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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-31-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By okiedokie
Re: 56 stereo

I am on my fourth Custom Auto sound so that should tell you something. I will say that the last two, which are their Secret Audio versions, are better than the first two. But the first two worked...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-30-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 713
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Rubber seals around doors

Not fun to install with the doors on the car.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-07-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By okiedokie
Re: 1940 Ford P/U Front Spring Shackle Bushing removal

When I was a young high school kid with a 40 sedan [1962] a local 40 guy gave me one of those tools to remove my bushings. I had destroyed several of my Dads craftsman sockets trying to beat them...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-21-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,644
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Pic of my smashed 56 Fairlane Club Sedan

What a heart breaker, what insurance co? I am sure that you can buy it back for very little.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-11-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Kudos to Obsolete Ford Parts

Alaska Jim I have also had a couple of bad experiences with them in the past, but I have had some recent dealings with them and they seem to be greatly improved.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-26-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By okiedokie
1955 Sunliner weatherstrip

I am confused as to how the upper garnish moulding weatherstrip is placed across the top of the windshield frame and how the garnish moulding itself sets. I did not dissasemble the car so it is...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-13-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By okiedokie
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-11-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By okiedokie
Re: 1956 Victoria door glass

X2 on Auto City.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-30-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By okiedokie
Re: advice ac you used in a 1953-55 F-100

Vintage Air in my 53F100. 302. Love it.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-27-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,300
Posted By okiedokie
Re: A what do you think question..

55 Sunliner has solid mounts although I have not seen them available.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-20-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,548
Posted By okiedokie
Re: slight door sag.

When I put my 40 coupe body back on the frame and friend with a body shop gave me some tips as to where to use the shims to align the doors, but I sure cant recall them now. However, basically I just...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-06-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Whose ac unit used in Ford 1954 F-100

I am a big fan of Vintage Air but you might take a look at Old Air Products.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-20-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By okiedokie
Re: California Duster

If only you would have included a picture of that gobsmack upside the head. Glad it worked.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-19-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By okiedokie
Re: California Duster

Did you lay it out on some newspaper to remove the coating it has on it? I know that I bought one a while back that did the same then someone told me the instructions say to do that. Who reads...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-26-2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,953
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Question about por-15 putty or filler

I used a filler called All Metal several years ago to seal some small Pitts/holes in a 40 windshield opening "lip" discovered after paint. Had to replace the wIndshield a couple of years ago and the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-25-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Enlarge wheel pilot hole

Isn't that a 10" wide tire? Sounds like an 8/8.5 tire would fit better.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-12-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,658
Posted By okiedokie
Re: What's your average trip, and furthest distance traveled?

6200 miles in my 40 coupe, 1500 in my 53 F100, none on my 55 Sunliner but it will see long trips also.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-02-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By okiedokie
Re: jacking the front of a '55

Luckily my 55 has a perfect front crossmember but if I was in question of it I would use the frame adaptor I bought from Harbor Freight. Very handy when you need to jack in the front or rear from the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-25-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Electric Fuel Pump

That is the one to use.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-25-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Electric Fuel Pump

Good luck with the Airtrex (Cater sells the same one also) the ones that I used had a high failure rate. Carry a spare, that is what I did. Replaced several at the side of the road. The 4070 is...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-25-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,572
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Electric fuel pump on '55 Bird

My experience has been not good with the inline pumps. Easy to install and replace, which is good because I did that often. I had them in my F100 and a 46 coupe with 302's. Changed each to Carter...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-24-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Electric Fuel Pump

I have the Carter 4070 in my 53f100 feeding an Edelbrock carb on a 302. Works great.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-07-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By okiedokie
Re: 53 f-100 jack storage

I bet some one at www.ford-trucks.com on the 48-56 forum can answer that.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-04-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Aod
Views: 1,460
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Aod

Not sure what you are asking but I have an AOD in my 53 F100 and am very happy with it.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-03-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Aod
Views: 1,460
Posted By okiedokie
Re: Aod

Not in my 55 Ford.
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