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Forum: Late V8 08-06-2020, 06:59 PM
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Posted By Sanddoc
292 parts

Hello


I have parts for a 292 Y Block
I don't have time for a new project so if your looking for
something, email me
Sanddoc@gmail.com
look on CL Los Angeles under Y Block.
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Sanddoc
Why Mushroom head on Lifter

Hello
So I like to learn things. And I was interested in the
"mushroom" head on the Y block lifter.. My search did not turn

up any other car manufacturer who used this..
But I did find a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: General Info

BTW. the FL - 300 fits the Y Block... I bought one from

Home depot. for $5.50. they are the short version...
that was the least expensive price I had seen...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: General Info

In Ca. LA area
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-14-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: Rear Main

thanks Darrell, I'm sure it must be a socket...

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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-14-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Sanddoc
Rear Main

Hi
On the Y block the rear seal is held in place by 2 bolts
can you tell me what size they are and what type they are?
I have not seen that type of bolt head on any of my other cars
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: Converting a 6V dash cluster to 12V

Most instrument clusters actually use 5v. and have a voltage regualator behind the
dash... Don't ask my why... on my 62 Ford and 74 Dart I made an electrontic
VR very easy... just a resistor......
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-10-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: General Info

Can anyone shed light on what the 36 means on the cam?
and did the 64 292 use tubular push rods?
There seems to be no damage to the pistons. the wrist pins seem to be tight
I'll be taken the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-09-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: General Info

no message
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-09-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: General Info

Thanks Racer...

I"m just getting all the info and making a parts list. Removed the pistons and
crank today. Will be going to the machine shop for mag and hot tank the block
I pretty sure from...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,314
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: Isky E4 cam

Hello. I hope I'm not violating "rules". as I have posted "Barn" recently about my
64 292.. I had been trying to sell it, but really no takers, so now I'm going to build
it.. The talk about the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: General Info

Hi 57 Fordor, Scicala
57 I have the Morris book... still

thanks scicala just thought I would ask.
I've decided to just rebuild my 292 and go for a super charger for the power.
get new...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-07-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: General Info

Did I make a mistake, I had not seen the bell housing for over a year, stored
away. I went out and looked at it, and it does have the mounting pads..
sorry...
I think my current plans are to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-06-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: General Info

Hi
thanks for that info... It is a rear sump..
The bell housing does not look like that... I have the 3sp that came with it.
It does have a front mount on the engine...

But the bell...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-06-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,368
Posted By Sanddoc
General Info

HI All
I have a 292, I've had it for about 3 years + -

Had idea's at the time to rebuild it, but other projects got in the way.
But there are some questions that I hope someone could...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,982
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: Ardun Heads

Some very good responses. In my own reading the need for more power came from
the English market and the "trash truck" Fords engine was not powerful enough
so Ford contracted with Duntov to build...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-03-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,982
Posted By Sanddoc
Ardun Heads

Does anyone know or understand why Ford did not continue
with the Ardun heads?
I have not found any info on the net so far
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,127
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: OHC Flathead

OK, I think I just used the last of my "little grey cells" but I found
the name of the guy who built a DOHC flathead

http://www.roadsters.com/flathead/#Davis

I don't know if I mentioned it but...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-06-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,127
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: OHC Flathead

So we have not hit on the the DOHC yet,,,
but don't forget guys that during WWII, the Ford GAA was a DOHC
HEMI head, 2 distributors. So Ford was not unfamiliar with the engine...
In 1938 ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-05-2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,127
Posted By Sanddoc
OHC Flathead

I remember reading about a man in North Hollywood who
built an OHC flathead, sometime right after WWII
Does anyone know his name?
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-31-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,338
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: Vacuum advance/MSD problems

Ok, I know I'm not answering your problem directly, but I think there is a setting
on the 6 for 4, 6, 8
Here is what I did with the Duraspark, which although can work fine, has way to
many...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-31-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: Master cylinder

Thanks for the info..
I am looking at a 54 convertible, $2400. but want nothing to do with that old
under the floor braking system....
My 56 Packard, thanks to Mr. Nance was still using the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-30-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By Sanddoc
Master cylinder

Hello
Just a quick question on the 54 model year.
where was the Mastery cylinder located?
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-17-2017, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By Sanddoc
Re: alternator

Yes, I've used a Ford 1 wire for years. with no problems
there are dozens of diagrams to show you how to connect them...http://www.paperformance.com/content/462802B.pdf

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