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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By paul2748
Re: 55 Customline Disc Advise

If you happen to find a Versailles (Lincoln) setup, I understand the lower ball joint hole does not have to be reamed.


I had a Granada set up, had to ream mine. (54 Ford). Didn't have to add...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-15-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By paul2748
Re: 55 Customline Disc Advise

I remember that the Mercury equivalent of a Granada was the Monarch, not the Comet. In a Lincoln, it was the Versailles.


I did the same swap with 80 Granada front brakes. Went with non-power,...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-15-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By paul2748
Re: 55 or 56 Ford y block ID ?

Both types of heads had the same casting (engineering ) number ECZ-C
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 319
Posted By paul2748
Re: Wire Wheel Tires with Radisl tires

First I ever heard of that. I know a friend with a 56 Bird - wire wheels, radial with tubes. Put thousands and thousands of miles on them going from convention to convention all over the country....
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 09-13-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,176
Posted By paul2748
Re: Login

Your posting in the wrong section. repost to the Early V8 section. Always start a new thread, don't use an old unrelated thread to your question
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-13-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 397
Posted By paul2748
Re: Re-pop Parts

In my first contact with Rock Auto, in inquiring about rebuilds that they are supposed to handle, they brushed me off with a generic answer that didn't come near answering my question. They, like...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-13-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By paul2748
Re: What tire pressures do I use frnt and rear

I've been following this, and in my experience anything over 35 pounds make it ride like steam roller. In addition, tires must have a certain amount of cushion so over inflation ( 40 lbs or more)...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-13-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 318
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1955 Ford F-600

Unless you are going to show it for judging (concours) restore it to your satisfaction and don't worry about it being "right"
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By paul2748
Re: What the bes oil to use in a 312 engine

While I won't mention his name, a noted Y Block engine builder in the South only uses Valvoline conventional 10-30 or 10-40. He is dead set against diesel oil.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By paul2748
Re: I want a Automatic with overdrive in my T-Bird

You do have to grind some of the frame (right side only I believe). Had a friend put in an AOD and watched him grinds. Nothing major. New rear mount has to be made up and all the new linkage for...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-07-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 794
Posted By paul2748
Re: 42-47 pickup bed

LMC truck Parts?? Kansas OOps - just looked - no 42-47.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-06-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 677
Posted By paul2748
Re: What tire pressures do I use frnt and rear

On a radial, I generally use 32 lbs.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-05-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1958 Ranch Wagon Front Disc Conversion

There is a company in Connecticut that installs linings on your shoes that provides better braking. Don't have the name right now.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-04-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By paul2748
Re: 64 Galaxie door panel chrome striping

are you looking for a double sided tape. Some one mentioned to me 3M VHB - supposed to be very high bond
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-04-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By paul2748
Re: Transmission parts

Fatsco Trans Parts, Pine Brook NJ 800-524-0485
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-04-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By paul2748
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-04-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 389
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1958 Ranch Wagon Front Disc Conversion

Another source is ECI (Engineered Components Inc) in Connecticut. Lot of brake conversion kits
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-03-2020, 07:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 910
Posted By paul2748
Re: diamondback tires

I understand that if you buy through either Jeggs or Summit(don't remember which one) that there is no shipping charge
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-02-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,509
Posted By paul2748
Re: oil with out zink

The guy who commissioned this study has no axe to grind with anybody. He is a noted early Bird restorer and engine builder.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-01-2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,197
Posted By paul2748
Re: front wheel cylinder bleeding tools

If it's giving you a real hard time and the above suggestions don't work, pull the cylinder off, set it in a vise and try a six point socket.


For a wrench, I would suggest a box wrench rather...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-30-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,651
Posted By paul2748
Re: 1950 Ford rear end

No - rear ends are of a different configuration unless the car rear is a wagon. I think fit wise the whole Bird rear will fit the sedan without any mods, but there could be a u-joint difference.

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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 456
Posted By paul2748
Re: Trunk Operation?

Are we supposed to guess what car you are asking about?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-30-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,656
Posted By paul2748
Re: Thread - I screwed up

Is the bottom of the radiator the cool spot or the hot spot. I don't know, but if it's the cool spot aren't you getting the wrong readings for the fan.
Forum: Questions & Suggestions 08-26-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By paul2748
Re: Flat O Matic

Their web site is still up. site name is www.flat-o.com
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-26-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By paul2748
Re: Edsel transmissions exchange

What engine do you have? 292 - is so, there are kits for a C4 or an AOD.
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