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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 01:26 PM
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1955 Ranch Wagon with a 302 engine/ Temp gauge

I drove my 55 Ranch Wagon about 45 miles and the temp.was at 170 degree all the time. I came home and parked it and shut the engine off.As I did that,I noticed that the temp. gauge went all the way...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-12-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon, Muffler question?

Thanks guys for sharing some information concerning the mufflers. I just found out yesterday that We are having a car show here on the 22nd. I'll see if I can get some info from the guys there at...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-11-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 Ford Ranch Wagon, Muffler question?

I need to replace the mufflers ( Dual) and also the tailpipes. My question is: What kind of muffler would be a good mellow sound muffler to put on this wagon? The ones I have right now are the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-08-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 733
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Kultulz

Yes,I also agree with all of you guys that Kultulz is a very helpfull person.He has helped me quite a bit with part #'s and diagrams that have been very helpfull in completing my job. Than,there is...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-06-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon/ Vintage Air Question?

If dmorge and grumppyoldman could post pictures of the Gen4 ac unit on their 55's, both the installation under the hood and also the inside would be great.I hope that both or at least one can post...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-04-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 ford wagon hood springs part #

Thanks Guys for your help. Are the T-bird hood springs the same as the ones on my 55 ranch wagon? just wondering.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-03-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 ford wagon hood springs part #

When I open the hood,i raise it up as high as it will go but as soon as I let it go,it drops about 5 inches.When I am working under the hood as I start to come out from under the hood,I bang my head...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-03-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Twist clips?

Thats what I did to put the kick panels back in place.Drilled new holes and use philips sheet metal screws to hold them in place.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-31-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon/ Vintage Air Question?

Thanks to all again. very interesting suggestions. There is a dealer in phoenix that said I could borrow his Gen IV Magnum ( empty case) unit and check and see how it fits in the dash. He said one...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-29-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon/ Vintage Air Question?

Thanks to all that replied with great idea's and opinions.Its all greatly apreciated.I have converted my wagon to a 12v system,with new alternator and regulator. The vintage air unit that I am...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-28-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 Ford Ranch Wagon/ Vintage Air Question?

Does anyone here have a vintage air ac unit installed in their 55 and can help with my question.I want to order and install one of those units before summer gets here, where we get 110 to 115 degree...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 ford Ranch Wagon Side trim

Thanks guys. This are all good pictures and links to other pictures. Very helpfull.Thats the info that I was looking for. Now,hopefully I can find the trim somewhere.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-10-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 ford Ranch Wagon Side trim

Thank you very much hotrodreverend. Apreciate your help very much.I'll visit your website later to see the pictures.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-10-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 ford Ranch Wagon Side trim

Thanks for your reply.If you happen to find the picture or pictures,can you please upload them so that I can take a look at them.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-10-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 ford Ranch Wagon Side trim

Does anyone here have pictures of this model that shows chrome side trims on it? I'm trying to see where the trim is on the sides.This car is pretty close to the 56 model so any pics of that would be...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-02-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 with a 302 engine/ Timing question.

Thanks to all for your response. The engine is a 1968. I might try to change to 6 degrees to see if there is any difference in performance.It is running ok at 10 but will try 6 just for the heck of...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-01-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By poolplayer1
55 with a 302 engine/ Timing question.

I was checking the timing on my 302 engine yesterday and noticed that I have the timing at 10 degrees before top dead center. This is a complete rebuilt engine. I have heard of guys setting the time...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-28-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By poolplayer1
Thanksgiving day:

I would like to say Happy Thanksgiving to all in this great forum. I know that most of you in the group will not be on your computer this day being that its a time to spend with your family and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-27-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 station wagon with C4 tranny

After checking all possible things affecting the vacuum modulator and not finding any problems, for example, vacuum line from intake to modulator is new,i have 15psi of vacuum to the mod.,I decide to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-24-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 F100 Master Cylinder

Sorry to get into this matter but I have a question for Kultulz. Do you by any chance have a parts breakdown and maybe part #'s of the emergency brake ? I am missing some parts so would like to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-24-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 station wagon with C4 tranny

Ok, thanks again.I will do all that on Monday and will let u know.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-23-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 station wagon with C4 tranny

Thanks flatheadron,I will check all this things that you mention here.I should know more on Monday when i get under the car and check things out.The modulator is a push-in type and not the screw in...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-22-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 station wagon with C4 tranny

Thanks for your reply. Yes, the vacuum line is connected to the intake manifold. I will check to make sure that I have good vacuum there. I remember the tranny guy said that he had removed the tail...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-22-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 station wagon with C4 tranny

I was just wondering if anyone here has any experience with the C4 tranny.I seem to have a problem with mine. As soon as I take off and within a few minutes,the tranny will kind of kick and than...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-14-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 435
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 ford Ranch Wagon door latch.

Thanks to all for your kind help. very good information here that I can save for future refference. Thanks Kultulz for the parts info you provided here on your post. I can now go and google the part...
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