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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
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Re: Pulling the front clip on a '54 Ranch Wagon

I have a 55 ford ranch wagon that I replaced just about everything in the front end,including the upper and lower control arm bushings,springs,tie- rods,centerlink,and any other part that needed to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 T-Bird power seat

I don't think that the motors would be bad because you have 2 circuit breakers ahead of the relays and the motors. I would first check to make sure that you have power to the control switch,( the 4...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-05-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 ford Ranchwagon Fuel sending unit

Thank you very much guys for your good advice.I am going to do a trial and error on float arm to see if I can get it adjusted to read at least close enough. I wouldn't mind if the reading is off by...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-04-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 ford Ranchwagon Fuel sending unit

I had ordered a universal fuel sending unit and also a 12 volt fuel gauge for this car.The sending unit works on eighter 6 or 12 volt,according to them.I went ahead and replaced both and also put 10...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-31-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Rear Tire Jacking info on 1955 ford stationwagon.

Thanks guys for all the great advice and suggestions. I will try again soon using one of the methods that are mentioned here and see if I can remove the tire. I am also going to look and see if the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-29-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 543
Posted By poolplayer1
Rear Tire Jacking info on 1955 ford stationwagon.

I don't know why I am having a problem in removing the rear tire of my wagon. The current tires were installed about 10 years ago. The size is
P205/75R14.When I put the floor jack on the frame just...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-24-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Ford autolite 2150 question?

Thanks Kultulz for the link.Very interesting video from Mikes carburetors on the difference between the ford 2100 and the 2150. They are both about the same except that the 2150 has a choke pull off...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-19-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 67 galaxie fuel gauge problem

Most Likely a short in the tank sending unit. If you can get to the wire at the sending unit that comes off the gauge, turn the key on and when the gauge reads full,remove the wire form the sender...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-15-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Ford autolite 2150 question?

Thanks darrell and Kultulz for your reply. My 2150 looks exactly like the one in the picture.Has the brass inlet for the exhaust and also the choke pull off like the one in the pix.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-14-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By poolplayer1
Ford autolite 2150 question?

I replaced the old 2100 with a new 2150 carburetor.The old carb.uses the exhaust heat via a metal tube that connects to the choke assembly.
The new carb. has 2 options.It has the connection for the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-10-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford station wagon parking brake info.

Thank you very much Dave. Apreciate your help with this info. I will go to the Mac's website and order the parts needed.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-09-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By poolplayer1
55 Ford station wagon parking brake info.

Hello everybody here at the forum. My 55 wagon has some missing parts on the parking brake system.I have the handle that you pull to brake and the cable that goes from the handle to the center...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-02-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

Instead of returning the new 2150 carb. back to the seller,I decided to order a gasket that would fit the 2150 carburetor.It came in yesterday. I installed the new gasket and mounted the new carb. I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-29-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 509
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55/56 Ford station wagon Belt line molding replacement

Classicautoparts.com has clips that are listed as side molding clips for 55/56.The OEM part # is B6A-21066-70A and their part # is P21-41025-002. I think this are clips that you are looking for.If...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-29-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Dreams can come true in a '55.

Thats a great video. Brings back momories of my dad when he drove the 55 wagon that im restoring. Thanks for posting the video.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-25-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

Thank you very much dmsfrr for your help with my carb.spacer.Looks the one in your second link may be the one I can use on the new carb. I sent the pixs of the new and old carbureters to the guy that...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-24-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

That spacer that you have here looks like the base gasket that I use between the the intake and the carb.Its kind of thick,about 1/2" or so. Would that spacer in the image be a phenolic spacer? I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-24-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

The new carb.being that its flat at the back,will not match the configuration of my spacer.I mounted the new carb.on the spacer including the top gasket ( while I had them sitting on a table) and I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-24-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

Ok dmsfrr and sal. I will take pixs of both the spacer and the top gasket and post here for you to see. Thanks to both.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-24-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

Hopefull the pictures will go tru.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-24-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

Thanks dmsfrr for your reply. There has to be an internal vacuum leak because I checked and double checked all my vacuum lines and connections.All are ok. What I noticed besides the new carb.having a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-24-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

Thanks guys for all your great information.Here is an update.I text the seller telling him about the difference between his and my carb. He told me that his carb.will work as a 2100 or 2150. He told...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-22-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

Ok, thanks for your help Kultulz. Before you answered,I was getting ready to plug up all the vacuum ports that I don't need and just use what ever my old carb.used. The only thing that I was worried...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: C-4 trans pan gasket change

When I replaced the pan gasket and filter on my C4 tranny,It took 5 qts of type F fluid. Although I had never done this job before,it was fairly easy.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,123
Posted By poolplayer1
Autolite 2100 vs 2150 carbureter question.

I put a rebuild kit on this carb.earlier in the year but still has problems. I have taken it apart to work on it 3 different times but cannot get it to right.Has idle problems and runs to rich all...
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