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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-16-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Rebuild a 4412 holley custom

contact Sal Cicala on here - he knows his stuff and is a whiz with carbs!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-16-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: I wan't Air Conditioning in My T-Bird

that ugly black box will be hard to hide... you need an evaporator core up in there somewhere and there ain't a lot of room under that dash. I have a sedan and would like to go that route to hide the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 690
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Vlaue of a 390

I don't think I've ever run across anyone that thought the 390 was an "oddball" engine lol. That's a new one on me. My dad had a 68 Ford station wagon with a 390/300hp engine - that thing would fly....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Easy way to pump gas out of gas tank

ditto here - not sure why you would need to pump gasoline out. Maybe if you were scavenging for fuel? I would think that if you used the drain you would get more of the junk out of the tank than...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-05-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 611
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon , Looking for part ID

you need this...

https://the-hot-rod-reverend-s-classic-car-emporium.dpdcart.com/cart/add?product_id=196241&method_id=213483

very helpful manuals here!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-05-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Air Vent left of Steering Column ??

This will help you --
https://www.hotrodreverend.com/post/manuals-every-ford-fanatic-should-own

these things are a gold mine
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-02-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Later distributor and a Holley 4000 - aka teapot

I have used this procedure on a number of Holley 4000s with good success...
http://www.eatonbalancing.com/2013/03/02/modifying-the-holley-teapot-four-barrel-carb-for-late-model-distributors/
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-28-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon V8 Dual Exhaust Tail Pipes

I installed a set of pipes from Waldron's in 1992... still running the same set of duals with no leaks. Great people to work with.
Forum: Early V8 05-28-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,188
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Forum: Late V8 05-28-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,199
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-14-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: What are your thoughts on polishing stainless?

Alrighty, you would have thought I asked a question about oil - :D - pass the popcorn this week lol.

I have already finished straightening and buffing out 99% of the stainless on the 55 Ford...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-13-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
What are your thoughts on polishing stainless?

Some of you may have already seen this video of these nice OEM 1955/56 Ford rocker panel stainless trim pieces I acquired sometime ago. I have some good news on that front - Burton's Antiques in...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-13-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: I put Radial Tires on my 56 T-Bird

I have been following your posts since you started letting us know about this car. Most of what I have read is just indicative of a car that has not been driven and has just been sitting in a garage...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-08-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Fuel system on 57 Ranchero Y block

there are still kits available that handle modern fuels...
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1955-1956-FORD-MAINLINE-FUEL-PUMP-REBUILD-KIT-312-272-292-V8-DUAL-ACTION-5594206-/382421755928
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-05-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Will 55 & 56 passenger dash boards interchange

Let me add a couple of things here about sheet metal and "hard" parts.

The dashes swap to BOLT IN but you the separate wings, uprights, and windshield pieces are particular to the model year. You...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-29-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: oil pump question

This should help tremendously. This diagram is from a 50s Ford engine manual that I have on the CD's that I distribute. Obviously this oil pump is the gerotor type but that should not make a...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-28-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 701
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: dif gear ratio

I will say this, I had 3.30 gears way back when in my 55 Ford that had the original Fordomatic and 272. I buried the odometer on two occasions and back then it felt like the engine did not have much...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-26-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: 1955/56 Ford Trim Questions

Thanks fellas!

Mercman - I appreciate the hole size and will certainly take a look. So, there is no "bending of the tabs" to lock the clips in place on the body, and then attach the trim to the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-25-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: 1955/56 Ford Trim Questions

Thanks Trevor - looks like those holes were the same size both top and bottom. I do have a video link here that shows what I have. I am good on spacing, orientation, etc, but of course I do not know...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-24-2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Took the Generator to be repaired

TeeBird Auto Parts in Exton, PA

but then again, I don't have a junker :D
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-24-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
1955/56 Ford Trim Questions

I am working on rocker panel trim and have new clips to install on a 1955 Fairlane. The car has never had the trim installed as this was of course an optional accessory back then. Two holes need to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-23-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Do T-Birds have trouble have Vaper lock problems like Flatheads?

one other item not yet mentioned - ethanol gasoline boils/evaporates at a much lower temp than pure gasoline. While I never experienced vapor lock on my Y, I did a series of articles and videos on...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-19-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: t86 R10 OVERDRIVE REBUILD

Ditto on Mac van Pelt
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-19-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: I just need to adjust the idle?

Check out my website, www.hotrodreverend.com/blog when you have time. I cover these Holley 4000 carburetors in detail. The guru on this site though is SalCicala - he should check in soon.

One link...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-16-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 699
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Wiring of od kickdown

Ok, hope it helps. These wiring issues can be frustrating.
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