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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 07:42 PM
Replies: 75
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Posted By paul2748
Re: 1961 Fords - Where have they all gone?

I hope not - hate those rubber band tires.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) Yesterday, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 745
Posted By paul2748
Re: Early Ford/Mercury automatic transmissions 51'-55'

Dexron 3 is supposed to be the substitute for Type A. All the early Bird shops recommend this. When the C-4's and C-6's came on board the recommended fluid was Type F, although it may have come...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By paul2748
Re: Broke My 292 Y Block Oil Dipstick Tube

John Mummert has a dipstick tube for a rear sump pan.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By paul2748
Off topic - Cartoon

Saw this on another site
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 396
Posted By paul2748
Re: 53 Ranchwagon flathead motor mounts

Mac's is now a scrub place, crazy shipping costs, usually inferior parts unless they come from the well known vendors like Carpenter
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-13-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By paul2748
Re: Master cylinder bleeding

A single chamber master usually does not require a bench bleeding.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-11-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,550
Posted By paul2748
Re: Warning about c&g

Typical of today's customer service. I emailed Rock Auto about sending them a part for repair (they use a third party for the repair). All they did was give me some instructions for their web site...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-10-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1955 Splash Pan ARGENT SILVER Color

Check this company out. They have some very good products and may have the paint you are looking for in quart cans.


www.hirschauto.com
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By paul2748
Re: Rear Seat

I don't how similar the seats are, but in my convertible I have to push real hard back and down at the same time on the frame at the bottom to get it down.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-09-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By paul2748
Re: Carb rebuild kits?

Try Charlie Price's Vintage Speed http://vintagespeed.com/


Been a long time since I did business with him, only ordered parts.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-08-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By paul2748
Re: Dash clock, '55 Victoria

I had clocks in my 54 Victoria and 56 Bird converted to a quartz movement by Williamson's in Arkansas. The 54 was 20 years ago and keeps great time, the 56 was done about 5 years later and same...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-05-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1955 Splash Pan ARGENT SILVER Color

The TBird parts places sell a spray can of the Argent (CASCO Is one ) Carpenter probably has it, as well as any of the early Ford parts houses.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-03-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By paul2748
Re: PCV Valve for 292 and source for rubber valley/valve cover gaskets

Have you checked with a local parts store on the rubber gaskets? Try a listing for a 60-64 Ford F150, 292 engine.


Also try John Mummert
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-03-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 453
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1955 Ford Fairlane rear leaf springs

If you have a spring shop where you live, they may have the specs for new ones. Never had the experience with re-arched springs, but I have concern about how long they will last as far as the arch..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-02-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1960 wagon west

I have made two trips from NJ or Oregon (the second went down to San Jose) in my stock 56 Bird. Great trips. We (two others with their Birds) were out 5 weeks, made a lot of stops going out and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-31-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1955 Fairlane Speedometer rebuild

Williamson's in Arkansas
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,549
Posted By paul2748
Re: Risk of using old (over 10 years) tires

I don't think any of the guys who are saying "I'll take my chances" realize that it's not just the tire and the damage it can cause to their car, it's the possible loss of life, not just your own but...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-27-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By paul2748
Re: '57 T Bird air cleaner question

I made up my own staples from wire, SS the best. Takes a little time, but it worked out ok.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-27-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,549
Posted By paul2748
Re: Risk of using old (over 10 years) tires

I can't believe those guys that say I'll take my chances.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-24-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By paul2748
Re: gasket N.O.S.

The current thermostat gaskets seem very thin. I have been using two to make sure of a seal.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-20-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By paul2748
Re: 54 Customline tudor quarter window r/r

Do you have shop manual? It might have the process.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-18-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By paul2748
Re: Replacement Valve Covers for 292

If you have a problem with too shorts studs for the valve covers, you can make your own will All Thread
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-18-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By paul2748
Re: A/C in 68 Mustang

Since no one has said it won't work, I would try it with the stock radiator and go from there.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-18-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By paul2748
Re: rear door seals

Try Metro Molded Parts or Restoration Specialties (PA)
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-17-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 423
Posted By paul2748
Re: Holley 1273-2S carburetor

I think the original carbs were 435 CFM
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