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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-13-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By cvicky
Re: oil bath conversion

4 brl T pot holey
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-13-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,190
Posted By cvicky
oil bath conversion

i want to cut inside of breather and put paper filter
55 fairlane 272
anyone know which fram air filter fits
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-13-2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By cvicky
Re: 55 y block 272

how many miles do they have to be readjusted
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-11-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By cvicky
55 y block 272

is it hydrolic lifters or solid
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-11-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By cvicky
Re: driveshaft yoke

yes measured with rear axle on stands
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-11-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By cvicky
Re: Pertronix Coil

flame thrower coil works ok laying down on my y block intake
pertronix ignitor failed when it was new so they had me cut wires and send them photo , they replaced N C
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-29-2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By cvicky
Re: driveshaft yoke

Mr driveshaft will modify my shaft
he says the slip yoke only needs enough play to get rear U joint in.
1/2 - 1"
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-20-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By cvicky
driveshaft yoke

proper drive shaft length
it appears less than 1/4 of yoke is in back of trans one inch on splines
lots of up and down play but doesn't leak
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By cvicky
Re: wiper arm and pivot 55 crown vic

my problem is my pivot is smaller than the hole in the arm
pivot 0.537 arm hole 0.549
when i turn electric wipers on wiper don't move
pivot is spinning in arm
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-16-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By cvicky
wiper arm and pivot 55 crown vic

my wiper pivot measures 0.537 and my wiper arm 0.549 way to big
mine looks like MACS 17526-062 generic
also MACS says there is 4 different arms for 55-56
MACS also shows 6 7/16 and 6 1/4 for...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-12-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
Re: vibration

yes new timing chain and gears
i set timing by vacuum engine runs best but light shows 20-25
ill do piston stop when i get a chance
i have another intake just have to make time
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-12-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
Re: vibration

no i cant break flake off
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-12-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
Re: vibration

top right hole the black is a piece of metal flaking off the size of a potato chip
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-12-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
Re: vibration

put timing light on 8 wires all good
took fan belt off no change
engine and trans mounts seem nice and rubbery with crowbar
exhaust is not touching any where
damper seems nice but timing...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-10-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
Re: vibration

how do you check motor mounts
they are not broken but can they dry up
and how about the front by the rad
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-06-2020, 07:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
Re: vibration

i had damper off when i changed timing chain ,looked OK

what difference will a 240 / 300 flywheel make
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-06-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
Re: vibration

all the plugs are burning even what do i look for with timing light or what is a good sign- bad sign
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-05-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
Re: vibration

55 fairlane 272 with 3 speed std
and i do not know history of the car
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-04-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
Re: vibration

good point
is there a way to check harmonic balancer
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-04-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By cvicky
vibration

vibration when car is running in neutral
gets worse when you rev it up like a pressure plate or fly wheel issue
HOW DO I RULE OUT FLAT CAM SHAFT LOBES ?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-02-2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By cvicky
Re: oil on floor under flywheel

drip from time to time
fly wheel and clutch are dry
back of oil pan and oil pump , trans ,starter won't stay dry
so there is a small leak and flywheel is blowing it around
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-01-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By cvicky
oil on floor under flywheel

flywheel cover is off
oil is all around on both sides (blown around)
how do i know if its rear main
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-01-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By cvicky
Re: dash lights

found it easy with your help
changed bulb
now works great
thx
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-01-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 252
Posted By cvicky
dash lights

my 55 fairlane has round clock , radio with lights i can't find a light for heater control was there ever one would look nice at night if all three light up
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-17-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By cvicky
cluster light socket high beam

my one wire high beam socket is missing
the hole in the back of speedo is about 5/8" but very shallow
any ideas where i can get something ?
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