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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-28-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,556
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: Resources

RCM , rick55 , parklane and anyone else interested in the 1949 to 1959 Ford disc that JeffB2 and raceron1120 are referring to Please read on and you will see the information on how to contact me to...
Forum: Late V8 01-09-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 1950 Trunk Lid in Very Nice Condition

Here is a link to see the pictures of the trunk lid .

http://s815.beta.photobucket.com/user/RetroJim55/library/shoebox%20parts

Jim
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-04-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,217
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 1966 289 ford motor into 1955 mercury

For the 312 crank to fit into a 292 block , the machinist will have to turn the mains down to fit into the 292 . Actually the 292 block will be much better than the 312 block and you won't have the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-04-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 312 in Fairlane Victoria

Anything was possible back then when you could order a car just how you wanted it . The 312 did come out later in 1956 for the 1957 year but you could get the 312 if you wanted it .
The only way to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-04-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 9 inch. Ford Rearend Issue.

The way to straighten a rear housing to to remove the rear and pull it all apart and put on a jig to have it straightened .
Honestly it's best to let a professional do that for you or just get...
Forum: Late V8 01-02-2013, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 1949 to 1959 Ford cd disc - Like a Green book on your computer !

Ford people with 1949 to 1959 cars & wagons will really enjoy how simple and easy it is to use to find the parts you need for their projects .
Also great to help you take apart and rebuild your...
Forum: Late V8 12-29-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By Retro Jim
1950 Trunk Lid in Very Nice Condition

I have a trunk lid that came off my 50 Ford . It's in very nice condition and not rusted like most are . I have no hinges or locks for it . It's painted blue .

I had a 49 and a 50 Fords . The 49...
Forum: Late V8 12-29-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 1955-6 ford overdrive trans.

Is it a cable or electric overdrive unit ?
Has it been tested to see if it works ?

Jim
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-23-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,290
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: Who do you like for rechroming

I see the Bumper Boyz at all the car shows all the time and I haven't seen any problems with their work . They seem to sell an awful lot of bumpers ever year at the Carsile Ford show in Pa. that I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-23-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,852
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: Need special help from everyone ! Please Read !

So far things are going the best that can be expected right now .

I want to thank each and everyone of you for all your thoughts and prayers .
My wife and I am very greatful to have so many...
Forum: Late V8 12-23-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By Retro Jim
Wanted , Disc Brake parts for 1968 Mustang

I am doing a disc brake conversion for a customer . He doesn't want the cheap overseas kits that you can buy .
He wants the original Ford parts . It's for a 1968 Ford Mustang coupe .
I need the...
Forum: Late V8 12-23-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 843
Posted By Retro Jim
Need , disc brake spindles for 68 Mustang

I am doing a disc brake conversion for a customer . He doesn't want the cheap overseas kits that you can buy .
He wants the original Ford parts . It's for a 1968 Ford Mustang coupe .
I need the...
Forum: Late V8 12-22-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: VDO gauge set

Would you be interested in any trades for the gauge set ?

Jim
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 12-22-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 823
Posted By Retro Jim
Need a special request from everyone !

As some of you might know my Daughter of 27 has crohn's disease . Well it started a sack on her wall of her stomach . It was the size of a gold ball . Hanover hospital put a drain in it and gave her...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-22-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,852
Posted By Retro Jim
Need special help from everyone ! Please Read !

As some of you might know my Daughter of 27 has crohn's disease . Well it started a sack on her wall of her stomach . It was the size of a gold ball . Hanover hospital put a drain in it and gave her...
Forum: Late V8 12-17-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,401
Posted By Retro Jim
Forum: Late V8 12-15-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 1949 to 1959 Ford cd disc - Like a Green book on your computer !

Will make a great Christmas gift for that FORD person on your list !
Still have time to receive one for Christmas !

MERRY CHRISTMAS
Jim
Forum: Late V8 12-10-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 793
Posted By Retro Jim
1949 to 1959 Ford cd disc - Like a Green book on your computer !

I have a Ford disc for your Windows computer that comes with 2 separate sections on the disc .
***THIS WILL NOT WORK ON MAC COMPUTERS !***
One section has all the illustrations just like in the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-08-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,083
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 55 Bumpers

There is another outfit that hits all the shows across the country called "The Bumper Boyz" They have nice re chromed bumpers for a decent price . I have seen the shows they go to and do some on Ca...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-30-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,752
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: lead substitute in gas

I used the lead additive for about 6 years in my 1955 , Y b;lock and never had any problems with it . I sold the engine and trans to someone on the HAMB and they are still using the same engine...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-30-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,833
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 289 or 352 engine?

Doesn't matter what the VIN code is because that engine could have been swapped in at any time . That was done a lot back then .

Jim
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,603
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 53 Customline Value

Once you get the53 home and clean the crap out of it , then you can get a better look at the car . I would put it on good jack stands so you can get under the car to look everything over really well...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: Mustang Forum

If you Google " Mustang Forums" you will have pages after pages of them !
They have forums from just stock to a lot of the hard core drag race Mustang forums .
There is also the forums with the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-29-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,536
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: Another new guy/new project

That was one of the nicest looking Fords that came out in the late 60's . They were great family cars and were nice on long trips as well .
I also had a 69 but was a Galaxie with a 302 & C4 in it...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-28-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,025
Posted By Retro Jim
Re: 1955 Ford Carb Questions

3.30 gears is a good choice BUT will work much better with an overdrive trans .

Jim
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