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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-26-2018, 01:41 PM
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Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

You might want to lightly sand the snout (fine paper/crocus cloth using brake fluid as a lubricant) until fairly smooth.

When installing the cover, leave loose and install balancer so as to center...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-23-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By KULTULZ
Thumbs up Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

Good Source.

Specifically-
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-23-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By KULTULZ
Thumbs up Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

Here is a good reference-


- http://yblockguy.com/techtips/cam_timing.htm
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-20-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

Permatex® Form-A-Gasket® No. 2 - 80011





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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-18-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

You are correct in your thinking except REGARDING the FYB. It is timed (cam/crank) in another fashion for whatever reason. As long as the gears/chain is timed per the manual, simply button it up.
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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-18-2018, 03:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By KULTULZ
Cool Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

You are overthinking.

Setting the timing chain on this style engine has nothing to do with IGN timing. You are merely timing the cam to the crank.

Once assembled with the timing cover and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By KULTULZ
Exclamation Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

You gotta watch this-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1Z2L9pgMXU

He's almost as old and ugly as me ... :o
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

The referring photo you are showing is a multi-index crank gear w/ DBL roller chain and may cause confusion.

Try this one-


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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-24-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By KULTULZ
Talking Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

-THIS IS WHAT YOU WILL SEE -

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=374865&d=1537777768
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-16-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,426
Posted By KULTULZ
Post Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

That is the OEM choke heating tube used on 56/57 Y-Blocks. It must have snapped off and instead of repairing it chose instead to put an aftermarket choke stove kit on the car drawing heat directly...
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