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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Thanks for all the help !
So very likely a 1956 292. That's good for me,that's what I was hoping for,but didn't really know an nether did the seller, I got it,as the asking cost was with in my take...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

OK,got intake cleaned off enough to see what looks likes ECZ 9425-A
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By Dana Barlow
Thumbs up Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Thanks,block after some cleaning is a redish color under the crap.
Turnout the yellow I thought I saw was part of dirt.
I'm going to try cleaning small 4bbl intake some to find #s.
Be back later
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Thanks,
Did some cleaning,very nasty,but kind of fun too clean off an find info. So valve covers kind of clean now,an look black painted with block letting painted on}clean looks more red letters...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Thanks,,I'll try cleaning enough to hunt block #,will repost those later,she's a bit old nasty right now.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-24-2021, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 320
Posted By Dana Barlow
Question .Is this old "Y"block a 54 or 55 ? or what?

Small base 4bbl intake,carb missing,with ,dual EX,n vac dis. with one vac can n no cic adv.,autotran but tran is not there gone.trying to fig size an year with out ripping it apart if it can be...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-26-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Engine color and road draft tube

I have parts from 5 "Y"s all the RD Tubes are black on these. I'm still looking for one with a good 292 crank
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-31-2020, 07:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 745
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 1956 Thunderbird brake question

With out power brakes; To mod is balance thing !! Bore size vs pedal arm;How long is the arm. Making more PSI go to wheel,can be done two ways,other then just adding both feet;
As the piston...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-19-2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 1955 Ford Ranch Wagon V8 Dual Exhaust Tail Pipes

I've had a few wagons ,although I like the design,looks wise of the bumper EX port. It's a love hate thing from rust of bumper to EX leaking back in.
So have redone on each wagon I had ,so EX tips...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-16-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,946
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: oil with out zink,no don't,used zink

I use Valvoline VR1 ,it is among other things made for flat tappet cam engines.:D
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-11-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By Dana Barlow
Thumbs up Re: Dual Point conversion kit

Fact is,I've always been able to make points get me home, and I'm too cheep to want a stock pile of new type junk in the trunk, do to the new plastic box replacement,when it fails,it's total dead...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-08-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Dual Point conversion kit

Thanks, that's set up I was hunting Dmsfrr . That info will help the hunt greatly.
miker98038,sounds like your idea of duel point is mixed up with dual coil,there are some dual coil set ups. I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 05-07-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,024
Posted By Dana Barlow
Question Dual Point conversion kit

Many years ago,there were kits=was a plate for dual points you would put in a Ford dis. that was only one set,too make it two. I see a few Mallory old ones,but I remember one that used 2 reg...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 03-31-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,125
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Adding castor to the axle

Much of the time,wonder is not caster*,but sloopy things,like steering box adjustment,or play in other parts. Sometimes it is mods done wrong for lower look or tire rim combo that dose not...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-13-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

We all like a follow up after a thing is found an repaired ;;;
Now has 50* cold idel, WOW
It was the mechanical oil gage; Had gone bad/but with out leaking**<all those I had ever seen before**,...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-12-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

miker98038,I'll try it,cool idea
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-12-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

Thanks Kultulz, Yup thats my pump.
Size's space in pump checks out. I'm shocked they don't show inter 4 tip wear too outer ring.
Wounder who the art guy was that must of had a foggy photo to do his...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-11-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

Good idea,;; OK,did it,that was simple an fast to do,car is high up on my jackstands anyway. Thanks,it's still good ,and it still has the .062 washer I added too spring in cap end long ago for tiny...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-11-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By Dana Barlow
Question 57 Y-v8 292 oil pump wear? check?

I'm checking all things that will lower psi oil. I use a mec.oil gage{not elc.) and it is not leaking. The pump should be EZ,so have taken it apart,I'm getting a feeler gage reading of .0045 in....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-03-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,897
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: 12 volt or 6 volt starter

Read this hole thing today,an want out an looked at one of my Y-Block Starters that is on my worktable. I was thinking before looking at it,I'd find some # or markings of some type. Well,the one I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-20-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,927
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Paxton and McCullough Superchargers

I had to rebuilt one my self back in 1968, looking at in side rotor drive the balls and center spool had gone bad,outter races were good. They were ware pitted{ not smooth or shiny any more}. Back...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-17-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,212
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: chrome paint bumper

After clean and smooth,a kind of OK temp fix is with some of the chrome tape{ made for kickpanels or other added dec.} Come's in 2in wide an even up to 4in. rolls. Yes the edge shows,but if put on...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 07-05-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 17,585
Posted By Dana Barlow
Thumbs up Re: Can I sit in your car?

I enjoy being asked and often let those that do ask sit in my 1928A roadster. As long as there nothing they are wearing can mess the car up,the hardist part for me is if they are just too big to...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-07-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By Dana Barlow
Thumbs up Re: Radial versus Bias ?

I was going to write a note,but didn't need too,this covered
what I would of on the point. ;)
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-13-2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By Dana Barlow
Re: Lake Worth Florida Car Show

Pretty good site for events;http://flacarshows.com/ an a nother one ;http://www.benefitcarshows.com/CALENDAR.htm Hope that helps
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