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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-26-2020, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
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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: 753
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: 753
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: 753
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: 753
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: 753
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: 233
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: 205
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: 16,065
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: 624
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: 586
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: 691
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: 249
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:...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-14-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Disc brakes on 1967 Mustang problem

It looks like you may have to use a 14" X 7" to clear https://www.performanceonline.com/1964-67-Ford-Mustang-Disc-Brake-Conversion/ ;)
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-14-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Disc brakes on 1967 Mustang problem

Just for fun I checked Autozone for 1967 Mustang disc brakes they show the four piston calipers but they are up there in price and they also show the rotors. Rock Auto also has them and has the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-09-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By JeffB2
Re: oil with out zink

For an older engine back when 30WT was the go to oil you might want to think Lucas Plus, a lot of the cheap oils today have very little zddp so as to satisfy newer emission standards....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-07-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Another intake manifold question

Where is the vacuum line to your distributor ? It's missing in the picture. Since some have brought this up you should give this a read: http://m571.com/yblock/loadomatic.htm
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-07-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Fuel system on 57 Ranchero Y block

Looks like it is missing this: https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=359878&cc=1435043&jsn=547 And they screwed in the inline filter in it's place NAPA should have this WIX filter in stock you...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-05-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Install Windshield 1961 Starliner

Great advice ! The Ford Shop manuals will tell you that when installing a bow type headliner to R&R the rear glass so be sure to have both new seals on hand.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-05-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 57 fairlane 4dr

Actually you have all the parts to convert to 12 volts negative ground,from 1957 up until the early 80's Ford used 6 volt gauges the exception was 1956,1957 and later used thisfor the gauges they did...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-05-2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Looking to add power steering to my 55 Fairlane club sedan

Here are three links worth checking out...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-05-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 57 fairlane 4dr

The 1957-59 9" rear axle swap in a 1952-56 is a popular option pretty much a bolt in, change to the '57 rear U-joint.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-01-2020, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Choke comes on after Warmup..?

Electric choke on the new one ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0H5IBSFgYJE
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-30-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By JeffB2
Re: Help identify this battery cover

After looking at some Google images it looks to be from a 1956 truck F500 with the locking cover,57's and later had the battery on the firewall this might be the place to ask...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-29-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 329
Posted By JeffB2
Re: 1955 Ranch Wagon Motor Mount question.

Your problem is you got bad advice as to what mounts to use,what you have makes the engine sit too low use these and it will be fine:...
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