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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-18-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Oldmics
Re: 57 Mercury Monterey Patent Plate

O.K. - Somewhat complicated (as all Mercurys are )


Here we go


Serial Number 57SL23789M


57 - Year
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-17-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,999
Posted By Oldmics
Re: generator

Ford part# B6A 10505A


Concours quality regulator cover.


Enjoy,Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-15-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,710
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 180 Degree Intake Manifold

Gopher it !




Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-12-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 55 Mercury build

Another great site for us mid 50s Y Block powered machines is Y Blocks Forever.


http://forums.y-blocksforever.com/Default.aspx


One of the regulars over there (Carl Lynn) always seems to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-07-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 1957 lincoln parts availability

Thanks for the informative reply.


If you decide to give it a whirl - these guys need to be on your "go to" list


https://www.lincolnoldparts.com/


These were upscale , gadget loaded...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-07-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 1957 lincoln parts availability

Respectfully , Learn to swim in shallow waters before attempting to go in as deep as an old Lincoln.


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-07-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 56 crown vic glass top

The reputable folks who sell replacement data plates wont change the numbers of the serial number,body style,etc.


They will change paint color codes and interior trim codes.


There reasoning...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-05-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By Oldmics
Talking Re: Question for you that run an original 3 speed, R10 or R11 OD trans...

Glad you got it all sorted out !

Now,just a reminder to keep tranny fluid in both of those chambers of that O.D.


Happy Motoring


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-22-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 941
Posted By Oldmics
Re: Question for you that run an original 3 speed, R10 or R11 OD trans...

3:91 s in the Edsel Roundup.


No prob on the hiways.


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-22-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 1959 Hot Rod Annual MEL and FE Engines

Thats the signpost up ahead


Welcome to


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G11AhAIf18A
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-22-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By Oldmics
Re: Tach. drive distributor

I have one availiable.


Either P.M. me or contact me at


Oldmics@Yahoo.com
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-21-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,235
Posted By Oldmics
Re: Strange Holley 4000

I"ve had pretty good preformance success with my dual quad teapots!


Is there something better SURE !!!! Just add lots of money to the equation.


But then that new fangled stuff ruins the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-21-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,294
Posted By Oldmics
Re: can't access passenger rear exhaust manifold bolt

Grind down a "crowsfoot" and see if that would work.


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-20-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,235
Posted By Oldmics
Re: Strange Holley 4000

Heres todays asking price on the Ovals


https://www.ebay.com/itm/1956-1957-Ford-Thunderbird-Power-Pack-Dual-Quad-Air-Cleaner-Assembly-/323811703026?oid=323805396689


And that price is JUST...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-14-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,235
Posted By Oldmics
Re: Strange Holley 4000

What a small world!


At this past Carlise I saw an Offy manifold for a flathead with a teapot mounted on it.


First time I had seen (or heard) of that being used. It was pretty neat looking....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-14-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,235
Posted By Oldmics
Re: Strange Holley 4000

It should have some information stamped on the bottom horizontal base of the carb.


Can you tell us what that information is?


Does it have a spark valve on the side?


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-09-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,900
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 1956 Mercury color code help

Tyrolean Blue is listed as a Spring color for 1956 and has a code of 05A.


Perhaps we are getting closer?


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-07-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,900
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 1956 Mercury color code help

[QUOTE=KULTULZ;1755103]Do you actually have this bulletin?


YES


Does it ID PPG as the factory supplier of the period?


YES
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-07-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,900
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 1956 Mercury color code help

rotor-respectfully the Service Bulletin is #6 for the charts (and more).

That is followed up by a "Special Paint Bulletin" (not numbered) of 14 pages consisting on instructions to Flo-Tone...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-07-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,900
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 1956 Mercury color code help

rotorwrench"s comment about the Service Bulletins sent me looking thru my Merc info.


Kultulz is barking up the right tree as the three digit paint schemes that all had prefixs starting with "2"...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-04-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,819
Posted By Oldmics
Re: Air Cleaner ID help - ECZ-9600-A

56 Mercury - 312 engine that had a Holly carburator.


That ones a beauty.


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-01-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,460
Posted By Oldmics
Re: E code Air cleaner housing

Heres yet another style that I was just made aware of


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-01-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,460
Posted By Oldmics
Re: E code Air cleaner housing

Just that its a combination of the two styles of air cleaner. Kinda like they didnt know which way to go.


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-29-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,460
Posted By Oldmics
Re: E code Air cleaner housing

Thought I would post up a picture of my latest (sorta) oval "E" Code air cleaner acquisition.


Pretty bizzarre !!!!!!!!!!!


Oldmics
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-29-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 483
Posted By Oldmics
Re: 1955 T-Bird rear end?

I just pulled this from a 55 Bird. Not sure if it was the original assembly or not.


I was under the impression that they are Dana 45 assemblys.

Using the smaller bearing , lighter duty axles...
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