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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-10-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window felt (fuzzies) options

Thanks, I will give them a call and see if they have what I am looking for.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-07-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By ctfortner
Window felt (fuzzies) options

I know they reproduce them and I bought some and just didnt like it. I am not a fan of the beaded stuff. I am installing new channel and it is un-beaded.

So, I am wondering what others have...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-19-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,948
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Power steering - 1954

Stacks, can you share any information and photos on what you did for column supports (dash and floor) and did you do anything different for the large firewall hole? What pump did you end up running,...
Forum: Late V8 03-12-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By ctfortner
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

Ok, I found a guy that has them, wants $50 shipped for them. So, not to questions Fords design here, but in your (and anyone elses) opinion, should I get them? It probably hasnt completely made...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-28-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

Ok Rick, now I know what your talking about. A member of the 52-59 ford group (thanks fordsbyjay) took a picture for me. I emailed that to the parts guy to see if he has it. to many durn pieces! ...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-27-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

Well, he already responded back and said his book didnt show any other parts for this either. I dunno.. I guess I will be going without it, wouldnt know where else to find it.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-27-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

That is interesting Rick, he didnt mention it and I cant find a reference to it in the illustration book. Wouldnt have a picture of it would you? I just emailed him to ask about it.

All these...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-27-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

Found a donor for the parts I need, should get them ordered today. There are 2 brackets that go on the quarter windows (2 per side) as well. They are the 2 shortest brackets in the pics. Decided...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-25-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

Thanks. I have the glass runs, but I do need the fuzzy strips that go on each side of the glass. What I am mainly searching for now is the car parts that I dont have, and are not re-produced, that...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-25-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

I am emailing some ebayers that sell 50's ford parts to see if they have the qtr window stuff I dont have.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,343
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Trunk alignment - pic heavy

Out here fiddling with it. I loosened the bolts holding the lid to the hinge, it will actually slide forward some on the drivers side, actually a lot. I can slide it far enough that it would rub...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

s55 thanks for the offer. I have a couple of others checking, if I dont find out by then I will holler at you.

frank, I am in west TN. I just uploaded the pic to my album today after I found it...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,343
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Trunk alignment - pic heavy

@crownvic55 - This was not a frame off this time, however back in the 90's when my dad and I did a half @ss restore on it we had the frame off. That was many moons ago, so as to the support...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

Looks like on the door side of the quarter channel it just screws in. There is a lone screw sitting there in mine. On the trunk side of the channel I see there is a piece or bracket of some kind that...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-23-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

Thanks Frank. I was looking this morning on there and didnt find any, but was looking under 56. I bet the 55 is the same. Do you know about the quarter windows? Is there a piece or pieces for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-22-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,343
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Trunk alignment - pic heavy

THe thought did cross my mind to slot the holes a little bigger to move it forward a little. The qrts have not been replaced that I know of. My parents owned the car since the 70's and it hasnt...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-22-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Window Channel Installation

THANKS for the info and pics y-blockhead! Man I knew there had to be a piece missing. I dont have those pieces. I let a body shop have the car to paint and I decided to put in new glass then to. ...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-21-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,703
Posted By ctfortner
Window Channel Installation

Need some help on 56 ford sedan window channel.

I am installing universal stuff, rubber, unbeaded. Plan to just 3m weatherstrip it in.

Here is what I am working with
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-21-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,343
Posted By ctfortner
Trunk alignment - pic heavy

Got this on the HAMB group also, but figured not all yall in that group.

It may be an alignment issue, but I cant find it. When the trunk is closed its not flush. It is up around the rear...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Installing Stainless Trim Molding

Will do Ron, thanks! I will try to look tonight or weekend and see how mine are and if I need any, I hope to reinstall soon. If mine are even questionable I may like having new ones so I will...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2013, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Installing Stainless Trim Molding

Ok, thanks. I do have the clips off the old trim and will re-use them. If any are defective or lost I will give RA a call about their spring clips.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-11-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,324
Posted By ctfortner
Installing Stainless Trim Molding

Was just wondering what yall do when you remove, polish, then reinstall your side mouldings. Taking it off was easy. but I hear putting it back on is trickier due to over tightening will dent it, can...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-06-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,626
Posted By ctfortner
Re: Vintage Air

I am not sure either if the tbird is the same, I see the delete plate listed on casco though, I may call and ask. I have pretty well settled in on a vintage air unit but I may check with Classic...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-05-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,626
Posted By ctfortner
Vintage Air

Thinking about vintage air for the 56 mainline. I have the inside gutted and dash out so figured there wouldnt be an easier time to work on the evaporator mounting. I was wondering for anyone who...
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