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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-28-2020, 10:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 592
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Iím getting close to trying to start my 1956 bird after a lonnnnng ordeall

ditto to what dmsfrr posted, and to add to his post - that grommet in the base of the Holley 4000 carburetor is for the tube to provide hot air to the air/fuel mix. The other side of the crossover...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-20-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,136
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Miss on newly rebuilt 292

It is hard to diagnose such things from afar, but you did a great job in outlining all the work you have done and what you are experiencing. My instincts tell me that this is an ignition problem -...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-19-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Stabilizer bar for '55 Ford

This is what I did when I rebuilt the entire front end on my 55 Ford Fairlane. I believe my bar was from a 56 wagon but I am sure it is the same size as a 55 wagon. The handling was greatly improved...
Forum: Early V8 11-18-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,404
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Forum: Late V8 11-18-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,611
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-03-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Inner fender to fender anti squeak rubber

ask and ye shall receive...

https://www.hotrodreverend.com/post/2017/09/22/55-ford-fairhane-restoration-blog-part-13
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-23-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: 56 courier defroster nozzle question

I have attached an example of what is being described. Now, that is from the Mac's website - if you have plenty of dough to pay shipping then go for it. :D

at any rate, here is link with that same...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-15-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: 2 barrel carb

All the 272's from 1955 that I have ever torn down or driven always had the ECG carb... go figure.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Re-pop Parts

try TeeBird auto in Exton, PA. They sell quite a few 55/56 Ford parts for passenger cars although many would look at the name and just think thunderbird. Their shipping price is on the money - no...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: 1955 Ford F-600

You need to answer this question before you begin... "Do you want to restore this truck to sell or to keep and drive?"

take a look at this blog here www.hotrodreverend.com/blog. I built, am...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-01-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Powermaster PowerMax Starter 9002

the OP has messaged a few times privately on his phone and yes, he did get this done and working the way it should. Hopefully he will have time to come back and give us an update.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-27-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Powermaster PowerMax Starter 9002

Hey Jake, give us an update! :)
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-12-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: sun visors , Right and Left ??

the hardtops have different part numbers so there is a "left" and a "right" as it were... for the sedans and wagons... both should read BN 700 4122 I believe and they should be the same bracket for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-02-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: headliner

a big ditto on what has been said about installing a new headliner... I did that myself as well.

www.hotrodreverend.com/blog
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-16-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Rebuild a 4412 holley custom

contact Sal Cicala on here - he knows his stuff and is a whiz with carbs!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-16-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: I wan't Air Conditioning in My T-Bird

that ugly black box will be hard to hide... you need an evaporator core up in there somewhere and there ain't a lot of room under that dash. I have a sedan and would like to go that route to hide the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-11-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,239
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Vlaue of a 390

I don't think I've ever run across anyone that thought the 390 was an "oddball" engine lol. That's a new one on me. My dad had a 68 Ford station wagon with a 390/300hp engine - that thing would fly....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-08-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Easy way to pump gas out of gas tank

ditto here - not sure why you would need to pump gasoline out. Maybe if you were scavenging for fuel? I would think that if you used the drain you would get more of the junk out of the tank than...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-05-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon , Looking for part ID

you need this...

https://the-hot-rod-reverend-s-classic-car-emporium.dpdcart.com/cart/add?product_id=196241&method_id=213483

very helpful manuals here!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-05-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Air Vent left of Steering Column ??

This will help you --
https://www.hotrodreverend.com/post/manuals-every-ford-fanatic-should-own

these things are a gold mine
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-02-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: Later distributor and a Holley 4000 - aka teapot

I have used this procedure on a number of Holley 4000s with good success...
http://www.eatonbalancing.com/2013/03/02/modifying-the-holley-teapot-four-barrel-carb-for-late-model-distributors/
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-28-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 841
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon V8 Dual Exhaust Tail Pipes

I installed a set of pipes from Waldron's in 1992... still running the same set of duals with no leaks. Great people to work with.
Forum: Early V8 05-28-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,404
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Forum: Late V8 05-28-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,611
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-14-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By Hot Rod Reverend
Re: What are your thoughts on polishing stainless?

Alrighty, you would have thought I asked a question about oil - :D - pass the popcorn this week lol.

I have already finished straightening and buffing out 99% of the stainless on the 55 Ford...
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