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Forum: Early V8 Today, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Old Redneck
1939 Ford Rearend excellent shape

The rear end was in my 39 and I wanted a Columbia so I know there nothing wrong with it. 370 gears. $300 you pick it up
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Old Redneck
I notice my transmission leaking a little bit on the floor.

I know they sell all kinds of additive to stop the transmission from leaking but what works? My 56 T-Bird has the air cooled transmission no lines going to the radiator. It shift fine no problem that...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: What the bes oil to use in a 312 engine

These fellows on this forum have help me very much. I trust them very much. I have never got bad advice from any of them. I don't know why you would say that????
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-21-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: What the bes oil to use in a 312 engine

The main thing is to keep clean oil in the engine. My 56 T-Bird when I got it the oil was filthy black. It was so black it scared me. To get the oil filter off I had to buy oil filter pliers. So far...
Forum: Early V8 09-19-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 75
Posted By Old Redneck
32 Fod Trunk Rack complete

I would like to find a complete Trunk Rack for a 32 Ford.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-17-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 439
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: Help! - 1955 Thunderbird 6V (ground-neg.) generator not charging

All my 6 volts are Pos. Ground. Not Neg Ground
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-15-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: Wire Wheel Tires with Radisl tires

I google that and they said it a no no to put tubes in Radial tires. Glad to hear from you all. That how we learn.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: Wire Wheel Tires with Radisl tires

I got talk in to buying them so I got to make the best of it. Tubes are no good in Radial tires. On open highways they get very hot and blow up. I had that to happen to me.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: Wire Wheel with Radisl tires

I sure did mess that up a bit. I know I should proof read but I don't. Wire Wheels leak air and need to be sealed. What the best way to do that. Tubes are a no no in Radial tires.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: Like this forum

Best Forum on the internet I have found. Can't beat it.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-14-2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 335
Posted By Old Redneck
Wire Wheel Tires with Radisl tires

I know I need to seal the Wire Tires for leaks. Have any of you ever done this? That my next project to do. I did search on Google how to do this.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: What the bes oil to use in a 312 engine

I use 15W 40 in all my Flathead Fords. I use Rotella in my 50 Ford also. So I can use it in my T-Bird also? I want to install a Oil Pressure Gauge in the T-Bird also. I always read what you say....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 453
Posted By Old Redneck
What the bes oil to use in a 312 engine

When I got the T-Bird the oil was very dirty and black. I had to buy a oil filter pliers to get the oil filter off. So far the car has not needed any oil added. It not very dark but I am thinking of...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: I want a Automatic with overdrive in my T-Bird

I did not receive your e-mail. Try again. I love this site.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-11-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: I want a Automatic with overdrive in my T-Bird

I like what you fellows have to say what to do. I am in love with the T-Bird and want to make it very enjoyable to drive. One fellow said he put a Classic Auto Air in his 56 and it has heat and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-11-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 586
Posted By Old Redneck
I want a Automatic with overdrive in my T-Bird

Any one of you ever put an Automatic with Overdrive in a 56 T-Bird? If so what transmission and how much trouble was it? My T-Bird has the air cooled no lines going to the radiator. On the interstate...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-06-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: Casco Thunderbird HO Water Pump

I will start with smaller Steering Wheel then a 60-40 seat. I see no problem with that down the road. I can go to Bucket Seats if I half to. My wife is short and she moves the seat up real close and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-05-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: Casco Thunderbird HO Water Pump

I plan on doing that with my T-Bird also. I am also thinking strongly about putting a later automatic, overdrive transmission in the car.Here what on my list 60,40 power seat for mother when she...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-20-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: My 56 T-Bird is coming along nicely

Today my wife and I went out for breakfast a 15 mile drive and in the T-Bird. It was a nice drive and the steering was very nice. I believe this T Bird going to make a nice driver. Now there some...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-19-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: My 56 T-Bird is coming along nicely

Yes I got a another Control Valve from Hills. Works great no leaks either.I did change all the hoses also.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-19-2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Old Redneck
My 56 T-Bird is coming along nicely

As I have said this 56 T-Bird had been sitting in a garage covered uo for 27 years. That not good as I have found out. New brakes, Wheel cylinders, Master Cylinder, U-Joints, Power Steering Control...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-13-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: How do I adjust the play in my Steering?

The 56 T-Bird steering is very nice turns super nice left or right. BUT way to much play about 6 inch play between left and right. I just made a appointment to have the front end check out to see...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-12-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: Got hoses hooked up wrong on power steering

What did you say????? You lost me. Thanks anyway
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-12-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Old Redneck
How do I adjust the play in my Steering?

My 56 T-Bird has way to much play in the Steering. About a quarter of a turn.Yhat my next project is to correct it.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-12-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 394
Posted By Old Redneck
Re: Got hoses hooked up wrong on power steering

I switch the two bottom holes and the steering is fine noe. I had a friend give me 5 gallon of transmission fluid. He has 5, 5 gallon cans of the fluid.They close the mine where he worked and he got...
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