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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-07-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon/ Sunvisors

Thanks to all for your help.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-06-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon/ Sunvisors

Thanks guys for your help in finding the visors for my 55.I will keep searching and also go and check on epay and rudys chop-shop.Hopefully,I will find them somewhere.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-05-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By poolplayer1
55 Ford ranch wagon/ Sunvisors

Does anyone here have any used sunvisors for my 55 ford? About 20 yrs ago,I took my wagon to a guy to replace the headliner.He had the wagon at his shop for about 10 months before he had it done and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-05-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Hello Dave.Yes,I was able to remove the latch yesterday.Just waiting for the new part to come in so I can put it back together.With the help of Dobie and you and the advice and suggestions of others...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-04-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Thanks Dobie. The instructions you have here are close enough that I was able to remove the latch. I did not have to remove the glass at all. Just removed all the things you mentioned above. To have...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-04-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

I started to remove the door latch this morning.I removed the inside handles,The door metal trim,and the door panel.I also removed the screws holding the latch.
I tried to push the latch back to see...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-03-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Thats the problem with my latch. I am going to remove it in the morning and take a look at the back of the latch and see how bad it is. If I can fix it,I will,if not,I will order one from larrys...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-03-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

So, looks like this latches can be rebuilt cause they have a core charge of $75.00 which will be refunded once they get mine back in to their shop. According to them,they will inspect the part to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-03-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

A friend of mine told me that he thinks the latches from a 55 T-Bird will work fine on my wagon,which is what you are saying. I am going to check around and see if somebody has a picture of the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-02-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Well, looks like the guy that had the door latch for sale was wrong on his ad.He send me a picture of the latch he had and it does look like mine but the problem is that the one he is selling is for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-30-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Thank you Dobie.I think I'll take a chance and hope it works.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-30-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 628
Posted By poolplayer1
55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

I need a driver side door latch for my 55 wagon. The star wheel is barely hanging on. I found one that is for a 1955/56 ford fairlane and it is the driver side.The only thing is that the seller says...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-30-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Glad to know that rotorwrench. Good info for the next project. Thanks for your input.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-29-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Thanks to everyone for your help. I finally found the correct seal and installed it yesterday.
main thing to do was to make a mark on the pinion shaft,the nut,and for safety mark the flange too. I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-22-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Thanks to all of you for your help.I will call C&G ford parts and see what they say. I am going to check around the differential in the morning and see if there are any more numbers that maybe will...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-22-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Thanks rotorwrench for your good advice. Well,I removed the flange and seal yesterday and started to put in the new seal and guess what,wrong seal.Its too big for this housing.
I went back to the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-21-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Thanks Dobie. I have a good dewalt 700 lb impact wrench that I am going to use to remove the pinion nut. Hopefully I can complete the job today.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-20-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Ok,
Thanks for your reply. I don't have the manual but I think a friend of mine might have it.If he does,I will read the installation instructions of the seal. I think the tightness of the nut is...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-20-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 693
Posted By poolplayer1
55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

The pinion seal on this wagon is leaking pretty bad so I decided to replace it tomorrow. Question is? Do i need any special tools to do the job? Do I need a puller of some kind to remove the old seal...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-09-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon water pump question.

Thanks to all for your great information and opinions here.I really appreciate this help.I will look over all tips and than decide which way to go with this project.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-06-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon water pump question.

The engine fan that I am using right now is a 6 blade fan. The tech guy at the company that is selling me the vintage air unit said that the mechanical fan will not cool the engine down enough when...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-06-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon water pump question.

Thanks dmsfrr for your reply.I am trying to see if there if there is a way to modify the spot where the radiator sits and see if I some how move it back 1.5 to 2 inches.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-06-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 536
Posted By poolplayer1
55 Ford ranch wagon water pump question.

I am trying to get my 302 engine ready so that I can install a vintage Air AC unit.I want to remove the engine fan and install a 16" electric puller fan but I have a problem.After removing the fan...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-27-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford ranch Wagon/ Differential Question?

Thanks guys for your help and suggestions. The clunking is a light one,not really that hard of a clunk. I will keep an eye on it anyway to see if it gets worse or not.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-26-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 Ford ranch Wagon/ Differential Question?

Can some one here help me identify the differential on this 55. I remember that we replaced the origional when we put in the 302 with a C4 tranny. The reason we replaced it was because after putting...
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