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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-04-2020, 09:16 AM
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Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Would there be any benefit in keeping the material on the seats for patern purposes? The smell is still pretty bad and the second you touch the foam padding it disintegrates. For now I would settle...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-28-2020, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Haha thanks Sal, Iíll look tomorrow. There seems to be a lot of layers to this ďonionĒ as this goes along.[emoji1]


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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-28-2020, 08:13 AM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Good morning, according to my neighbor, the car is originally from CA., it was his brother’s who lived out there.(maybe explains the minimal rust but not the cross member). Here are some better...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-26-2020, 09:09 PM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Glove box,(Time capsule) opened. Ok a little fun tonight, the glove box wouldnít open with the key and with a little tinkering and no damage to the glove box it popped open🥳 The attached picture is...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-25-2020, 04:37 AM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Not sure yet, the carburetor needs to be rebuilt, its in pretty rough shape. Thanks for the information.
Joe


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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-24-2020, 10:00 PM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Ha ha surprise,ďHuman WrenchĒyou were right. Get a load of this picture of the cross member. Itís been replaced and with a top notch weld job to boot. Is it from another Ford?,nothing a good farm...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-23-2020, 09:09 PM
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Views: 2,384
Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Sooo, when I get this running, stopping etc. is there a smart order of things you guys like to follow when youíre restoring? (Master list) I have a lot of questions floating around in my head, this...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-23-2020, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Are there any down sides to power washing any areas of the car, dash, engine etc.?


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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-22-2020, 10:03 PM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Thanks, Iím sure Iíll reach out from time to time if thatís ok. Your blog looks to be very informative. The Y block pamphlet is a big plus.
Thanks again, Joe


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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-22-2020, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

I think originally it had a 2 barrel carb according to online spec sheet. ??


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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-22-2020, 07:21 PM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

The serial # starts with a ďUĒ. Not sure what that indicates.


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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-22-2020, 10:48 AM
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Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-22-2020, 10:37 AM
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Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-22-2020, 09:17 AM
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Views: 2,384
Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

According to the vin# itís a Fairlane, and it used to be two tone red/white. (The current red paint job seems to have brush marks in it[emoji12][emoji41])As to the Fairlane/Custom line fenders, Iím...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-20-2020, 10:50 PM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: 55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Thanks, if itís ok, Iíll probably have more questions down the line. Thanks for your guyís time.


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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-20-2020, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Jpops55
Re: Wanted-Good 55-56 Ford Station Wagon/Courrier Gas Tank

A second vote for Auto City Classic in Isanti Mn. Good people to deal with.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-20-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,384
Posted By Jpops55
55 Fairlane New member/barn find

Hi everyone Iím a new member and donít know if this is the right place to post but I have to start somewhere I guess. Last fall I bought a 55 Ford Fairlane from my next door neighbor. Heís had it in...
Forum: The Test Forum 03-20-2020, 05:21 PM
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