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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-12-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 1955 Ranch Wagon/ Rear end Question

Thanks to all of you for your great help.Sorry I did not answer earlier,my ISP had some kind of outage so I was without internet since right after I posted the question. Anyway,I have internet again....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-08-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By poolplayer1
1955 Ranch Wagon/ Rear end Question

I took my 55 out for a drive on sunday and drove it for about 50 miles. It ran really nice but on the way back to the house,I started to hear a humming noise coming out of the rear end or...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

For those of you that don't want to use an after market door latch on your car or wagon, I would suggest to do what I did. I removed the latch and sent it out for repairs to Prestige Thunderbird in...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-27-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Ford 2100 Carburetor Question:

Thanks Dave.I will check the intake in the morning and than go from there.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-27-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Ford 2100 Carburetor Question:

Well,I did go ahead and used the thicker gasket at the base of the carburetor,put it on the engine,fired it up and it does run.The engine will stay running but the problem is that as I accelerate the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-27-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Ford 2100 Carburetor Question:

Thanks Guys for your help and suggestions. The adaptor that jeff shows in the link,I already have.My oem 2100 uses that adaptor.
I have a box with several carburetor parts and while checking,I did...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-26-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 579
Posted By poolplayer1
Ford 2100 Carburetor Question:

I am trying to get this new/rebuilt carb.to work on my 302 engine. Its suppose to be a 2100 but I don't think it is.I am going to upload pictures of the carb.
When I put the base gasket on the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-26-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: Door seals

You might be able to find the weatherstrip that you need at this place.I have bought quite a bit of weatherstrip for my 55 ford wagon here. Go to:
www.steelerubber.com
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-07-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon/ Sunvisors

Thanks to all for your help.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-06-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford ranch wagon/ Sunvisors

Thanks guys for your help in finding the visors for my 55.I will keep searching and also go and check on epay and rudys chop-shop.Hopefully,I will find them somewhere.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-05-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 530
Posted By poolplayer1
55 Ford ranch wagon/ Sunvisors

Does anyone here have any used sunvisors for my 55 ford? About 20 yrs ago,I took my wagon to a guy to replace the headliner.He had the wagon at his shop for about 10 months before he had it done and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-05-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Hello Dave.Yes,I was able to remove the latch yesterday.Just waiting for the new part to come in so I can put it back together.With the help of Dobie and you and the advice and suggestions of others...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-04-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Thanks Dobie. The instructions you have here are close enough that I was able to remove the latch. I did not have to remove the glass at all. Just removed all the things you mentioned above. To have...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-04-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

I started to remove the door latch this morning.I removed the inside handles,The door metal trim,and the door panel.I also removed the screws holding the latch.
I tried to push the latch back to see...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-03-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Thats the problem with my latch. I am going to remove it in the morning and take a look at the back of the latch and see how bad it is. If I can fix it,I will,if not,I will order one from larrys...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-03-2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

So, looks like this latches can be rebuilt cause they have a core charge of $75.00 which will be refunded once they get mine back in to their shop. According to them,they will inspect the part to...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-03-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

A friend of mine told me that he thinks the latches from a 55 T-Bird will work fine on my wagon,which is what you are saying. I am going to check around and see if somebody has a picture of the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-02-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Well, looks like the guy that had the door latch for sale was wrong on his ad.He send me a picture of the latch he had and it does look like mine but the problem is that the one he is selling is for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-30-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

Thank you Dobie.I think I'll take a chance and hope it works.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-30-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,036
Posted By poolplayer1
55 Ford Ranch wagon Door latch Question

I need a driver side door latch for my 55 wagon. The star wheel is barely hanging on. I found one that is for a 1955/56 ford fairlane and it is the driver side.The only thing is that the seller says...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-30-2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Glad to know that rotorwrench. Good info for the next project. Thanks for your input.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-29-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Thanks to everyone for your help. I finally found the correct seal and installed it yesterday.
main thing to do was to make a mark on the pinion shaft,the nut,and for safety mark the flange too. I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-22-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Thanks to all of you for your help.I will call C&G ford parts and see what they say. I am going to check around the differential in the morning and see if there are any more numbers that maybe will...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-22-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Thanks rotorwrench for your good advice. Well,I removed the flange and seal yesterday and started to put in the new seal and guess what,wrong seal.Its too big for this housing.
I went back to the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-21-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 870
Posted By poolplayer1
Re: 55 ford Ranch Wagon Pinion Seal

Thanks Dobie. I have a good dewalt 700 lb impact wrench that I am going to use to remove the pinion nut. Hopefully I can complete the job today.
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