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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-17-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By cvicky
cluster light socket high beam

my one wire high beam socket is missing
the hole in the back of speedo is about 5/8" but very shallow
any ideas where i can get something ?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-11-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By cvicky
9" dif for 55 fairlane

is there a 9" dif from a newer model that will bolt on 55 fairlane
i think 55 ford is about 53" backing plate to backing plate
i'm looking for more choice in gear ratio
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-01-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By cvicky
headliner

my white headliner is showing age and water stains
is it possible to remove and make it white again then reinstall
-is there a white dye
- do you need a pro to install head liner to make it tight
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-23-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By cvicky
Re: pressure brake light switch

they have a brake switch here in Ottawa at Harley dealership 72023-51E $27.
i'll try it thx
if that don't work i'm going mechanical
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-22-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By cvicky
57 ford went of the road

my 89 van lost rear brakes because of rusty lines, No problem ,dual master cylinder, so i'll go home to replace line.
as i'm backing up ramps front lines burst because of rust "NO BRAKES"
not a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-22-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By cvicky
Re: generator technical

yes modified original brackets ,longer bolts with spacers and used same fan belt
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-21-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By cvicky
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-20-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 711
Posted By cvicky
pressure brake light switch

ive blown at least 3 in the last 4 yrs
again tonight brake lights don't work
swich is mounted on perportion valve on left inner fender
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-18-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By cvicky
thx guys

thx to your help over the last 4 yrs with coil issues ,valves(so tight poor compression), distributor, disc brakes ,generator , signal and brake lights
I'm finally starting to see day light and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-18-2020, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By cvicky
Re: paint code YE3

thx
what does DMSFRR stand for
you have been a great help, i'm finally moving forward with vicky after 4 yrs and only dealing with the small fun stuff now.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-17-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By cvicky
Re: paint code YE3

talking about your T bird dash
my fuel gauge works but stays full till about 1/4 tank
temp gauge is stuck or was never converted to 12V
speedo makes noise and bounces for the first mile
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-17-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By cvicky
Re: 55 crown vic die cast 1:18

i have a 55 C V but the exterior is black bottom with red top
the guy i bought my car from had all red so he must have painted it
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-14-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By cvicky
Re: paint code YE3

55 crown vic red exterior red and white interior

I sometimes call it a 56 because its easier than saying its been switched to 12v
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-14-2020, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By cvicky
paint code YE3

does anyone know what this paint code means on my identification plate
none of the paint shops here can cross it paint YE3
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-14-2020, 06:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By cvicky
Re: 55 Customline Disc Swap?

85 crown vic wheels fit those Granada rotars but its a 15x6" wheel
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-13-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By cvicky
55 crown vic die cast 1:18

has anyone ever seen a all red with red and white interior die cast
the closest I can find is red and black bottom exterior
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-13-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By cvicky
Re: generator technical

put a gauge in the car and it shows 14.2 volts at start up car runs great thx
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-10-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By cvicky
Re: generator technical

altinator is in and charging 15v
one wire alt had to be moved forward 3/4 " to line up pulleys and the adjustment bar needed a curve so it didn't hit alt fan
longer bolts and spacers I had...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-09-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By cvicky
Re: generator technical

well it appears they still make brackets but 2 week waiting period and $45. U S turns in to $150. Canadian delivered to Ottawa
well I guess I will do the same as high school, make one
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-09-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By cvicky
Re: generator technical

had gen checked, its good
so I assume its wires or reg
I was talked into a one wire chrome alt.complete ($200.) but I can't find anyone who still sells conversion brackets from 56 to 64 Y block...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-06-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By cvicky
Re: generator technical

watch a Farmall video -engine should stay running when battery disconnected
-I'm going to bypass VR by connecting- Field to battery grd
...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-04-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By cvicky
Re: generator technical

again I drove all morning with lights on
battery still has lots power

confusing part is engine stalls when battery disconected
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-04-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,195
Posted By cvicky
generator technical

my understanding altinator charges at idle generator does not

my 56 12v shows 13v all the time never moves, lights on or off battery connected or not , car running or not 2000rpm or idle but if...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-01-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By cvicky
Re: starter or generator

rogers 56 with stock generator is charging at 14V and keeps running when you disconnect
positive battery
mine stops when positive disconnected
charging defenetly not working
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-01-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By cvicky
Re: starter or generator

I had to file the ARM points in regulator
not sure what the adj should be
ARM points wr also discoloured
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