am trying to replace some missing parts in the parking brake system of my ranch wagon. I need the cable that goes from the equalizer rod to both rear wheels. I also need the equalizer rod. I found...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-27-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch wagon/ LED question?

Thanks to all for your help. I will get the parts and install them.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-26-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By poolplayer1
55 ford Ranch wagon/ LED question?

I am thinking about replacing the 1157 tail light bulbs with led bulbs but was wondering if I need to change out the flasher too. If yes,is there any problems finding the flasher for this 55? It is...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-20-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ranch Wagon with a 302 engine/ Temp gauge

Thanks guys for all your good input on this matter. dmsfrr,thanks for the link about how the coolant heats up in the cooling system.Very informative.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-19-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 Ranch Wagon with a 302 engine/ Temp gauge

I drove my 55 Ranch Wagon about 45 miles and the temp.was at 170 degree all the time. I came home and parked it and shut the engine off.As I did that,I noticed that the temp. gauge went all the way...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-12-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon, Muffler question?

Thanks guys for sharing some information concerning the mufflers. I just found out yesterday that We are having a car show here on the 22nd. I'll see if I can get some info from the guys there at...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-11-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 463
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 Ford Ranch Wagon, Muffler question?

I need to replace the mufflers ( Dual) and also the tailpipes. My question is: What kind of muffler would be a good mellow sound muffler to put on this wagon? The ones I have right now are the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-08-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,061
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Kultulz

Yes,I also agree with all of you guys that Kultulz is a very helpfull person.He has helped me quite a bit with part #'s and diagrams that have been very helpfull in completing my job. Than,there is...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-06-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,151
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon/ Vintage Air Question?

If dmorge and grumppyoldman could post pictures of the Gen4 ac unit on their 55's, both the installation under the hood and also the inside would be great.I hope that both or at least one can post...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-04-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 ford wagon hood springs part #

Thanks Guys for your help. Are the T-bird hood springs the same as the ones on my 55 ranch wagon? just wondering.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-03-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 ford wagon hood springs part #

When I open the hood,i raise it up as high as it will go but as soon as I let it go,it drops about 5 inches.When I am working under the hood as I start to come out from under the hood,I bang my head...
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