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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-30-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Fuel tank

Dmsfrr I have owned the car for 17 years and the gauge has never worked. Don't ask why I waited this long to fix it, it was not a big deal as we took the mileage and went by that. The gauge stays on...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-28-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Fuel tank

Daves55Sedan, thanks for your comment, good info. The car is 6 volts and I believe the dash gauge is correct, looks like the 55's I had as a kid. This tank is not the correct one obviously, I have no...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-27-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Fuel tank

I will drop the tank at some point Dobie, the filler neck is in perfect position and I haven't had any issues filling the tank. Had the car for 17 years. Thanks. old guy
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-27-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Fuel tank

Thanks Daves55sedan, I'm trying to put a pic here, hope it works.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-27-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Fuel tank

Thanks Paul2748 and Ole Don, I'll jack it up and find out what's going on. old guy rich
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-26-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,544
Posted By old guy rich
Fuel tank

Hi guys, happy Thanksgiving to all. I have a question about changing my sending unit on my 55 Ford Victoria. I was in my good clothes today but had the idea to pull out my sending unit, knowing there...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-13-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Car search

Thanks guys, I've been pretty busy, sorry for the late reply.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 05-08-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,454
Posted By old guy rich
Car search

Hi guys, is there a site that can tell me if the car I had in high school is still around today if I put in the vin number? 1950 Merc vin # 50ME54024M. Thanks, old guy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-21-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,893
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Wiper Motor Rebuilding

I second Ficken, he has done 4 wiper motors for me over the last several years. Excellent workmanship.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-05-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,594
Posted By old guy rich
Re: It's tough

Very sorry for your loss Keith, you are in my prayers. Old guy rich
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Happy Thanksgiving !

Same to you Dave, my favorite holiday. old guy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-22-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Trans question

Thanks JSeery. old guy
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Trans question

Thanks OL' Ron, that was my worry, didn't know if the blocks were the same. old guy rich.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Trans question

Thanks oldskool, old guy rich.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Trans question

Great info rotowrench, thank you very much. I'll see the "for-sale" engine this coming week.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Trans question

Thanks rotowrench, I have not seen the late 51 Merc engine yet, it is for sale not far from me. What I want to do is just install the late 255 engine into my stock drivetrain and want to make sure my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-21-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Trans question

Thank you 19Fordy. old guy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-20-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By old guy rich
Trans question

Hi guys, I haven't posted in a long time, just driving my 50 Merc every day and loving it. My question is about a late 51 Merc engine. I think it has the trans that has 4 bolts holding it to the...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-26-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,354
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Carburator Mercury 255 Flathead

Charlie in ny rebuilt my Holley 885FF, 49 to 51 Merc carb and the car never ran better. I just put it on the other day. I love it. old guy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,567
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Off topic a bit (garage)

Lots of good ideas guys, but I'm not going to mess with the garage. I'll just keep doing what I've done for 50 plus years. Thanks for all the comments though. old guy.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,567
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Off topic a bit (garage)

flatford8, yes that is the car I'll be lifting most of the time. It is heavy and rides beautifully, I love it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,567
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Off topic a bit (garage)

Thanks guys, I'm not going to modify my garage, only looking for trouble. Looking at the new type of lifts, might be the way to go. More research is needed by me. Again thanks. old guy. 75 years...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,567
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Off topic a bit (garage)

You guys are right, don't know why I even thought about doing it. Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,567
Posted By old guy rich
Re: Off topic a bit (garage)

Yup, you are right !! Thanks.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-28-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,567
Posted By old guy rich
Off topic a bit (garage)

Hi guys, I want to install a two post lift in my 24X24 prefab garage. The ceilling a-frames are 21" on center and the wall studs are 16" on center. Anyone know if I can modify and raise just one half...
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