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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 08:28 PM
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Posted By steve fritz
Need some interior pictures....help!

I finally got my 55 Ford project back from paint shop last week. This is a 55 Ford Ranch Wagon ( 2 door) that is originally a 59A , 6cyl/3 speed O.D...
I am replacing the 6 cyl with a stock 272 V8 ,...
Forum: Late V8 11-07-2019, 05:46 PM
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Views: 135
Posted By steve fritz
1955 Ford 2dr Sedan Door Panel Stainless Trim

I am looking for the 1955 Ford 2dr Sedan interior door panels. The panels dont have to be good , but I do need the stainless trim that is attached to these panels. Can be either the FAIRLANE style or...
Forum: Early V8 11-06-2019, 10:26 PM
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Views: 225
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 1940 Ford Coupe Seat Frames/Springs

sold the rear seats today.
I would take $100 if you can use the front seat. This is the business coupe seat , where the back cushion is hinged on a wood frame, it flips up to give access to the rear...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-06-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By steve fritz
Re: Radial Tire Size for 55/56 Ford

40cpe.....you have good taste in cars! I have a 40 coupe and its dark blue , but my 55 is a Ranch Wagon , 2dr!!
Anyway, I might be able to help you on 15 inch rims. email me and we can talk...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-06-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By steve fritz
Radial Tire Size for 55/56 Ford

I am going to be ordering Wide Whitewall Radials for my 55 Ford project this week. Question on the 205R 70 15 vrs the 205R 75 15 sizes. The 75 aspect being just slightly taller than the 70 aspect....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-06-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 298
Posted By steve fritz
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-05-2019, 11:43 PM
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Views: 298
Posted By steve fritz
Color of steering column and wheel on 55 Ford

When did Ford paint the steering column to match the interior color of the dash as opposed to basic black? Would a 55 Customline 2 door wagon , 59B , have the column and wheel matching the color of...
Forum: Early V8 10-28-2019, 11:37 AM
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Views: 113
Posted By steve fritz
1940 Ford Good Bumpers and Guards

Here's a nice set of bumpers from a 40 parts car. includes the guards. They would be good for cores to have replated.
smjfritz@charter.net , 608-738-1861 or use this message system
I can get you a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-26-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By steve fritz
Re: Y-block spark plug wire routing?

Guys....just as a quick follow up to my spark plug wire routing . Today I worked a bit on the y block wires. Looks like I will have to share one of the mounting bolts that also hold down the bottom...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-25-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By steve fritz
Re: Y-block spark plug wire routing?

miker98038.....thanks for the website attachment....had some very nice pictures to show how to mount those two brackets. I appreciate your help!
Steve
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-25-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 411
Posted By steve fritz
Y-block spark plug wire routing?

Can anyone send some pictures or give a good description of the correct spark plug wire routing on the 55-59 y-block 272/312 V8.
I bought the wire loom brackets and rubber grommets from Carpenter....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-22-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 6 volt to 12 Volt conversion

The 55 fuel sending unit is pretty bad , I'll take a closer look at it tomorrow.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-22-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By steve fritz
Re: 6 volt to 12 Volt conversion

dmsffr.....thanks for the reminder about the ballast resister , I will be sure to add that.
On that fuel tank sender....CARPENTER has a tank sending unit they claim works on 6 or 12 volt , I wonder...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-22-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By steve fritz
6 volt to 12 Volt conversion

I am converting my 55 Ford to 12 volts. I will be changing to 12 volt starter, gen , regulator , and heater blower motor, using these from a 56 Ford.
My question is on the sending units for oil and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-20-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By steve fritz
Re: T85 transmission

When I changed out the transmission in my 57 Ford , all I had to do was get the drive shaft shortened. The cross member mounting location is the same from T86 to T85 , you won't have to make any...
Forum: Late V8 10-18-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By steve fritz
1955 ford heater controls bezel

Still looking for a 55 Ford heater controls head. Bezel chrome must be good , mine has the "pits" . Doesn't have to be perfect or NOS , but I am looking for one better than what I have. Don't need...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-07-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By steve fritz
Re: y-block exhaust available?

I gave WALDRUN EXHAUST out of MICHIGAN a call this afternoon. Very nice people to deal with. I ordered the pair of head pipes , they were reasonable.
Steve
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-07-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By steve fritz
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-06-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By steve fritz
Re: what color should wheels be?

This would be for a 55 Ford passenger car.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-06-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By steve fritz
what color should wheels be?

What did Ford paint the stock rims in 1955? Were they originally the same color as the car body? The entire wheel , both sides , or just the outside , with inside being black paint?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-05-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By steve fritz
y-block exhaust available?

Has anybody tried to order exhaust header pipes for 55-57 Ford y-block lately?
I am looking for a pair of down pipes for my 55 Ford 272 Y-block.
The local NAPA and UNITED stores don't carry or cant...
Forum: Late V8 10-01-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 104
Posted By steve fritz
Wanted: 1955 Ford RANCH WAGON Fender Emblem

Looking for a 1955 Ford RANCH WAGON fender emblem , must have good mounting studs.
Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Late V8 09-29-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By steve fritz
Re: wanted: 1955 Ford Heater Controls Head

No luck attaching my pictures. call or email me if you have a nice one to sell.
smjfritz@charter.net , 608-738-1861
Steve
Forum: Late V8 09-29-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By steve fritz
Re: wanted: 1955 Ford Heater Controls Head

here are the pictures of the one I already have.
Forum: Late V8 09-29-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By steve fritz
wanted: 1955 Ford Heater Controls Head

Looking for a nice 55 Ford heater controls head. Must have nice chrome without deep pits. Here's a picture of the one I already have , just looking for one in better shape chrome wise.
call or email...
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