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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-06-2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon/ Sunvisors

Notice the picture in the upper left they have plenty they part out and they ship....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-03-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 1956 Thunderbird brake question

Another upgrade is finding a later model Ford that uses the same brake shoes and convert your manual brakes to self adjusting by using the self adjuster kits and hardware.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-01-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 462
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 1956 Thunderbird brake question

We have done a lot of dual master upgrades in my 1952-59 Ford Group on the H.A.M.B. the unit of choice has been the master used in 1967-68 Mustang drum/drum cars...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-28-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Door Striker Plate

Or just ditch the old clutch heads for these:...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-22-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Henry was known to be frugal by using up left over parts,is it possible you might have a 1954 Dana 41 ? They look a lot like a Dana 44 however C&G shows 49-56 as the same but two different ones:...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-16-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By JeffB2
Re: '57 Ford Went Off the Road Killing Driver Highway 74 2 Days Ago

Any way he was a Ford Lover and he died doing what he loved, Cruising in his '57 may he R.I.P.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-15-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon water pump question.

The position of the mounts can gain you additional clearance read the notes under the pictures here: https://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/media/albums/289-302-351w-swap-mounts.41498/
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 07-15-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,213
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Off shore adjustable lifters

I think I read a while back on the H.A.M.B. that they do lifter restoration here maybe they offer a hardening process maybe call and ask https://www.deltacam.com/
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-14-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Sedan glass

;) https://glassfinders.com/
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-08-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 56 Victoria stock rear drums

For what you will pay for those drums you can just about swap to a later and much stronger Explorer 8.8 axle with disc brakes and a locker and stronger 31 spline axles. Maybe some one might know or...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-07-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon water pump question.

Look at this illustration and at the lower right you will see the 6 cylinder sheet metal that moves the radiator and splash pan forward. To use the 1966-69 "short" 289 water pump you also need the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-07-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 56 Victoria stock rear drums

No those are for a 10" drum they have been used on 1952-54 Fords. Your '56 had 11" X 1.75" brake shoes. You could use the 2626R if you switched to 1952-54 backing plates and shoes. I'm afraid Mac's...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-26-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Help Please - Engine Mounts for 1958 Ford Ranch Wagon 351W Conversion

We have about two left here in Phoenix but we now have had some Advance Auto stores show up recently. O'Reilly's uses the same part numbers and there is always ebay. If you want polys instead of the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-25-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Help Please - Engine Mounts for 1958 Ford Ranch Wagon 351W Conversion

I suppose I should bring this up about slotting the mount holes,the reason we started advocating doing this is because during the 50's Ford had plants in many locations and we started finding out...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-25-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Help Please - Engine Mounts for 1958 Ford Ranch Wagon 351W Conversion

The engine mounts are from the Fox Body 5.0 Mustangs the rear mount was used from the mid 60's to early 80's in a lot of Ford models...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-24-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Help Please - Engine Mounts for 1958 Ford Ranch Wagon 351W Conversion

I am the founder and the moderator of the H.A.M.B. 1952-59 Ford Social Group founded in May of 2009 over the years members have done hundreds of swaps we have a HUGE "Sticky" with pictures and tons...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-24-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Help Please - Engine Mounts for 1958 Ford Ranch Wagon 351W Conversion

DO NOT use the Butch's kit see my post and save $100 plus. You also will have an advantage since the car had a Six previously.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-24-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Help Please - Engine Mounts for 1958 Ford Ranch Wagon 351W Conversion

This will save you a bunch over the Butch's kit and the parts are all over the counter from Pep Boys or Autozone here are the part numbers and pictures read the notes under the pictures. If you need...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-21-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By JeffB2
Re: stabilizer bar bushings.

Used the Energy Suspension ones also get the bushings and the end links. Copy the parts numbers down from here and go to your local Pep Boys or Autozone they usually will have them in their local...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-17-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 289 engine rear main seal leak

Most of the cheaper ones on the market like Lucas and Barr's won't do much this is the best of the bunch if it won't fix it it's tear down time. https://gobdp.com/blog/rear-main-seal-stop-leak/ Lots...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-10-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,186
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Isky E4 cam

Another all American Company that has been around a long time and has one of largest selection of grinds is here: http://schneidercams.com/ford_yblock-solid.aspx
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-05-2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 709
Posted By JeffB2
Re: '53 Fuel Sender

And that brings up a common issue with the King-Seely units Ford used, when doing a rewire and converting to 12 volts you cannot use a common volt-a drop or Runtz voltage reducer with the King-Seely...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-04-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Your opinions on Marvel Mystery OILERS

A lot of guys use MMO in the gas to prevent ethanol damage there is no reason not to use it.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-21-2020, 03:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Disc brakes on 1967 Mustang problem

The usual over the counter brake shoes are a semi-metallic you can reduce brake fade and drum wear by 20% plus going to a Kevlar Ceramic shoe...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-15-2020, 02:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Exhaust headers

Those will fit with zero alterations I have them in my '54 with a 302 & AOD also will fit the '55 & 56 cars. you can see them installed here:...
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