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Forum: The Test Forum 02-21-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Another Photo Test

https://flic.kr/p/7qoitc

Flickr image link test
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-21-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 63,735
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Two-Door Ford and Mercury Wagons

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=456244&d=1613919015

1955 Ranch Wagon parked in the pits
Forum: The Test Forum 02-21-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Another Photo Test

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=456244&d=1613919015
https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=456244&d=1613919015
link
Forum: The Test Forum 02-21-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Another Photo Test

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=456244&d=16139190151955 Ranch Wagon
Forum: The Test Forum 02-21-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 94
Posted By down-the-road
Another Photo Test

https://morrisoxide.tumblr.com/post/82544641946/prova275-in-the-pits-1955-ford-2-door-ranch
Forum: The Test Forum 02-07-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,673
Views: 217,641
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Test Photos by Mercman

Looks like this technique works. Thanks for guiding me through the steps to get there!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-07-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 63,735
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Two-Door Ford and Mercury Wagons

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=455097&d=1612697832

Two-tone paint plus a little road dirt on the tailgate!
Forum: The Test Forum 02-07-2021, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,673
Views: 217,641
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Test Photos by Mercman

Trying your large photo technique
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-05-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 63,735
Posted By down-the-road
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-04-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By down-the-road
Re: 1954 and 1955 Lincoln Hubcaps

Spacing between sections on either side of the star points is wider on the one with the red paint.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-29-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By down-the-road
Re: 1955 4door reverse lights?

Has anyone tried this kit?

https://www.autokrafters.com/p-23256-back-up-lamp-kit-1955-ford-fairlane-customline-skyliner-sunliner-mainline-victoria-thunderbird-rear-light-b5a-15499a.aspx

The...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-17-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,289
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Is anybody

I live in western PA, north of Old Redneck and Bob/PA. We had about ten inches of snow. I found a garbage truck blocking the end of my driveway this morning. The truck got off to the side and...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-05-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,029
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Fuel tank

With the filler tube in the correct position, but the sending unit not lined up with the access cover, you might have a 56 tank under a 55 car. Compare the sending unit mounting location of the 55...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-26-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 63,735
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Two-Door Ford and Mercury Wagons

OCean 3- phone number so we didn't have to remember quite as many digits
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-18-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,285
Posted By down-the-road
Re: I want a Automatic with overdrive in my T-Bird

I ended up with more questions than answers when I contacted PATC through their live chat. Maybe I caught someone there on a bad day.

Several months ago I asked PATC for more details about the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,285
Posted By down-the-road
Re: I want a Automatic with overdrive in my T-Bird

AOD case modification is required when using Bendsten's kit to mount the AOD on a Y-block. The area to be removed to allow clearance for the starter drive is marked in red and shown by the orange...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-12-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,285
Posted By down-the-road
Re: I want a Automatic with overdrive in my T-Bird

I am in the process of putting an AOD behind a Y-block. The available space under the floor is probably different between my 55 Customline and the Tbird. Iím still a long way from getting anything...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-31-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 63,735
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Two-Door Ford and Mercury Wagons

Nanticoke is in the opposite side of the state from me, a bit over four hours of driving. My last visit to that part of the state was work related, but I did manage a visit with a car guy to pick up...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-29-2020, 09:44 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 63,735
Posted By down-the-road
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 08-03-2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Cab mount section ahead of firewall on 56 fairlane

Norbert Doll contact information
cell: 405-747-7883
phone: 405-372-6606
fax: 405-372-7094
ndollfordparts@provalue.net

13414 East McElroy
Glencoe, OK 74032

I just received some parts...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-30-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Cab mount section ahead of firewall on 56 fairlane

Yes. All of the old floor will come off. The original braces were patched up with angle iron years ago. Not very pretty. Thanks.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-30-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 741
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Cab mount section ahead of firewall on 56 fairlane

I got a pair of mounting brackets from Norbert Doll. They were cut from another car.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-29-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By down-the-road
Re: Door Striker Plate

Vintage Trailer Supply website shows a set of bits in stock.

https://vintagetrailersupply.com/clutch-head-bit-set-set-of-4-vts-578/

Does this look like the correct tool?
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-08-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,491
Posted By down-the-road
Re: 55 fairlane front bumper bracket.

DMI Collision Shop in Colorado Springs had some 55/56 cars (and plenty of others too) behind their building. http://www.dmicollision.com/ I was able to wander through their yard back in 2013. ...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 04-02-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,923
Posted By down-the-road
Re: 3 Speed Overdrive

Thanks for the additional information. One set of four mounting holes does match between the truck transmission and the car bell housing. Other than the difference in length, there is also a...
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